Mentor Requirements

Your Role as a Mentor

Mentors are matched to their own rural high school student mentee. 

You and your mentee will write messages to each other through ReMBC's online platform.

 

As a mentor you will:

  • Provide advice and support for your mentee.

  • Guide your mentee through an online curriculum that includes topics like well-being, post secondary, and careers, and facilitate discussion of these topics. 

Mentor Requirements

Mentors must be:

  • Post secondary students: originally from BC, or studying at a BC post secondary institution. 

  • Reliable: Able to check eMentoring messages daily and respond to your mentee's messages within 3 days. *You will be notified by email when you receive messages, so just make sure to check your email every day.

  • Available: Able to commit to eMentoring through the end of the high school year in June, or for the length of time prearranged with the eMentoring staff. 

  • Supportive: Be open, honest, and willing to share your journey.

How to Apply

We are no longer accepting applications for mentors for the 2020/2021 school year. Please check back in August 2021 or contact us to join our mailing list. 

 

To apply, please send the following items in one email to e.mentoring@ubc.ca. Failure to follow instructions could jeopardize your application status.

  • Your completed application form. Download application form

  • Your resume that includes your education, any work experience, and volunteer/outreach activities.

  • Proof of a Criminal Record Check OR please indicate in your email that you require a Criminal Record Check. Please use the following flow chart to determine the appropriate course of action. 

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*Disclaimer:

  • Unsatisfactory results of the Criminal Record Check could result in dismissal from the program.

  • ReMBC reserves the right to ask for professional references if we deem it necessary. 

  • We cannot guarantee that you will be matched with a mentee even if your application is accepted. Matches are made based on demand and compatibility, to ensure the best experience for all our participants. 

  

Thanks for applying to be a mentor!

You will hear from us within 5 business days.