Mentor Application

Thank you for your interest in applying to become a Starfish Mentor. Please review the following Starfish Mentor eligibility requirements:

  • I am 21+ years of age with a postsecondary degree
  • I am able to meet with my mentee 2 times per month
  • I am able to connect via phone, text, email, or social media with my mentee once a week
  • I have a valid driver's license and valid auto insurance
  • I have reliable transportation with no citations for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, reckless driving, or license suspension for at least 3 years. (If an applicant has a significant history of driving record offenses, it will be at the discretion of the Chief Program Officer if the applicant is accepted.)
  • I have no criminal record involving a violent crime
  • I am able to attend an in-person interview with a Starfish staff member and attend an orientation training
  • I will give consent for Starfish Initiative to complete background, sex offender, and driving record checks
  • I will submit two reference forms (provided by Starfish) by the time of orientation, one personal and one professional
  • I will attend the required orientation/training session and will complete ongoing check-in meetings with Starfish staff
  • I am aware that if not accepted into the program, the reason for not being accepted will not be disclosed to me or a non-Starfish representative 

Please start the mentor application below.  Upon receiving the application, Starfish will contact you within two business days with direction for completing the onboarding process.  Thanks again – we look forward to welcoming you to the Starfish family!