RISE

RISE Reentry Mentor Program Application

For Volunteers
*Please note that refreshing or leaving this page will cancel your application.

Your responses will be used to make informed mentor / mentee matching decisions.

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Generally, I am available to meet:
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Two Personal References (other than family members):
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How do you prefer to be contacted?
Have you volunteered with RISE or Defy in the past?
Background Questions:
Please describe your living situation when you were in elementary school and where you grew up.
Describe your level of education and your favorite thing (hobby, subject, TV show, etc.) study.
What experience or level of familiarity do you have with the criminal justice system? Be specific.
Do you have a history of substance abuse? If so, please explain.
Does faith play a role in your life? Please explain.
Describe your typical Saturday and/or how you spend your free time:
Why Mentoring?
What do you hope to gain in a mentoring relationship?
What do you have to share in this role?
Please evaluate yourself on a scale from 1 to 10; 10 being without question and 1 being not at all:
Please respond to the following questions with a YES or NO. If no, please explain.
Can you commit to communicating with a mentor for four hours each month, including meeting in-person at least once a month?
Are you willing to attend a one-day mentor training prior to being matched with a RISE graduate and other relevant trainings as they become available throughout the year?
Are you willing to communicate regularly and openly with the Mentor Coordinator and other program staff, provide monthly information about your mentor activities, and receive feedback during your participation in the mentoring program?
By signing below, I give RISE permission to contact those listed as references, recognize that completion of this application does not guarantee I will become a RISE Mentor, and declare that I have answered the above questions truthfully and to the best o