Mentor Requirements

​​​​​​​​​We are looking for students who are willing to commit 2 hours, one afternoon, of their week to mentoring Native American children and youth in our local community.

Each student is required to complete the following:

  • Application 
  • 15-minute application interview
  • Background check
  • Mentorship and cultural training
  • Pre- and post-program survey of academic and social experiences
  • Personal interest sheet

Each college student will be paired up with one youth for the academic year.  The Niijkewehn Mentoring Coordinator will organize daily activities.  

Depending on your availability, you can decide which school you would like to volunteer and mentor at: 

  • Shepherd Elementary and Middle School 
    • Monday 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • West Intermediate
    • Tuesday 2:45pm - 4:15pm
  • Renaissance Public School Academy
    • ​Wednesday 2:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Mary McGuire Elementary
    • Wednesday 4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Saginaw Chippewa Academy
    • ​Thursday 3:3​0pm - 5:00pm