Become a mentor

Mentors work in small groups with our fellows to meet their learning goals. Supported by our core team, our mentors coach our students as they learn essential skills in computer literacy, code, and web development.Become a Mentor
We are the code coop

Meet the mentors

FAQ

What type of mentors are we looking for?

We look for mentors that are:

  • Passionate about working with Justice-Involved individuals
  • Highly competent with web development technologies
  • Empathetic, patient and adaptable
  • Extremely reliable and punctual
  • Willing to go the extra mile to help a student
  • Excellent communicators

What is the time commitment?

Time commitment depends on the time of year and how many fellows we get but a typical semester looks like:

  • 16 weeks starting
  • Classes are on Saturday 9am – 5pm
  • Office hours are Tuesdays 6pm – 8pm

I'm interested! How does the process look like?

That's great! Please click the button below and fill out the form. Within a week, someone from our team will get in touch with you. The process will look like this:

  1. Phone interview
  2. In-person interview
  3. Invitation to become a mentor
  4. Mentorship training
Become a Mentor

Other ways to support

We all have busy lives and volunteering can be hard to fit into your schedule. Consider making a monetary donation to support the program.