Cristo Rey College Mentor
A Cristo Rey college mentor establishes a relationship with each Cristo Rey graduate assigned to him/her for the purpose of helping the graduate succeed in college.
Must be a graduate of Cristo Rey in 3rd or 4th year of college or a college graduate.
Preference given to a graduate who has attended Penn Valley, UMKC, Rockhurst or Avila.
Interest in making a difference in the life of a student.
Enthusiasm, positive attitude and an ability to build relationships
Time to commit (at least 10-15 hours/month)
Car, license and insurance (paid mileage)
Must have taken Virtus training and had background check.
Makes contact with the students attending college in the Kansas City area at least twice a month via email, phone, text, Facebook, or in-person visits. One visit each month should be face to face.
Updates contact information in alumni office.
Offers encouragement and support when necessary.
Helps students become independent problem-solvers within the college environment (e.g. helps students find campus ministry, student services, tutoring, etc.).
Establishes a relationship before the student starts classes in the fall.
Becomes familiar with the college that the student is attending by reviewing the college website.
Familiarizes himself/herself with the student’s major and credit requirements.
Takes a personal interest in the student’s life without intruding.
Follows the colleges’ calendars to keep up with mid-terms, fall/spring breaks.
Reports to Sister Linda Roth at Cristo Rey (supervisor) bi-weekly with updates.
Submits bi-weekly time sheets
Start date: March or April, 2017
Contact Sister Linda at 816-457-6044, or Lroth@cristoreykc.org, with questions or interest in applying.