• Mentor Program at IDEA

  • Here is what we look for in our Mentors.

    Mentors who are:
    •    21 years or older
    •    Responsive to phone &/or email
    •    Caring and tolerant towards difference
    •    Effective communicators and leaders

    A mentor commits to:
    •    spending 2 hours per month connecting with a student (both in person & virtually)
    •    checking in with a student about their academic progress
    •    assisting a student with goal setting and time management
    •    coaching a student through challenges

    As a mentor at IDEA, you will receive:
    •    Volunteer orientation and mentor training 
    •    On-going support and materials from IDEA


  • Step 1

    Mentor Match Survey 2017-2018

    Take the Mentor Match Survey

    • Learn more about the program.
    • We learn more about you.
    • We match you with a student.
  • Step 2 

    Volunteer here
    To become a DISD volunteer sign up for VOLY.
    • Create an account.
    • Agree to the district background check.
    • View the online orientation.
  • Step 3


    Get a Schoology account.

    Provide us with...

    • Your name.
    • Active email.
  • If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Reyes, our community liaison, by email mireyes@dallasisd.org or by phone 972-794-6809.