ASPIRE: We make a difference!
Volunteer Advisors

ASPIRE Survey for ASPIRE Volunteers

Please let us know what you think about your experience with the ASPIRE program! Please complete the online ASPIRE Volunteer Survey.

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Before You Start Becoming an
Advising Students
Mentors Graduate
About the ASPIRE Program

About the ASPIRE Team

ASPIRE Partners
Application Process

Orientation and Training

Advisor Handbook

Working with Students

Student Assignment

Meeting With Your Students

Volunteers are the heart of the ASPIRE program. Currently, there are over 1,000 community volunteers who give their time and talents to mentor high school students. Volunteer ASPIRE Advisors are assigned to work one-on-one with students, guiding them through important steps toward postsecondary education. The ASPIRE Advisor position attracts a broad spectrum of adult volunteers. Many are parents/guardians of students at the ASPIRE school, professionals, some of whom are the first in their family to attend college, or retired community members. Volunteers do not have to have attended college themselves to be effective ASPIRE advisors. Volunteer mentors are screened and trained before working directly with students. Please explore the links below to find out more about how to become a volunteer. Once you are selected as a volunteer, links under the Advising Students section will be helpful to you.