Become a PUENTE Mentor

Over the years, thousands of professionals: judges, doctors, teachers, entrepreneurs, and civic leaders have taken time from their busy schedules to serve as volunteer mentors to PUENTE students in programs across the state.

What do PUENTE Mentors do?

  • Commit to mentor a student for one academic year (two semesters).
  • Meet with the student at least three times a semester.
  • Contact the student at least once a month to help maintain a relationship.
  • Help the student with mentor-related classroom assignments.
  • Acquaint the student with their own educational and career background and professional expertise.
  • Serve as a positive role model and encourage the achievement of higher education.
  • Support fellow mentors by sharing their mentor experiences.
  • Participate in mentor-related PUENTE Project activities

How to become a PUENTE Mentor?

Email: Jolene Martin at martinjm3@lattcedu


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