What is the difference between Mentor and Event Volunteer?

While both of these roles are available to lay and consecrated women 31 and up, there are different activities and time commitment. Please refer to this PDF for the comparison between the two roles.

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Is there a cost associated with being a GIVEN Mentor?

GIVEN Mentors, both lay and consecrated serve as Volunteers at the Forum. They will receive complimentary food and lodging on campus during the Forum. Travel will be covered for consecrated religious sisters who take a vow of poverty.

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What is the time commitment for being a GIVEN Mentor?

GIVEN Mentors commit to 6 virtual training sessions leading up to the Forum, one hour in length each, arrive on June 20th and depart on June 25th, lead a small group at the Forum with another woman, and journey for one year, with a maximum of 2 mentees from the 2022 cohort in the Art of Accompaniment Program.

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Can religious sisters be Mentors?

Absolutely! We have been blessed with the presence of many religious sisters who have spent a year accompanying young women in our Art of Accompaniment program. To be a considered as a Mentor, a religious sister must be fully professed or in temporary vows.

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What health and safety measures will be in place at the Forum?

GIVEN is committed to hosting the 2022 Forum safely and in person. We will follow the regulations and policies of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Neumann University. Under current requirements, GIVEN plans to exercise the following safety measures at the Forum: Face coverings: Everyone attending the GIVEN Forum will be required to wear a mask over her nose and mouth [...]

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Can I fundraise for the Forum costs?

Absolutely. The GIVEN Institute encourages accepted participants to seek support from friends, family, parish members, and others so that they can attend the Forum and bring their gifts back to their local community. Many GIVEN Forum participants have also asked their workplace or diocese to sponsor their attendance.

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Will there be scholarships available?

Yes, a limited number of scholarships are available for participants in need of assistance. Applicants will have the opportunity to request a scholarship while completing the application.

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How much does the GIVEN Forum cost?

Through the generosity of benefactors and philanthropic foundations, the GIVEN Institute has been able to subsidize the cost of the leadership Forum and ongoing programming. Participant contribution to the Forum includes a registration fee of $650 and the cost of travel. Your registration fee includes food and lodging as well as Forum programming and dedicated one-on-one mentorship from August 2022-May [...]

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