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.
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.
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.
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.
You must be over the age of 31 and have 8+ years of experience in your profession or vocation.