UndocuMentored FAQ

We are currently not accepting mentor applications. If you are interested in joining our team by becoming a mentor for the 2024-2025 school year please email us at [email protected]. There are other ways to get involved, please check us out at our social media to learn more!

We are currently not accepting mentee applications. If you are interested in becoming a mentee for the 2024-2025 school year please email us at [email protected] to be placed on a waitlist. We will reach out once the Mentee applications open. 

No, to become a mentor you have to either identify as undocumented or as an undocumented ally.

You can either be pursuing post-secondary education or be a college graduate. To become a Mentor you must have undergone the college application process. Specifically, you must be knowledgeable on the undocumented community and college process and options available. However, do keep in mind that Mentors must be from 18-25 years old to become a Mentor.

It is not required to be a CPS alum, however, it is encouraged. Email us with any questions, as it is on a case to case basis.

Yes, mentors are required to currently reside in Illinois.

Mentors have to be between the ages of 18-25 years old.

No prior professional experience needed to join. However, Mentors are required to have proven experience building collaborative working relationships with peers, mentors, and professors as well as representatives from universities, businesses, government, and community-based organizations.

There is no language requirement to become a mentor. However, fluency in a language other than English is encouraged and a bonus.

Yes, mentors are paid $15 per hour.

As of now, individuals with Work Authorization in the United States are eligible to get paid through this program. We are advocating to open it up to our Undocumented community, please stay in touch with us to hear more updates!

Contact us through email at [email protected].