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HOW IT WORKS

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NOT LONG AGO, WE WERE YOUR CHILDRENS' AGE

We live in the same town. We attended the same schools, rode the same buses, and played the same video games. We faced the same challenges -- academically, socially, and athletically.

Our success was not a given. But we worked hard and made good decisions. And now, we're ready to share with your child what we've learned along the way.

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Role Model Mentors matches high school students like us with younger children in the community so that we can develop unique friendships

We connect with mentees in ways that parents or other caregivers can't. We learn from each other. We respect each other. We impart meaningful skills to our mentees, from academics to sports, music, or dance. And all the while, we model what self-confidence, integrity, and good manners look like.

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Our plans work on a monthly subscription model:

Pricing is based on the hours per week you choose. We recommend three hours per week, per child. This can be two 1.5 hour sessions, three one-hour sessions, or any combination you prefer. If your child is receiving academic support along with sports or music, we often find sessions of 1.5 hours or even two hours are preferable. Nevertheless, even one hour per week with a mentor can make a meaningful difference!

Hrs. Per Week Cost Per Hr.
1 $25
2 $23
3+ $20
  • Billing occurs monthly via credit card.
  • First month billing is prorated based on start date

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BUILDING A PARTNERSHIP WITH OUR COMMUNITY

An important aspect of Role Model Mentors is supporting key members of your community, including families and high school students.

Role Model Mentors offers high school students meaningful work, provides families invaluable support for their children, and our scholarship program enables high school students to donate their time for community service credits, while enabling us to provide free or subsidized mentoring to families who can’t otherwise afford it.

We do this because, well, it's the right thing to do. To learn more about our scholarship program, please give us a call.

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THE VALUE OF MENTORS

Why do we have mentors in our adult life, but not as children? We don’t know, but we’re hoping to change that for good. Mentors are so important – they can teach just like tutors, coaches and teachers, but they do much more. When you learn from someone you relate to and admire, you learn more, you enjoy learning more, and you build a long-lasting relationship.

With Role Model Mentors, you get all of these benefits for your child, for a fraction of the cost of an adult tutor, music teacher or sports coach/trainer. Plus you get the convenience of mentoring right in your home, while employing a terrific H.S. student from your own community.

Take a look at some of these amazing students, and you’ll see why we’re so excited for you to enroll. We can’t wait to find the perfect match for your child!

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"We've been matched with a young leader who is strong academically, plays varsity soccer, and most importantly is just a genuinely positive and kind person."

-Megan and Chris Couri

READ MORE TESTIMONIALS FROM OUR FAMILIES...

MEET A MENTOR

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ALEX DAMRON

Alex is a junior at RHS. She loves math and science, and she also enjoys French. Alex is on the varsity girls soccer team and a varsity sprinter on the indoor and outdoor track teams. She is also a part of student government at RHS.

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JONAH GELFAND

Jonah is a current senior at Horace Greeley High School. He is in many bands, including his most popular band “The Red RubberBand.” He plays guitar and drums and writes all of his music. Aside from performing his live music, Jonah works at Jacob Burns and is working on mastering the art of filmmaking.

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CHASE LEVESQUE

Chase is a senior at RHS. He is a member of student g​​overnment and the Lion's Heart community service organization in Ridgefield. In athletics, he is the captain of the basketball and lacrosse team and will be playing lacrosse in college at Boston University. In school he enjoys math and economics and hopes to pursue a career in business.

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ALASANDRA PRIMAVERA

Ali Primavera is a junior at DHS. In school she enjoys English, math, and history class. She plays both varsity field hockey and lacrosse. She enjoys spending time outside and being active. Ali is also a member of the student government and National Honors Society of History.

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ALFSTON THOMAS

Alfston is a junior at Ridgefield High School. He is on the JV soccer seam and the track and field team. He is the president of the Future Business Leaders of America club, a member of student government, and part of the Science Research program at RHS. He excels in science and math and has an interest in business and computer science.

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STEPHANIE BARBERAN

Stephanie is a junior at DHS. In school, achieving high honors throughout, she is also taking challenging Advanced Placement courses. She is also in the Nation Honor Society and Board of Government. Apart from academics, she has been taking private violin lessons for 8 years and continuously played for recitals, school-orchestra concerts, and commercial events. She would love to help any student with music, in particular, the violin! With her fluidity in Spanish, and passion for Mathematics and English, she would make a perfect fit for any student in need of academic and or musical assistance.

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