Become a GEARS Mentor

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Make a Difference

The Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness in Superior (GEARS) program is a partnership with the Superior School District that helps students prepare for college. If you’re interested in helping young people thrive, consider becoming a GEARS mentor. This rewarding position requires positive energy and dedication. Applications are available in October (to become a mentor in spring semester) and March (to become a mentor in fall semester). GEARS also recruits new mentors through Handshake, ‘Jacket Fest and in-class presentations.

Benefits of Becoming a GEARS Mentor

As a mentor you can earn money and class credit while improving communication and leadership skills. Most importantly, your involvement makes a difference in the local community.