As a core component of the “Invest-in-Success” experience, D.R.E.A.M. pairs its scholars with highly accomplished, community oriented young professionals from various industries and backgrounds that serve as mentors throughout the duration of the three year program.


Why Become a Success Mentor?

Are you interested in assisting urban youth in realizing their full potential?

Do you have life lessons and skills regarding your personal finances that you want to share with the next generation?

Do you want to have an impact on the life of a future, global leader?

Do you understand that financial literacy is the most important skill one can have?

If you answered yes to any of the above the questions then you are a perfect fit for a Success Mentor!

The Success Mentor Experience

Join a network of highly-accomplished and community oriented professionals from a variety of industries across your city.

Be paired one-on-one with a Scholar and serve as a guide as he/she navigates the complexities of life as a college bound, high school student.

Serve as a role model and assist Scholars on their road to financial literacy.

What is the Time Commitment?

One mentor/mentee social event per academic semester (coordinated by D.R.E.A.M.)

Attend at least 80% of Finance Academy sessions (held one Saturday per month from September to June)

One interactive activity with mentee per month (phone call or meeting in-person are suggested options)

Fill out progress reports every semester apprising the D.R.E.A.M. staff of your mentees development

Application Process

Mentor Application due date:  Sunday, October 27th @ 11:59 pm

Phone Interviews for select candidates:  October 29th – Nov. 5th

*background checks are conducted for final round candidates

Mentor Training and program overview date:  Wednesday, Nov. 6th @ 6:30 pm

First Finance Academy Session for Class of 2016: Nov. 16th @ 10 am

Please click here to complete the application. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer on a one-off basis, email us at