Federal Work-Study Mentor Program
Clayton State University partners with several Clayton County Schools to provide mentors through the Federal Work-Study Program.
The work-study students who have participated in the mentor program express personal satisfaction from seeing the skills of young children they mentor improve dramatically in a short time. Many children just need that touch of encouragement that a mentor can provide.
Get involved in this worthwhile program and in return you will:
- earn $7.65 per hour
- make an exciting and worthwhile investment in the life of a young child
- provide a valuable service to the community
To be eligible for this program, you must:
- be eligible for federal financial aid and have unmet need as determined by completion of the Federal Application for Federal Student Aid
- submit to and clear a criminal background (no charge to you)
- enjoy working with children
- be able to set a weekly schedule and adhere to it
- be available between the hours of 8:00 to 2:30 (you are not required to work every day)
- be dependable and responsible (this is essential)
- be able to provide your own transportation to the local elementary school, if hired
- contact the Financial Aid Office at FinancialAid@mail.clayton.edu
Please note that employment is not guaranteed and is dependent upon available of funds and/or positions. There is also a waiting list for all work-study positions. Additional information regarding the work-study program can found here.