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Operation Achievement

Mentors

What is Operation Achievement?

Operation Achievement is a mentoring and enrichment program which assists selected 6th through 8th grade students in the Georgetown Independent School District to develop the discipline and motivation necessary for academic success. Southwestern University and Georgetown Independent School District jointly run the program. Selected GISD students meet with Southwestern University mentors on a weekly basis on the SU campus to develop an academic program of study based on student goals, teacher/parent recommendations and individual learning needs.

What would my time commitment be if I were to volunteer?

  1. You will commit to spending 2 hours a week working with your student.
  2. You will serve as a mentor to a GISD student for the Fall and Spring semesters.

What would my specific responsibilities be to the student?

  1. You will assist your student with class studies, participate in enrichments activities with your student and establish a supportive relationship with your student.
  2. You will set goals with your student and track the progress of these goals on a weekly basis
  3. You will act as a positive role model for your student at all times, displaying appropriate behavior.

How do I become a mentor?

Fill out the application and send it to Operation Achievement Box 770

“Though a mentor may be a role model, a true mentor does not ask another person to “be like me” A mentor says,” I will help you to be whoever you wish to be.”