Mentor Application for Bancroft

We are now accepting mentor applications for our next season of Art Buddies. You must be over 18 years of age to apply.

To get started, select the school location for which you would like to apply. Then read the program information below and complete our Mentor Application. Take note of the session dates, time and location.

Deadline to apply is Wednesday, Sept. 20. You will be notified of your acceptance and our ability to match you with a child by Thursday, Sept. 21 (or sooner).

Wednesdays at Bancroft (Minneapolis)

Mentor Orientation/Supply Prep*

Wednesday, Sept. 27
2:00-3:30 pm at Bancroft Elementary
* Required for ALL mentors.

Session Dates

October 4, 11, 25
November 1, 8, 15, 29

December 6, 13
(NOTE: No Art Buddies on October 18 or November 22.)

Session Time

1:45-3:30 pm
(NOTE: On Dec. 13 we need you to come earlier, at 1:00, for the parade.)


Bancroft Elementary School
1315 E 38th St
Minneapolis, MN 55407
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After you apply...

Please hold the orientation and session dates on your calendar. We'll let you know if your application has been approved by Thursday, Sept. 21 (or sooner).

Mentor Application

Name *
Phone *
Home Address *
Home Address
Age Verification *
You must be over 18 years of age to apply.
Gender Identity *
Do you belong to a professional association?
(Please select all that apply.)
Have you ever been convicted of a crime involving a minor? *
Are you willing to submit to a criminal background check? *
If you are able, share one or two sentences about your creative background or reason(s) for volunteering:
Please Verify *