Mentor Application for Obama

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.

EXTENDED deadline to apply is September 23, 2019. You will be notified via email of your acceptance and our ability to match you with a child.

Mondays at Obama (St. Paul)

Mentor Orientation

Monday, September 30
3:00-5:00 pm at Obama Elementary

Session Dates

October 7, 14, 21, 28
November 4, 11, 18, 25
December 2, 9 

Session Time

3:00-5:00 pm
(Note: On December 9, we need you to come earlier for the parade)


Barack & Michelle Obama Elementary
707 Holly Ave
St Paul, MN 55104
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After you apply...

Please hold the orientation and session dates on your calendar. We'll contact you as soon as your application has been approved.

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 *