Apply to be a Mentor-in-Faith

We're absolutely delighted to know of your interest in the Mentor-in-Faith position for Summer 2023! Check out the following information about applying for the position. If you have any questions, contact our office at ndvi@nd.edu or 574-631-7425.

Each summer, about sixty students serve in the Notre Dame Vision program as Mentors-in-Faith. Typically, forty-four of these students are Small Group Mentors (who facilitate small group discussions and serve as dorm counselors), and sixteen are Music Mentors (who lead all music for the program in both liturgical and non-liturgical settings, including the performance of three short musicals).

How to Apply

Apply to become a Mentor-in-Faith by completing an application and signing up for an interview below. (Applicants to be Music Mentors must also sign up for an audition.):

All application links are now live, and are due October 19, 2022 at 5 p.m.

If you are applying to be considered for both the Small Group Mentor and Music Mentor positions, please complete only one application and sign up for both an interview and an audition.

Complete information on the application process, program benefits, and mentor roles, responsibilities, and formation is available in the Vision Mentor Application Guide 2023. Please send questions to the Notre Dame Vision office at ndvi@nd.edu or call (574) 631-7425.

All applications are due October 19, 2022 at 5 p.m. If you need to request an extension, please contact Megan Shepherd at mshephe2@nd.edu. (Please note: Extensions are granted rarely and only for exceptional circumstances.)

Master Mentors

If you have previously served as a Mentor-in-faith for Notre Dame Vision, you are welcome to apply to serve as a Master Mentor. To be considered for this role, please complete the Master Mentor Application. After you submit the application, we will contact you to set up an individual interview.

Important Application Dates (2022)

September 21: Info Session, applications available, interview sign-ups 
October 19: All applications due by noon
October 24 – November 4: Interviews & Auditions for Small Group & Music Mentors 
November 11: Notification emails sent
November 18: Deadline to respond to offers and commit to Vision 2023

Important Summer Program Dates (2023)

June 9 (by 5pm): Summer Course Small Group Mentors & Music Mentors to campus
June 19 (by 5pm): All Mentors to campus
June 19-23: Mentor Retreat and Orientation 
June 26-June 30: Week 1     
July 1-5: Break
July 6-7: Mentor Formation
July 10-14: Week 2
July 17-21 Week 3
July 22: Closing Retreat
July 23: Departure from campus (no earlier)