Mentor How To

How to Become a Green Steps Mentor

VISIT our website at:

SUBMIT a biography (100 word max) by e-mail telling us what types of projects you can mentor and where. Follow the example of other bios listed under Resources.

ATTEND a SC Green Step Workshop (Check our calendar for dates or help host a workshop in your region).

MEET with the school team in the fall to help them plan significant, realistic and eco-friendly project(s).

ACT as the school’s resource person and cheerleader throughout the year.

MEET with the school team again in May to critique the project.

SEND us updates and let us know when a project is “model quality.”

  • SIGNIFICANT – has notable environmental and educational impact on the school and community
  • WELL ESTABLISHED – has been successful for multiple years
  • SUSTAINABLE – has a team of  at least 3 staff members managing this project
  • ACCESSIBLE – has  projects well described and easy to find on the school’s website

SEND annual updates on sustaining projects. Due May 15…FIRM!

ATTEND the annual SC Green Step Schools Award Ceremony at the June “Take Action” Workshop in Columbia. Plaques are given with stickers to honor each year of your service.