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School-Based Mentoring


Lunch Pals+

Est. 2022

Lunch Pals+ is a partnership program between Companions for Children and Independence, Inc. This program is designed to provide mentors to students with disabilities during their school day.





Volunteers must meet the following requirements for application:

  • Have a disability (no documentation reequired)

  • Must be 18+

  • Must live within a 15 mile radius of Minot, ND

  • Must complete the screening process in a timely manner as set by Companions for Children



Mentors will be provided training, orientation and materials needed to participate in the program.



Volunteers will be matched with a student one-on-one for the entire school year from August to May. Applications must be submitted no later than July for consideration.

Apply below. You will be contacted via phone after your application is received.