Musterfield Mentors



Musterfield Mentors is an afterschool mentoring program created through a partnership between Framingham State University and the Framingham Housing Authority. This mentoring program recruits, hires and trains first-generation, work study eligible Framingham State students to serve as academic role models and mentors to the children living in the Musterfield Place complex. This program places an emphasis on college possible programming as well as STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and literacy programming.

The role of a Musterfield Mentor is to support mentees to strive for academic and personal success, encourage mentees to set and achieve goals, help mentees complete their homework as well as help plan and facilitate STEM activities.

Qualifications to serve as a mentor are as follows:

  •          Must be first generation college students.
  •          Priority consideration is given to students who have accepted their work study dollars.
  •          Desire to serve as an academic role model and mentor.
  •          Ability to work with diverse populations.
  •          Must possess interpersonal skills.
  •          Genuine interest in working with children, aged 9-14 years old.
  •          Commitment to serve as a mentor for the entire academic year.

Programming occurs once a week for two hours at the Musterfield Place Activity Center. Transportation is provided.

For more information, please contact Michelle McGonagle (, 508 – 215 – 5856).