Mentor FCC

TARSS has an exciting new opportunity for family child care (FCC) providers! Mentor FCC is a new initiative matching experienced, currently licensed FCC providers with peers who are looking for support in their careers. We are now accepting applications for both mentor and mentee roles! We strongly encourage providers of color and those working in rural areas to apply.

TARSS graphic of the state of Minnesota with a wavy river-like cutout running up the center and the words Mentor FCC below


We are seeking applications from currently licensed FCC providers with 5 or more years’ experience for mentor positions.

  • All mentoring will be done online or via phone calls
  • Mentors are paid consultants employed by TARSS
  • Mentors will report to the Mentor FCC project manager
  • Mentors will work with up to two mentees for a maximum of 9 hours per month (4 hours/month per mentee plus 1 hour/month training in an online community)
  • Pay rate: $30/hour

Download the mentor job description for full details!

Questions? Email us!


Are you a currently licensed FCC provider looking for support in your work with young children and families? Would you like to connect with an experienced provider who understands the joys and challenges of your work? Virtual peer-to-peer mentoring through Mentor FCC will help you increase your knowledge, confidence, and connections in the early childhood field. 

To be considered for mentoring, you must be: 

  • licensed for at least two years (you can be at any point in your career after that)
  • open to developing a new peer relationship filled with conversation, connection, and support
  • interested in improving some aspect(s) of your FCC program
  • available to meet with your mentor for up to 4 hours a month
  • committed to participating for one year

Mentees receive RBPD hours on their Develop record, approved by licensing and Parent Aware.

TARSS’ commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

TARSS strives to conduct programming that integrates racial equity, includes anti-racism content, and is culturally responsive. We strongly encourage individuals from communities that have been impacted by structural oppression and are underrepresented (including but not limited to: first-generation college students, first-generation immigrants, people of color) to apply.

Questions? Please contact Molly Hughes, Mentor FCC Project Manager.