Purpose: The mentor will help SEED students build their self-esteem, confidence, and social skills. The mentor will be the students go to person when an adult or family member is unable to provide the aforementioned support.
Description of Duties:
Provide assistance with social interactions
Help them make their environment relatable to life beyond
Check in with students about their academics and extracurricular
Take interest in student’s personal life goals or help create goals for the future
Attend games, or extracurricular activities, that family members cannot make
Promote student involvement
Patience when working with children
Strong interpersonal skills
Willingness to be enthusiastic
Ability to manage stressful situations
Enjoy working with children
A background check
Time Requirements: Mentors are required to contact the mentee once a week for one hour minimum. Mentor’s are required to commit to the remaining school year.
Orientation/Training: Everyone is required to take a two hour orientation and training session provided twice monthly. Orientation follows the interview, invitation, and background check.
Gain experience working with students
Can be applied toward Service Learning Project Hours
An opportunity to work with the future leaders of the world
Upon completion, we will provide letters of recommendation
Evaluation Procedures: An entrance and exit survey will be given to everyone in the volunteer program for assessment.
Reporting Procedures: It will be the responsibility of the mentor to sign in and out accurately. Upon request, mentors will be given an update of their hours.
Supervisor/Contact: Gabrielle Caddell, Volunteer Maryland Coordinator
410.843.9477 x 251
If you are interested please apply. Copy and paste the link below.
- Child Development
- People Skills
- Youth Services
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- The school year