Mentoring at The SEED School of Maryland


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Cause Areas

When

Mon Sep 18, 2017 - Fri Jun 01, 2018

Where

200 Font Hill AveBaltimore, MD 21223


About

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


Qualifications:

  • 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.


Benefits:

  • 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

  • FREE Parking

  • FREE Meals


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

gcaddell@seedschoolmd.org

410.843.9477 x 251

If you are interested please apply. Copy and paste the link below.

https://www.cognitoforms.com/SEEDSchoolOfMaryland/TheSEEDSchoolOfMarylandVolunteerApplication

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Youth Services
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • The school year

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