Share Hope and Good News Online!


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

Focus on the Family Online Mentors (OM) engage in online communities or forums where people are posting about the challenges they’re facing: marriage and parenting issues, unplanned pregnancy, depression, etc. These people are seeking encouragement and direction. An OM will meet people right where they are and point them to the Christ-centered help and biblical truth.

Perks

  • Online, self-paced training is provided

  • Community or Christian Service hours and Internship credits may be satisfied

  • The opportunity to impact the world for Christ

  • Flexibility to make your own schedule

Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Personal relationship with Jesus Christ

  • Willingness to serve 1-2 hours or more per week

  • Basic knowledge of social media

  • Understanding of how to use a web browser

  • Ability to exercise discernment

  • Willingness to share the Gospel

Computer System Recommendations

  • Own or have access to a non-public MAC, PC or tablet

  • Users will need to have a personal email

  • We strongly advise anti virus protection

  • Windows XP, Windows 7/Vista or Mac OS X

  • 2 GB of memory

  • 1024X768 Screen resolution

  • High Speed Internet Access (preferably a 6MB/sec via cable or DSL)

Volunteer Duties:

  • Using Focus provided tool, OM will interject in online conversations

  • Create and maintain a presence in online communities

  • Act as a trusted and compassionate guide offering reliable support, real world experience and showing genuine care and respect

  • Make personally relevant connections by meeting on common grounds, being authentic and showing empathy for real-life individual needs

If you are interested in applying for or learning more about this project, please follow this link to our application:

http://www.focusonthefamily.com/onlinementors

Skills

  • Customer Service
  • Family Therapy
  • Youth Services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Basic Computer Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • recommended 1-2 hours a week

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