College Connect Youth Mentor


(33.39089,-111.927574)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

3500 S. Rural Rd.Tempe Public Library(southwest corner of Southern and Rural)Tempe, AZ 85282

About

About College Connect Tempe: College Connect Tempe is designed to increase access to post-secondary opportunities for Tempe's youth. The mission of College Connect Tempe is to inspire and enable students and community members to pursue post-secondary opportunities by providing free access to resources, guidance and support.

Location:

College Connect Tempe Offices

Tempe Library Lower Level

3500 S Rural Rd Tempe AZ 85282

** On school campus positions may also be available.

Primary Position Function:

Provide individual advisement college and career planning sessions and outreach to youth and families, actively supporting the mission and vision of College Connect Tempe.

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Serve youth through College Connect 1:1 advisement sessions and small group workshops in order to provide them the information and support necessary to enter and succeed in postsecondary education and career paths.
  • Encourage youth participation in the Collect Connect Tempe program by providing information to youth and the public; interact with local school staff and College Connect partners; provide program outreach material and other promotional information; interact with schools and community organizations in recruitment of youth.
  • Serve as a point of contact for youth in scheduling attendance for workshops and 1:1 advisement appointments and address questions from youth about College Connect services.
  • Support the planning and implementation of College Connect Saturday workshops in collaboration with College Connect staff and partners.
  • Maintain educational materials in the College Connect Tempe office to ensure youth receive timely and accurate information.
  • Maintain documentation of all youth contacts in the College Connect database and ensure quality assurance of data gathered and entered.

1:1 Mentors must be available during one or more of the following days and times:

Mondays 12-3 or 3 - 7 PM

Tuesdays 12-3 or 3-7 PM

Wednesdays 12-3 or 3 - 7 PM

Thursdays 12-3 or 2-5 PM

Fridays 2-5 PM

Saturdays 10 AM -2 PM or 2-6 PM

Skills

  • Internet Research
  • People Skills
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Career Counseling / Coaching

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Preferred commitment of 3-5 hrs/wk for one year

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