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Career Mentoring for High School Students

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Woodside High School

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Consider Mentoring

Want to make a difference in a teenager's life? Had a mentor that made an impact in your life? Easy communication through email, phone, and zoom.

Mentoring Program: Woodside High School is looking for career mentors. The mentor program will pair students with professionals to discuss both academic and career goals. The student's career interests are widespread ranging from engineering and programming to sales and accounting. I'm hoping that you, or someone that you know, might be able to participate in this program as a mentor.

Commitment: Approximately 2-3 hours per month, with all interactions done remotely, either through zoom, email, phone, or text messages and possibly in-person from November 2021-May 2022.

Signup: Send an email to Faith Velschow (Director of Mentoring and Career Services) fvelschow@seq.org and she will reach out to you for the next steps. The signup deadline is October 1st.

Questions: : contact fvelschow@seq.org

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About Woodside High School

Location:

199 Churchill Ave, Woodside, CA 94062, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide opportunity that matches privilege. Over its half-century, Woodside High School has emerged as one of the most dynamic and diverse comprehensive high schools on the San Francisco Peninsula. We have been listed in Newsweek Magazine's list of top high schools, and offer one of the most rigorous advanced placement and college preparatory programs in the region.

Description

Woodside High School is a fully-accredited, comprehensive four-year secondary school that has been serving the communities of the mid-Peninsula since 1958. The 34-acre campus is one of four comprehensive campuses in the Sequoia Union High School District. The District's total student population is approximately 8,000, with approximately 1,800 of those at Woodside.

Each school year is two semesters totaling 39 weeks of learning, and students follow a rotating block schedule with 95-minute classes every other day. Most students enroll in six courses each semester.

Our student-to-teacher ratio is 26:1. Forty-five percent of our 114 certificated staff have a Master's degree.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

199 Churchill AveWoodside, CA 94062

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • System Engineering
  • Horticulture
  • Management
  • Security / Network Administration

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Most mentors report volunteering for 2-4 hours per month
  • Affinity for teenagers, patient, kind, sense of humor. Our students have 2 areas of focus: 1) multimedia with Adobe and 2) Green Technology and Environmental Sustainability fields.

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