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Wish you had a career mentor? Guide a teen interested in graphics and technology.

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ORGANIZATION: Woodside High School

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 18 people are interested
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Want to make a difference in a teenager's life? Did you have a mentor who made an impact in your life? Or wish that you did? We offer easy communication in person as well as 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. Students have chosen a 3-year course of study in graphics and technology. The mentor program allows for further career exploration as well as improves business communication skills, the key deliverables include an elevator pitch, SMART goals, resume, mock interviews, and a job shadow.

Commitment: Approximately 2-3 hours per month, with a flexible hybrid approach that includes in-person and online communications from October 2022 to May 2023.

What mentors say:
Our program offers an easy way to inspire a student, build a stronger community and promote a career you love!

Signup: Send an email to Faith Velschow (Director of Mentoring and Career Services) at 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

199 Churchill AveWoodside, CA 94062

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Animation Software
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Most mentors report volunteering for 2-4 hours per month
  • Affinity for teenagers, patient, kind, and sense of humor.

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