Mentor for High School Student


Cause Areas

When

Mon Oct 24, 2016 05:00 PM - Fri Jun 02, 2017 06:00 PM

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

  • QUALIFICATIONS
  • Sincere desire to be personally involved with another person to help him or her achieve personal and career goals;
  • Ability to communicate with teenagers openly and nonjudgmentally;
  • Strong listening skills;
  • Ability to establish a relationship based on equal responsibility and respect;
  • Interest in needs and concerns of persons with internal and external barriers to steady employment;
  • Practical problem-solving skills and ability to suggest options and alternatives; and
  • Sensitivity to persons of different educational, economic, cultural or racial backgrounds.

Responsibilities:

  • Make a minimum ten-month commitment to developing and maintaining a mentor relationship with a teenager;
  • Attend mentor orientation and training sessions before meeting mentee;
  • Attend ongoing mentor training and support sessions;
  • Meet with mentee on a regular basis to establish working relationship and to support mentee in employment goals;
  • Assist mentee in solving work-related and other problems that interfere with mentee’s success at work or at school; and
  • Keep time logs and other information as requested by mentor coordinator.

Skills

  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Critical Thinking
  • General Education

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Must be willing to commit one hour a week

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