About the Organization:
True Mentors mission is to unearth the excellence of youth ages 7-17 in Hoboken through relationships. We have three main programs that help us form relationships with youth , clubs, mentoring, and internships.
This position focuses on relationship building and creating an encouraging atmosphere where kids and adults can connect. The volunteer in this position attends weekly enrichment clubs and he lps with distribution of snacks, management of youth, and participates in activities.
Hrs / Wk
Attends Weekly Classes
One time- 1 hr
One time- travel & fee required
Duties of the Position:
(Primary Duties ) :
Attending and participating in weekly 2 hour classes with consistency.
Engage children and participate in class activities.
Help manage distribution of materials & snacks. Help clean up after activities and engage children in cleaning as well.
Should be able to support class leader and class activity coordinator in managing behavior and assisting in teaching activities.
Clear understanding of class schedules to help facilitate transitions.
(Secondary Duties ):
Help build an environment with effective adult and child interaction during class with fewer needs for disciplinary actions.
Attend weekend field trips when available and act as chaperone for safe transfer of kids to and from the field trip location.
Requirements of the Position:
Should be at least 18 years of age and live in Hoboken or the surroun ding area .
Should be a ble to attend weekly classes from 6-8pm, for a total of 8 hours a month.
Attend a 1- hour training offered monthly after class.
Get fingerprinted by Morphotrust & allow us to run a background check
Passion for children & helping others as well as passionate about True mentors Program.
Visit our website and learn more about the programs and fill out the volunteer applications form at www.truementors.org/clubs
Growth in the Organization:
Contributing to a positive group environment which support s relationship building & a focus on unearthing potential, along with consistency in attendance and performing duties will indicate the volunteer's outstanding abilities and thus he/she may be given more responsibilities and a suitable position dependin g on organizations needs and desire of volunteer .
(See class Volunteer Coordinator or Class Planning Team Job Descriptions)
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Youth Services
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 2 hours per week
- Online application