College-educated Mentors Needed


(39.89718,-86.0478)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

6958 Hillsdale Ct.Indianapolis, IN 46250

...on a trip we took visiting IU-Bloomington in 2016. They're so excited about their future college careers!

About

Starfish Initiative is a college access and readiness mentoring program matching economically disadvantaged, yet academically promising high school students throughout Marion County, Indiana with college-educated mentors. We assist students of promise overcome the barriers of poverty and develop cultural capacity and leadership skills that prepare them to graduate from high school and college. Our goal is to "fill empty caps and gowns" by improving graduation rates in Indianapolis.

Our primary Mentor recruitment season is spring/summer, but we're always looking for college-educated mentors willing to give back to our community through this unique 1-on-1 volunteer opportunity where both lives are changed forever! It's a minimum of 2 year commitment and the details/application are available at https://www.starfishinitiative.org/be-a-mentor . Thank you for considering the opportunity to make a difference in a young Scholar's life!

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • People Skills
  • Burmese
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Relationship Building
  • Spanish

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 22
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 monthly meetings with mentee any place/time
  • Must have earned a college degree but we welcome Mentors of all ages!

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