Volunteer as a Career Mentor


Cause Areas


Wed Mar 15, 2017 - Sat Jun 24, 2017


1615 L St NWWashington, DC, DC 20036


StreetWise Partners' goal is to use the power of mentoring to reduce unemployment within the low income communities of New York City and Washington D.C. The organization pairs business professionals with mentees who are unemployed/underemployed in order to provide them with the skills, resources and access to networks that they need to secure and maintain employment.

StreetWise Partners' mentoring model is unique in that it is structured, curriculum driven, and outcomes focused. Each mentee is paired with one or two mentors who help them build confidence, gain skills, and create strategies to secure a job and remain employed.

Program Details:

* StreetWise Partners matches volunteer mentors with unemployed/underemployed mentees to coach them through their job search.
* 13 weeks of structured meetings on topics such as: goal setting, resume and cover letters, interview prep, social media, online job search.
* Meetings are 2.5 hours one day a week with ongoing weekly communication.
* All programs are hosted at one of our two corporate sites: Gallup or White & Case, LLC.

Benefits Of Becoming A Mentor:

* Network with Business Professionals from Fortune 500 companies: Booz Allen Hamilton, CEB, Deloitte, IMF, PwC, The Washington Post and more.
* Strengthen your leadership and management skills: 91% of StreetWise volunteers report that volunteering with StreetWise has helped them excel in their careers.
* Access to professional development seminars and workshops just for StreetWise Partners mentors: professional development workshops offered every cycle exclusively.
* Access to the StreetWise Partners community of over 1,000 volunteers through volunteer socials and volunteer appreciation events.
* Make a difference in the community at large, while building your own professional community!

If mentoring and empowering others is your passion, please register for an info session here: http://streetwisepartners.org/mentor/information-session-registration/.

Programs begin next week!


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 2.5 hours per week

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