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Mentoring Program Coordinator

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IMAGE IMPACT INTERNATIONAL

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Image Impact International (III) seeks a Mentoring Program Coordinator to join our all-volunteer team. The Mentoring Program Coordinator will act in a consultative role for the mentors in our cornerstone program, Mentoring 4 Impact (a two-semester certificate program that in part connects mentors with college students living with disabilities, many of whom are the first in their family to attend college). The chosen individual will act as a resource for all mentors, training newcomers as well as providing advice and perspective on a case-by-case basis. Through coaching mentors on how to approach skills enhancement, career development, and job searches, the Mentoring Program Coordinator will ensure that III mentors are well-equipped to provide these college students with a comprehensive career readiness program. In addition to coaching, the Mentor Advisor will help provide strategic direction for the program and defend and advance III’s 95% student satisfaction rate. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated knowledge of career readiness programs, experience in program standardization and advancement, and an understanding of first-generation students/students living with disabilities and the obstacles they face. He or she will utilize their advising experience to successfully guide mentors in support of III’s short and long-term goals.

HANDS-ON RESPONSIBILITIES REQUIRED FOR THIS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY


· Provide guidance, support, and coaching to mentors (act in a consultative role)

· Facilitate and strengthen mentor commitment/engagement

· Remain up to date on mentoring and career readiness program best practices

· Help onboard new mentors

· Collect mentor feedback in order to identify themes (program strengths and opportunity areas)


PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

· Background in student counseling, development, education, or related field is preferred

· Experience managing employees/volunteers

· Familiarity with the challenges faced by first-generation college students and/or students who are living with disabilities

· Teaching qualifications or certifications is an added advantage


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS


· Problem-solving attitude

· Strong leadership, coaching, and interpersonal skills

· Ability to evaluate and improve curriculums/programs

· Sound knowledge in Computer. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.


MENTORING PROGRAM COORDINATOR TERM: One to two years

Time Commitment: Minimum of 5-10 virtual hours per month

· Please submit the following documents for consideration:

o Resume or CV

o Bio of 100-300 words using Image Impact International Bio Guidelines

o Photo

· Candidates may submit materials electronically, via Word or as a PDF to volunteer@imageimpact.org.

ABOUT IMAGE IMPACT INTERNATIONAL:

Image Impact fights for equal access to employment opportunities for college students with disabilities. We empower students to break through workforce barriers and open doors with our career readiness and mentoring programs.

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About IMAGE IMPACT INTERNATIONAL

Location:

474 W 238TH ST APT 6I, BRONX, NY 10463, US

Mission Statement

To empower first generation college students to successfully transition into the workforce by equipping them with leadership, presentation, and communication skills.

Description

Image Impact International is a 501(c)3 Non-profit. The values of our global team are leadership, professional growth through education, access, and opportunity. We are impacting first generations for success through five exciting programs:

  • College 2 Career 2 Community Impact
  • Mentoring Leaders 4 Impact
  • Civility 4 Impact - Global Civility Awareness Month and Civility YOUniversity(tm)
  • Disability 4 Impact - Disability + S.T.Y.L.E. and Image + Disability Book Project
  • Training 4 Impact

Community
Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Group Facilitation
  • Management
  • Professional Development
  • Adult Education
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 5-10 virtual hours per month
  • Background in student counseling, development, education, or related field is preferred Experience managing employees/volunteers Familiarity with the challenges faced by first-generation college students and/or students who are living with di

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