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Seeking Mentors for College Students

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Wesley House Student Residence

  • 19 people are interested
Wesley House
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We are seeking mentors to be paired with current college students. Wesley House Student Residence is a non-profit organization that provides housing and support services to low-income, at-risk, former, and homeless college students. It currently houses 23 students in an 11 unit apartment building. All the students are currently attending college and have a range of majors from Business, Nursing, Computer Science, Psychology, and Social work. An ideal mentor will be able to meet (virtually) until safe to meet in-person a minimum of 2 times a month for an hour for a year (you may be assigned more than 1 student). They will work with their mentee to create educational, career, personal, and financial goals while getting to know each other.

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About Wesley House Student Residence

Location:

5710 Hardy Avenue #12, San Diego, CA 92115, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to assist the student residents of Wesley House in their academic goals at college or university by providing a safe place to live and study. We provide a network of support services for students that foster a greater sense of accomplishment, self-esteem, and community and belonging; better preparing them to advocate for themselves and to contribute to society. Our vision is to provide equal access to quality housing and support for college and university students so they may succeed in college while facing life challenges.

Description

Wesley House a nonprofit 501c(3) organization operating the only affordable supportive housing complex serving low-income and systemically marginalized college students in San Diego County. Our student residents face additional challenges such as experiencing homelessness, being formerly incarcerated, aging out of the foster care system, and/or being the first generation in their family to attend college. We currently have one location with 11 units serving 34 student residents. In addition to housing we offer an onsite food pantry, targeted monthly programs, and individualized wraparound support services. Please reach out to us to learn more!

Education & Literacy
Employment
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Mentoring
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Budgeting
  • Professional Development
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 1 academic year (Aug- May)
  • Have graduated from a 4-year university.

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