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Youth Development Mentors - Civil Air Patrol (NH016)

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CIVIL AIR PATROL - NEW HAMPSHIRE

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Youth Mentors

The Greater Nashua Squadron of New Hampshire Wing, Civil Air Patrol is seeking youth mentors interested in donating their time and expertise to guide and train cadets as a part of the all-volunteer Auxiliary of the United States Air Force.

The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Cadet Program transforms youth into dynamic Americans and aerospace leaders. CAP accomplishes this through a curriculum of leadership, aerospace, fitness, and character. The program follows a military model and emphasizes Air Force traditions and values. Today’s CAP cadets are tomorrow’s aerospace leaders.

Cadet program officers serve as mentors, program managers, and adult leaders to CAP cadets ages 12-20. They manage the structured, nationally mandated training and leadership curriculum at the local squadron. While no military experience is required to assist in the management of the cadet program, in some areas (ie. uniform wear, cadet drill & ceremonies) it is helpful.

If you’re up for the task, CAP offers ordinary citizens unique training and service opportunities in your local community.

The Greater Nashua Squadron meets each Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Gate City School for the Arts (7 Henry Clay Dr, Nashua). Visit our unit website at https://www.nashuacap.org/.

Qualifications:

  • An interest in mentoring young people in areas of leadership, aerospace, physical fitness, and character development;
  • A desire to serve your community;
  • Great people & communication skills;
  • Age 21 or older;
  • Able to pass a background check;
  • Previous military leadership experience is helpful, but not required.

We invite you to visit a weekly squadron meeting. You'll get a chance to meet some of our members who will discuss the organization, provide you with information and answer any questions you might have about the Civil Air Patrol. For more information about Civil Air Patrol & its missions in New Hampshire, visit http://nhwg.cap.gov

Veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to join.

"CITIZENS SERVING COMMUNITIES"

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About CIVIL AIR PATROL - NEW HAMPSHIRE

Location:

51 Airport Rd, Concord, NH 03301, US

Mission Statement

The Civil Air Patrol performs missions for America, trains youth in aviation, leadership and character, and promotes aerospace and science education through resources for educators and programs for its members.

Description

CAP is a volunteer organization with an aviation-minded membership that includes people from all backgrounds, lifestyles, and occupations. Originally formed in 1941, today it performs three Congressionally-assigned key missions:

Emergency Services, which includes search and rescue (by air and ground), disaster relief operations, communications, and homeland security missions along with operating the largest fleet of single-engine aircraft in the world;

Aerospace Education provides aviation related materials and activities for CAP members, educators, K-12 students and the general public in such areas as space, rocketry, aviation engineering and Science Technology Engineering & Math (STEM) subjects; and

Cadet Programs, directed at aviation-minded teenagers with a framework where they can learn about leadership and aerospace and promote physical fitness and community service.

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WHEN

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WHERE

7 Henry Clay DriveMerrimack, NH 03054

(42.80462,-71.48513)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Meetings are once a week, training & activities are also conducted on weekends on a local and statewide basis.
  • Visit the unit to find out more about the requirements for membership.

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