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Become a Mentor: ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia

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ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia

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MISSION STATEMENT- To engage, excite and enlighten high school students to pursue careers in architecture, engineering and construction through mentoring and to support their continued advancement in the industry.
Students are assigned to teams led by VOLUNTEER MENTORS FROM FIRMS REPRESENTING ARCHITECTS, CONSTRUCTION MANAGERS, ENGINEERS (CIVIL, STRUCTURAL, MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL), OWNERS AND TRADES PEOPLE.
Teams meet after school, usually every other week, for 15 to 16 sessions held in the offices of mentor firms or at the school. Each team selects a project and goes through the entire design process learning various skills along the way. In addition to "office" meetings, teams go on field trips to actual construction sites. At the end of the school year, the teams present their projects to assembled mentors, family and friends, much as an actual design team would present to a client.

The program needs professional volunteers from the integrated construction industry. ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS, CONSTRUCTION MANAGERS, CRAFTS/TRADES PERSONNEL ARE EXAMPLES OF THE TYPE OF MENTORS THAT ARE NEEDED. The mentor should be able to commit to every or every other week meeting for two hours after school hours. The mentor will be assign to a team of other professional volunteers from the industry to meet with a group of students.


Seeking Female Volunteers: Yes

Seeking Male Volunteers: Yes

Minimum Match Commitment (in months): 6 months

Type of Mentoring: Group

Youth Population Served: College/Post-secondary Student, First-Generation College, General Youth Population, Low Income

Mentoring Program Goals: Career Exploration

Ages of Youth Served: 15-18

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About ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia

Location:

36 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, US

Mission Statement

MISSION STATEMENT- To engage, excite and enlighten high school students to pursue careers in architecture, engineering and construction through mentoring and to support their continued advancement in the industry.
Students are assigned to teams led by VOLUNTEER MENTORS FROM FIRMS REPRESENTING ARCHITECTS, CONSTRUCTION MANAGERS, ENGINEERS (CIVIL, STRUCTURAL, MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL), OWNERS AND TRADES PEOPLE.
Teams meet after school, usually every other week, for 15 to 16 sessions held in the offices of mentor firms or at the school. Each team selects a project and goes through the entire design process learning various skills along the way. In addition to "office" meetings, teams go on field trips to actual construction sites. At the end of the school year, the teams present their projects to assembled mentors, family and friends, much as an actual design team would present to a client.

Description

The program needs professional volunteers from the integrated construction industry. ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS, CONSTRUCTION MANAGERS, CRAFTS/TRADES PERSONNEL ARE EXAMPLES OF THE TYPE OF MENTORS THAT ARE NEEDED. The mentor should be able to commit to every or every other week meeting for two hours after school hours. The mentor will be assign to a team of other professional volunteers from the industry to meet with a group of students.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Philadelphia, PA 19103

(39.95319,-75.17496)
 

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