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GenOne

  • 10 people are interested

A Navigator will become a trusted advocate and resource for their Scholar(s). They will cultivate a positive interpersonal relationship to guide their Scholar(s) on their journey to and through college.Our ask is that a Navigator do the following:

Form deep, interpersonal relationships with GenOne Scholars. This takes time and dedication.
Encourage Scholars in their participation of the GenOne Program and their pathway to college
Cultivate confidence in Scholars to attend and matriculate from college
Connect Scholars to opportunities presented through GenOne, your own network and the surrounding community

We are seeking mentors who are educationally driven who want to help first-generation students receive the resources needed to attend a college or university. We conduct a phone screening, an in person screening, offer a mandatory orientation training for all interested applicants, and follow up with a criminal background and motor vehicles check. We ask for a two year commitment at minimum for working with and serving our students as well as for an active and engaged mentor who will play a critical role in our students' lives.


Seeking Female Volunteers: Yes

Seeking Male Volunteers: Yes

Minimum Match Commitment (in months): 12 months or longer

Type of Mentoring: One-to-One

Youth Population Served: College/Post-secondary Student, First-Generation College, General Youth Population, Gifted/Talented/Academic Achiever, LGBTQ Youth, Low Income, Opportunity Youth, Recent Immigrant/Refugee, Single-Parent Household, Youth with Disabilities

Mentoring Program Goals: Career Exploration, Education/Academic Support, Friendship/Socialization, Healthy Behaviors

Ages of Youth Served: 11-14, 15-18, 18-24

More opportunities with GenOne

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About GenOne

Location:

933 Louise Ave, Charlotte, NC 28204, US

Mission Statement

A Navigator will become a trusted advocate and resource for their Scholar(s). They will cultivate a positive interpersonal relationship to guide their Scholar(s) on their journey to and through college.Our ask is that a Navigator do the following:

Form deep, interpersonal relationships with GenOne Scholars. This takes time and dedication.
Encourage Scholars in their participation of the GenOne Program and their pathway to college
Cultivate confidence in Scholars to attend and matriculate from college
Connect Scholars to opportunities presented through GenOne, your own network and the surrounding community

Description

We are seeking mentors who are educationally driven who want to help first-generation students receive the resources needed to attend a college or university. We conduct a phone screening, an in person screening, offer a mandatory orientation training for all interested applicants, and follow up with a criminal background and motor vehicles check. We ask for a two year commitment at minimum for working with and serving our students as well as for an active and engaged mentor who will play a critical role in our students' lives.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Charlotte, NC 28204

(35.21507,-80.82948)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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