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Post Secondary Success Mentor (Remote Position) - 2024

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ORGANIZATION: South Bronx United

  • 25 people are interested
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OVERVIEW

Post Secondary Success Mentors will be matched to an alumnus of the South Bronx United's Academy program, ages 18-24 most will be either in college or a recent college graduate. Mentors will support the mentee through either supporting a college student or on a career pathway. This would include reviewing resumes and cover letters, discussing potential career paths, reviewing internship and job opportunities, and mentoring them on best approaches to the job search, interviews, and more. Mentors will communicate with the mentee through email, phone calls, and in-person meetings.

SBU is looking for volunteers with a range of professional backgrounds; as volunteers are matched with alumni with related career paths, we cannot guarantee immediate matches.

WHEN

Once a month, at the convenience of mentors/mentees.

COMMITMENT

Mentors commit to holding at least one meeting, remote or in-person, per month with their mentee. Each mentor is required to attend an orientation with the College Success Coordinator. Mentors are expected to commit to at least one academic year of support (September- May) ; since pairings are rolling and made according to the career interests of the alumnus, the start of a mentoring year may vary.

QUALIFICATIONS

Mentors will often be matched with a mentee who has a career interest in the same professional area. Ideally mentors have served as mentors or managers in other professional contexts.

TRAINING

An orientation and training will be held with the College Success Coordinator and Director of College Guidance and Alumni.

BENEFITS

In addition to helping provide the resources and support to allow underserved students to thrive in school, SBU is happy to connect with your school to see if your volunteer hours can work towards school service or academic requirements.

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About South Bronx United

Location:

814 River Ave, Suite 2-3, Bronx, NY 10451, US

Mission Statement

South Bronx United uses soccer as a vehicle for social change. South Bronx United aims to help youth build character, teamwork, and leadership so that they can succeed in high school, college, careers, their community and beyond. South Bronx United strives to promote educational achievement, health and wellness, and character development through activities on and off the soccer field and to UNITE a diverse group of individuals and an incredibly diverse community toward common positive goals.

Description

South Bronx United is a youth development organization dedicated on serving the South Bronx through education, mentoring, and soccer programs. Our goal is use the sport and the strength of mentoring to help boys and girls, ages 4-19, develop as leaders and scholars.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Research

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Career Mentors commit to holding at least one meeting, remote or in-person, per month with their mentee. Occasional training sessions and meetings with staff are held.

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