Become a Virtual Mentor and help a job seeker develop professional skills - 13 weekly sessions

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ORGANIZATION: StreetWise Partners

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StreetWise Partners is dedicated to expanding opportunity and championing economic equity for overlooked and under-resourced communities, but we need your help!

Support job seekers in building resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, virtual interview skills, elevator pitches, and more - everything they need to jump-start their career trajectory.

WHEN: Weekly on Tuesdays or Wednesdays, April 4th -June 28th

WHERE: Completely virtual!

WHO: Professionals with at least 2 years of experience looking to make a meaningful impact.

Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm EST for 13 Weeks

WHY:

  • Build your leadership skills
  • Engage in meaningful relationships with mentees and other volunteers
  • Empower an adult to professional success in a structured and collaborative environment
  • Champion access to opportunity and chip away at historic barriers to success

If you are interested in becoming a mentor please sign up today at: https://streetwisepartners.surveymonkey.com/r/6LVYLQB?sf_SWP_Program_Application__c_Id={!sf_SWP_Program_Application__c_Id_value}

2 Shifts

  • 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
    Every Wednesday evening from 5/4 to 28/6
  • evening / 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
    Every Tuesday evening from 4/4 to 27/6
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About StreetWise Partners

Location:

1001 Woodward Avenue, Floor 5, DETROIT, MI 48226, US

Mission Statement

StreetWise Partners’ goal is to leverage mentorship to increase employment opportunities for adults from overlooked and under-resourced communities within New York, Washington, D.C. and Detroit. StreetWise Partners pairs volunteers with mentees who are unemployed or underemployed to provide them with the skills, resources and access to networks they need to secure and maintain employment.

Description

Our program annually serves 400 mentees through the support of 50+ corporations and 1,500 volunteers. Since our inception in 1997, StreetWise Partners has transformed the lives of 7,000 job seekers through the support of 12,000 volunteers.

Our mentees are:

  • Unemployed or underemployed men and women ages 18+ from historically overlooked and under-resourced communities in New York City, Washington D.C., and Detroit.
  • High School or High School Equivalent/GED graduates with basic hard skills training and/or college.
  • Individuals facing limitations and challenges spanning work, education, access to professional networks, and role models and unstable housing.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Employment
Race & Ethnicity
Community, Employment, Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Professional Development
  • Networking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours a week for 13 weeks in session, plus out-of-session contact to be agreed with your mentee

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