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Green Dot Public Schools National Mentorship Program, Volunteer Mentor

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Green Dot Public Schools National Mentorship Program



Mission: The Green Dot Public Schools National Mentorship Program seeks to transform public education by empowering every one of our students to recognize and reach their full potential. We do this by ensuring that students develop expanded career aspirations, a powerful and supportive professional network, and a clear post-secondary plan for success in college, leadership, and life.

Impact: By providing guidance, accountability, and knowledge, your role is to support your mentee in career exploration, self-discovery, and social-emotional development. As a mentor, you are consistent, culturally responsive, and prepared to push your own thinking and the thinking of your mentee. We ask that you prioritize this relationship and be a consistent presence while mentees learn to navigate this program.

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities: As a mentor you will

Take the lead in supporting a young person through an ongoing, one-to-one relationship

Provide a model for a healthy, trusting relationship through clear communication and setting appropriate boundaries

Acknowledging their strengths, talents and gifts and encouraging them to find ways to use them.

Assist mentee in goal setting and support them to work toward accomplishing them

Time Commitment



Make the full commitment for the duration of the program, September - May.

Communicate with mentees by engaging in direct messaging, responding to at least 3-5 students weekly via mentoring platform

Participate in monthly video conferences with mentee(s) via mentoring platform.

Attend initial equity and mindset training in addition to attending two more equity trainings during the program year and an additional mindset training.

Attend mentor/mentee group events, mentor support groups, and program recognition events.

Benefits

Relationship with a future leader of your company

Opportunity to contribute to the community and young people

Personal ongoing support, supervision to help the match succeed

Equity training

Increased employee engagement

Requirements: To be a mentor you must complete and meet certain requirements.

Qualifications

Some experience working with youth

Have participated in at least one volunteer experience

At least two years of experience working in professional field

Complete application process, consisting of written application and potential interviews references (if applicable)

Background check

Attend mentor training

Be willing to adhere to all program policies and procedures

Application and Screening Process

Written application via a digital platform

Criminal history check: state, child abuse, and neglect registry, sexual offender registry

Interview

Additional Information: This is a virtual program and will not require any on-site visits.

Please check out the Green Dot National Mentorship Program website for more information!

3 Shifts
Available spots are approximations

  • Mon Feb 21, 2022 - 08:20 AM to 09:10 AM - Spots available: 5
    Los Angeles CA 90015 US
  • Mon Mar 21, 2022 - 08:20 AM to 09:10 AM - Spots available: 5
    Los Angeles CA 90015 US
  • Mon Apr 18, 2022 - 08:20 AM to 09:10 AM - Spots available: 5
    Los Angeles CA 90015 US
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About Green Dot Public Schools National Mentorship Program

Location:

1149 S. Hill St., Ste 600, Los Angeles, CA 90015, US

Mission Statement

The Green Dot Public Schools National Mentorship Program seeks to transform public education by empowering every one of our 14,000+ students to recognize and strive to reach their full potential. Our vision is to help create a world where all students have access to the high-quality education and dynamic professional networks necessary to build pathways to prosperity in the communities we serve.

Description

By providing guidance, accountability, and knowledge, your role is to support your mentee in

career exploration, self-discovery, and social-emotional development. As a mentor you are

consistent, culturally-responsive, and prepared to push your own thinking and the thinking of

your mentee. We ask that you prioritize this relationship and be a consistent presence while

mentees learn to navigate this program.

Mentor Role

? Take the lead in supporting a young person through an ongoing, one-to-one relationship

? Provide a model for a healthy, trusting relationship through clear communication and

setting appropriate boundaries

? Acknowledging their strengths, talents and gifts and encouraging them to find ways to

use them.

? Assist mentee in goal setting and support them to work toward accomplishing them

Qualifications:

? Some experience working with youth

? Have participated in at least one volunteer experience

? At least two years of experience working in professional field

? Complete application process, consisting of written application and potential interviews

references (if applicable)

? Background check

? Attend mentor training

? Be willing to adhere to all program policies and procedures

Children & Youth

WHEN

Mon Feb 21, 2022 - Mon Apr 18, 2022
08:20 AM - 09:10 AM
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

Los Angeles, CA 90015

(34.03901,-118.26728)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

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