Education Specialist (PeerMentor Program)

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ORGANIZATION: LifeSmart Education

Who We Are

LifeSmart Education is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that enhances the availability of nontraditional educational classes and resources for underserved youth and communities. We help those who need unwavering, positive life management skills. Youth aren't born knowing the life skills that we wish they did; they must be taught and molded into productive members of society. At LifeSmart Education, we teach youth how to be socially and emotionally successful and enable them to achieve their highest potential as law-abiding global citizens.

Why volunteer with LifeSmart Education?

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to help youth socialize, learn, and grow.

At LifeSmart Education (LSE) we know your time is valuable and we encourage volunteers to let us know what work interests them in order to help them grow as professionals.

Volunteers will earn an endorsement on LinkedIn or a referral after successful completion of their volunteer commitment.

Summary

LifeSmart Education seeks to foster personal growth and development for young children with our new peer mentoring program. We are giving children aged 13 to 16 an opportunity to interact and listen to guidance from our trained teenage volunteers aged 16 to 18. The young mentors will be sharing their experiences and life tips with their mentees.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and responsible Education Specialist volunteer to join our new PeerMentor Program team. The Education Specialist will assist young mentors communicate effectively with their mentees. Additional responsibilities include planning and organizing engaging materials ( ex: online workshops, etc.) for the mentors on a weekly basis.

This volunteer position requires a 3-month commitment (hours are flexible).

Responsibilities:
  • Plan, create, and organize weekly tasks and activities for mentors
  • Create fun and engaging program materials
  • Provide guidance and tips for mentors on effective communication
  • Work collaboratively with LSE staff to achieve program’s objectives and goals
Skills/Qualifications:
  • Curriculum development
  • Leadership skills
  • Digital proficiency
  • Proactive and responsible
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with children or a degree in Education or Psychology

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About LifeSmart Education

Location:

3989 Broadway, Suite 285, GROVE CITY, OH 43123, US

Mission Statement

Helping underserved populations with a transformative education that empowers, motivates, and encourages them to become productive,law-abiding, global citizens.

Description

Diversity has been an area of concern in international education for many years, Global Diversity Abroad, our sister company, mission is to present the opportunity for historically over-looked high school students with the possibility to learn on an international platform. This program is specially designed to meet the needs of minority and at-risk youth, guiding them through a course of study that will expose them to drastic life changing experiences abroad.

Our goal is to formulate a preventative social mindset where students are exposed to new ideas, build positive relationships, develop confidence and experience new challenges. This is our model to empower young people to be globally-minded individuals by transforming their lives.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • Product Development
  • Program Management

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