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GenOne

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Education & Literacy

Location

933 Louise AveCharlotte, NC 28204 United States

Organization Information

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.

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