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Peer Mentorship Volunteer Coordinator

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Girls Are Powerful
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Minneapolis, MN

Girls Are Powerful


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Published 1 month ago

Recurring
Weekdays
A few hours per month

Girls Are Powerful is launching phase one of its peer mentorship pilot program: Empowering Girls. Participants will be girls in middle school (6th-8th grade) connected together to learn from and lead each other. The program pilot is set to launch in spring 2021.


Role Summary  

The Volunteer Coordinator will lead volunteer recruiting and coordination for the mentorship program. This role will establish connections with potential volunteers as well as onboard and support volunteers committed to the program. As well as organize and oversee training of volunteers by adapting program content created by the Mentorship Program Content Developer.  


Time Commitment: 5-10 hours per month, November 2020 – Fall 2021


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for 

  • Coordinating training of mentorship program volunteers, including facilitating volunteer training/orientation
  • Recruiting needed volunteers for peer mentorship program
  • Collaborating with the Content Developer to develop mentorship content 
  • Providing ongoing support to program volunteers once onboarded
  • Collaborating with Program Manager, Content Developer, Project Manager and Evaluation Team
  • Performing other duties that may arise from the mentoring program that are necessary for program success

 

Preferred Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

It is expected that the candidate for this position has all or most of the following:

  • Passion for people, establishing connections and growing relationships
  • Previous experience training and managing people
  • Knowledge of basic recruiting methods
  • Ability to work digitally; access to personal laptop/phone
  • Capacity to work independently 
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Organized (note that role is supported by project manager overseeing timelines and organization of workstreams)

 

In addition, all candidates should possess a desire and a commitment to empower and encourage the lives of the next generation of girls. Provide leadership, vision, and direction to Girls Are Powerful to ensure the organization meets the needs of the participants, volunteers and the community with an emphasis on diversity and inclusion. Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and a passion for improving the lives of women and girls in our community.

 

Availability: If you are interested in this position, please forward your letter of interest and resume to volunteers@girlsarepowerful.org.

Girls Are Powerful is launching phase one of its peer mentorship pilot program: Empowering Girls. Participants will be girls in middle school (6th-8th grade) connected together to learn from and lead each other. The program pilot is set to…

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Minneapolis, MN

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