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Youth Mentor

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BeUnlimited
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Greenbelt, MD
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Published 22 days ago
Youth Mentor

A mentor with the UnTapped program will support and encourage the educational and personal development of our scholars and provide active guidance to help them achieve their goals. 

Expectations

  • Serve as a positive role model
  • Take the lead in supporting mentees through an ongoing, one-on-one relationship 
  • Build the relationship by attending and participating in program activities. 
  • Strive for mutual respect.
  • Help set goals and work toward accomplishing them 

Time Commitment 

  • Make at least a one-year commitment
  • Spend at least 4 hours a month with mentees
  • Communicate with mentees weekly
  • Attend training sessions provided by BeUnlimited 

Requirements 

  • Be at least 25 years old
  • Be interested in working with young people from various different cultures. 
  • Be willing to adhere to all program policies and procedures
  • Be willing to complete the application and screening process, which includes a background check
  • Be dependable and consistent in meeting time commitments. 
  • Attend mentor training sessions as prescribed
  • Be willing to communicate regularly with program staff, submit activity information, and take constructive feedback regarding mentoring activities 

Desirable Qualities 

  • Someone who holds our core values: Advocacy, Empowerment, Enlightenment, & Encouragement
  • Willing listener and supportive
  • Patient and flexible
  • Tolerant and respectful of individual differences
  • Good relationship building skills

Application and Screening Process 

  1. Written application
  2. Provide three personal references
  3. Criminal history check
  4. Personal interview
  5. Attend initial mentor training


A mentor with the UnTapped program will support and encourage the educational and personal development of our scholars and provide active guidance to help them achieve their goals. 

Expectations

  • Serve as a positive role model
  • Take the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Greenbelt, MD
Associated Location
Greenbelt, MD, USA

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Instructions:

Please complete the Mentor Application at the link provided, and we will follow up with an interview date.

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