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Become a mentor for dynamic high school students with Global Glimpse!

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Become a mentor for dynamic high school students with Global Glimpse!

“What’s special to me about being a mentor was being able to help cultivate a space and culture where young, passionate voices from around the country come together and commit to making their communities a better place.” - Brandon C, Academy Mentor


BECOME A MENTOR

  • Do you want to work with a diverse group of engaged high school students from around the United States?
  • Do you want to be a part of a dynamic and powerful virtual learning experience?
  • Do you have experience facilitating thoughtful small group discussions?
  • Do you want to work with a group of like-minded educators and facilitators from around the world?

If you answered yes, we encourage you to apply to become a mentor for one of our Brave New Academies!


A SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY

Mentors play an important role in our Academies as small group facilitators who guide the growth and learning of a group of 15-20 diverse high school students. During a time when students are feeling more uncertain and isolated, Brave New Academy mentors empower them to connect with the world, lead with empathy and prepare for their future. 


ABOUT THE ROLE

Each of the 10 academy sessions ends with a 40-minute small mentor group called a “BNA Squad” where students break into small groups to discuss and engage with topics from that day's session. After observing the full session, including inspiring guest speaker interviews, mentors facilitate and guide the BNA Squad break out discussions and activities for the students. Mentors will engage with the same BNA Squad throughout the entire Academy and get to know the students and watch them grow over the 10 sessions.


TIMING & COMMITMENT

We are offering one Academy this fall that you can sign up to be a mentor for. You must be able to commit to all 10 sessions of any ONE academy plus a 90-minute training one week before the first session.

  • Brave New Leaders: November 10th - December 15th. (Tuesdays & Thursdays from 4pm-6pm PST / 7pm-9pm EST)
  • Available to be online for each two hour session plus an additional 15 minutes before and after the session
  • This is likely a 30-35 hour time commitment including training and prep in-between sessions


ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience facilitating activities & discussion for a diverse group of high school students
  • Ability to guide students through deep and dynamic discussions


INCREDIBLE REWARDS

  • Work with talented Global Glimpse staff and passionate co-mentors from around the world
  • Get inspired by a highly engaged high school students from across the country
  • Gain training and practice in virtual youth facilitation
  • Receive a stylish Away Travel suitcase
  • Receive a certificate of service as a youth mentor
  • Apply for Continuing Education Units for career advancement (optional)

“What’s special to me about being a mentor was being able to help cultivate a space and culture where young, passionate voices from around the country come together and commit to making their communities a better place.” - Brandon C, Academy…

Details at a glance

  • Virtual Opportunity

How to Apply

To Apply: Click here to apply to be a BNA Mentor.

Questions: Please check out the Become a Mentor page on our Brave New Academy Website for further details. You can also see exact dates/times of our two fall academies on the Explore Themes page.

Please feel free to reach out to Brent Nichols, Senior Director of US Programs (Brent@globalglimpse.org) with any questions.

Deadline: Priority will be given to interest received by October 30th, 2020.

To Apply: Click here to apply to be a BNA Mentor.

Questions: Please check out the Become a Mentor page on our Brave New Academy Website for further details. You can also see exact dates…

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