Mentoring at LaGuardia Community College (College and Career Focus)



Time Commitment

A few hours per month


Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


31-10 Thomson Ave
Long Island City
New York
United States


America Needs You fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first generation college students. We do this by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development. Our Fellows Program is a mentoring and professional training program where first-generation students ("Fellows") are paired with young professional volunteers. We are currently recruiting volunteers for our LaGuardia Community College program.

Mentor Coach volunteers develop a one-on-one mentoring relationship with a low-income, first-generation college student (Fellow), working with them at Saturday professional development workshops to cultivate their strengths, interests, and passions into successful careers. Mentor Coaches prepare students for selective internships through a structured career development curriculum and assist their student in transferring from community college to four year college.

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Develop a one-on-one mentoring relationship with your Fellow and help them achieve their career ambitions
  • Build your own personal network as you work closely with highly accomplished professionals from a variety of industries
  • Gain access to exclusive professional development and social events
  • Serve as a role model and resource for your class of Mentor Coach/Fellow pairs

Time commitment: 12 Saturdays during the 2018-2019 academic year, and 6 Saturdays during the 2019-2020 academic year.


Training Provided

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