Volunteer Mentor

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by Enroot

Published

10/09/2018

Times of day

Weekday Evenings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Enroot
99 Bishop Allen Drive
Cambridge
MA
02139
United States

Description

As a mentor, you are a role model, adviser, friend, and guide helping your mentee to dream big, set goals, and pursue them. All mentees in the Enroot Program are immigrant high school students in Cambridge and Somerville.


Some pairs meet up each week at Enroot's office for structured activities, while others meet up once a week to work on college applications at a local coffee shop. Favorite actives include: going out for hot chocolate, watching a movie, playing basketball, working on a tough homework assignment, or visiting a college – it all depends on you and your mentee’s interests and needs. You will likely guide your mentee in the following areas: building positive relationships, exploring careers, planning higher education, and practicing English. 


We are specifically looking for mentors who speak one (or more!) of the following languages: Spanish, Haitian Creole, Bengali, Amharic, Portuguese, or Hindi. Speaking another language is not a requirement and we encourage anyone interested to apply!

Benefits

  • Training Provided
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

How To Apply

volunteer@enrooteducation.org
http://www.enrooteducation.org/mentor

Please complete a volunteer application and we will invite you to a volunteer orientation! Feel free to reach out with any questions.


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