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America Needs You


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Published 4 months ago

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A few hours per month

Only 11% of low-income, first-generation college students are expected to earn bachelor’s degrees. You can help America Needs You (ANY) change this.

ANY fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first generation college students. We do this by providing a two-year, intensive mentoring and professional training program where first-generation students ("Fellows") are paired with young professional volunteers. We serve over 600 students and over 1,000 volunteers in California, Illinois, New Jersey, and New York.

As a volunteer, you will work alongside a student at career development workshops, bringing our best-in-class curriculum to life with your real world experiences and industry insight. Workshops take place on Saturdays and include trainings by our expert staff, hands-on activities to practice new skills, panels and presentations, leadership opportunities and group discussions.

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • BUILD a relationship with an ambitious, first-generation college student
  • NETWORK with accomplished professionals in diverse industries
  • STRENGTHEN your leadership and communication skills

Volunteer with ANY one-time or periodically as a Career Coach. To get started, complete the Volunteer Skills and Interests Survey: https://newyorkneedsyou.wufoo.com/forms/rn5685a0sqkdux/

Looking to make a deep impact and transform a student’s life? Volunteer as a Mentor Coach to work one-on-one with a Fellow for the full two years of their journey through the program. Mentor Coaches volunteer for 1-2 Saturdays per month for two years to cultivate a student’s interests, strengths and career path.

Apply to be a Mentor Coach here: https://www.americaneedsyou.org/mentors-apply/

Only 11% of low-income, first-generation college students are expected to earn bachelor’s degrees. You can help America Needs You (ANY) change this.

ANY fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first generation college students. We do this…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided

How to Apply

To volunteer one-time or periodically, visit:

https://newyorkneedsyou.wufoo.com/forms/rn5685a0sqkdux/

To become a Mentor Coach for sustained engagement, visit:

https://www.americaneedsyou.org/mentors-apply/

Learn more about volunteering with ANY at:

https://www.americaneedsyou.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer/

To volunteer one-time or periodically, visit:

https://newyorkneedsyou.wufoo.com/forms/rn5685a0sqkdux/

To become a Mentor Coach for sustained engagement, visit:

https://www…

Location

Jersey City, NJ

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