Young Visionaries Student Achievement Program (YVSAP) Mentoring Jobs Available

Mentoring Job photoMentor Job Description

12.00 hr PT

PURPOSE: To give a young person in need of social, developmental and emotional support the companionship of a caring adult.

Mentor Duties/Responsibilities:

* Responsible for meeting with the assigned mentee for the agreed-upon time frame (i.e., often weekly meetings for at least one year)

* Act as a resource and guide

* Work closely with agency staff through phone contact, personal conferences and group meetings

* Serve as an example/role model

* Accept and relate to youth who may not share the volunteer’s lifestyle and values

* Respect the mentee’s right to self-determination and independence

Mentor Requirements/Qualifications:

Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with School District staff, public officials, private sector officials, parents and community leaders.

Familiarity with quality criteria for after school programs.

Ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate sensitivity to others as well as respond to critical incidents and act swiftly in an emergency situation.

Excellent organizational and managerial skills.

Familiarity with basic computer software programs.

Must clear DOJ and FBI Livescan, DMV H6 and Tuberculosis Clearance.

At Least 21 years of age.


Contact Information

Young Visionaries Youth Leadership Academy

696 S. Tippecanoe, San Bernardino CA 92408 (909) 723-1695

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