Hours: To be discussed Reports to: External Relations Manager
„X Engage in active recruitment of mentors „X Take the lead on the mentor intake process to ensure prompt and effective service to both mentors and Mentors, Inc. „X Help with organization of mentor intake and organizational materials. „X Assist with production of outreach and publicity materials „X Research, propose and execute new recruiting and outreach opportunities; including but not limited to TV, radio, faith based outreach, community based outreach, and corporate outreach „X ¡§DC Society for Mentors¡¨- create and manage a Google group (see YNPNdc & YEP for reference) to bring together people interested in Mentoring „X Managing and updating mentor/recruitment database and email lists „X Updating liaison contact information for all recruitment partners „X Contact alumni of program to find out what they are currently doing „X Contact former Mentors: update contact information, interest in assisting in outreach, and interest in being re-matched „X Other projects, depending on intern¡¦s experience and interest
Skills and Qualifications „X Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communications skills. „X 1-2 years related work experience (can be cumulative during summers or academic terms). „X Enthusiasm for and experience working with youth (either professional or volunteer). „X Strong working knowledge of Internet and computer software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher. „X Flexibility, creativity. „X Ability to multitask, managing multiple projects and tasks effectively and promptly. „X Ability to work well in small, energetic and collegial office.
* * * * * * * * * Founded in 1987, Mentors, Inc. mission is to increase the graduation rates and success of Washington, D.C.¡¦s public high school students by pairing them with caring adult volunteers in structured and enriched mentoring relationships that promote their personal, academic and career development The goal of the program is to ensure that students graduate from high school with a concrete plan for life after high school ¡V be it higher education, vocational training or military service ¡V that will result in a fulfilling career and personal growth.