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Volunteer opportunity description

 

 

 

 

Overall Description of Position:

Designs, organizes, and facilitates the Sophomore Program mentoring sessions on Saturdays. 

 

 

Reports To:

Director of Philadelphia Program

Direct Reports Includes:

Sophomore Program Team Leads, Mentors

Day to Day Roles & Responsibilities:

·         Create calendar of curriculum and work plan for entire year with staff

·         Design and distribute weekly agenda, tasks and announcements

·         Monitor and manage all mentee/mentor issues

·         Manage weekly sessions

·         Work with Co-Directors of Test Prep to coordinate Math Matters instruction

·         Collaborate with Directors of Writing & Critical Thinking (W&CT) to implement programming ideas

·         Work with Directors of Summer Programs to coordinate school applications

Commitment:

·         October to May, holiday weekends excluded (~25 sessions/year)

·         10-15 hours per week (this includes 3-4 hours on Saturdays)

·         In addition to Saturday sessions, attend 80% of Minds Matter’s monthly leadership meetings

 

 

Desired capabilities:

·         Strong organizational, leadership and communication skills

·         Ability to manage difficult situations with flexibility and professionalism

·         Initiates and proactively tackles problems

·         Acts in best interest of Minds Matter students and the organization

·         Capacity to understand and learn perspectives of multiple stakeholders

·         Thinks innovatively and creatively

 

 

Organizational Level Responsibilities Required:

Collaboration:

·         Communicate with other Program Directors to develop complementary program curriculum and activities

·         Share information with staff, providing them with relevant information and thoughts on the program

 

 

 

Requirements

 

 

 

 

Overall Description of Position:

Designs, organizes, and facilitates the Sophomore Program mentoring sessions on Saturdays. 

 

 

Reports To:

Director of Philadelphia Program

Direct Reports Includes:

Sophomore Program Team Leads, Mentors

Day to Day Roles & Responsibilities:

·         Create calendar of curriculum and work plan for entire year with staff

·         Design and distribute weekly agenda, tasks and announcements

·         Monitor and manage all mentee/mentor issues

·         Manage weekly sessions

·         Work with Co-Directors of Test Prep to coordinate Math Matters instruction

·         Collaborate with Directors of Writing & Critical Thinking (W&CT) to implement programming ideas

·         Work with Directors of Summer Programs to coordinate school applications

Commitment:

·         October to May, holiday weekends excluded (~25 sessions/year)

·         10-15 hours per week (this includes 3-4 hours on Saturdays)

·         In addition to Saturday sessions, attend 80% of Minds Matter’s monthly leadership meetings

 

 

Desired capabilities:

·         Strong organizational, leadership and communication skills

·         Ability to manage difficult situations with flexibility and professionalism

·         Initiates and proactively tackles problems

·         Acts in best interest of Minds Matter students and the organization

·         Capacity to understand and learn perspectives of multiple stakeholders

·         Thinks innovatively and creatively

 

 

Organizational Level Responsibilities Required:

Collaboration:

·         Communicate with other Program Directors to develop complementary program curriculum and activities

·         Share information with staff, providing them with relevant information and thoughts on the program

 

 

 

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About the organization

Minds Matter Philadelphia

Contact:
Viraj Narayanan
VP of Volunteers
Organization’s website:
http://mindsmatterphilly.org