Lead Mentor 

“Being able to hear their stories and help them overcome their struggles, then seeing them graduate high school and knowing they’re a step closer to achieving their dreams is a beautiful thing”

Samuel Lauderdale

Lead Academic Mentor

Valley High School

Lead Mentors commit to serving part time for one year at a middle school, high school or college campus in Sacramento County or Stockton. 

Term of Service: July 27, 2020 – June 25, 2020

 

Benefits of Service: 

  • $900 Biweekly Living allowance (up to $21,600 per year). 

  • $10,000 education award upon completion of 1700 hours.

  • Health, Dental and Vision Benefits

  • Childcare assistance 

  • Student Loan Deferment, if loans qualify

  • Extensive Professional Development and experiential learning opportunities
     

Qualifications:

  • $800 Biweekly Living allowance (up to $21,600 per year). 

  • $6,195 education award upon completion of 1700 hours.

  • Health, Dental and Vision Benefits

  • Childcare assistance 

  • Student Loan Deferment, if loans qualify

  • Extensive Professional Development and experiential learning opportunities

Responsibilities:

  • Provide peer coaching to AmeriCorps fellows at a middle or high school campus 

  • Conduct monthly observations of AmeriCorps fellows to support individual development and achieve site goals 

  • Provide support onboarding Corps members to IYT service model.

  •  Support and/or conduct extended day programming through facilitation of enriching activities for students before, during and after school including, but not limited to, academic enrichment and intervention, homework support, recreation, service learning, and leadership development. 

  • Provide one on one and small group mentoring to students and regularly meet with their parents/guardians 

  • Participate in monthly professional development sessions

  • Organize and maintain student contact data through salesforce 

  • Lead all workshops relating to college access and completion including but not limited to SAT/ACT preparation, personal statements and scholarships

  • Regularly meet with seniors (high school only)to assist with all items related to college including but not related to college applications, scholarships, FAFSA, placement test, etc.  

  • Participate and facilitate college tours, brotherhood trips and campus events 

  • Facilitate college admission and financial aid workshops for students and parents 

  • Track and report key student performance indicators to supervisor on a monthly basis 

(e.g. student credits, progress toward graduation, college eligibility, college/program 

applications, college/program acceptances, scholarships) 

  • Support and facilitate concurrent enrollment with local colleges (high school only)

  • Ensure students are registered for college testing (e.g. PSAT, SAT, ACT, etc.) 

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Email: iyt@improveyourtomorrow.org

Phone: 916-299-3432

Registered Charity: 46-2981774

 

 

Administered by CaliforniaVolunteers and sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

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