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Ambassador of Mentoring

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

August 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020

Application Window

March 13, 2019 - July 30, 2019

Location

  • Massachusetts, US

Contact Information

Thomas McGee
(617) 695-2473
tmcgee@massmentors.org

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AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring

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Description

Ambassadors are AmeriCorps members who are placed at mentoring programs and youth-serving organizations statewide to help strengthen programs in the areas of match support, program development, marketing strategic planning and mentor/mentee recruitment, mentor/mentee or parent training and curriculum development, and program development and start-up

About the Program
Since 2008, 175 Ambassadors of Mentoring (AOM) have served through 64 mentoring agencies with an average of 1,500 volunteer inquiries that resulted in an average of 379 mentors matched each year. AOMs have reached more than 10,000 youth through nearly 35,000 hours of service.

AOM Projects Include:

Recruit, train and support new mentors at a youth-serving organization
Leading their own field-wide service projects
Developing and building system capacity

Ambassadors are AmeriCorps members who are placed at mentoring programs and youth-serving organizations statewide to help strengthen programs in the areas of match support, program development, marketing strategic planning and mentor/mentee recruitment, mentor/mentee or parent training and curriculum development, and program development and start-up

About the Program
Since 2008, 175 Ambassadors of Mentoring (AOM) have served through 64 mentoring agencies with an average of 1,500 volunteer inquiries that resulted in an average of 379 mentors matched each year. AOMs have reached more than 10,000 youth through nearly 35,000 hours of service.

AOM Projects Include:

Recruit, train and support new mentors at a youth-serving organization
Leading their own field-wide service projects
Developing and building system capacity
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Living Allowance

$1250 - $1250 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

• A $5,920 educational award upon completion of service • Graduate certificate in Youth Development • $1,250 pre-taxed stipend per month • Additional transportation reimbursement for qualifying members • 250+ hours of professional training and networking opportunities in the mentoring field and the non-profit sector • Loan deferment and interest accrual payment for qualifying loans upon completion of service • A built-in network of AmeriCorps members and colleagues

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth

Location Type

Rural, Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Indirect "capacity building" for a direct service program

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Elementary School, Middle School, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, Recreation or Youth Center, School-based Nonprofit, Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Thomas McGee
(617) 695-2473
tmcgee@massmentors.org

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AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring

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