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Looking for a meaningful way to give back in Los Angeles? Apply today to volunteer as a Mentor Coach with America Needs You (ANY) and help an ambitious, first-generation college student reach their full potential!

America Needs You fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students. We do this by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development.

Impact: America Needs You (ANY) pairs high-achieving, low-income, first-generation college students with young professionals from a variety of industries who serve as their mentors throughout the duration of the two year Fellowship program. Mentor Coaches meet with students in person and remotely to help students achieve their career goals and graduate from college with a full-time job or graduate school placement.

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities:Mentor Coaches support their student at Saturday workshops held in Los Angeles (6-7 Saturdays per year) and connect one-on-one virtually twice per month.

Here are just a few of the benefits of becoming a Mentor Coach:

  • Develop aone-on-one mentoring relationshipwith your Scholar,and help them achieve their career ambitions.
  • Serve as a role model and resourcefor your class of 40 Mentor Coach/Scholar pairs.
  • Network with highly accomplished professionalsfrom a variety of industries.
  • Gain access to exclusive professional development and social events.

Requirements:To be eligible to apply to be a Mentor Coach, you should:

  • Want to mentor first-generation college students in their personal and professional development.
  • Be available to attend career development workshops 6-7 Saturdays per year for two years.
  • Be a college graduate with 3+ years of work experience, willing to share your industry expertise and network.

Application:Apply here! https://www.americaneedsyou.org/mentors-apply/

When

This opportunity starts on June 9, 2018, noon and ends March 7, 2020, 6 p.m. CDT and happens once. All events occur at an action's local time based on the latest information provided to us. The time listed here has been automatically converted to your device's timezone if yours is different.

Where

515 South Flower St, Los Angeles, California, 90071, USA

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