Male Volunteers Needed in Kingston/Trench Town, Kingston & St. Andrew, Jamaica



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Volunteers for Want in Kingston & St. Andrew


Post Date Nov 9, 2018
Expiry Date May 10, 2019
Price $0.00 JMD (Negotiable)

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Name joytownfoundation
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Cell Phone (876) 930-0841

Description


Joy Town - Mentor Job Description
Title: Volunteer Mentor, Joy Town Community Development Foundation (JTCDF)
A Mentor (Caring and Supportive Adult) with the JTCDF/TCYF program is a caring, responsible, adult volunteer who serves as a trusted friend and guide to a student from JTCDF's TCYF program. She/he helps to ensure that the student develops important academic and life skills and is also exposed to new opportunities as well as a wide array of resources. The Caring & Supportive Adult (CASA) helps their prot g make positive life choices, stay in school, and graduates with a plan for pursuing post-secondary education or gainful employment.

Basic Function
The Mentor's (CSA's) Responsibility to Prot g
Every Volunteer Mentor (CASA) must:
Honor, all commitments made to the prot g and JTCDF.
Be respectful of the prot g 's time, opinions, and decision-making.
Serve as a positive role model by modeling desirable behaviors-e.g. patience,
Be relaxed and able to establish appropriate boundaries with the prot g and
his or her family.
Be encouraging and supportive of the prot g .
Help the prot g develop a milestone plan for completing high school and going on to college or work.
Responsibility to JTCDF Program
Every Volunteer Mentor must:
Check-in with the program coordinator once a month.
Attend on-going trainings when needed or requested to do so by program coordinator.
Complete evaluation surveys as requested by staff.
Be patient and understand the mentoring relationship is a process that takes work
and time.
Time Commitment: Make a one-year commitment.
Be able to commit to spending at least one year in a relationship with a student from the TCYF Program in a one-to-one relationship.
Spend at least four - six hours per month engaged in a mutually
agreed-upon activity with their prot g s.
Communicate with their prot g s weekly-by telephone or email-to keep in touchabout what is going on in their lives.
Attend at least 1 weekly group meetings a month (group meetings are about 1 hour in length).
Attend a two-hour one-on-one mentor/mentee session with matched mentee once per quarter
Attend an initial training session, as well as at least one additional training session during each year of participation in the program.
The ideal volunteer will possess the following qualities:
Encouraging and supportive
Patient and flexible
Benefits to Mentor
Personal fulfillment through contribution to community and
individual
Satisfaction in helping someone mature, progress, and achieve
goals


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