Mentor

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100% of Our Mentors Recommend Mentoring to Others


We Make It Easy To Be A Mentor

Mentors prepare students to have successful careers and personal lives through the development of character values, goal setting, and strategic plans. Students find their mentoring experience invaluable.  Mentoring provides students with an opportunity to learn about other professions, and to meet someone outside the classroom who can provide guidance, share personal and professional experiences, and serve as a role model. Winning Futures makes it easy because we provide mentors with a structured setting and topic-based activities to complete with their mentees. 


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Seven Easy Steps to Becoming A Mentor

If you are motivated to help youth in your community and are willing to make the commitment, you can mentor! You will work with three students on a scheduled weekday for one hour during school hours, and assist students to identify their character values, set goals, explore careers, build employability skills, and prepare for the future through fun activities. As a mentor, you can select which school you want to work with, and you will be asked to:

Step 1: Fill out an application (Currently full, application will reopen spring 2018. Please complete interest form at above link)

Step 2: Participate in an interview

Step 3: Complete required background checks

Step 4: Fill out a Mentor Profile Sheet for your mentees

Step 5: Confirm your placement

Step 6: Attend your Mentor Training

Step 7: Meet your mentees

Year-long (22 sessions) volunteer mentor opportunities are available at:
– Cass Technical High School in Detroit (I-75 & Grand River)
– Community High School in Warren (16 Mile and Ryan Road)
– Cornerstone Health & Technology High School (Outer Drive & Southfield Freeway)
– Harper Woods High School in Harper Woods (I-94 & Vernier)
– Madison High School in Madison Heights (I-75 & 11 Mile)
– Warren Mott High School in Warren (12 Mile & Dequindre)
– Pontiac Academy for Excellence in Pontiac (Woodward/I75 Loop & Baldwin)

 

Contact Lindsey Gardner at 586-698-4077 or lindsey@winningfutures.org to learn more and answer any questions you may have.