Mentor for AKYSB Prairies Youth Mentorship Program

  • Prairies
  • Youth & Sports Board (AKYSB) Prairies
  • Listing expires on Tuesday, 20 October 2020 at 02:58 (UTC)

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About the Program
AKYSB supports and contributes to the development of resilient youth. One of the primary objectives of AKYSB is to provide Ismaili Youth with a strong sense of identity  and belonging within the Ismaili community. This mentorship program for the Praries jamat is focused on providing youth with mentors that can provide guidance and encouragement ranging from social to educational support. 

About the Role
As a mentor, you will be paired with an Ismaili youth and will serve as a positive influence and role model. Your responsibilities include:
  • Attending basic mental health and leadership training
  • Supporting your youth through virtual hangouts two to three times a month
  • Working to understand the needs of your youth regarding social and educational support 
  • Connecting your youth with resources to better support them as needed
  • Developing monthly updates for the AKYSB Team members
  • Assisting with communicating reports to various stakeholders
  • Coordinating support for organizing youth/mentor activities 

About You
  • Passionate about connecting with youth and serving as a role model
  • Comfortable working with youth on sensitive and personal issues
  • Approachable, flexible, and reliable 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  
  • Anticipate needs and are a fast learner
  • Between the ages of 16-35

Time Commitment
  • 1 hour/week
  • On-going position starting immediately