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Future Protectors Initiative Mentors

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Until   May 1, 2017
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3pm -6pm

Description

General Description:

The Youth Services Department is looking for Future Protectors Initiative Mentors to provide mentorship for program participants residing in high-crime, high-poverty neighborhoods along Boston’s Blue Hill Avenue corridor over a 6 month period. 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Develop relationships with youths in a group setting over a period of 6 months.
  • Mentors will lead conversations regarding their experience in their public-service fields, and discuss the job and life skills needed to be successful.
  • Provide further information for youth who wish to pursue careers in the public sector.
  • Minimum of 3 hours per week of mentor-mentee activity (Wednesdays only).

Skills & Qualifications:

Individuals who have current or previous working experience in the criminal justice and public safety fields are encouraged to apply for this mentorship opportunity; i.e. active duty firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, police officers, and personnel in government/legal services.  Prior experience with youth mentorship is preferred.

Length of Commitment:

May 1, 2017 – October 15, 2017

Schedule (including day and time if applicable):

Wednesdays from 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Must be available for an initial 4 hour training, date/time TBD.

To Apply:

Please submit resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, 178 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02111, Fax (617) 423-7693, or email volunteer@bostonabcd.org.     

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