Talk with Me Mentor

Ten (10) Positions Are Available

Timeline:  December-May

Time Commitment:  

Flexible, minimum 1 hour per week

Location: 

Virtual, and Preschool Classrooms

Compensation: 

A One Time $200 Stipend

About

Talk with Me is a mentoring program that is used as a prevention tool for preschoolers living in Out-Wayne County.  We promote safe and trusting relationships through weekly conversations and academic support.  This has been most successful due to our partnerships with community schools, and regular communication with parents and guardians of the mentees.

Responsibilities:  • Build rapport with mentee and parents/guardians • Deliver educational support activities weekly to mentees • Report reflections to coordinator  •  Report to the coordinator

Qualifications: • Must be majoring in or hold a degree in primary education, social work, or equivalent • Ability to commit to approved scheduled weekly meetings on time • Ability to work independently and as part of a team • Knowledge of reading, writing, and literacy development • Interpersonal skills (communication, problem solving, conflict management, collaboration) • Strong organizational skills • Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other database applications • Familiar with internet applications