Requirements:
Also required for this position: Applicant must be: - Approachable - Friendly/social - Self-governing - Ready to take initiative - Confident - Public speaker
Languages Needed:

none

  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for families
  • Good for groups
  • Good for youth
  • Accessible by public transit

Mentee recruiter

Your own high school, Calgary, AB [map]
5-10 hours / monthly
Throughout the school year
Youth Achieve is a mentorship program with a commitment to the development of providing academic guidance, volunteer and networking opportunities for the development of professional goal-setting skills, career navigation skills, interpersonal communication skills and team-building skills. As a mentee recruiter in Youth Achieve Volunteer Program, you will be responsible for recruiting immigrant high school students from either your own connections or other communities you're a part of. You will be closely working with the VP of recruitment to determine recruitment needs suited to the program. Recruiters will also have the opportunity for public speaking and event facilitation in online workshops and webinars. Recruiters will also be responsible for event planning and taking initiatives for promoting the vision of Youth Achieve at their high school with the authority's permission. Based on the conduct and commitment, the recruiters will also have the opportunity to be promoted to executive board positions.

The volunteer is responsible for:
- Partnering with VP of recruitment to determine recruiting needs
- Recruiting immigrant mentees
- Youth Achieve ambassadors
- Deliver a presentation in the classroom with the teacher and the principal's permission
- Start YA initiative in ESL / clubs
- Enroll mentees in the program
- Interview and interact with mentees and mentors
- Informing their connections about the organization
- Answer any questions their peer might have about YA
- Overall promote YA in their schools
Certification or Education Required
Must be a high students
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
What skill do you gain from this opportunity:
- Communication skills. Communication involves both straightforward messages and more tactful, softer messages, either in person, over the phone or over email.
- Marketing and sales skills. 
- Motivated and persistent.
- Relationship-building skills. 
- Multitasking skills.
- Time-management skills
- Leadership skill
- Creativity
- Event planning
- Detail orientation
Requirements:
Also required for this position: Applicant must be: - Approachable - Friendly/social - Self-governing - Ready to take initiative - Confident - Public speaker
Languages Needed:

none

  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for families
  • Good for groups
  • Good for youth
  • Accessible by public transit