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.
- 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.
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
Wednesdays from 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Must be available for an initial 4 hour training, date/time TBD.
Please submit resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, 178 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02111, Fax (617) 423-7693, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.