SSLP Mentors (Virtual)
The Federation of Black Canadians (FBC) is a national, non-profit organization driven by Black organizations across the country. The Federation of Black Canadians advances the social, economic, political and cultural interests of Canadians of African descent.
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The Federation of Black Canadians is a national advocacy organization that partners with Black communities, organizations, and people in 13 provinces and territories across Canada.
FBC is developing a program that offers 1-on-1 mentorship with students, ensuring they are paired with a mentor that shares relevant cultural and personal experiences.
We are looking for Young Adults between the ages of 23 and 29 so that they are able to better relate to the students. In this role, you will work as a Mentor for High School students in our Students Supports for Learning Program.
- Mentors will connect in person or virtually with youth in the program
Develop a relationship with Mentees
Help a mentee develop personal and academic skills
- Be a source of support and guidance for their mentee
- Maintain confidentiality
- Attend Mentorship training session
- Mentor 3 Youth
- Identify as a member of the Black community
- Located in Alberta
- Prior experience as a Mentor
- Bilingualism is an asset
- Dependable (keeps commitments, shows up on time, follows through)
- Adaptable (shows the ability to overcome adversity in his or her personal and/or professional life)
- Respectful (adheres to program and family rules, interested in learning about the experiences of others, nonjudgmental)
- Resilient (can handle common youth “testing behaviors” and is not particularly “rejection-sensitive”)
- Are familiar with the topics being taught such as financial literacy, networking etc
- Vulnerable Sector Check