Mentor Youth

WANTED: MENTORS FOR PER SCHOLAS IT CAREER PATHWAYS FOR YOUTH

What is the IT Career Pathways Program?

  • The IT Career Pathways Program focuses on leadership and career exploration opportunities in the IT field for high school students in the 11th and 12th grades.
  • The program is a two year commitment where after-school workshops are held every two weeks during the school year
  • Students receive IT job training, certification preparation in CompTIA’s STRATA IT Fundamentals and IT Customer Service, and professional soft skills coaching
  • More details on the program can be found here.

What will you do?

  • Mentors will assist students on a monthly basis on his/her professional development enabling them to be career and college ready
  • Mentors will be able to spend at least 1 -2 hours monthly with students discussing career exploration and leadership; minimum engagement being 1 phone call and 1 office visit per month with the student.
  • Students will get the opportunity to speak with and interact with mentors on a professional level
  • Students will have the opportunity to receive hands-on, on the job interaction with mentors

Requirements:

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Preferably apart of the Business Community
  • Preferred Professionals in the Information Technology Field
  • Must attend orientation and training. The next orientation and training are tentatively scheduled for November 7th and 8th. Your date will depend on the school assigned.


Apply now to become a Mentor! Email sconte@perscholas.org with your statement of interest and ability to commit to the listed criteria.