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Mentor, Work & Learn, Inc., New London, Connecticut


Organization: Work & Learn, Inc.
Contact Name: Daniel Dyer
Position Type: Local Volunteering (in person)
Address: 29 Huntington Street
New London, Connecticut  06320  
United States
Great For: Great for Christians, Great for Seniors
Service Area(s): Women's Ministry, Tutoring, Teaching, Social Services, Small Group/Bible Study, Prison Ministry, Pastor / Preacher / Minister, Mentoring, Jobs Training and Placement, Homelessness and Housing, Evangelism/Seeker Ministry, Education, Directly Serving People, Counseling
Hourly Commitment:
2.0 per: Week
Number of Positions:
12
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
15
One-time / Ongoing Position: Short Term Service/Seasonal
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Description

Serve the Lord as a mentor or friend to one or more unemployed adults in Tuesday night classes for 13-weeks. The course, offered twice a year, is called Keys and Steps to Personal and Professional Success. It provides spiritual strengthening combined with career soft skills. A different pastor each week teaches Who Am I?, Who is God?, God and Relationships, God and Work, Authority, Attitude, Integrity, Communication, Conflict, Stewardship and Excellence-in-All, using our 85-page Course Workbook. The mentor may lead small group discussion using our 105-page course workbook. Many mentors start off getting on-the-job training by taking the course along with participants. Ten days before each course we hold an orientation meeting for mentors. Also, we have a 32-page Mentor Training Guidelines booklet. Requirements: A number of mentors are lay leaders in their churches.
Initially Posted: 11/22/2009
Last Updated: 11/13/2017

This position is available during the following dates each year:
Start Date:   02/27
End Date:    05/22