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Proposal

Christ-Centered Youth Mentorship Event Coordinator

30 hours


Community partner: Tandem Mentorship Program
Supervisor: Ashley Stoll
Beginning date:
2018-05-03
Ending Date:
2019-05-03

Service-Learning Proposal Description

1.

Briefly describe the project and the community need to be addressed.

Answer Work with the Tandem Mentorship Director/Team to help organize, plan, and promote events The Chippewa Valley community needs to build supportive relationships for youth who are struggling to grow to be productive and successful adults in our community.

2.

What is the mission of the agency or organization?

Answer The mission of Tandem Mentoring is to share life-changing hope with youth facing adversity in our community by pairing youth ages 11-18 with a Christ-centered mentor. We support our mentors with training and plan youth events to recruit young people and provide a place for Mentors and Mentees to develop a trusting relationship.

3.

What skills are required for this project? 

Answer Tandem Mentorship is looking for someone who shows: • Professional quality verbal and written communication • Overall good planning and organization skills • Strong print/online planning and project development • Passion for working within the community where they live

4.

What are the objectives for the student learning and service?

Answer • Gain experience in organizing, planning, and promoting events. • Building knowledge about nonprofit organizations • Working in a professional capacity to promote an organization • Learning to plan for and meet deadlines • Increase awareness of people living outside of the UWEC campus community

5.

What are the availability requirements for the student?

Answer The schedule is flexible but would require meeting with the program director for at least one hour per month for developing a plan for events. 1-3 hours attending Tandem events and/or interviewing program participants.

6.

Additional information (not required).

Answer This position is open immediately: since the events for next season are just now being developed, availability to start in May is not a deciding factor in the selection process.