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2022 Mentoring Coordinator at Arts on the Block
AOB is recognized for designing, fabricating, and installing large-scale mosaic artwork - all completely done by talented young artists in the DMV area. The young artists at AOB are introduced to professional development, artistic challenges, and pathways to the creative industries.The VISTA Member will build the capacity of the AOB Mentoring Program by recruiting and onboarding new volunteers to mentor AOB apprentices (ages 14-18) and Studio Crew members (ages 19-24). The VISTA member will enhance existing mentoring program components and implement pre-service and in-service training,supervision, and support systems for volunteer mentors (and the mentees) throughout the program. Additionally,the VISTA will work with other AOB staff to provide academic and career advisory, Block Talk speakers, and other supports to ensure the success of the organization’s creative constituents.
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Member Duties : 1.Recruit mentee candidates from AOB’s studio crew and apprentice programs. 2.Connect with AOB’s alumni network for possible future volunteer recruitment and placement opportunities. 3.Recruit new mentors. 4.Interview and select new AOB mentors and mentees for 2022-23. 5.Orient new mentors by introducing them to AOB, our mission, and how the mentorship program applies to the work as an organizational whole. 6.Guide and support newly recruited AOB mentors and mentees through an onboarding process and early relationship building. 7.Provide regular forums for mentors and meteor-mentee pairs to meet with AOB staff to reflect,learn new skills and strategies, and plan. 8.Explore opportunities with mentors, board and/or art advisory for worksite tours, shadow-shipsor internships for the mentee(s).
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Youth Development ,  Writing/Editing ,  Mentoring experience a + ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills . 
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2022 Mentoring Coordinator at Arts on the Block

Program Start/End Date
08/29/2022  -   08/28/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MARYLAND   Washington/Baltimore  


Accepting Applications
From  06/17/2022  To  09/01/2022 

Contact Clayton Evans
900 Wayne Avenue
Silver Spring   MD   20910

Listing ID 113113