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E3.20 Mentor North Capacity Building & Recruitment VISTA
The Mentor North Capacity Building & Recruitment VISTA position will have several overarching goals: to increase mentor recruitment initiatives and successfully recruit more mentors and mentors of diverse backgrounds, and to increase organizational capacity by successfully moving from paper to online filing systems and re-organizing files in accordance with our Data Retention Policy. Mentor North provides high quality one-on-one community based mentoring programming based on the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring (4th Ed.). Mentor North has two programs; Mentor Duluth and Mentor Superior. Together, the programs serve over 450 youth each year and currently have 165 active matches with 200 youth on the waitlist waiting to receive a mentor. Our mission is “to celebrate youth and support their families through one-on-one mentorship and community engagement”. To learn more about Mentor North, please visit
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Lead creation, development, and implementation of a marketing campaign to recruit mentors. 1) Update social media calendar and research mentoring statistics to develop new posts to create a wider social media reach 2) Create presentations for “Lunch and Learns” 3) Engage and network with Duluth and Superior Chambers of Commerce to recruit mentors 4) Attend community events to build key critical relationships with businesses and nonprofits 5) Participate in current mentor screening and application processing by conducting initial interviews, making reference calls, running background checks, and attending mentor trainings 6) Implement internal office procedural steps for how to best utilize Civicore database 7) Create and maintain a donor database system through Civicore 8) Update matched and waitlist caseloads and provide reports at weekly staff meetings 9) Transition current staff’s filing systems online in accordance with the data retention policy
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach ,  Technology ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Youth Development ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Social Services ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Team Work . 
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E3.20 Mentor North Capacity Building & Recruitment VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/03/2020  -   08/02/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  


Accepting Applications
From  03/27/2020  To  07/10/2020 

Contact Jodi Slick
2014 W Superior St
Duluth   MN   55806

Listing ID 95030