1. You must have an 80% average or above.2. You must have good attendance.3. You must have a clean discipline record.4. You must be willing to commit to a drug and alcohol free lifestyle while being a mentor.5. You must commit to one full school year in the program.6. You must commit to twice a week mentoring sessions and agree to use that time for mentoring activities only.7. You must agree to pay annual dues of $25 for program materials and supplies.8. You and your parent/guardian must sign below.
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iLead Peer Mentor Job Description
Mentor Role:• Take the lead in supporting underclassmen through an ongoing relationship.• Serve as a positive role model and friend• Build the relationship by planning and participating in activities together.• Strive for mutual respect.• Build self-esteem and motivation.• Help set goals and work toward accomplishing them.Time Commitment:• At least a one (1) year commitment.• Communicate with mentee weekly.• Attend an initial training session during the summer and additional group meetings as needed.• Attend freshman orientation (date TBA)• Mentoring sessions twice a week.Desirable Qualities:• Willing listener• Encouraging and supportive • Patient and flexible• Tolerant and respectful of individual differences• Willingness to pay close attention to students social, personal, and academic needs.• Serve as a positive role model.• Academically proficient.• Sincere interest in helping freshmen and sophomores by committing to build a trusting relationship with each of their mentees.• Knowledgeable about Mill Creek High School’s mission, vision, traditions, policies, procedures, programs, extracurricular opportunities and physical layout.Benefits:• Personal fulfillment through contribution to the success of a new student which helps to positively impact Mill Creek High School.• Satisfaction in helping someone mature, progress, and achieve goals.• Ongoing support and supervision to help your mentees succeed.• A minimum of 40 hours of community service through teaching and leading your mentees.• Leadership and service experience to list on college applications and/or resume.