Parent Mentor Volunteer Job Description

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					VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY Parent Mentor (***DIGITAL POSITION***) at the Flagstaff Family YMCA 1001 N. Turquoise Dr Flagstaff, AZ 86001 The mission of the Northern Arizona College Resource Center is to increase the number of students who apply, are admitted, and attend college by providing appropriate information, technical assistance, advice, and referrals to students and their families regarding applying to and financing college or university studies.

The Resource Center is designed to provide information, technical assistance, advising, and referrals to students and their parents/guardians regarding all aspects of the college admissions and financial aid process. Services will also include a variety of workshops and other community events to promote awareness of and access to post-secondary education. NACRC advisory board members and their staff will collaborate to provide programs and services and to fully promote the Center to the greater northern Arizona region. Responsibilities:  Participate in our parent mentor database, allow parents to contact you regarding your experience as a parent in the college admissions process  Assist high school parents learn more about the process of college admissions: researching and visiting schools, tips on financing college, tips on Financial Aid process, etc.  Potentially be a panelist at an NACRC workshop for parents  Follow up with parents who may have more questions Qualifications: Parent of a College Graduate (can be any type of post-secondary institution: trade/art schools, colleges/universities, etc.) Desire/Experience in working with other parents. Knowledge of and sensitivity to working with low-income students and families. Familiarity with internet and computer applications. Volunteers make a minimum 6 month commitment to be in our parent mentor database. Willingness to follow up with center and parents. Bilingual skills a plus! Application Procedures: All volunteers are required to fill out a short survey for this position. Since this is a digital position you will not be required to go through volunteer training.The NACRC is always interested in having enthusiastic volunteers with an interest in education and youth to become a part of our program. To get involved, fill out a survey and return to: Coral Zayas, office located in the NAU University Union room 241. Please email or call 928-523-2442 with any questions. *** All Volunteers who Serve 20 or more hours a month will receive a FREE YMCA Pass ***

The Northern Arizona College Resource Center is a collaborative partnership with Northern Arizona University, and the Flagstaff Family YMCA. Start up funds provided by Arizona Gear Up.

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