Applications for new LEAH Mentors are out!

NEW LEAH MENTOR APPLICATIONS ARE OUT!

Want to be a LEAH Mentor? Apply here.

Applications are due October 21, 2016 by 5PM

 

Who Can Be A LEAH Mentor?

·         Boston Public School Students in grades 9, 10 and 11

·         Students of color (Black/African American, Latino, Asian American, Native American, Multi-Racial, etc.) are encouraged to apply

What Do LEAH Mentors Do?

·         They spend 4 hours a week in after school programs (like YMCA’s and Boys and Girls Clubs) teaching science, doing experiments, teaching vocabulary, helping with homework, and serving as role models.

·         They also meet once a week with other Mentors for academic support, professional development, and college prep. 

·         Attend college visits and participate in community service projects throughout the year.

What Are The Requirements?

·         Must be available for an interview on Thursday, November 3rd at 4:30PM

·         Training to become a Mentor will take place on Mondays and Thursdays starting November 14th through the end of December. Trainings are from 4:15pm-6:15pm at 95 Berkeley Street in Boston (near Back Bay station).

- Additional training date on Friday, November 18th from 4pm-7pm

 

·  Mentors will start working at afterschool sites the 2nd week of January, and will work until June 16th. Starting in January, Mentors will work 6 hours a week: 2hrs/day, 2 days/week at an afterschool site, and 2hrs at weekly group meetings (Thursdays from 4:15pm-6:15pm ).

 

The LEAH Project’s mission is to cultivate the power of youth leaders to transform their lives and their communities through science education and service. The program is housed at Health Resources in Action, a nonprofit organization known for its expertise in youth development that seeks to help people live healthier lives and create healthy communities through prevention, health promotion and research.