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Partners Mentoring of Delta, Montrose and Ouray is looking for a part-time case manager to serve youth and volunteer mentors in Ouray County. Partners mentoring has provided youth mentoring programs in Western Colorado for more than 30 years. We are looking for someone with the energy to work with youth, the initiative to recruit volunteers and the ability to manage these mentoring relationships, providing great opportunities for youth. College background in education or social work helpful as is experience. Additional work includes creating and assisting with monthly recreational activities, completing background checks of volunteers and attending training's on mentoring, prevention and positive youth development. Our team of six staff members and nearly 100 volunteers who provide mentoring services and other actives for more than 150 youth. Partner's primary office is in Montrose - please call 249-1116 and ask for Curtis for questions about the position. A resume and cover letter can be set to firstname.lastname@example.org. Position starts at 20 hours/week with potential for growth.
Partners of Delta, Montrose and Ouray is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building one-to-one mentoring partnerships between young people and responsible caring adults. Youth with a mentor in the Partners programs benefit from increased self-esteem, academic improvements, pro-socio bonding and are less likely to become delinquent or experiment with substance use. Having a mentor opens a world of opportunities for a youth, shaping a successful future one experience at a time. Partners serves youth ages 6 -17 that could benefit from a positive adult role model.
Being a mentor is rewarding, challenging and great fun. Our mentors commit to spending an average of a few hours per week with a youth for one year. While it is a big commitment it isn't as difficult as you might think. Our mentors are trained and supported by staff. Partners case managers provide continuous communication and great monthly activities. Matches are based on interests, location and personality. Partners youth are also screened and trained to be good mentees. Mentoring partnerships share adventures, get creative and converse about life. From cooking a meal to going fishing, being a mentor isn't meant to be costly or inconvenient. It is a combination of being a positive influence and acting like a kid again. Please reach out to learn more about becoming a mentor.
Art Partners Mentoring matches youth ages 12 - 17 with artists or craftspeople in a creative mentoring experience. Matches are based on artistic aspirations, skills and other commonalities. Participants in the Art Partners program are provided ongoing art workshops, an annual art field trip and the Partners Art Expo to show and sell their work. Art Mentoring partnerships have worked in all types of creative platforms including fine arts, performing arts and crafts. Some students have used the program to build their skills and pursue education and careers in the the arts. Others have made great personal strides thanks to the therapeutic side of art and the connection to a mentor. Come be part of this unique art community.
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