MENTORING PROGRAM

WHAT IS THE MENTORING PROGRAM?
Students in high school and college participate in our adult-to-teen mentoring program, meant to empower youth and young adults to become leaders, advocates, and agents of change in their personal and professional endeavors, by providing life skills and fostering personal growth through mentoring.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM?
The participants of the Mentoring Program are NVEEE’s Jr. Counselor youth who are a part of the Peace Ambassador Leadership Program (PALP), or other interested youth who apply and are accepted into the program.

WHAT IS THE MENTORING PROGRAM’S MISSION?
The mission of the Mentoring Program is to empower youth and young adults to become leaders, advocates, and agents of change in their personal and professional endeavors, by providing life skills and fostering personal growth through mentoring.

WHAT IS THE MENTORING PROGRAM’S VISION?
The Mentoring Program envisions a future in which young adults and elders share their professional skills and life experiences while creating a society that flourishes on NVEEE’s four pillars: community, leadership, integrity, and compassion.

WHAT WORK IS DONE IN THE MENTORING PROGRAM’S VISION?
The Mentoring Program pairs Mentors and Mentees then manages the mentorship through Monthly Contacts. The Mentoring Program also hosts two main events for participants of the program: Monthly Mentoring Mondays and Mentee Meets.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF MENTORING?

  • Gain practical advice, encouragement and support
  • Learn from the experiences of others
  • Increase your social and academic confidence
  • Become more empowered to make decisions
  • Develop your communication, study and personal skills
  • Develop strategies for dealing with both personal and academic issues

WHAT IS MONTHLY MENTORING MONDAYS?
Monthly Mentoring Mondays is an activities group that takes place on the last Monday of every month to provide the Mentors and Mentees an opportunity to interact.

WHAT IS MENTEE MEETS?
Mentee Meets is a discussion based group that takes place every two weeks to provide the Mentees the opportunity to interact amongst each other.

Mentoring Program Staff

Vivianna Tijerino

Director of Mentoring Services

Eleana Dinarte

Mentoring Services Supervisor

Paola Belsol

Mentoring Services Coordinator

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