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What Do Youth & Mentoring Have to Do With Your Story??

Get Involved with Youth and Mentoring Opportunities on Campus
The Center for Community Engagement advises and supports many student organizations and continuing initiatives dedicated to youth and mentoring. The involvement that you can have with these organizations can translate into real marketable competencies as you build your own resume for future post-grad opportunities. Explore the organizations below for an introduction and contact information to each group. 

  • The Wild Middlebury Project (Wild Midd):  a student organization for students who are passionate about environmental education, research, and conservation. In partnerships with conservation organizations. Wild Midd helps students connect across generations to learn about and protect our local environment. If interested, sign up at go/joinwildmidd or email wildmidd@middlebury.edu.
  • Nutrition Outreach and Mentoring (NOM): aims to create community and connect people through food and food education. They organize volunteering events and classes with the purpose of teaching youth in local schools how to cook healthy food for themselves on a budget and to acquire the independence and knowledge that comes with this life skill. If interested, sign up here or email mockene@middlebury.edu.
  • Community Friends: is a campus-based one-on-one mentoring program that matches over 130 college student mentor volunteers with local youth. Read more about Community Friends or contact comfriends@middlebury.edu.
  • Page 1 Literacy Project: aims to foster a love of learning in local elementary school students through weekly programming and community events. As mentors, organizers, and program leaders, Page 1 volunteers take an active role in promoting literacy in all of its forms. If interested, visit go/pageone2020 or contact lmarkosian@middlebury.edu.
  • Middlebury College Access Mentors (MiddCAM): is a one-on-one mentorship program that pairs Middlebury College student mentors with high school juniors who are primarily first-generation and/or low-income college applicants. If interested, visit go/middcaminterest or mail cam@middlebury.edu.
  • Sister to Sister: aims to support the middle school girls in the area. Mentors interact individually with the girls in an informal and comfortable environment and discuss common issues in the girls’ lives, including school, body image, peer pressure and relationships. If interested, visit go/joinsts or email jgoydan@middlebury.edu.
  • STEAM Girls (short for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics): is a student-led camp focuses on keeping girls interested in computer science and technology. For more information, please contact contact VISTA advisor Tenzin Dorjee at tndorjee@middlebury.edu
  • DREAM (Directing through Recreation, Education, Adventure, and Mentoring): is a national non-profit organization based in Vermont. DREAM supports and partners with the DREAM Middlebury College student organization, which pairs college students with youth from affordable housing neighborhoods. If interested, visit go/DREAM2020 or contact hhayes@middlebury.edu.

HOT Handshake SOCIAL IMPACT Job & Internships

I’ve sorted through Handshake and including a link HERE to all the PAID internships, jobs and fellowships in SOCIAL IMPACT. THERE ARE LOTS OF PAID POSITIONS STILL OPEN ON HANDSHAKE (over 600+!)! Below are just a few with deadlines this week:

Intern, Global Restoration Opportunities

Conservation International2 Reviews

 Full-Time Internship Arlington, VA Apply before Sunday, 6/30 All Employer Preferences Match

NYC Civic Corps

NYC Office of the Mayor

 Full-Time Job New York City, NY Apply before Tuesday, 9/3

Knowledge Management Intern

Abt Associates3 Reviews

 Full-Time Internship Cambridge, MA and 1 more Apply before Friday, 5/24

2019 NIAC Congressional Fellowship

National Iranian American Council (NIAC)

 Full-Time Fellowship Washington, DC Applications open today

Junior Officer

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration6 Reviews

 Full-Time Job Silver Spring, MD Apply before Thursday, 6/6

National Service for Citizen-Artists


 Full-Time Fellowship Carbondale, CO and 2 more Apply before Sunday, 6/30

Fight Poverty as an AmeriCorps VISTA 2019-2020!

United Way of Thurston County AmeriCorps VISTA

 Full-Time Job Port Angeles, WA and 6 more Apply before Monday, 7/1

Circle Program

 Full-Time Job Plymouth, NH Apply before Thursday, 6/20 All Employer Preferences Match

AmeriCorps VISTA – City of Sedona Economic Development Specialist

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits

 Full-Time Job Sedona, AZ Apply before Friday, 6/7 All Employer Preferences Match

Interested in Youth & Mentoring? Work @ Middlebury’s Center for Community Engagement Post-Grad

Come to an info session to hear about how you can join the Center for Community Engagement in a full-time position! The current CCE AmeriCorps VISTA member and VISTA supervisor will talk about the Youth and Mentoring Programs AmeriCorps VISTA role, what it means to be an AmeriCorps member, and all of the amazing benefits of serving in this capacity for the CCE! This opportunity is available to graduating seniors and is posted on Handshake.

Interested in Working with Youth and Teens? Work at Middlebury’s Center for Community Engagement Post-Graduation

Center for Community Engagement AmeriCorps VISTA Information Session. Seniors: come learn about applying to serve as the 2018-2019 Middlebury College Center for Community Engagement (CCE) full-time Vermont Youth Tomorrow AmeriCorps VISTA member!

WHEN: Monday, April 23rd 2018, 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

WHERE: Center for Community Engagement, Living Room 

The position will start in August 2018. The VISTA member will support our youth and mentoring programs, find out more information at go/middvista and apply on Handshake.