City Tech and the Human Services Department began an exciting partnership with the Hispanic Federation’s Crear Futuros program in 2015. Crear Futuros is a peer- mentoring program designed to bring increased attention and resources, and improve educational achievement and economic opportunity for students in New York City attending their first year of college in CUNY Schools. The program supports college access, retention, and increased graduation rates. We are looking to interview and hire peer-mentors for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Interested students must interview and if selected must commit to the program for a full academic year.
Criteria for becoming a Crear Futuros Mentor:
Must have successfully completed at least 30 credits and in good academic standing.
Must be able to commit to one full academic year to the program as an enrolled student.
Must be available 20 hours a week.
Must be comfortable with public speaking, running workshops, and facilitating groups.
Must be a self-starter, independent, and take initiative.
Must be enthusiastic, responsible, friendly, and outgoing.
Must have a cumulative 3.5 GPA*.
Must be able to collaborate and work productively in a team.
Must be able to support mentees through referrals.
Must have an interest in participating in social action.
Must be available for monthly Friday meetings at Hispanic Federation office and Thursday weekly
meetings in the HUS department during club hours.
Must be organized and dependable.
* Subject to discussion
If you are interested in learning more about this position and interviewing please email your complete application, typewritten and one recommendation letter to Prof. Diaz at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than April 30th, 2018.
Download Application here CREARFuturosApplication2018