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How Do We Work?

The mission of Arise is deeply rooted in a set core values, principles and goals. These core values are embraced by our mentors through a pedagogical key of mentoring which is the foundation of Arise’s unique purpose, goal, and vision.

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Mentor Recruitment Objectives

  • To recruit mentors whose skills, motivations, talents, attitudes, behaviors and background that best match the vision, goals, and objectives of ARISE. 

  • To provide relevant training, workshops  to mentors through innovative programs.

  • To provide resources to mentors who meet eligibility criteria of the Arise Mentoring program.

  • To identify and match mentors with mentees for effective relationships in the program.

Mentee Recruitment Objectives: 

  • To recruit mentees whose skills, motivations, talents, attitudes, behaviors and background that best match the vision, goals, and objectives of ARISE. 

  • To provide relevant skills to mentees through innovative programs and activities.

  • To require young mentees to achieve their desired results after completing the mentoring program.

  • To explain transition after completing the mentoring program to a selective entrepreneurship program that equips the young to become responsible, creative, autonomous and a contributorand contributor within his/her community.

  • To encourage mentees to recruit fellow peers to be mentees in Arise. 

RECRUITMENT  & SCREENING INFORMATION

A successful mentoring process begins with effectivewith an effective recruitment and selection. Through our screening processes, mentors and mentees will go through different steps to ensure competency, consistency and commitment. The Arising Mentoring Program is committed to recruiting the qualified mentors. This will help to solidify and achieve the Ariseachieve Arise program’s aims and expected outcomes. We believe that mentors play a critical role in mentees’ life. Therefore, selecting the ideal candidate to participate in our mentoring program is crucial to the development and functioning of the programs. Prospective candidates should be able to demonstrate characteristics and leadership by meeting or exceeding Arise’s mission, goals and objectives. MentorsMentor and Mentees will be recruited based on the following information below. Potential  candidates (Mentors/Mentees) will be invited for a formal interview or information session. The process to become a mentor consists of several stages which depend on the location of registration of the mentoring program. The recruitment policy should provide clear direction regarding the development, implementation, and review of a mentor recruitment plan. A recruitment plan is critical to obtaining volunteer mentors and instrumental to the success of your program.The program coordinator assumes lead responsibility for the recruitment of new mentors. Other mentoring program staff, the executive director, and program director will support the program coordinator in these activities as required.

 

A mentor screening policy establishes a non-negotiable requirement that all applicants must complete your established screening procedure prior to being approved for participation in the program. The screening policy provides clear requirements for program staff for how they must screen potential mentors and mentees. It is the policy of the ARISE Mentoring Program that each mentor and mentee applicant completes a screening procedure. All  members must be trained and required to carefully follow the screening procedures. At minimum, the following screening procedures are required for mentor and mentee applicants. Program director  must ensure that each applicant completes these established minimum screening procedures

FINAL DECISION OF SCREENING 

The decision to accept an applicant into the program will be based upon a final assessment done by the Executiveby Executive Director and Program director  at the completion of the mentor or mentee screening procedure. The program director has final approval for an applicant’s acceptance into the program. No reason will be provided to mentor applicants rejected from participation in the program. All mentors are expected to meet the eligibility criteria. However, extenuating circumstances may be reviewed at the discretion of the program coordinator and acceptance may then be allowed with written approval of the executive director and representative of the board of directors when all eligibility requirements are not clearly met. These instances are expected to be rare. Documentation of the screening process must be maintained for each applicant and placed in confidential files. 
 

MENTOR SCREENING

  • Complete personal (mentee) interview

  • Mentors will participate in formal interview  with program director 

  • Complete application process and provide reference check 

  • Prospective mentors to provide a resume or CV.

  • Submit an essay depending on location or country.

  • Arise Mentoring Program  will assess mentor’s skills and strengths 

  • Arise Mentoring Program  will assess mentor’s availability and commitment  

  • Prospective mentors will complete a written application that includes questions designed to help assess suitability for ARISE Mentoring program mentoring a youth.

  • Prospective mentors will provide a three- minute that answers questions designed to help assess suitability for ARISE Mentoring program mentoring a youth. 

MENTEE SCREENING

  • Mentees will provide written consent agreeing to participate in their mentoring program

  • Assess  time commitment that is required by the mentoring program.

  • Arise Mentoring Program will assess mentee’s needs and strengths 

  •  Mentees will  complete the Arise Mentoring  application 


 

MENTOR ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Be at least 21 years of age 

  • Reside in the designated area 

  • Be willing to adhere to all New Insights Mentoring Program policies and procedures

  • Agree to a one-year commitment to the program Commit to spending a minimum of eight hours a month with the mentee 

  • Be willing to communicate with the mentee weekly Complete the screening procedure Agree to attend mentor trainings as required Be willing to communicate regularly with the program coordinator and submit monthly meeting and activity information

  • Be able to commute and be able to use electronic devices.


 MENTEE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT

  • Be 13 and up

  • Reside in the specific area 

  • Demonstrate a desire to participate in the program and be willing to abide by all New Insight Mentoring Program policies and procedures

  • Be able to obtain parental/guardian permission and ongoing support for participation in the program 

  • Agree to a one-year commitment to the program Commit

  • Be willing to communicate with the mentor weekly 

  • Complete screening procedure Agree to attend mentee trainings as required 

  • Be willing to communicate regularly with the program coordinator and discuss monthly meeting and activity information

ONBOARDING PROCESS 

  • Mentors will complete online video training.  

  • Mentors will participate in ARISE Conduct orientation Day.

  • Mentors will complete all forms and sign confidentiality forms. 

  • Mentors Sign all Agreement Mentoring/ Arise Agreement. 

  • Mentos Review Benefits Package and Explore transition Programs.  

  • Mentees to agree in writing to complete the curriculum of the mentoring program. 

  • Parent authorization signage/meeting with parents in designated areas. 


 

MATCHING SCREENING

  • Program director to arrange the initial meeting for the pair for mentee and mentor.

  • Provide the mentor and mentee with background information about each other.

  • Plan to attend the meeting to make introductions and review program details.

  • Review program’s rules, requirements, and policies with mentors Mentees

  • Have the mentor and mentee sign a commitment agreement to formalize the match.

COUNTRY PROGRAM DIRECTOR

The country program director is responsible to manage the mentoring program as well as the mentors and mentorees. The program director is appointed by the CEO of ARISE Mentoring Program and reports to the CEO of Arise Project for Humanity. Arise Project for Humanity is committed to recruiting competent program directors in different countries who are committed to Arise Mission, Vision, and Objectives. The mission of Arise believes in recruiting a responsible Program Director for managerial, administrative and operational duties of the mentoring program. 

 

  • Responsible for the overall management of the program, its volunteers, mentors, and mentees in accord with the Arise Project for Humanity organizational goals, mission and operational policies.

  • Program director  ensures program quality and performance related to recruiting, screening, matching, monitoring, and closing the relationship with the mentor and child, and communicates with the mentor, parent/guardian, and child throughout the relationship.

  • Overseer the development of the mentoring program in his/her designated area

  • Implement program policy and procedures for recruitment and training of mentors and mentees participants.

  • Plan, organize, and coordinate prevention activities, including: training, workshops, conferences, luncheons, assemblies, fundraising events, and safe activitiessafe and activities.

  • Recruit and train mentors and provide ongoing regularly scheduled training.

  • Provide support to guide and direct mentors and mentees to ensure successful 12 week- program 

PROGRAM CONSULTANT 

The program consultant is responsible for implementing and monitoring Arise Mentoring program outcomes and offers advice and expertise to help enhance operations, managements, structure and strategy of the mentoring program. 

 

  • Responsible to conduct research, surveys and interviews to gain understanding of the Arise Mentoring Program

  • Conduct and analyse statistics of Arise Mentoring Program 

  • Assess the pros and cons of possible mentoring program

  • Compile and present information orally, visually and in writing.

  • Make recommendations for improvement, using computer models to test them and presenting findings to the Arise Mentoring Team. 

  • Develop and Implement new procedures or training.

  • Participate in speaking and training engagement with Mentors and Mentees.


 

COORDINATOR

The Coordinator is responsible for a variety of administrative and program management tasks. You will help in planning and organizing programs and activities as well as carry out important operational duties.

 

  • Support planning and coordination of Arise mentoring program and its activities

  • Maintain budget and track expenditures/transactions

  • Manage communications through media relations, social media etc.

  • Help build positive relations within the mentor/mentee and with the Arise Program.

  • Schedule,organize meetings,events and maintain an agendamaintain agenda.

  • Keep updated records and create reports for program

  • Support growth and program development of Arise mentoring.

ASSISTANT MENTOR

The Assistant mentor will assist the mentor by supporting and encouraging the professional development of the mentee and assist with active guidance to help mentee achieve their goals in the Arise Mentoring program and by adhering to the mentoring program curriculum. 

 

  • Adhere to  the overall management of the program, its volunteers, mentors, and mentees in accord with the Arise Project for Humanity organizational goals, mission and operational policies.

  • Support and assist mentors as a backup plan

  • Help mentees understand how to be successful during the mentoring program.

  • Work with menteesmentee to complete the 12-week  mentoring curriculum. 



 

MENTEE

Mentees are responsible to remain motivated by planning and managing the direction of their professional life. 

 

  • Adhere to  the overall management of the program, its volunteers, mentors, and mentees in accord with the Arise Project for Humanity organizational goals, mission and operational policies.

  • Meet with a mentor on a weekly basis. 

  • Complete goals and activities

  • Commit to  Arise mission, visions and goals

  • Commit to self-development,

  • Discuss goals, vision with mentor –

  •  Consenting to and completing the screening process – Attending orientation and training sessions

REGIONAL LEADER

The regional leader is delegated to provide services in a particular geographical region. The regional leader handles aspects of mentoring program planning, recruitment, event logistics in designated areas.

 

  • Adhere to  the overall management of the program, its volunteers, mentors, and mentees in accord with the Arise Project for Humanity organizational goals, mission and operational policies.

  • Provide ongoing support and supervision to mentors, specifically conduct at least once per month one-on-one supervision as well as ongoing responsiveness to mentor questions and concerns

  • Works with program director  marketing and communication committees on marketing and promotion. 

  • Coordinates program planning with chapter 

  • Adheres to all Arise Mentoring event policies, missions, vision and goals.

  • Oversees the work in the region

  • Train new mentors.

  • Supervise and interview our mentees.

  • Coordonate conferences and training .


 

MENTOR 

The mentor supports and encourages the professional development of the mentee and provides active guidance to help them achieve their goals in the Arise Mentoring program and by adhering to the mentoring program curriculum. 

 

  • Adhere to  the overall management of the program, its volunteers, mentors, and mentees in accord with the Arise Project for Humanity organizational goals, mission and operational policies.

  • Provide ongoing support and supervision to mentees, specifically conduct at weekly training. 

  • Under the direction of the ARISE director/coordinator, implement the assigned activities

  • Maintain an online student database to ensure information is accurate and current; review mentor activity logs and peer mentor log-in reports on a weekly basis to ensure that peer mentors are updating them on a regular basis and make appropriate recommendations to the program director.

  • Record/document interactions with each student 

  • Assist with the data compilation and reporting efforts

  • Maintain attendance data 

  • Help mentees understand how to be successful during the mentoring program

  • Guide and work  with mentee to complete the 12-week  mentoring curriculum 

  • Maintain confidentiality of participants.