Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+
PROJECT INTRODUCTION: ‘Beyond Mentoring’ is a skill-based volunteering opportunity provided to the employees of Godrej. iVolunteer is glad to partner with Teach For India for the execution of the ‘Beyond Mentoring’ (pilot) project. iVolunteer and Teach For India have together identiifed 25 students who require mentoring and guidance. This pilot project will spread across three months (Jan – Mar 2020) and reach out to standard eleventh students from different streams of education of different colleges. For this skill-based project, every volunteer will be assigned with one student. The volunteer in discussion with the assigned student will identify one or two areas (that need development) from the following list of soft skills and help/guide the student over the next few weeks. • Confidence building • Leadership skills • Time management • Teamwork • Decision-making • Communication skills • Inter-personal skills • Intra-personal skills • Problem solving • Creative thinking • Goal-setting • Interview skills TIME: As per the mutual understanding between the Godrej employees and the TFI students. LOCATION: Preferably Godrej Office premises. ABOUT TEACH FOR INDIA: Teach For India is a non-profit organization that believes in an excellent education for all children and is striving to end the problem of educational inequity in our country. In the short-term, through their Fellowship program, they provide an opportunity for India’s brightest and most promising individuals to serve as full-time teachers to children from low-income communities in some of the nation’s most under-resourced schools. Their classroom becomes a platform for leadership learning and they strive to ensure that every child maximizes his or her potential. Fellows provide their students with opportunities to grow in academics and develop values and mind-sets. This growth is measured through regular internal and external assessments.
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