MAKE AN IMPACT.
BECOME AN ADVISOR.
In this unique opportunity as a Company Program Advisor, you get the chance to participate in an impactful and meaningful experience with an incredible group of youth.
Advisor, 4 Years
JA has made an impact on my life because it allows me to give back to my community and to connect with the future leaders of tomorrow. It is amazing to see how the students grow year over year to become more confident in their skills, and to see their entrepreneurial spirit rise.
Advisor, 3 Years
For me, JA has shaped how I carry myself as a leader and given me invaluable self-confidence to be a leader within a team. JA has an impact that lasts a life time, thank you !”
Advisor, 5 Years
While the successes are fun and rewarding, the challenges to get there can be tough and exhausting! I have seen many students show so much growth, accountability, learning, ownership, and leadership over the past four years, and I am extremely proud to know that I have helped make that happen.
Volunteers don't need a particular background or area of expertise to be an effective Company Program Advisor - only a sense of caring and concern about young people and the ability to foster teamwork.
Mentors for Company Program are:
Dedicated to working with youth in a meaningful and impactful way
Have time, energy and expertise to give to others
Willing to tell their stories of failure and success
Are willing to share their knowledge and resources
Have the ability to facilitate student groups
Passionate about volunteering!
The program runs for 18 weeks from the end of October to mid-April and breaks for holidays in December and exams in January.
Each team meets on the same day, once a week for 3 hours. Advisors on average will spend an additional 30 minutes to prepare for each meeting. We ask that advisors commit to attending at least 75% of the program meetings.
Advisors must also attend a mandatory training session in October.
HOW TO REGISTER
Click on the blue register button and enter your personal information
Select your location - Select community volunteer if you don't have an assigned location upon registering
Screening - JA will reach out to you regarding police screening and will contact your references
Training - Attend a mandatory session
Connect with your team - Meet with your advising team to prepare for the first meeting in October
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the time commitment to be a volunteer?
A mandatory 3 hour training session in October
On average 30 minutes before each weekly meeting for preparation plus time to respond to student emails/calls as a mentor
3 hours each week for the meetings