MENTOR NY is at the forefront of the mentoring movement in New York, with a dynamic and dedicated team fueling the work. Join us in helping to ensure adults infuse mentoring best practices in their interactions with young people — building intentional and transformational relationships that spark their untapped potential.
Together, we can close the mentoring gap for one in three young people across the state.
AmeriCorps VISTA Opportunities
Jumpstart your nonprofit career while changing lives in your community by serving with MENTOR New York!
Marketing & Communications VISTA
The Marketing and Communications VISTA collaborates with MENTOR NY staff to expand our ability to serve our partner network of mentoring organizations. You'll assist in marketing to new audiences, deepening our relationships with existing programs, and tracking impact as we expand our reach across the state. Your work will impact the mentoring gap, improving outcomes for college enrollment and high school dropout rates.
Programs Support VISTA
In this role, you'll work closely with staff to develop pipeline structure and engagement protocols and develop an outreach plan for new programs. The Programs Support VISTA assesses existing partnership lists, surveys programs to gauge engagement level, and works to improve systems that track program impact. Additionally, the VISTA will support the development of the NY Mentoring Network Hub by creating marketing materials and procedures to enhance engagement, as well as identifying partner program needs to address for future programs.
Do you have a keen eye for detail and a talent for making systems more efficient? As an Operations VISTA, you'll work with MENTOR New York staff to develop training curriculum for new staff in delivering services to program partners. You will also assist in supporting CRM database implementation, researching and improving data collection and analysis procedures, and collaborating to create more effective systems.
When I Think of MENTOR New York
We asked our team to share one word that comes to mind when they think about MENTOR New York. Their answers highlight the team culture and what it's like to work with us!
"I had the opportunity to take the lead on the organization's social media presence. I could see that MENTOR New York practices what they preach: they raise the voices of young people, even within their team."
—John Lui, Former Marketing & Communications Intern
"We're ensuring that young people have positive relationships around them, but also that adults everywhere know how to treat young people and each other. I'm really inspired by that work."
—Joie Golomb, Director of Programs & Partnership Development
"I value the flexibility that the organization provides me and really seeing the impact that we’re able to make in providing support to these programs."
—Jack Kavanaugh, Former Director of Program Development, Westen NY