Company Description The Aparecio Foundation is a nonprofit organization that was designed as an economic development strategy to lift women out of poverty and as a community development approach to build the leadership capacity of low-income women. The Aparecio Foundation provides academic support and scholarship programs for high-potential, low-income women in public high schools through an eight-year multiple-mentor program. The culture of Aparecio Foundation is characterized by an informal and laid back environment, where employees work independently and in teams to develop and carry out effective organizational structure and work processes. Employees are driven through self-motivation and passion for the not-for-profit sector. Through the development of quality services to the enhancement of the organizationu2019s goals and objectives employees are able to use their strengths and skills the best ways they can! Therefore Aparecio Foundation employees are given freedom to be creative and energetic in performing their tasks and duties as professionals in their respective field of expertise. This is a unpaid Volunteer / Intern position. Job Description The Aparecio Foundation is a new and growing organization with a great need for Mentor Liaisons. The position of High School Mentor Liaison will be responsible for the research of mentorship models across high school settings as well as identifying best practices amongst mentors. The High School Mentor Liaison will also be responsible for researching common mistakes in mentoring and ensuring that the purpose of the organizationu2019s mentorship program is facilitated sufficiently. The High School Mentor Liaison will be responsible for creating relationships, the development of programs, and analysis of methods and models of mentoring. Description of Duties / Responsibilities: Establish and maintain relationships with other agencies and organizations in community to meet community needs and to ensure that services are not duplicated. Research currently existing mentor programs of similar kind in the Chicago area to learn their success and failure. Research Academia by conducting an analysis of different models of mentoring to see which ones are effective according to the studies that have been done. Compile the data and develop a framework for the mentor program. Develop a framework of women to recruit for the organization/building mentor database. Develop curriculum for the mentorship program. Attend professional meetings, training workshops, and read publications on the field to enhance professional competence. Qualifications Job Qualifications / Requirements: Knowledge is defined as the acquisition of information stored in memory through experience and learning. Skills represent the practical aspect of knowledge. The implementation of knowledge in daily tasks that can be acquired or developed through training is termed as skill. Lastly, ability is characterized as the stable and abstract behavioral and cognitive capacity. Education and/or Experience Bacheloru2019s Degree. Masters preferred. Have some work experience in a related field.