Career Services Internship Opportunities

4-H Juntos Mentor Intern

Description: Cornell Cooperative Extension-NYC (CUCE NYC) is seeking intern/volunteer mentors to support the 4-H Juntos Program at MS 390 in the Bronx. Working as a team, the mentors will provide guidance and leadership for a group of 60 students, with a ratio of 5-10 students per mentor over a period of 2 hours per session. Mentors will facilitate weekly 4-H workshops and provide leadership for community outreach projects and special activities involving parent engagement, field trips and career exploration that reinforce STEM education, college preparation and leadership to improve the overall outcome of their mentees. The Mentor’s Responsibility to Mentee 1. A commitment of at least one year in a relationship with their 4-H Juntos Group. 2. Spend a minimum of 40 hours per year engaged in programmatic activities with middle school youth, including biweekly youth meetings and special activities (e.g. career exploration events, public presentations events, field trips, and parent meetings) 3. Lead group in completing the requirements of the 4-H Juntos program including: o 2 cumulative 4-H projects i.e. science, leadership etc. (Mentors will teach workshops) o At least 1 community service project o A final presentation during parent night event 4. Be respectful of the mentee(s) time, opinions, and decision-making. 5. Serve as a positive role model by modeling desirable behaviors & skills—e.g. patience, tolerance, communication skills, and reflective listening. 6. Be comfortable and able to establish appropriate boundaries with the mentee(s). 7. Be encouraging and supportive of the mentee(s). Responsibility to the CUCE NYC: 8. Successfully complete an interview with a 4-H Staff Member. 9. Check-in with the 4-H program staff every month, after placement at site. 10. Attend on-going mentoring & 4-H trainings to supplement work at respective sites. 11. Complete evaluation surveys to access program outcome. 12. Be patient and understand the mentoring relationship is a process that takes work and time. Application Process ? Complete 4-H intern application ? Provide 2 forms of reference. ? Pass a criminal background check.

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity Internship
Location New York, NY
Degree Wanted None Required
Field of Study Any
Field of Study
Special Skills & Requirements College student, Bilingual - Spanish Experience working with youth audiences Commitment of 1 year to program (40 hours) Willing to travel to the Bronx
Company Name Cornell Cooperative Extension-NYC
Contact: Lucinda Randolph Benjamin,
Address: 40 40 E 34th Street, Suite 606 New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-340-2910
About the Company: The Mission of the 4-H Juntos Program is help students achieve high school graduation and access higher education.
How To Apply: Please send resume and references Email:


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