The Mentors’ contribution to the success of NYC FIRST programs and ultimately to the success of NYC FIRST is immeasurable. The time, responsibility and expertise of a Mentor or Coach will vary but the one constant is that you are bringing something to your team that they need to learn, grow and succeed.
Can be a person of any age, teaching others what they know
Brings either technical or non-technical expertise to the team
Provides the opportunity for students to learn via new experiences
Knows that Mentoring and Coaching are about inspiring and guiding
Provides students the environment to succeed
Is patient, supportive, enthusiastic, compassionate and available
Remembers what’s important – it’s all about the kids, and they come first
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