The Black Swan Academy - Mentors

We are seeking passionate mentors, who are committed to encouraging and assisting students to develop his/her full potential. Mentors assist in the implementation of the curriculum; including planning/participating in community service activities and advocacy efforts. Most importantly counselors are expected to be positive role models to the youth. This position is not paid, however a transportation stipend may be offered. Mentors are expected to attend required trainings and one to two times per week, 3-6 hours per week (3:30-6:30 p.m.).

Requirements: Experience working with youth; Interest in Social Justice and Black History; Sensitivity to people of diverse educational, ethnic, and economic backgrounds; Interest/Background in Social work, Education or Public Policy preferred; All volunteers MUST secure DCPS clearances.

Contact: Samantha Davis,