Teen Mentor with Girls' LEAP | Applications Due September 8th!

We're Hiring!
Girls' LEAP is hiring Teen Mentors ('TM') to work with us this school year! These $8.00/hour, 2-8 hours per week positions combine being an assistant teacher in self-defense programs, attending TM meetings, and doing outreach events for Girls' LEAP.

What's Girls' LEAP?
Girls' LEAP (Lifetime Empowerment & Awareness Program) is a safety and self-defense skills program which combines both Physical Self-Defense Skills and Reflective Skills. We teach girls, ages 8-18, in the Greater Boston area, by partnering with local organizations and agencies. Girls' LEAP programs are taught by teams of adult women, college-aged women and teen-aged girls.

Requirements & Expectations

  • Attend Training on 9/12, 9/13, and 9/14
  • Make a full school year commitment from September-May
  • Attend weekly meetings held Tuesdays from 4-6pm at the Girls' LEAP office
  • Attend all-staff meetings (monthly)
  • Teach in at least 2 Girls' LEAP Self-Defense programs per year
  • Participate in Girls' LEAP outreach events
  • Attend TMP graduation in May (exact date TBD)
Who can apply?
Girls ages 14-18. You must be in or entering high school in order to be eligible. We especially encourage those of you interested in empowerment, leadership, or self-defense to apply!
Ok, I'm convinced. How do I apply?
Fill out the attached application and return it to: Kaitie Chakoian, Program Director at kaitie@girlsleap.org 
The deadline for Teen Mentor applications is Monday, September 8th, 2014
  • You will hear from us by Thursday, September 11th.
  • Training slots will be filled with qualified candidates on a rolling-admissions basis.