The Career Mentor program matches local volunteers with middle school students. The goal of the mentoring is to help students develop decision-making skills that will aid them throughout the rest of their school years and will help them choose a career path that fits their needs and  interests. We are looking for mentors that can dedicate one hour a week during the 2017-2018 school year.

To become a Career Mentor, volunteers will participate in one day of training and will need to become School Board approved volunteers. 

To get involved: 

  • Participate in one day of Career Mentor Training
  • Become a school board approved volunteer
  • Dedicate 1 hour each week during the 2017-2018 school year
  • Attend quarterly check-in meetings during the school year to support progress

Training Dates:

  • August 7 ,2017; Marietta Schools Board Office – 111 Academy Drive, Marietta
  • August 9, 2017; Warren Schools Board Office – 220 Sweetapple Rd, Vincent
  • August 15, 2017; Beverly-Waterford Rescue Squad Building, 4th Street, Beverly

Who to contact for more information and to get registered:  

  • Mentor Coordinator Warren and Fort Frye: Barb Schafer 740-678-2366 x121;

  • Mentor Coordinator Marietta: Geoff Schenkel 740-525-3324;

  • BB2C Coordinator: Tonya Davis 304-482-1366;

  • BB2C Director: Tasha Werry 740-374-6500 x8017;

The following businesses and local organizations supported the creation of this program:

Marietta Community Foundation, Peoples Bank, Memorial Health System, Boys and Girls Club, Ely Chapman Education Foundation, Family and Children First, Gilman United Methodist Church, REsolve Studios, Marietta City Schools, and Warren Local Schools. 

Joining the team of support for the 2017-2018 school year are:

Fort Frye Local Schools, Dietz, Futrell, and Walters Insurance, Washington County Public Library, and the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Marietta