FAU CARD iRISE2 Mentor Information Session-Online

FAU CARD iRISE2 Mentor Information Session-Online

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Come learn the A-B-C’s of iRISE2 Mentoring! Inspiring someone with special interests is easier than you think! Make a difference TODAY!

About this event

Social skills are very significant tools to success in the workplace and our community. Individuals with autism spectrum disorder many times struggle with engaging and maintaining conversation with peers and adults. iRISE2, Interest and Relationships Impacting Social Engagement and Employment, Mentoring Program provides high functioning individuals diagnosed with autism the opportunity to engage in a supportive one-to-one mentoring relationship. As a dedicated, professionally trained mentor, you will be able to provide guidance, support and friendship through social engagement and exploring employment interests with your protégé.

Mentor Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older
  • Open to maintaining a 1-year mentoring relationship
  • Minimum of 4-6 hours a month based on your availability, all virtual
  • Valid Driver’s License and Auto Insurance
  • Successfully complete Volunteer Background Screening (paid for by iRISE2)

iRISE2 Mentoring Program

"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn"-Benjamin Franklin

*Online instructions will be sent to online attendees for each date.

*Orientations are also available on request for individuals/groups/offices. Please contact Alexzandria May, amay8@fau.edu to schedule.

*This orientation is geared towards potential mentors. Parents/guardians please reach out as the enrollment process is similar yet different.

Mentor Today!!

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