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Job Search Team Mentor/Coach/Job Resource




Time Commitment

Times can vary based on your availability to volunteer and the role.

Report To

Senior Job Search Leader

About the Role

ALL roles will include one Team Leader meeting to review the program curriculum inclusive of the time commitment listed below. More availability is always welcome.

As Job Team Mentor - Commit to attending at least one (1) meeting of a team, identify why you would be of value to the team, get to know the members and their job search goals and be open to email questions from team members. Additional value if you are able to review team members’ resumes or present a job topic of your expertise during a scheduled team meeting for all team members to attend.

As One-On-One Coach - Commit to being available once a week to a job seeker who may not be able to attend a regular job search accountability team due to personal issues. Help guide them to resources and encourage and motivate setting job search goals and helping that individual reach those goals. CNM job search handbook a resource for coaches.

Job Resource Volunteer – Be available to review resumes or LinkedIn profiles and conduct practice/mock interviews. NOTE: It is helpful if you are available on short notice to conduct practice/mock interviews.  Additional value if you are able to present a job topic of your expertise to all members as available during the 10 weeks series.


  • Background preferred in human resource management, education, psychology, business or related fields.

  • Previous higher education, business, recruiting, or career counseling/coaching experience is preferred.  

  • Sound knowledge of different jobs and career paths is helpful.

  • Effective communication skills, verbal and written. Ability to explain ideas in understandable terms to job seekers in different stages of their job search. 

  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop, maintain, and facilitate collaborative relationships with diverse people in diverse fields.

  • Exceptional listening skills and ability to give honest, constructive, positive feedback.  Providing tough love is needed for job seekers to grow and succeed in their job search.

  • Comfortable conducting meetings virtually one-on-one.

  • Good organizational, time management, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

  • Previous experience using Zoom, Google Meets, Microsoft Teams or other video conferencing platforms are helpful.

  • Ability to learn and use CNM’s communication platform. Good computer skills (Microsoft Office, Google Suite) are extremely helpful.

Additional Information

Got questions? Reach out to us today to learn more about volunteering and share your skills and expertise via LinkedIn or your resume. Otherwise, if you're on board now, select the blue button below to provide us with your interest area(s) and contact details.

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