Job Put up: Mentor Up-and-Coming Professionals

Software program for Good’s apprenticeship program pairs up-and-coming professionals with organizations searching for to make use of know-how for constructive social or environmental change.

In the summertime of 2021, Software program for Good grew to become one among 4 organizations awarded a aggressive grant by the state of Minnesota’s Division of Employment and Financial Alternative. We are actually a part of the Tech Coaching Pilot Program, with the objective of offering tech profession pathways for younger adults who’re Black, Indigenous, and folks of coloration.

We work with paid mentors to offer our apprentices further help — ensuring they will at all times attain out to ask questions, get suggestions on their work, put together for job looking, and extra. We are actually searching for paid mentors to work with our apprentices within the spring (March–Could) and summer time (June–August) of 2022.

Mentors are paid at a fee of $50/hour.

What abilities do mentors want?

We will probably be working with apprentices in software program improvement and UX/human-centered design. We’d like to work with mentors who’ve expertise in any of the next:

• Ruby on Rails improvement

• JavaScript improvement (primarily React)

• WordPress improvement

• Consumer interface design

• Consumer expertise design and technique

• Analysis

• DevOps


What’s the dedication?

We hope to work with a number of mentors in our subsequent two cohorts. Ideally, every mentor will probably be accessible for 10–20 hours every week, however we’re open to discovering an association that works for you. Examples embody:

• Common workplace hours to pair with apprentices and reply questions

• “On name” on Slack to reply questions and assist apprentices get unstuck

• One-time Q&A session to share profession recommendation or educate a selected idea


Sound like match? E-mail good with some details about your background and availability, and thanks for supporting the subsequent technology of tech expertise!


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