The Austin/Travis County Reentry Roundtable is now accepting applications for the Advocacy Fellowship Mentor role. The purpose of the Roundtable Advocacy Fellowship Mentor is to serve as an additional resource outside of the Fellow’s supervisory structure with the intent to support the Fellow in meeting their designated learning outcomes. The Request for Applications (RFA) can be found here.
The Mentor will be asked to commit to serving for one year, with the expectation that the Mentor will meet with the Fellow for one hour weekly. In the first six months of the Fellowship, the Mentor will focus on assisting the Fellow in identifying the necessary skills needed to succeed in the Fellowship; in the second six months, the Mentor will focus on supporting the Fellow in identifying the long-term skills needed for a career in advocacy and in developing a Professional Development Plan to gain those skills.
- Commitment to the Reentry Roundtable’s mission
- Experience working in the advocacy arena
- Lived experience with the criminal legal system and reentering the community after incarceration
- Previous experience as a formal mentor
The Mentor stipend is $3,000/annually which includes food and beverages for meetings.
Please send all of the following items addressed to the Mentor Selection Committee to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Cover letter that addresses why you are interested in serving as a mentor and what strengths and perspectives you would bring to the position
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5PM Central Time on Monday, June 12, 2023.