Sustaining the Future through Volunteer Leadership & Mentoring. May 14, 2012. Sustaining the Future through Volunteer Leadership and Mentoring, May 14 th 2012 Today’s Agenda. 12:15 – 12:30 Welcome Overview of need for Next Gen Workforce Development
Sustaining the Future through Volunteer Leadership & Mentoring
May 14, 2012
12:15 – 12:30 Welcome
Overview of need for Next Gen Workforce Development
Industry involvement with Workforce development
12:30 – 12:45 Introductions
Overview of today's session
What is BeMentors?
12:45 - 1:15Programs at your Reach (by Panelists)
1:15 – 1:40Panel responses
Why now – what's missing?
Where role does industry play?
How valuable is the mentor role?
Corporate support exist?
What does it look like for you?
1:40 – 1:55 Audience Lightning Round
1:55What’s going on where?
2:00 Program Concludes
“Active volunteer at 12 healthcare, engineering education.”
We need to get our young people interested in science technology and engineering when they are still in their formative years in high school.
A) path through school seems too hard,
B) they don’t know anybody in those fields to look up to, or another reason.
30% said they had little to no experience building anything hands-on, whether it’s a digital product like a website or a physical project like piecing together circuit.
“give strong, leave nothing in the tank”
…to watch others grow to lead
Cloud Mentoring launched in 2011
a place to…
… 100% said YES
… 100% said YES again
“Read, set, go!”
“Volunteer Programs At Your Reach: Engineers Without Borders”
Walt Walker, P.E.
Environmental Engineer, BCM Engineers
Mission: To combat poverty and expand opportunity for all Philadelphians
Trained volunteers work one-on-one with community members in need
Real and important issues – employment, housing, benefits, and referrals
Relationship-building and trust
Commitment – 3 to 10 hours per week, plus training
In Program Year 2012:
170 volunteers | 3200 clients
Katie Aguilar, P.E.
Geotechnical Product Specialist
Bentley Systems, Inc
50+ Highschool students learning how to use Bentley software, MicroStation, iPads
Live Zone Theater
Tues @ 10am & 1pm High School Robotics Demo
Wed @ 10am & 1pm Hypermodeling & Augmented Reality
In the STEM Zone… Hands-on!
Lava lamps, hovercrafts, 1-2-3 electric motors, marshmallow shooters + more!
T’s for Testimonials