Mentorship at Maui Humane Society
The Mentorship Program at Maui Humane Society is designed for young people grades 9-12 who would like to complete specific projects that require guidance or oversight from a representative of Maui Humane Society.
Examples of students who would join the Mentorship Program include:
Mentorship Program students are pro-active, independent and act on their own initiative. Our students already have reasonably clear intentions would like Maui Humane Society to function as a resource to help them meet their project goals. If accepted into the program, Maui Humane Society will provide you with a mentor who will work with you personally to:
In exchange for providing resources and direction, we ask that our mentorship students complete a minimum 35 hours of volunteer service over the course of the mentorship year in order to satisfy their commitment to the organization. We also ask that all our mentorship students complete at least 15 hours of your 35 hour minimum as an Animal Camp Assistant during a school break. You can learn more about Animal Camp here.
In order to give our mentorship students the attention they deserve, we can only accept a very limited number of applicants. In order to be considered, each applicant must:
Maui Humane Society’s Mentorship Program is a unique opportunity for Maui’s exceptional youth to work alongside MHS to make a positive impact on our community and in the lives of Maui’s animals.
Need to know more? Call (808) 877-3680 ext 233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
HELPFUL TIPS FOR PREPARING YOUR MENTORSHIP APPLICATION:
GET TO KNOW US FIRST
Before you apply, take some time to learn as much as you can about Maui Humane Society, open admission shelters and animal welfare in general. This will help you to determine whether MHS is a good fit for your project’s needs before you even apply!
APPLY IN ADVANCE
Our mentorship program fills up quickly. If you are applying for a school project, please try to apply to our mentorship program as soon as you receive your assignment. The more notice you give us, the more likely we will be able to accommodate you!
GET READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Our Mentorship program is designed to foster future leaders and animal advocates in our community. Be brave- be willing to accept challenges, grow, and work outside of your comfort zone. Think of your mentorship as an opportunity to show yourself and your community what you are capable of, all while making an effort to improve quality of life for the pets in your community!
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