Apprenticeship Program Mentor

We will run our first apprenticeship program from April to May 2018  in our Brooklyn office.
We are looking for a program mentor who will spend half the day guiding the 4 apprentices and the other half working on a project.


Responsibilities
  • Be an ambassador of Sophilabs' values in the Brooklyn office.
  • Provide guidance for 2-4 apprentices.
  • Provide guidance based on our Apprentice Program Guidelines and past experiences.
  • Create a positive counseling relationship and climate for open communication.
  • Help your mentees identify problems and guide them towards appropriate solutions.
  • Celebrate the successes of your mentees.
  • Provide descriptive feedback based on observations.
  • Evaluate the mentees.
  • Work part-time on your current project remotely from the Brooklyn office.


Eligibility
To become a Mentor, you must fulfill all of the following requirements:
  • Embody the company values. Act as an example.
  • Have proper visa documentation or process the proper documentation within 2 months.
  • Be able to commit to two months of living and working in the United States.
  • High level of English proficiency.
  • Demonstrate timeliness and dependability in the workplace.

Excellent in the following soft skills:
  • Communication
  • Adaptability
  • Friendly Personality
  • Leadership
  • Enthusiastic
  • Observation (Giving Feedback)

Excellent in the following tech skills:
  • Programming
  • Software Design
  • Django
  • React
  • Html
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • Docker


Benefits
  • 🗽 Work from New York for two months
  • 🙌 Build subject-matter expertise and deepen your own personal knowledge
  • 👊 Learn how to motivate others and provide guidance to aspiring learners
  • 🏅 Gain valuable leadership experience and people skills
  • 📘 Hone your communication and teaching abilities


Expenses Covered
Flight, lodging and a 50 USD daily stipend is included for the duration of your stay in New York. The mentor will also receive an extra $ 1.000 USD per month before taxes in addition to their regular salary.


Timeline
  • Deadline for Applications: Jan 19th, 2018 
  • Interviews: Jan 22th-24th, 2018
  • The chosen mentor will be announced on Jan 26th, 2018


Please attach a cover letter explaining why you think you are the best fit for this position. Resume is not required.




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