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The Batiste Project is seeking dedicated and enthusiastic volunteer mentors to support our 6-week mentorship program aimed at empowering K-12 underserved students in Dallas/Fort Worth to explore and excel in coding, cybersecurity, and robotics. As a volunteer mentor, you will play a crucial role in providing guidance, encouragement, and mentorship to students as they develop essential skills, tackle challenges, and explore opportunities in the technology field.


1. Mentorship Sessions:

  • Participate in weekly mentorship sessions with assigned students, either in-person or virtually, as scheduled by the program coordinator.

  • Engage students in meaningful discussions, activities, and projects related to coding, cybersecurity, and robotics.

  • Provide personalized guidance, support, and feedback to help students overcome obstacles, build confidence, and achieve their learning goals.

2. Project-Based Learning:

  • Collaborate with students on hands-on coding, cybersecurity, and robotics projects designed to reinforce classroom learning and develop practical skills.

  • Facilitate project planning, brainstorming, problem-solving, and troubleshooting to encourage creativity and critical thinking.

3. Skill Development:

  • Assist students in acquiring and mastering technical skills, tools, and software relevant to coding, cybersecurity, and robotics.

  • Share your expertise, industry insights, and real-world experiences to inspire and empower students to pursue their interests and aspirations in technology.

4. Career Exploration:

  • Introduce students to diverse career pathways, opportunities, and resources in the technology sector through discussions, presentations, and networking opportunities.


  • Provide guidance on educational pathways, internships, certifications, and professional development opportunities to help students navigate their future career choices.

5. Mentorship Relationship Building:

  • Build rapport, trust, and mutual respect with mentees to establish a supportive and encouraging mentorship relationship.

  • Foster open communication, active listening, and empathy to understand and address the unique needs and challenges of each student.

6. Program Evaluation and Feedback:

  • Participate in program evaluation activities, including feedback surveys, focus groups, and debrief sessions, to assess the effectiveness of the mentorship program.

  • Provide constructive feedback, suggestions, and recommendations for program improvement and enhancement.


  • Passion for education, technology, and mentoring underserved youth.

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and mentoring skills.

  • Experience or expertise in coding, cybersecurity, robotics, or related fields.

  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine desire to support student growth and development.

  • Ability to commit to attending weekly mentorship sessions for the duration of the program.



  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of underserved students in Dallas/Fort Worth.

  • Gain valuable mentoring, leadership, and communication skills.


  • Expand your professional network and connect with like-minded individuals in the technology industry.


  • Receive recognition and appreciation for your contributions as a volunteer mentor.

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