DonCARES Holds Resume Workshop at Samuel Fels High School

(Students in Mr. Keenan's 11th and 12th grade class working arduously on their resumes) On Monday, November 19, 2018, DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. Executive Director Donovan Forrest returned to his Alma Mater Samuel Fels High School to conduct two resume workshops with 10th, 11th, and 12th-grade students in veteran teacher Michael Keenan's classroom. Forrest, a 2013 graduate of Fels was excited to be back at his alma mater and give back to what he referred to as very deserving students. In total, Forrest helped over twenty-five students start their resumes. In addition, he walked through a successful interview with a student volunteer, discussed proper interview attire for both male and f

Mentor Spotlight: Rofiat Oseni

Major: Double majoring in Political Science & Africology Year: Junior Hometown: Wilkes Barre, PA but born in Lome, Togo (West Africa) What is your favorite quote? "You will be wounded many times in your life. You'll make mistakes. Some people will call them failures but I have learned that failure is really God's way of saying, "Excuse me, you're moving in the wrong direction." It's just an experience, just an experience." - Oprah Winfrey How long have you been a member of DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc? I became a member of DonCARES June of 2018, so I been with DonCARES for about 6 months. What is your favorite thing about spending time with your mentee? My favorite think about spending time

Mentee Spotlight: Jay Acevedo

Grade: 10 Current School Attending: The U School When did you get involved with DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc? I was introduced to DonCARES in 9th Grade What opportunities have you been involved in since participating in the DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. mentoring program? I have been involved in many great opportunities since participating in DonCARES. I was introduced to a youth theatre production company and I've participated in 2 productions and still work with them going on my second year now. I've also learned about businesses, job opportunities, as well as how to tie a tie(Which don't mistake is something important). What impact has mentoring had on your educational experienc

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