Island Girl Power Mentor

Island Girl Power Mentor

The Island Girl Power Clubhouses in Dededo and Malesso could use the help of high school girls to be teachers and mentors to the clubhouse members, ages 7 to 14.  Island Girl Power is a local prevention program focusing on offering positive activities and role models to young girls and their families. Come and be part of the IGP experience! 

Clubhouse activities are scheduled every Saturday and also on Thursday at the Dededo site. Here is the program outline and objectives:

EMPOWER - PREVENTION

  • Suicide / Depression
  • Teen Health/ Pregnancy
  • Substance Abuse
  • Dating Violence / Sexual Assault

ENCOURAGE – SELF ESTEEM

  • Career Presentations
  • Mentoring
  • Skill Building
  • Self Defense

INSPIRE

  • Community Pride
  • Environmental Projects
  • Teaching Advocacy
  Island Girl Power’s Objectives
  • To improve the awareness for girls ages 7-14 of social problems they may face and build their skills to resolve them.
  • To strengthen their self-esteem while connecting them to a support network mentors and role models
  • Facilitate activities that foster civic responsibility and respect for cultural diversity

Preparation Instruction:
Contact Eileen Castro at the Dededo Clubhouse and Sandy Yee at the Malesso Clubhouse to determine your schedule.
Attend an orientation session. 
Review IGP objectives. 
Sign Volunteer Form. Obtain this from IGP when you go for your orientation.

Activity Instruction:
  • Sign in regularly for Island Girl Power Clubhouse Saturdays from 9-2pm. Assist coordinators with daily schedule and get involved in each of the activities, provide positive mentoring and role modeling to young ladies to build their self - esteem and encourage participation.
  • Toward the end of your 10 hours pick a cooking, art, dance, music or other class to instruct. You will be supported, but we want you to feel how it is to teach others.
  • Take pictures and post on social media with the hashtag #guamservicelearning #islandgirlpower and whatever else is relevant. 

Reflection Instruction:

In order to earn service learning hours, a reflection needs to be turned into a teacher who can input the hours into Power School. You need to address: What did you do? What did you learn? How was this an example of public service? 


Learning Standards/Objectives:

Build awareness of the importance of role modeling, social issues, and the impact of volunteers in the community. Increase leadership skills in teens and build confidence in abilities to stay positive. Connect teens with the wonderful work that youth programs facilitate, increase career field knowledge.

Build Teen Leadership and encourage healthy lifestyles so they emulate positive behaviors for our young members to follow

Expand the horizon of experiences and build a portfolio for teens to prepare them for adult life and job or college applications.  

Social Studies Standards: Standard 4: Government and Civics

Students learn to achieve civic competence by studying the structures of power, authority, and governance.
AG.4.16: Practice personal character traits that facilitate thoughtful and effective participation in civic life, including thefollowing:

• Trustworthiness and honesty

• Courtesy and respect for the rights of others

• Responsibility, accountability, and self-reliance

AG.4.17: Explain the importance of thoughtful and effective participation in civic life, including the following:

• Performing public service


CONTACT PERSON DETAILS

  Name: Eileen Castro at Dededo, Sandra Yee at Malesso
 Phone: 989-1603 (Dededo), 969-5946 (Malesso)
  Email: islandgirlpower671@gmail.com
Organization/Agency/Business Name: Island Girl Power
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