The Mentors International CEM is a high-quality training center focused on the success of its students. It is sponsored by foreign donors who understand that the only way out of the cycle of poverty is through education and one-on-one mentoring process that allows new habits and skills to be gained by the participants.
Service is the cornerstone of the process to improve and change lives, and when offered selflessly it expands, encourages and blesses both the servers and the served . Community service is of great importance to our students as it provides them with new and great experiences by supporting and working in meaningful ways for others. The process allows the discovery and practices of various talents and abilities.
A Mentor is a person of much knowledge and above all experience who is willing to guide others. Volunteer Mentors in Mentors Internatinal are alumni of our CEM and other programs, as well as people outside the Foundation who are willing to share their time. Mentoring is based on trust and communication. Volunteer Mentors prepare to teach and support their Mentees according to the needs of the Mentees; together they analyze, establish a plan of action, review this plan often and modify it as necessary. The Mentor experience is key to the success of the Mentee, while the role of the Mentee is to follow the advice of the Mentor with integrity and discipline. Volunteer Mentors are trained by full-time Mentors in classrooms and in the field serving in real situations and in actual businesses.
Our classroom groups consist of about 20 students who are taught by two or more instructors; one on a permanent basis, and others at random who will provide complementary training in mentoring and techniques for job search. Our facility has adequate settings, and each of our students makes use of computers equipped with all the necessary tools for their learning.
In the same way our program allows the discovery and development of skills according the needs of each student. We complement this training with the different community services where students have the options to explore skills, talents and even expand their work perspective. We enhance the talents of our students; we help them overcome their inadequacies and we complement their education with practical opportunities in the workplace.
Mentors International is a non-profit organization that aims to enable thousands of families and individuals in developing countries to achieve lasting self-reliance through online education, face-to-face classroom education and one-on-one mentoring.
Want to learn to be self-reliant? Many people fail to get a job or fail to develop a personal or family business because they don’t have the necessary tools to do so. At the CEM we make sure that you are trained with quality and integrity. The teaching process is not something that we take lightly, but we do it with passion and with great motivation to see our graduates walk the bridge that leads to self-reliance..
Be committed to yourself that you are going to take advantage of the time, that you will start and finish your studies because if you do not, you may take the opportunity away from others who need to learn. You must commit to complete 4 hours per week of community service and a total of 40 hours of volunteering as a Mentor. Have a specific goal on why you will enroll in that course and be disciplined as a student. At the CEM we believe in a process of integral education based on principles and values.