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Human Services Career Program

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Developing and Fostering EQ  (Emotional Intelligence)

HSCP Mentoring is a fun and rewarding experience!

HSCP Mentors are role models and friends to teens interested in developing Human Service skills that will make the difference as professionals.  Mentors co-train with their mentee over 8 Saturday sessions. 

What does an HSCP Mentor do?
  • Mentors are UFV students who are paired with high school students interested in developing human service skills.
  • They attend 8 Saturday workshops (Sept.- May) receiving co-training with their mentee on topics such as human rights, mental health, and leadership. 
  • Their mentee will join them for 1 day at a university course over the school year. 
Why get involved?
  • Because human service professionals not only need IQ, but also EQ.
  • Develop leadership and human service skills.
  • Help a teen jump-start their post secondary life.
  • UFV students receive recognition on their Co-Curricular Record.
How to apply
  1. Fill out CSS application form (available through CSS website, counseling center, school program facilitator)
  2. Provide references
  3. Include required program courses on CSS course selection form
  4. Attend mandatory student parent meeting (date to be announced)

"The Human Services career Program is a great interactive way to get involved in the community and learn how to communicate" Jonas W. (CSS grade 10 student)

"This experience has been wonderful.  It has taught me various skills that I was completely unfamiliar with before, such as peer counseling and mindfulness.  Also, it has allowed me to work with mentees that have a lot in common with me.  It's amazing to know that my mentees trust me enough to share ideas, personal stories, and accomplishments.  I never thought that I could make a positive influence on the lives of young people. but thanks to this program I have.  This program has helped me grow as a person, while watching my mentees grow as individuals.  Thank you for this great opportunity.  Sincerely,                                                                                                   Simranjit Gill"

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