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    OP1/AfSU/8 Professional Mentor This is an incredibly rewarding opportunity for professionals who wish to support the younger generations of Afghanistan's diaspora. Professional Mentors (PM) are responsible for assisting students who contact AfSU for help and assist them using the subject team they have been allocated to. You will be responsible for providing support to undergraduate/postgraduate level students with subject help or advice on entering the job market. This help will typically be through the form of emails, and will run on an ad hoc basis based on the needs of the student. We recommend meeting with the student you have been assigned to for roughly thirty minutes-one hour a month virtually on MS Teams, as well as through AfSU events. The PM usually performs the following roles, but is not limited to: (a) assisting in the running and maintenance of the AfSU Mentorship Programme by mentoring university level students, in an in-person or virtual setting, 1-1. (b) demonstrating proficiency in providing academic support (where possible) and providing relevant advice on entry to post-university job markets or avenues; (c) holding events or being involved in academic conferences; (d) holding subject-specific knowledge on subjects that university students may benefit from. We recommend PMs have the following skill sets: Strong sense of belonging and working with a team. Happy to work with younger students who require help with their academic lives. Able to dedicate time to this and assist people to the best of their ability. Able to communicate on and use MS Teams. You should be willing to attend Team AfSU events and participate in the union's activities to the best of your ability. You should also demonstrate professionalism and take initiative. We encourage confidence in suggesting new ideas and concepts. AfSU requires the following from all applicants: You must be a current professional working in industry. You must not have a criminal record. You will be expected to abide by the AfSU Constitution and various other policies which you will be acquainted with should your application be accepted. We take discipline extremely seriously and so you will be expected to conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times and especially as a representative of the AfSU brand.
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    ADM2/AfSU/5 Advisor to the Board of Directors The AfSU Board of Directors is responsible for the management of the union. They are the designated body of leadership and will oversee all activities this union undertakes. By becoming an Advisor to the Board, you will assist AfSUs Leadership Team and will be part of managing the union's activities. As an Advisor, you will be assisting in the management of the union by liaising directly with the Board of Directors to advise them on issues, provide connections and give valuable insights into how AfSU can develop itself as a brand. You should be able to use your connections to expand the AfSU project and advise the Board on topics that they require advisement on. Topics and projects you may be able to advise on are broad, and may include general or specific areas of our brand, presence, national/international connections, our umbrella programme, or strategic advice. We prioritise your expertise, and thus the role will be shaped to fit your areas of knowledge. It is recommended that you: Hold knowledge of Zoom and Microsoft Applications. Have expertise (i.e. professional experience) or qualifications (whether you're currently studying or have graduated) in the area you wish to advise on. Hold connections or strong insights in the area you hope to advise us on. You must be able to dedicate time to the AfSU project where required and it is recommended you hold prior knowledge/experience of AfSU activities. You should be willing to attend Team AfSU events and participate in the union's activities to the best of your ability. You should also demonstrate professionalism and take initiative. We encourage confidence in suggesting new ideas and concepts. The Advisor role is a voluntary, unpaid position however AfSU can be used as a reference point on CVs/LinkedIn. Joining AfSU also means you have access to internship and other academic opportunities unique to AfSU. You'll also be joining a community of like minded people who have similar goals and interests to yourself. You'll be able to network with a broad range of individuals, and get involved in the strong diaspora community we hope to create. Applications to this role can be submitted on a rolling basis, we will respond to all applications submitted within two weeks of submission. To apply please register an account and then proceed to fill out your application. We aim to review all applications and return an application outcome to you within two weeks of receipt.
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