Our Navigators Keep
GenOne Scholars Engaged.
What is a GenOne Navigator?
A Navigator will become a trusted advocate and resource for their Scholar(s). They will cultivate a positive interpersonal relationship to guide their Scholar(s) on their journey to and through college.
What is the Navigator time commitment?
Make a minimum two-year commitment to your assigned Scholar(s)
Complete a weekly check-in with your Scholar, virtually or in-person
See your Scholar at least once a month in-person. GenOne offers two opportunities per month:
Curriculum Events: includes activities such as college visits, leadership academies and community service
Navigator-Scholar Connecting Events: fun activities designed to deepen the relationship you are building
Attend 50% of GenOne events
Attend 1 college advising appointment/year
Complete 1 home visit/year
Attend 2 Navigator Nights to connect with other Navigators, receive training and provide feedback
Submit a monthly log of activities and check-ins completed with your Scholars
What outcomes do we hope to see from your relationship?
Form deep, interpersonal relationships with GenOne Scholars. This takes time and dedication.
Encourage Scholars in their participation of the GenOne Program and their pathway to college
Cultivate confidence in Scholars to attend and matriculate from college
Connect Scholars to opportunities presented through GenOne, your own network and the surrounding community
What is the process to become a Navigator?
Fill out our website form: Become a Navigator
Complete a background check
Sign-up for a personal interview with GenOne Staff or Board Members
Attend orientation training
Meet your Scholar & Family
How does GenOne support Navigators?
We provide orientation and two professional development (training) opportunities a year
Our Navigator staff member will help you develop and maintain a relationship with your Scholars and their family
Access to a network of other Navigators in your Scholar cohort for support and community
GenOne curriculum uniquely developed for each year Scholars are in the program