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Youth Mentor

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Develop a one-to-one relationship with a mentee by offering consistency, encouragement, and role modeling.   

  • Help set goals, provide guidance on how to achieve goals, and offer resources for achieving goals.  

  • Interact with the mentee in person and/or virtually to support mentee’s goal attainment.   

  • Actively participate in mentees education and extracurricular activities to encourage a positive experience.  

  • Complete all required reporting and data collection of key performance indicators by deadlines  

  • Participate in community events and develop community relationships on behalf of the agency.  

  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor. 

  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.  

Education and Work Experience Requirements: 

  • A solid history of employment and/or civic duty. An entrepreneur spirit is a plus! 

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including proficiency in Excel, Word, and OneDrive.  

  • High school diploma or GED required (Bachelor’s degree preferred). 

  • Other Required Skills and Abilities: 

  • Be able to demonstrate sufficient maturity, stability, judgment, professional demeanor, and motivation to fulfill the role of a mentor. The following characteristics are important in working with children and families in our program:  Openness to values, living standards and lifestyles different from your own.   

  •  Flexible approach to selecting activities, based on the interests of the child and the goals of the match relationship.   

  •  Demonstrated ability to be consistent and reliable.   

  •  Self-awareness, emotional, and cognitive maturity appropriate to mentoring.   

 

Physical Requirements:  

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.  

  • The job involves engaging mentees in indoor and outdoor recreational activities that may involve lifting, climbing, hand-eye coordination, and standing and/or sitting for prolong lengths of time.   

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