Stipend Mentor and/or Volunteer Mentor
Apr 26, 2012
Monthly stipend or no salary
US - california
- Inland Empire / Morongo Basin
- n/a -
Program Overview: TEAM is a new and exciting mentoring program that focuses on pairing current foster and probation youth with adult mentors of similar backgrounds. In addition, coaching is provided to current caregivers of foster or probation youth. TEAM aims to guide personal growth by teaching
, empowering, advancing and mentoring.
Under the direct supervision of the T.E.A.M. Coordinator, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
requires 12-month commitment to the mentoring program, mentoring up to 1-2 mentees, 4-8 hours total/per month, 2 face-to-face meetings per month/per mentee, weekly contact with mentees via phone/email/text/social-networking during non-face-to-face weeks, and attending all required orientation, pre-match training, and abbreviated on-going training.
Provide both individual mentoring and group mentoring/group activities to current foster youth and/or probation youth.
Collaborate and provide support for other part-time/stipend/volunteer mentors.
Perform some case management duties such as informal case plans, conducting monthly check-ins, attending IRT meetings with collaborative teams which include Department of Behavioral Health, Children and Family services
, Probation, etc., and making appropriate referrals for participants as needed.
Maintain regular communication with the Program Director and T.E.A.M. Coordinator.
Provide assistance in recruitment of mentors and mentees.
Assist with participant screening, match support, planning for recognition events
and closure activities.
Extensive travel and community
outreach, including overnight trips, as well as working nights and weekends as needed.
Perform other tasks as assigned by the executive
Director or Program Director.
Due to the population being served through this program, it is highly desired that the applicant be:
Former foster youth, former probation youth, former caregiver of a foster youth/probation youth OR a volunteer who is interested in working with foster/ probation youth.
Demonstrate success in goal setting, such as but not limited to, academic success, vocational success, professional success, employment success, success working with community organizations, collaborating with county agencies such as Department of Behavioral Health, Children and Family Services, Probation or other organizations, successful history of navigating through referrals and resources available to the community.
Must have access to transportation and if a vehicle is the means of transportation must possess a valid state of California Drivers license and maintain vehicle liability insurance.
Possess a High School Diploma, G.E.D., or equivalent.
Applicants will be required to pass a criminal background check.
Possess a college degree, credential, or vocational training OR have 2 or more years of experience in community organizations and/or delivery of mental health or social services, especially programs related to social services for foster youth or probation youth between the ages of 13-21.
Experience in case management,conducting individual or group mentoring or a history of receiving mentoring services.
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***Reach Out West End is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To be considered for this position, it is REQUIRED that all applicants do the following:
Email or mail a resume and a cover letter to:
Attn: TEAM Program
1126 W. Foothill Blvd. Suite #150
Upland, CA 91786
Email:Andrew Williams, Psy.D
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No Phone Calls Please
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