Therapeutic Mentoring offers structured, one-to-one, strength-based support services between a Therapeutic Mentor and a youth (from ages 5 to 21) to support a specific goal on the child’s behavioral treatment plan such as developing social skills, interpersonal skills, problem solving strategies, or daily living skills.
We’re looking for people with a good attitude who work well with children and young adults; strong communicators, organized, adaptable, critical thinkers with a sense of humor. Candidates who will thrive in this role are able to mentor children while also being willing to learn. Join our team in providing individualized services to support youth and young adults in reaching their treatment goals.
A.I.M is recruiting for a part-time position to work with youth and young adults with social and emotional challenges who are seeking support to manage the challenges they are facing.
A.I.M provides a positive and therapeutically supportive service through coaching and mentoring and plays an active role in motivating and promoting the client’s achievement of their treatment goals.
A.I.M meets clients at their home and in the community at a time and place that is convenient. Day time, evening, and weekend hours are available. Meetings occur in environments that lend themselves to natural conversation – a place that’s comfortable for mentees and practical for the goals that have been identified. They can take place at home, in a coffee shop, park or while engaging in a healthy, fun, and practical activity.
Achievement and goal-oriented, Coach-Mentees. The goal is to assist the mentee to focus on getting things done, accomplishing the task at hand, and supporting success. Implementing goals or strategies identified in their mentoring plan, helping with organizing the multiple priorities of daily life or it could be doing something more fun and physical like a healthy fitness or recreational activity or job search.
About You: (Mentor)
You are an energetic, confident individual with a positive attitude and capable of motivating others.
You are relationship oriented, have a unique ability to connect with others and yet have clear, healthy boundaries.
You have experience holding others accountable and therefore not be conflict avoidant.
You have experience in behavioral healthcare, counseling, and/or working with individuals facing life challenges, on the spectrum and/or with mental illness.
You must be teachable, flexible, and highly dependable, with a strong sense (and demonstrated record) of personal integrity and solid work ethic.
You have a college degree in psychology, social work or closely related discipline or you are in process of completing your degree but have several years of relevant work experience.
You must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.
Able to hold a caseload of 5 or more mentees.
You must be able to complete weekly and monthly progress notes
Able to meet for individual and group meetings/planning
Must be 21 years of age or older
Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree (Preferred)
Consistent, punctual, and flexible
Verbal and written English language proficiency sufficient to communicate with people we support, co-workers, and community members
Ability to pass a pre-employment Criminal Background Check (complete fingerprint)
Valid Driver’s License preferred
Valid insurance (car)
Able to complete all assigned documentation accurately and within allotted time frames (weekly notes and monthly notes)
Ability to work independently and function as part of a team
Have good judgment and able to handle crisis situations
1099 (independent contractor)
Full time to come in near future