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Youth Mentor / Direct Care

  2021-09-16     Mullen-Polk Foundation DBA Our Next Generation     1104 MAIN ST, Ste. M110     17.50 hour  
Description:

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt

SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Program Manager

WORK SCHEDULE: Swing: 3PM - 11:30 PM / Grave: 11PM - 7:30 AM

SUMMARY OF POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Youth Mentor / Direct Care is responsible for providing care, supervision, and behavior management to adolescents with behavior issues in a QRTP (qualified Residential Treatment Facility) Staffed Residential Home. In addition to the services provided to they youth, the employee is also required to assist in maintaining a clean household environment, provide household and grounds maintenance, and provide basic office management duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • provide guidance and supervision to all youth in care.
  • will provide youth with daily medication(s).
  • prepare meals and snack per the posted monthly menu(s).
  • will provide transportation to and from activities, counseling and other services.
  • will make telephone calls to confirm appointments and locate resources, and perform other duties as assigned.
  • will maintain current information, and adhere to, program policies and procedures.
  • maintain records and statistics as required by the agency, state, and other funding sources.
  • and will perform administrative assignments as requested.

Education and Experience:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Minimum High School diploma, Associates, Bachelor's Degree or Masters
  • A minimum of one year working with children (2080 hours).
  • Possess the experience, personal qualities and practice skills to work effectively with professionals from a variety of disciplines both internally and with other organization.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Valid driver's license and proof of insurance.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check, which may include fingerprinting
  • Must complete all 16 hours of training to be left unsupervised with the youth.
  • Attend all staff meetings

Skills

  • Commitment to young people and an understanding of the factors affecting their lives.
  • The ability to act with integrity in times of stress.
  • Interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish good relationships with a range of people.
  • Patience, tolerance and flexibility.

Additional requirements include:

  • Flexible schedule and be available a minimum of 32-40 hours per week
  • Reliable transportation, with a current WA, ID, or OR Driver's License and auto insurance
  • Ability to relate to and work with youth that are emotionally upset, and at times hostile.
  • Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Must also fulfill all contract and program training requirements

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Regularly walk, stand or stoop; occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects weighing up to 25 pounds; and regularly drives a motor vehicle.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed in a family home like environment.


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