Mentor Program Coordinator

POSITION:    Mentor Program Coordinator
REPORTS TO:    Deputy Director
HOURS OF WORK:    Full-Time (30 hours)
WORK STATUS:        Non-Exempt

The Mentor Program Coordinator is a new position designed to specifically help our members overcome Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) including COVID-19 effects.  The Mentor Coordinator will recruit, train and match kids to mentors. 
This position is a 30-hour per week, year-round position, designed to respond to the immediate needs of members. Hours of operations for after school programs are Monday - Friday from 2 pm to 6 pm, excluding school vacation weeks and summer break.  This position may require rotation between sites. 


RESPONSIBILITIES
•    Identify individuals who will make good mentors; interview mentor candidates, recruit and train them.
•    Pair each Club kid with a mentor through corporate, college and youth agency partners.
•    Provide mentors with guidance regarding each mentee. 
•    Monitor and evaluate mentor/mentee relationships through verbal communications and/or indirect communication, writing reports and document hours for each mentor.
•    Ensure that kids who were participating in Family Support programs prior to the onset of COVID, such as individual or family counseling or prevention programs continue to do so.
•    Work closely with Management staff to determine the goals and needs of specific mentoring and prevention programs such as Passport to Manhood to keep members out of crisis. 
•    Identify members that may need additional personal/family support.
•    Collaborate and communicate with parents/guardians as needed.


QUALIFICATIONS
•    Must be at least 18 years of age.
•    Bachelor’s degree or an associate degree preferred; and have three months of experience in a similar work environment and mentoring/ coaching experience.
•    Ability to work during typical after school hours.
•    Confidence in providing academic support, as needed, to members.
•    Competency in navigating technology equipment and modes of instruction.
•    Strong computer skills
•    Communication skills: Informing, Listening, Writing
•    Personal Initiative Skills: Organizational Awareness, Striving for Excellence, Professional Development
•    Planning Skills, training and coaching
•    Relationship Skills: Teamwork
•    Strong boundaries
•    Safety, Health, and Environment Skills: Supporting a Safe Environment

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.