Youth Mentorship Program Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time

Published

07/08/2018

Address

721 N. LaSalle
Chicago
IL
60654
United States

Description

Basic Functions:

1. Works closely with supervisor, volunteer services and communication to recruit new mentors using established recruitment plan and hosts open house, presentations and keeps the external postings up to date.

2. Responsible for screening, training, supervising and coaching of volunteer mentors

3. Works with staff at public schools and other community partners to identify, interview and screen eligible participants.

4. Matches youth participants with eligible volunteer mentors

5. Plans quarterly events for mentors and mentees including but not limited to back to school events, picnics and other recreational events.

6. Provides case management and guidance to both youth and adult volunteers to address barriers to participation and ensure that all program goals are successfully met.

7. Completes all required documentation in accordance with agency/programmatic policies and procedures, professional standards, and external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing, funding or accrediting bodies

8. Maintains up-to-date and accurate client files and databases, as required by agency/programmatic policies and procedures, professional standards, and external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing or accrediting bodies in the course of performing job expectations

Grade:  16

Salary: Not listed

Hours: Full Time

Work Location: 721 N. LaSalle, Chicago, IL. 60654

Preferred Requirements: BSW. Three to five years of experience working with low income/minority youth and their families. Experience recruiting/working with adult volunteers. Experience using the 40 Developmental Assists Profile (DAP) survey. Bilingual in Spanish (oral and written) may be required.


Other Requirements: Must demonstrate proficiency using computers, including Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point and willingness/ability to learn and utilize other computer applications as necessary. Driver’s license and reliable transportation. 

Benefits

None

Level of Language Proficiency

None

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree


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