Transition Age Youth Mentor

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  • Job Summary:

    This position provides mentoring services to clients participating in the Independent Living program.  This involves developing and nurturing individualized support systems for foster teens ages 13 to 18 years old as they prepare to leave the foster care system. 

  • Essential Functions:

    • Establish and maintain positive, trauma-informed working relationship with HFC staff and external customers
    • Coordination of resources, technical assistance and emotional support to youth ages 13- 18 years old
    • Participate in Staffings
    • Assist youth in normalcy activities
    • Oversee the implementation of the “Heartlink Mentoring Program”
    • Assist recruit, screen, match, monitor, and close the relationship with the mentors and mentees for the Heartlink Mentoring Program
    • Maintain ongoing communication with Heartlink Mentoring Program volunteer mentors and assigned mentees

  • Qualifications Required:

    Have been a participant in the Independent Living program required.

  • Qualifications Preferred:

    High school graduate or GED graduate and/or active in school preferred.

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Benefits:

    Excellent benefits package with tuition assistance, domestic partner coverage, retirement and generous paid time off. 

  • Additional Information:

    Drug free workplace.  Drug testing req. EOE/M/F/D/V

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