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Community Mentor (PT)

Company: Lad Lake Inc
Location: Beaver Dam
Posted on: May 3, 2024

Job Description:

This is a community-based position in which you will work with a child in or near where you live. The counties that we serve are; Washington, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Dodge, Walworth, and Jefferson. As a Mentor, you will be picking up your client from their home to do activities together that work towards goals. You would come to our Dousman campus for New Hire Orientation, but the weekly activities will be within the community.Do you want to make a difference in a child's life? Become a Mentor today!Research confirms that quality mentoring relationships have powerful positive effects on young people in a variety of personal, academic, and professional situations. Ultimately, mentoring connects a young person to personal growth, development, and social and economic opportunity. Yet one in three young people will grow up without this critical asset.Lad Lake is seeking quality Mentors to fill this critical need for children within many SE Wisconsin counties. A quality Mentor is an understanding and trusted counselor. He/she is a coach, a confidant, an adviser, a friend, and an advocate.This is a paid part-time Mentor position that includes travel and expense allocations. Weekly hours range from 4 - 30 hours depending on how many cases you choose to work with. Usually, evening and weekend hours are required.Pay is $18.00 an hour with a bachelor's degree in a related field or $15.00 an hour otherwise. ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Model positive behavior
  • Supervision and safety of your client
  • Build a positive relationship with your client
  • Meet with the client every week
  • Provide a safe place for your client to communicate with you
  • Build trust through commitment and consistency
  • Encourage the child to use his/her full potential
  • Maintain open communication with your client's family and County Case Managers
  • Complete required training
  • Report any criminal activity, abuse, or other unusual happenings
  • Enter case notes after each contact with your client. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
  • Must be 21 years of age or older to become a Mentor.
  • Must have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Must show proof of 100,000/300,000 Bodily Injury Auto Liability Insurance and 100,000 Property Damage Auto Liability Insurance.
  • Must have good communication skills. BENEFITS
    • Community-based position
    • 401k plan
    • Casual dress
    • Company-paid training
    • Ongoing paid training
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Federal Student Loan Forgiveness EmployerKeywords: Social Service, Human Services, Residential Counselor, Social Services, Crisis Intervention, Mental Health, Social Work, Child Welfare, Youth Advocate, Social Service Aide, Social Service Worker, Social and Human Service Assistant, Youth Worker, Human Service Worker PI8d4b5d568228-31181-33750076

Keywords: Lad Lake Inc, Fond du Lac , Community Mentor (PT), Other , Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

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