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Mentor Posted 9/28/17
Job Title: Mentor Posted 9/28/17
Company Name: Presbyterian Children's Home Farmington
Job Description: The purpose of the Mentor is to further implement specific treatment plan goals with assigned at-risk youth. The Mentor will work directly with youth and team members to ensure appropriate mentoring components are being delivered and that the quality of services meets agency and accreditation standards. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: · Provide direct mentoring services to youth and families assigned to the program. · Develop, implement, and ensure quality of mentoring service components in accordance with the youth’s treatment plan. · Provide clients assigned services within the time frame targeted for those services and documentation to PCHAS-MO (service delivery, outcomes, and plan for future sessions) in a manner consistent with program goals and agency standards. · Utilize mentoring review meetings and training opportunities for personal and professional growth. · Ensure physical and public safety standards for youth are maintained during mentoring sessions/activitie
Min. Degree Req.: High School Diploma
Job Requirements: Hold a valid Missouri Class E driver’s license, have and maintain a risk-free driving record. • Undergo initial and periodic child abuse/neglect, criminal history, sexual offender, and child care/eldercare disqualification list screenings as conducted by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services utilizing the Family Care Safety Registry. • Upon request, must submit fingerprints for review by the Missouri Highway Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation. • Undergo a pre-employment drug screen and a pre-employment physical with the results showing no evidence of communicable disease. • Be trained and certified, and re-certified as scheduled, in American Red Cross First Aid and CPR. • Be trained in the use of an AED (automated external defibrillator). • Be trained and re-trained, as scheduled, and demonstrate approved competencies in SAMA (verbal de-escalation and physical safe containment course).
Required Skills: Ability to develop and maintain therapeutic relationships with children displaying behavioral and emotional problems; an ability to maintain an appropriate balance between being authoritative and supportive; an ability to not take children’s negative comments or behaviors personally; possess teaching skills to positively impact targeted youth, and must be able to make sound decisions in crisis situations and under pressure. Personal maturity is an extremely important attribute. Must be able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
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Job Type: Student Employment
Location: Farmington
Contact Person: Dana L. Kramer HR Coordinator 1220 North Lindbergh St. Louis, MO 63132
Phone: Office: 314.989.9727 | 800.383.8147
Contact Preference: Email
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