RESPONSIBLE TO: Youth Services Program Coordinator

BASIC FUNCTION:
This position is responsible to allow youth to gain first-hand exposure to career opportunities in the emergency and justice fields.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Establish effective relationships with youth participants to assist them in achieving their goals.
  2. Provide mentoring in a classroom setting monthly to the youth participants.
  3. Offer suggestions on additional resources and address other relevant needs as they arise.
  4. Discuss career path and help encourage youth to explore it.
  5. Provide regular communication/updates to the Program Coordinator.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work with a diverse population within the 14 to 21 age range.
  • A relevant combination of education and work experience.
  • Must undergo LifeBridge’s background check as well as a DCF background check.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must be well organized and demonstrate a positive, problem – solver approach.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must complete mentor training.
  • Embraces and exhibits conduct consistent with the mission and values of LifeBridge Community Services.
  • A sensitivity to the population that we serve.