The Mentor Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and facilitation of services delivered to a caseload of youth in need of close support. That support will generally be delivered to a youth however, it will include a communication role with either a parent or the family as a whole. The Coordinator manages service delivery for the program by identifying, matching, administering and scheduling assigned Mentors to deliver services to youth and their families while providing support and supervision to Mentors. The Mentor Coordinator will be responsible for half an expected caseload in addition to the supervision duties with mentors.
Essential Job Functions:
1. Provide direct mentoring services to partial caseload of youth on a weekly basis
2. Provide weekly support and supervision to Mentors in the delivery of services to youth and their families
3. Submit monthly journals, annual performance reviews and documentation of supervision
4. Ensure that all caseload documentation is submitted into CSWIS in a timely manner
5. Communicate weekly with supervisor or more often as needed
6. Complete all training requirements and be skilled in providing training to mentors
7. Attend staff, performance quality and regional meetings
8. Network with community partners to receive referrals and be aware of existing services
9. Match, manage and monitor all mentor/mentee matches and provide all supervision and training
Works with youth and families in the home, school or with other professionals in the community. The Coordinator will maintain an office with computer and other equipment necessary to complete tasks. Frequent travel between community partners will be required as well as local travel between the community and youth’s residence. While some weekday work is needed to train and supervise mentors, some evening and weekend work is expected to maintain a partial caseload. Requires the ability to drive to various locations within Temple.
Education: The Mentoring Coordinator should possess a Bachelor degree and must possess three years of experience in the human services or mentoring experience. A Master’s degree with experience in a social service field supervising staff is preferred.
Experience: The Mentoring Coordinator must be at least 21 years of age. Prior experience working with youth or supervising staff is preferred.
Knowledge and Skills:
Must be a self-starter and possess flexibility to plan and carry out a wide variety of job responsibilities. Excellent verbal and written skills communication skills are essential as well as the ability to utilize technology to aide communication.
The Mentoring Coordinator must have strong organizational, interpersonal and public relation skills Personal maturity is an extremely important attribute for the Coordinator as well as managing management duties. Working knowledge of best practices in meeting the educational, social and psychological needs of children is critical.
The Coordinator must hold a valid Texas driver’s license and have and maintain a risk-free driving record. Must be willing to undergo initial and periodic child abuse/neglect, criminal history, sexual offender, and childcare/elder care disqualification list screenings. As requested, must submit fingerprints for review by State of Texas and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Must undergo a pre-employment drug screen and random drug screens as required by the agency.
Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services is a faith-based Christian organization. We provide Christ-centered care and support to children and families in need. We strive to serve like Jesus. We meet our clients where they are and treat them with respect. We focus on our client’s strengths rather than their past. When we do this well, we help our clients find hope and know the love of God.