Child Mentor-Part-Time (Nights & Weekends Only)

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Job Code: RLH-119
Department: Mental & Behavioral Health
Location: IL - Matteson
Job Type:
Part Time
Education: High School

Job Description:

 

Are you interested in working with a company that values people and has a passion for service? Do you want to become part of an organization that cares about your personal and professional growth? If you have answered YES to these questions, then you should consider working for Pathways! 

Camelot Care Centers a partner of Pathways by Molina have offered a broad range of youth and family services since 1972. All services provided are designed to maintain children at the lowest and least restrictive yet the most appropriate level of care and to support or seek permanent living arrangements. Camelot Care Centers ("Camelot") is a Child Welfare Agency licensed by the State of Illinois, a member of the Child Care Association of Illinois, and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA). 

Camelot Care Centers Team is seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as a Mentor – Part-Time who will service as a positive role model, provide support and assistance, and engage the young person in activities directly responsive to his/her current high risk behaviors.  The overarching goal of our program is to assist disadvantaged youth, and to develop coping skills in order to navigate some of their most challenging life circumstances.  The role of the Therapeutic Mentor is to work directly with those youths who have a higher need for target mentoring and greater number of hours of mentoring each week.  The Therapeutic Mentor provides services and supports for clients necessary to assist the client to achieve and maintain rehabilitative, resiliency and recovery goals.  Facilitate skill building, identification and use of natural supports, and use of community resources.
Reporting to the Mentor Coordinator, the Therapeutic Mentor is responsible for completing sufficient training, both at the outset of their work and on an ongoing basis. The Therapeutic Mentor will carry out all responsibilities of the position as defined below.

***The schedule for this position is Nights and Weekends***

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • High School Diploma
  • Must be 21 or older
  • Ideal candidates have skills gained through experience working with youth one-on-one, experience in presenting a skill building or social development program, or experience and knowledge related to behavior management techniques 

 

Pathways by Molina is committed to creating the best possible work environment for our team members and offers the following total rewards package: 

  • 401 K with employer contribution (100% for the first 4% contributed)
  • Opportunities for advancement! As we grow, you grow with us! 

 

Pathways by Molina is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

 

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