Volunteers of America Northern Rockies
Each day at Volunteers of America, we strive to exemplify our foundational pillar of Servant Leadership and Cultural Values of Communication, Compassion, Integrity, Respect, and Excellence.
The Youth Mentor position is responsible for the safety and wellbeing of youth ranging in age from 10 years to 17 years. Youth Mentors act as role models, mentors, and advocates to young people brought to the Crisis Shelter/Group Home who potentially is facing a wide range of challenges, such as behavioral and legal issues, substance abuse, and dysfunction in the home.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities of other employees.
This position works in a group home environment, provides transportation for youth in Sheridan and Johnson Counties as well as working in the outdoors with youth.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. This would require the ability to bend or stoop as necessary. This position must be mobile throughout the facility, as well as work on a computer for periods. Must be able to participate in youth-related activities during the workday, both inside and outside of facilities. Able to sit for periods while driving a company vehicle at distances necessary to transport youth.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a part-time status position. This is also an overnight position working 10:30 PM to 6:30 AM Friday-Monday.
Little to no travel is expected for this position, other than transport duties.
Required Education, Experience or Eligibility Qualifications
Preferred Education and Experience
VOA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA).