Volunteers of America Northern Rockies
This is a temporary position.
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.
Essential Functions for Youth Mentor
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities
This job operates in a residential treatment facility environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, photocopiers, and smartphones.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
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 of time.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position in a 24/7 facility. Days and hours of work vary according to assigned shift.
Little to no travel is expected for this position.
Required Education, Experience or Eligibility Qualifications
High School education or equivalent
Proficient with a variety of computer software programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Suite and desktop publishing
Preferred Education and Experience
Previous Human Services training 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).