NOTICE OF OPEN POSITION at Family Support Services of Amarillo:
Mentoring Project Coordinator
Classification: Full-time Non-Exempt
Hours: Flexibility needed to work evenings and some weekends.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
The Mentoring Project Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of a grant-funded mentoring program for high risk adolescents in the 79107 zip code. This includes, but is not limited to, setting up all procedures for the program, presenting the program to the public, recruiting mentors and mentees, maintaining and reporting on all the appropriate records, and reporting to the Director of Education.
A degree in a related field such as social work, education and/or youth development is preferred, plus at least 2 years experience working with high risk youth. Qualified individuals must be motivated, highly organized, personable, and capable of managing a variety of project activities. Familiarity with social work, substance abuse prevention, conflict resolution, juvenile delinquency, and poverty are a plus. Applicant should also possess the ability to work independently, take initiative, lead and manage projects, and be an effective team member. The position requires the ability to travel city-wide and have a flexible schedule for group activities, family and mentor intake, trainings, and community events (involving working many evenings and weekends). Established community connections are a plus. This grant-funded position and continued employment is dependent on available funding as determined on a fiscal basis.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
· Collaborate with other staff with program and group activities
· Submit all required reports to Director of Education
· Day-to-day management of the program
· Maintain the integrity of prevention philosophy of the program
· Work with the Manager/Supervisor to assure goals and objectives of grants are met within appropriate time lines and budgets
· Perform other duties as assigned
· Keep records of all project activities and outcome of activities
· Analyze all data collected according to specific grants goals and objectives
· Develop goals and objectives
· Recruit mentors and mentees
· Orient and train youth and mentors in all aspects of the projects
· Design program to meet community and youth needs
· Conduct and arrange group activities based mostly on life skills useful for teenagers
· Maintain confidentiality of all enrolled
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