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Job: Youth Mentor

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Title Youth Mentor
Categories Northern California
Position Type PERMANENT
Salary $25/ hour
Location San Mateo
Job Information

The Mentor/ Coach is the person responsible for ensuring each youth assigned to him/her has access to all the supports and resources to be successful in school and career. With each youth, the High School Coach will develop and implement a plan for high school graduation, explore employment and career options, and offer available enrichment opportunities. The High School Coach is also responsible for the timeliness and accuracy of data related to his or her position. BA required + 1 year proven experience with foster kids. Car required, mainly community based work. M – F, basic business hours.

Essential Functions of the Job

· Maintain a caseload of 18-25 youth

· Weekly 1:1 check-ins with each assigned youth, in person no less than every other week, to provide highly individualized academic and personal coaching/guidance

· Develop familiarity with each student’s academic records

· Assess the needs of assigned students and the psychosocial issues that are impacting educational achievement or employment success, and create appropriate and realistic service plans that support the youths’ long term academic and career goals

· Assist youth in connections to other agency programs

· Involve care providers, holders of educational rights and child welfare workers in school planning

· Deliver success skills building curriculum as per program requirements to support the growth of students’ non-cognitive skills

· Ensure the timely and accurate completion of financial aid and college application processes

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