Aug 19, 2019

Mentoring Coordinator, Los Angeles Nonprofit

  • A Place Called Home
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Programs Education (K-12) Performing Arts Youth services

Job Description

APCH has an exciting opportunity for an individual with a high degree of energy with a passion to make a difference in the community. We are seeking those looking to take their next step in their career path while serving the community.

Job Title: Mentoring Coordinator

Department: Teen and Young Adult Services                          

Reports to: Young Adult Transitional Lead                             

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Hours: 40 hours per week      

 

SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Program Director, the Mentoring Coordinator implements programs and agency goals, REACH objectives and agency best practices and program efficiencies through the LIFE (Lead. Influence. Foster. Empower.) Mentoring Program.

The Mentoring Coordinator oversees and supports LIFE Mentoring Program mentee/mentor matches. The LIFE Mentoring Program matches adult volunteer mentors with youth in one-to-one relationships. The Mentoring Coordinator assists in program quality and performance related to recruiting, screening, training, matching, monitoring and evaluating; and supports communications with the mentor, parent/guardian, and mentee throughout the relationship.

                       

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with weekly summaries and monthly match support records of all program participants including match progress towards established goals.
  • Manage and support all program matches. This includes; monitoring match activity, tracking agreed benchmarks, supporting match communication, coaching mentor through challenges, assist in organizing structured activities, communicating with youth family, and preparing all participants for healthy match closures.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of match goals for mentor and mentees.
  • Ensures that all match records are accurate, up to date, and in compliance with program requirements.
  • Responsible for conducting quarterly match surveys to help obtain data which measures relationship quality and match structure.
  • Assist in implementing mentor recruitment plan inclusive of presentations to targeted groups, organizations and individuals, and ensuring a presence at key community events.
  • Oversee youth recruitment in an effort to meet established benchmarks, as well as conducting monthly program orientations to parent/guardians

Education/Training/Experience

  • B.A. degree in social services or related field (social work, psychology, non-profit management, and/or education)
  • 2 years of experience in mentoring, youth development, and working within community organizations and/or schools
  • Knowledge of curriculum development, policies and procedures
  • Experience working in racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse urban communities

 

Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the outlined requirements of the position. 

 

A Place Called Home provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including but not limited to pregnancy), gender expression, gender identity or sexual orientation, military and veteran status, medical condition, ancestry, marital status, citizenship national origin, age, physical and/or mental disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, A Place Called Home complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

 

Please let us know if you are an APCH Alumnus

Background screening required

Salary: $35,000 - $39,000

 

Benefits

  • Health, Dental and Vision with APCH covering 70% of the costs for most plans, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), AD&D and Life insurance of $25,000, 401K plan with up to a 4% Employer match after one year of service, 10+ days of Vacation, 11 Sick Days, 13 paid Holidays, and paid Winter Break starting on December 24th and ending on the first weekday following January 1st.
  • Tickets to Events: NBA/WNBA basketball, MLB baseball, NHL hockey, and NFL football games, concerts, plays, snowboarding, bowling, fund raisers, and etc.

·        JEP-Job Exchange Program.

·        Professional Development training and Financial assistance.

·        Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.

·        Fun Community/Holiday Events.

·        Free staff lunch about 95% of the time.

·        Free CPR/First Aid certification.

 

Title / Level of Responsibility

Coordinator

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