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Program Mentor

SaveSouls / Program Mentor

Program Mentor Job Description

The Peer Support Volunteer position requires a completion of a 4-hour virtual training spread into 4-5 days during your orientation week. The position requires six months commitment for five hours weekly. Please read the job description prior to filling out this application.

Job Title: Program Mentor
Reports to: Executive Director
Total Hours: 5 hours/week
Type of position: unpaid Internship (6 months commitment)
Location: 80% Remote, 20% local outreach and annual conference

General Description

Learn about program service framework and collaborate with clients to develop individual plan. Provide trauma-informed care, culturally-sensitive academic and professional support to all clients. Provide emotional support and refer to long-term services.

Role

Empower clients to resolve current issues and develop coping skills for the future.

Provide a model for a healthy, trusting relationship through clear communication and setting appropriate boundaries.

Acknowledge their strengths, talents and gifts and encourage them to find ways to use them.

Be an active listener and offer support and encouragement when appropriate.

Responsibilities

Mentor a caseload of 5 clients

Spend 1 hour preparing for all individual meeting with clients every week.

Send weekly goals regarding caseload responsibilities to ED

Collaborate with client to develop SMART individualized program plan

Collaborate with client to develop SMART individualized program plan

Maintain accurate documentation of all clients’ intervention and meetings

Research local social services available based on clients’ needs

Provide mental health support and refer to long-term service

Represent Vision League Impact in local outreach events and recruit potential clients

Complete all program trainings

Meet with ED once a month for supervision

Assist with planning the annual Afro-Caribbean mental health symposium

Qualifications

Bachelor degree or higher in any human services field

Knowledge of the Afro-Caribbean immigrants experience in the US

Experience with survivors of sexual trauma (preferred)

Familiarity with local social services

Benefits

Community Impact award and public acknowledgment for valuable contributions to program.

Receive career readiness training & mentorship from executive team with resume, mock interview, cover letter ect….

Remote internship- all interaction is online