Youth Program Case Manager

  • Full Time
  • Rutland County
  • $46,000-$50,000 USD / Year

Website The Mentor Connector

The Mentor Connector, Rutland County’s youth service organization, is growing and WE NEED YOU! Our fun-filled office is looking for a dynamic team player to lead our mentoring program. The Case Manager recruits, screens, trains, and supervises volunteer mentors and youth through high-quality case management and support. The ideal candidate would be an energetic self-starter, have experience in the human service field, and love working with youth and families.

This Full-Time position includes medical and generous paid time off for holidays, sick leave, and vacation. A flexible and team-oriented work environment. Part-Time position may be considered for right candidate.

Responsibilities include:
•Recruit youth and mentors, creating and implementing training, providing ongoing support, and program evaluation.
• Oversee the Mentor Training Program to provide comprehensive mentor orientation and ongoing professional development to each mentor.
• Oversee program adherence to The Mentor Connector’s policies and procedures as well as to the Elements of Effective Practice.
• Collaborate with area schools, human service organizations, and community based groups to advocate for youth and families, recruit referrals, and remain up-to-date on data related to mentoring / family support.
• Provide monthly case-management and referral support to a caseload of mentors, youth, and families.
• Assist in the development of and work alongside the Mentor Advisory team, to plan and implement group events including group discussions and activities focusing on social/emotional skills, workforce development and educational curiosity for youth and mentor matches.
• Oversee data collection and maintain accurate and confidential paperwork.
• Attend fundraising and outreach events, staff meetings, and community meetings.
• Remain up-to-date on best practices and the latest research related to mentoring for high risk youth.
• Any additional duties as assigned by the Program Director or Executive Director.

Direct Supervisor: Program Director

The selected candidate will possess:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services / Behavioral Science or equivalent job experience with one year of Social Work related experience required.
• Current cleared background check
The Mentor Connector is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
• Clearance through fingerprint based FBI background check must be completed prior to hire
• Strong interpersonal skills a must
• Experience working with issues related to homelessness, substance misuse, mental health, and history of trauma informed care desired
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Value growth mindset in the workplace and ensure that the organization’s mission, values, and character are expressed throughout programming.
• Strong time management and organizational skills a must.
• Ability to work independently but also a team player with a “do whatever it takes” attitude.
• Ability to work varied hours to meet the needs of clients (including nights and weekends).
• Candidate must complete a Federal Background Check and possess reliable transportation as position requires 20%-30% travel within Rutland County.

Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected].

A cover letter MUST be submitted to be considered for the position. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

To apply for this job please visit www.mentorconnector.com.