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YOUTH MENTOR-PONEMAH SITE - RED LAKE NATION BOYS & GIRLS CLUB

 

November 22, 2019

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

YOUTH MENTOR-PONEMAH SITE

RED LAKE NATION BOYS & GIRLS CLUB

Open: November 21, 2019

Closing: December 6, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

The Tribal Youth Mentoring Program helps to empower youth in our community to make positive life choices that enable them to maximize their potential and minimize their involvement in risk behaviors. The Mentoring Program uses adult volunteers to commit to supporting, guiding, and being a friend to a young person for a period of at least one year. Reports to Executive Director & Program Coordinator, full-time position w/benefits, salary; $15.00 hrly.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Be interested in working with young people; to be a willing listener providing encouragement and support to mentees.

• Be willing to adhere to all program policies and procedures.

• Be willing to complete the application and screening process.

• Be dependable and consistent in meeting the time commitments.

• Attend mentor training sessions as prescribed.

• Be willing to communicate regularly with program staff, submit activity information, and take constructive feedback regarding mentoring activities.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Have a clean criminal history.

• Will not use illicit drugs and will not use alcohol or controlled substance in an inappropriate manner.

• Not currently in treatment for substance abuse and/or a mental disorder or hospitalized for such in the past 2 years.

• Make a two-year commitment.

• Spend a minimum of eight hours per month one-to-one with a mentee.

• Communicate with the mentee weekly.

EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must be at least 21 years' old.

• Attend an initial three-hour orientation/training session and additional two-hour training sessions twice during each year of participation in the program.

• Attend optional mentor/mentee group events, mentor support groups, and program recognition events each year of participation in the program.

• Must have a vehicle, valid MN Driver's License and Proof of Insurance, clean driving record.

• Employment is contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug test and background check. Red Lake Nation Boys & Girls Club has a zero tolerance policy

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates are accepted at Government Center – Human Resources Department, PO Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 – Fax (218) 679-4176.

 

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