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Full Time Youth Mentor - Swing

Company: Logan River Academy
Location: Logan
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Youth Mentor FTLogan, UTSwing ShiftDo you love working with youth? Are you a positive role model who can empower youth to overcome struggles while managing their difficult behaviors? If yes, we would love to have you join our team!!Logan River Academy is looking for entry-level or experienced individuals who have a passion for helping others and the desire to make a difference. At LRA, we're committed to providing quality care and mentoring for youth ages 12- 18 who have Autism and other mental health disorders.We offer competitive medical benefits, 401k, on-the-job training, flexibility in schedules and more!You may be right for this position if you-

Have a genuine passion to help youth overcome difficulties. Relevant education and experience is a plus.You are professional, reliable, and a positive role model committed to upholding agency values.Are able to interpret the message behind a behavior and utilize appropriate strength-based, therapeutic interventions.Have the ability to adapt your methods and approach to be effective for each unique individual.Will remain calm under high stress or high excitement.Can provide sight and sound supervision of youth to help keep them safe.Will be patient, passionate, kind and problem solving when interacting with students.Will maintain the highest standard of ethics, and confidentiality.Duties of role may include:
Providing direct care & supervision to clients struggling with psychological and mental disorders or other setbacks in their lives; such as autism, depression, trauma, past drug issues, etc.Building meaningful relationships while maintaining appropriate client relationships.One-on-one mentoring to help clients develop and apply coping/life skills.Observing and confronting behaviors to develop consequences which help students apply life lessons.Working and communicating consistently with other youth mentors to mirror good communication and teamwork.Planning or facilitating dorm groups, following a schedule, supervising activities off campus, creating enriching moments for students in our residential program, etc.Following procedures and instructions, both written and verbalParticipate in treatment teams to evaluate clients' treatment plans and suggest ways to improve careFollowing procedures and instructions, both written and verbalOther duties may be assigned or necessary to support the program and/or company.Additional Information/Requirements:Wage: $14.00 per hour, starting
Must be 20 years oldAbility to pass an FBI Rap Back Background CheckPhysically able to respond quickly from any position, walk quickly or jog short distances, stand on feet for a minimum of 15 minutes, and lift up 50 poundsCPR/First Aid Certified - provided by agencyNon-Violent Crisis Intervention (NCI) - provided by agencyA typical full time shift will be similar to Shift 1 & 2 shown below:Shift 1MON & TUES: 2:45-11:00pmWED: 2-11pm/OFF (rotates weekly)THUR & FRI: OFFSAT: 4-11pmSUN: 9am-4pm/4-11pm (rotates weekly)Shift 2MON & TUES: OFFWED: 2-11pm/OFF (rotates weekly)THUR & FRI: 2:45-11:00pmSAT: 9am-4pmSUN: 9am-4pm/4-11pm (rotates weekly)Scheduling is flexible and we can work around most school schedules/other conflicts.

Keywords: Logan River Academy, Logan , Full Time Youth Mentor - Swing, Other , Logan, Utah

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