Saturday, January 25, 2014

YMCA Reach & Rise Mentoring Position Available

YMCA Reach & Rise Mentoring Position Available Application Deadline 2/2/14 Position Title: Reach & Rise Mentoring Director Position Summary: The Reach & Rise Mentoring Director is responsible for oversight and ongoing development and implementation of the YMCA’s National Reach & Rise Mentoring Program at a YMCA location (Fort Myers YMCA, a branch of the SKY Family YMCA, satellite in the Lehigh Acres area). Directors are mental health professionals, with a Master’s degree in social work or counseling, who will establish the Reach & Rise Program Model by recruiting, training, and matching volunteers, as well as responsible for managing risk. They ensure uniformity of training curriculum, data collection, outcome objectives, and ongoing clinical support. Directors also organize planned activities and community service days. The Director serves as the clinical mind for the respective association and is supervised by their respective YMCA Leader who assists with messaging, marketing, and brokering linkages to all available YMCA resources. This position is concerned with the delivery and coordination of services in the community. To this end, the Director must have the interpersonal skills to interact with volunteers, youth, and the community. The Director ensures that all goals and objectives are met for the program in their association and must have the ability to clearly document outcomes and data per program protocols. Salary FT $40,000-$41,000, plus benefits. This position is grant-funded. Essential Functions: • Familiarity and experience working with at-risk youth • Familiarity and experience working in or with community-based agencies • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated follow through on tasks; multi-project/ multi-task orientation • Conflict resolution skills • Ability to work independently and produce results with minimal supervision • Proven ability to work with people from a variety of different ethnic, socioeconomic, educational, religious, sexual, and generational backgrounds • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Knowledge of case management techniques and processes • Professional demeanor, pleasant personality, and a sense of humor • Budget management, organization and systems management, and program development skills required • Effectively manage and ensure compliance with all aspects of the grant and the partnership agreement with the Y USA. Working Environment • You must be available for some evening and weekend events • You must be able to travel to all program activity sites • All employees working with the YMCA are considered to have supervisory or disciplinary action relationship over minors. Fingerprints will be taken upon commencement of employment and will be submitted to the Association Office human resources department prior to beginning the first day of work. Employees may be rechecked every two years Please send resume to Lindsay Brown, Email or call (941)468-1187 with questions.

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