Mentor Coordinator


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1404 E Yesler WaySuite BSeattle, WA 98122


Mentor Coordinator

The Clergy, Community for Children Youth Coalition (4C) mission is providing mentoring and support services for vulnerable youth of color. We are a non-profit organization that recruits, trains and supports people from the community who volunteer their time to act as a mentor for youth involved in the juvenile justice system or those at risk of entering the system. The mentor acts as a role model and caring adult for the youth.

Job Summary:

This position coordinates and manages the 4C Mentoring Program services including the recruitment of mentors, interviewing and match coordination of mentoring services to youth.

Reports to: Executive Director Job Responsibilities
  1. Community Collaboration and Engagement
  2. Define and implement ongoing community outreach
  3. Recruit, screen , match and monitor matches
  4. Develop positive community relations

3. Serve as spokesperson for the program

4. Ensure recruitment, selection, orientation and training of mentors

5. Identify key community people, agencies, schools, places and churches to recruit mentors

6. Establish relationships with key staff associated with project including, referring agencies, schools, and faith communities

  1. Make presentations for mentor recruitment

8. Distribute program information in identified targeted areas

9. Attend community meetings as assigned

10. Maintain phone and email lists of potential mentors and contact for mentor training

12. Participate and schedule mentor orientation trainings and evaluation of events

13. Ensure diverse representation including mentors and youth being mentored

  1. Establish and Support Mentoring Relationships
  2. Coordinate mentor services
  3. Interview, screen and submit paperwork on potential mentor applicants
  4. Maintain weekly contact with mentors prior to and during matches
  5. Prepare youth and inform family of match date
  6. Match mentor with youth
  7. Provide coaching, supervision and encouragement to mentors on monthly basis
  8. Establish regular mentor meetings and trainings
  9. Assist mentors in locating services, resources, contacts and activities for matches
  10. Plan and implement regular recognition for mentors including an annual recognition event
  11. Train and assist mentors in reporting contacts with the youth
  12. Maintain files documenting contacts with mentors and youth
  13. Collect strategies, anecdotes and ideas to support the matches

  1. Program Coordination
  2. Participate in ongoing mentor trainings
  3. Co-Facilitate mentor trainings
  4. Co-Facilitate group mentor sessions
  5. Share ideas and skills with 4C team
  6. Identify and support volunteers who might assist the program in event set up, transportation, phone calls and other program activities
  7. Assist in establishing system for participant and mentor satisfaction surveys with program
  8. Provide office coverage as assigned
  9. Assist in program development
  10. Maintains accurate scheduled hours

  1. Education and Experience
  2. Experience in developing and managing volunteer programs
  3. Marketing experience, preferably including faith based organizations
  4. Experience working with youth from diverse populations and community agencies
  5. Experience in data collection, input analysis and record keeping
  6. Experience in working with vulnerable youth
  7. Experience working with families

  1. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  2. Demonstrated ability to create and manage partnerships with community groups including faith based groups
  3. Excellent written, verbal, public speaking and communication skills
  4. Ability to recruit, train and monitor mentor program volunteers matches
  5. Ability to work under deadlines to meet outcomes
  6. Willingness to work weekends and evening as part of scheduled workweek

  1. Documentation and Reporting
  2. Competency in computer use
  3. Maintain files recording daily interactions with mentors and/ youth.
  4. Maintain statistical information required by program
  5. Collect, analyze, maintain and report accurate data on mentor relationships
  6. Complete established forms for documentation of mentor applications and mentee referrals
  7. Maintain accurate and up to date case notes

  1. Other duties as may be assigned
Requirements for this Position

This is a professional position that requires a person to act independently. BA preferred ;four years experience in social service , casework, youth counseling, or related fields.; Knowledge of program development and volunteer management. Skilled in interagency collaboration. Excellent computer, administrative, writing, and public speaking skills required. Valid Washington State driver’s license, car, and insurance.

Compensation: Depends on experience. Salary is competitive within local nonprofit community;

Resume and letter of interest in position should be sent to attention Hazel Cameron at Resume should be submitted by September 30, 2016; however the position will remain open until filled


  • Mentoring
  • Networking
  • Problem Solving
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Community Outreach

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