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Mentor Program Coordinator

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Founded in 2006 as a 501c3 nonprofit organization, Ambassadors For Christ, Inc. is committed to providing multi-faceted mentoring and counseling programs to at-risk children and youth, and their families. AFC has touched the lives of more than 5,500 youth through its programs, giving them hope, encouragement, and better equipping them for success in life. AFC’s mission is to inspire excellence and promote leadership to youth through mentoring, music and the performing arts in order to provoke positive change and enrichment in our community.

Because of our continued success and stability, AFC has become an employer of choice, offering our employees competitive salaries and a full array of benefits to include medical, dental, and life insurance, paid time-off, holiday pay, and a collaborative work environment.

We are presently seeking a full-time Mentor Program Coordinator

Job Summary

The Mentoring Program Coordinator oversees the development and implementation of the youth mentoring program, which matches adult volunteer mentors with youth in a one-to-one relationship. The Mentoring Coordinator ensures program quality and performance related to recruiting, screening, matching, monitoring and closing the relationship with the mentor and mentee, and the mentor program coordinator communicates with the mentor, parent/guardian and mentee throughout the relationship. Reporting to the Program Manager. The mentoring program coordinator position is classified as exempt and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the mentoring program.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Enhancing and overseeing the implementation of an ongoing mentor recruitment plan including the development of annual recruitment and quarterly activity plans, development and distribution of program marketing materials, presentations to targeted organizations and ensuring a presence at key community events
  • Ensuring timely response and support to mentor, mentee and parent/guardian inquiries and concerns throughout the recruitment and onboarding process
  • Implementing program policies and procedures for the mentor and mentee screening ensuring the safety and confidentiality of program participants
  • Work with case managers and direct services staff to identify mentors for the program
  • Outreach and communications to increase referrals or obtain new mentors
  • Administering mentor, mentee and parent/guardian orientation, trainings and matching activities that align with the mentoring program and help to advance the program outcomes for mentees
  • Supervise the participation of mentors and mentees in the mentoring program
  • Manage the planning and implementation of mentor and mentee group events and activities that include capacity building opportunities for mentors
  • Plan and implement retention strategies and recognition activities for program participants
  • Implements a regular check-in schedule with mentors, mentees and parents/guardians
  • 10% travel required
  • Performs other duties as necessary to support the mission and vision of Ambassadors for Christ

Job Requirements

  • Proficient in Salesforce (preferred)
  • Two years’ experience in mentoring, youth development and/or volunteer management
  • Experience working within nonprofits, community organizations and/or schools preferred
  • Extremely strong organizational, writing, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Creativity and flexibility are essential in assuming significant responsibility
  • Have sound judgment and the ability to supervise mentors in the field
  • Experience working in racially, ethnically and socioeconomically diverse urban communities preferred
  • Ability to function independently and as part of a team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites, Google workspace, Salesforce(preferred) and internet usage
  • Five years’ experience in mentoring, youth development and/or volunteer management
  • Experience working within nonprofits, community organizations and/or schools preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with emphasis in social work, psychology, volunteer management, and/or education
  • Extremely strong organizational, writing, verbal and interpersonal skills

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with emphasis in social work, psychology, volunteer preferred
  • Ability to speak English and Spanish fluently is a Plus

BENEFITS

AFC offers a competitive salary (based on experience), Paid Time Off, medical insurance, a large potential for growth, and other benefits.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $40,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • What about this job post enticed you?
  • Why do you feel you are qualified for this position?
  • What is your salary request?

Work Location: Multiple locations

 

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