ABILITIES IN MOTION Youth Transition Mentor-Volunteer Salary in the United States

How much does a Youth Transition Mentor-Volunteer make at companies like ABILITIES IN MOTION in the United States? The average salary for Youth Transition Mentor-Volunteer at companies like ABILITIES IN MOTION in the United States is $56,452 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $46,376 and $66,528. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Details

Level:    Entry
Job Location:    Corporate Office - Reading, PA
Position Type:    Per Diem
Education Level:    Not Specified
Salary Range:    Undisclosed
Job Category:    Nonprofit - Social Services

Description

POSITION DESCRIPTION

As a Center for Independent Living (CIL), Abilities in Motion is a community-based, cross-disability, consumer controlled, non-profit human services organization. The core of who we are is based upon the Independent Living Philosophy (IL Philosophy), which emphasizes consumer control and the belief that people with disabilities are the most important experts on their own needs with a crucial and invaluable perspective on how they can contribute. The IL Philosophy also recognizes that consumers deserve equal opportunity to decide how to live, work and participate in their communities, particularly in regards to services that powerfully affect their day-to-day lives and access to independence, which is a civil right. We ensure consumer control through both our governance and staffing in that 51% of our staff and board must have a disability.

Through our core services of Advocacy, Information and Referral, Peer Support, Skills Training and Transition/Youth Services we work with our consumers to maintain an independent life full of choice and power. Our staff is an integral part of our work. They stand side-by-side with consumers to demand equality, independence and to ensure their voices are heard.

Job Title: Youth Mentor/Jr. Mentor

FLSA status: Volunteer

Department: Youth Transition

Location:

Reports to: Youth Transition Program Manager

Supervisory: None

Full-time or Part-time:

Schedule:

Written: 2/8/2018

Revised: 11/19/19

Position Summary:

The person that fills this position will be responsible for assisting department staff in facilitating the Teens Taking Flight program. Mentors and Junior Mentors for Teens Taking Flight are role models for the youth participants. They provide support during the weekly meetings and build a rapport with youth so that the mentoring relationship can flourish and be a resource for youth that attend the program.

Organizational:

  • Adheres to the organizations mission, vision and values.
  • Adheres to the organizations policies regarding time and attendance.
  • Complies with accepted dress code and maintains a professional image.
  • Demonstrates reliability and trustworthiness.
  • Manages time and other resources to meet established goals within the agreed upon time frames.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in the acceptance and completion of work assignments.
  • Maintains consumer/employee confidentiality in the management of information.
  • Observes AIMs compliance policies.

Role Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Flexibility to adapt to a rapidly changing work environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent customer service and telephone communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Must provide valid child abuse and criminal background checks.

 

Location: Works from agency headquarter office. Travel within the community may be required as appropriate for the program.

Essential Functions (Primary Duties):

  • Has working knowledge, or willing to be trained in areas involving person centered planning, consumer choice, and the Independent Living philosophy.
  • Maintain a positive attitude free of bias about gender, ethnic or disability or any other sub-group bias.
  • Available to assist evenings and other events specified by AIM staff
  • Assist youth with group activities which may require writing and reading.
  • Lead small group instruction as directed by AIM staff.
  • Provide monthly reports of any individual interactions which help the group participants reach their goals as listed on the Independent Living Plan.
  • Must be compliant with AIMs volunteer operating manual.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Job Specifications:

Must take and pass Criminal Record Check Clearance, Child Abuse Clearance, and must attend Volunteer Orientation.

 

Education/Relevant Work Experience:

Must be 18 years of age.

Experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred, but not required.

Work Schedule: Two-Four hours per week in the evenings as dictated by the youth programs.

Physical demands & work environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Mental Demands: Stressful due to time constraints and multiple tasks//procedures occurring at the same time.
  • Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Manual Dexterity Required: Must be able to manipulate small electronic parts and controls.

 

 

Americans with Disabilities Act Statement:

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case-by-case basis.

EEO Statement: AIM is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualifications


  • Must be atleast 18 years of age
  • Must submit to a criminal record check and child abuse clearance and have acceptable results
  • Participate in the Volunteer Orientation
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have excellent customer service and telephone skills
  • Must have excellent problem solving skills
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$46,376
$66,528
$56,452
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