Youth Mentor-Maine

Bryant Pond 4-H Center
Bryant Pond, Maine
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$14,000 for 1200hrs
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
4-H Mentors will act as professional liaisons between the 4-H Center and schools, area families, students, and community networks to cultivate, establish, and leverage meaningful relationships and collaborations. This position requires service members to work flexible hours that allow for out-of-school, overnight travel. Service members will work directly with students to support academic and social-emotional success during the school day and provide after-school and weekend experiences around adventure and leadership, cultural exchange, community engagement, sparks, and future aspirations. In addition, service members will be asked to collaboratively and continually evaluate and update policies and procedures around youth development, expedition policy, and risk management as part of the NorthStar staff team. The driving of 12-passenger vans and other reasonably related duties may be assigned. Program job skills training is provided. Benefits: Education award upon successful completion of service, stipend, health coverage, site-specific training, on-camp housing, meals in season, travel opportunities, and outdoor equipment use.
Self-motivated with a high degree of flexibility, creativity, and independence Excellent organizational skills Effective public speaker Volunteer or community service knowledge Ability to use various types of technology Reliable transportation or the willingness to drive a 12-passenger van/a clean driving record Be at least 21 years of age. Essential Functions: Develop and maintain caring, professional relationships with participating students, families, school staff, and community partners. Commit to ensuring all participants' physical, mental, and emotional safety. Engage youth in group programming, and facilitate relationship building with a diverse group of youth and adult volunteers. Create safe spaces for youth to take risks, reflect, and share personal experiences. Inspire problem-solving and listening skills among peers. Training is Available for: Outdoor skills/outdoor teaching Experience working with vulnerable teen populations 12-Passenger van driving Wilderness First Responder medical training
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Lyndsey Smith
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