Therapeutic Mentor – Part Time/Full Time

Children's Services
August 5, 2023
Job Type
Posistion Level
All 5 Counties


To provide structured one-on-one interventions to youth and their families that are designed to ameliorate behavioral health-related conditions that prevent age-appropriate social functioning. Help ensure the youth's success in navigating various social contexts, learning new skills, and making functional progress. Offer supervision of these interactions and engage the youth in discussions about strategies for effective handling of peer and adult interactions. Support, coach, and train the youth in age-appropriate behaviors. Train, coach, and support the youth to demonstrate problem-solving and conflict resolution skills. Provide linkages to recreational and social activities. Provide interventions and support to achieve established treatment goals that are assigned as part of an integrated service team for youth.

Job Requirements: 

  • A high school diploma/GED from a state-accredited school/source + 2 years of experience working with children/youth, or a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services with 1 year of experience working with children/youth.
  • A current/valid non-expired driver's license. To meet the driving requirements, you must have a current or valid driver's license, be a minimum age of 21, and have an insurable driving record to utilize company vehicles.
  • Must be able to demonstrate basic computer skills and be familiar with word processing.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.; flexibility to change hours if needed.  Full and part time availability

Full Time Benefits Include:

  • Local Government Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama Health insurance
  • Guardian Dental, Vision, and Term life insurance
  • Northwest provides a Guardian term life policy at no cost to you.
  • Retirement Systems of Alabama (ERS) Employees' Retirement System
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Earned Sick and Vacation Time
  • And More Amazing Benefits!

Part Time Benefits Include:

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