Mentor
Police Athletic League
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Post Date: Jul 09, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: 35000
Location: US - New York - Brooklyn
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Description
The Police Athletic League (PAL) is the largest independent youth organization in New York City that provides educational and recreational activities for children and young adults. PAL Inc. and The New York City Police Department work in partnership to provide communities with summer and after-school recreational and educational activities.
We are looking for a full-time Mentor who will be responsible for working with high-risk youth throughout the borough of Brooklyn between the ages of 12 to 21. Mentors are responsible for providing individual mentoring, case management, and advocacy for youth on their respective caseloads. Mentors should be familiar with issues facing inner-city high-risk youth. Mentors must also be familiar and comfortable traveling and connecting to social, recreation, and youth resource supports throughout Brooklyn as well as in the Brooklyn neighborhoods where their mentees reside. He/she will be tasked with creating individualized goals plans and providing direction and support to youth around the completion of those goals. Mentor will attend court and program meetings as necessary to advocate for youth. Mentors will make referrals and provide monitoring for outside services when needed. Mentor will engage in social activities with youth, with the goal of creating a strong mentor/mentee relationship in order to accomplish the mentioned tasks. Mentors will also be responsible for crisis intervention and more intensive casework and mentoring for high-risk cases. All Mentor activities will be under the direction of the MAAP Social Worker and Program Supervisor.


Skills
•        Experience in a non-profit youth or social service agency.
•        Associates's Degree preferred; Bachelor’s degree a plus.
•        Experience working individually with high-risk youth (ages 12-21).
•        Demonstrated skills and competency in youth and program development.
•        Understanding of conflict resolution, mediation, and mentoring concepts.


Notes
•        Good communication skills, both oral and written are a must. Ability to speak professionally to staff, members, parents, groups, and community residents. The ability to write clear comprehensive case notes is a must.
•        Comfortability in inner-city neighborhoods throughout Brooklyn.
•. Experience w/ MAAP and ACS preferred. 



Contact Details
Name: Jamilah Clark
City: Brooklyn
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 11226
Country: United States
Ph: (212) 665-8699 Ext. 213
URL: https://palny.applytojob.com/apply/nqg1mizSgJ/Mentor