The Community YMCA

  • Mentor- Per Diem- Monmouth, Ocean, Middlesex counties

    Job Locations US-NJ-Eatontown
    Posted Date 5 months ago(3/13/2019 1:55 PM)
    # of Openings
    Entry Level
  • Overview

    Under the supervision of the Program Director and administrative staff of the Family Care Program, mentors are responsible for providing community based services to children and adolescents referred by The Division of Child Protection & Permanency (DCP&P) or one of the systems partners of NJ’s Children’s System of Care.  Mentors are needed in the Monmouth county areas of Keyport, Keansburg, Hazlet, Middletown Bayshore areas, as well as Ocean and Middlesex Counties.



    • Provide direct service to children and adolescents in the community.
    • Maintain designated level of service as determined by referring agency.
    • Maintain contact with referring agency as needed.
    • Provide support and advocacy to program participants
    • Submit timely paperwork, which includes Service Delivery Encounter Forms, Progress Notes, Monthly Summaries, and time cards. In addition opening paperwork and closing summaries will be completed.
    • Attend Child/Family meetings as required by referring agency.
    • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required. 
    • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of the Electronic Health Record.

    YMCA Competencies:

    Relationships: Ability to build relationships with staff and families; ability to create a positive and supportive atmosphere for learning and relationship-building; proven track record of working effectively with people of different backgrounds.

    Communication: Writes in a clear, concise, and logical fashion to ensure understanding; tells stories of the Y’s cause and impact in the community; listens actively by asking open-ended questions.

    Decision Making: Learns from experience and applies what is learned to new situations; makes sound decisions/judgments based on input from others, data, and feedback.

    Project Management: Possesses superior organization skills; clarifies performance goals and expectations; plans and organizes work responsibilities.





    This position will require a minimum of a High School Diploma with a minimum of one year experience working in the social services field. Staff must also have a valid Driver’s License, Vehicle Registration, and Automobile Insurance. Staff will possess good communication skills, be of stable character, and hold qualities necessary to be a positive role model, Bilingual preferred. Staff will also demonstrate a high level of cultural competence, sensitivity and responsiveness. In addition, candidates will undergo a vigorous background check, including a criminal background check, sex offender registry check, motor vehicle check, and drug screening



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