What We Do
New Pathways for Youth serves youth experiencing poverty and four times the adversity of other youth through 1-1 mentoring in a connected community of other mentors and youth, evidence based personal development and life skills workshops and retreats, goal setting projects, and mentor coaching and support.
Why New Pathways for Youth
Our unique approach creates breakthroughs in self-destructive thoughts that lead to actions that allow youth to achieve the future they want. We believe deep, caring, and intentional relationships unlock new possibilities for our youth, especially when focused on building self-awareness and skill development.
Who We’re Looking For
We are excited to expand our Program team to include highly qualified professionals passionate in the following areas:
Program Case Managers:
- Coaching, developing, and supporting adult mentors in mentoring relationships with high risk youth to reach college and career success
- Project and case planning with youth and their mentors to define clear steps to break cycles of poverty and adversity so that youth can achieve the future they want
- Maintaining a coaching and developmental mindset that allows youth and mentors to have breakthroughs in self destructive thought processes that lead to long term results
- Connecting guardians and families to resources necessary to create familial stability, allowing youth to fully invest in program outcome achievement
- Nurturing relationships with all clients (youth and mentors), with end goal of youth realizing their full potential
- Engage in personal development to represent our model with integrity
- Presenting and facilitating to qualified youth to enroll them in the program
- Maintaining relationships with referral partners
- Completing admission processes and screening youth into the program who meet criteria
- Supporting matching of volunteer mentors with enrolled youth
- Scheduling of program activities such as workshops, trainings, meetings, and the like
- Providing executive support to the Program Director, including scheduling, creating agendas and minutes, and like activities
- Providing reception (phone, guests, etc.)
- Maintaining client database, including data entry, report generation, and training others
Mentor Screener and Trainer:
- Assessing applicants to the volunteer mentor role to ensure alignment to skills and abilities needed, including background and reference checks
- Monitoring volunteer applicants through the onboarding process to ensure multi-year commitment
- Facilitating onboarding training sessions in group settings
- Participating in matching of volunteer mentors with enrolled youth
What You’ll Do
We’re looking for team members to help lead our program impact by supporting the implementation of our unique program model to create transformation in the lives of each youth we serve. Key service elements include: reinforcement of personal development, life skills, and college/career readiness curriculum through case planning and project planning; supporting workshops and retreats; mentor coaching, development, and support; and informing/referring caregivers to essential services.
What You’ll Need
- Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Education or Non-profit or a related field
- Speaking, writing and reading fluency in both Spanish and English languages
- At least 3 years of professional related experience in a youth-serving non-profit organization
- Arizona Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance eligible or approved
- Valid Arizona driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, and daily access to personal vehicle.
You’ll Really Catch Our Eye If You
- Have a master’s degree in Social Work, Non-profit or like field
Interested parties can email their cover letter and resume to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.