Safer Society Foundation – Application for Employment

New Circle Mentoring, launched in 2017, is a division of the Safer Society Foundation which helps at-risk children in Vermont impacted by parental absence overcome the unique obstacles in their paths to healthy adulthood. This mission is to offset the harmful effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) — such as parental incarceration, substance abuse, mental health problems, homelessness, and domestic violence — with a positive stable relationship with a caring adult mentor.

Safer Society Foundation is seeking a Program Coordinator to join our team!

New Circle Mentoring Program Coordinator

Matches in New Circle Mentoring (NCM) fall into two groups:

  1. One-on-one mentoring matches for mentees age 5 – 12, and
  2. Teen advocacy for mentees ages 13 – 18.

The NCM Program Coordinator will be responsible for each mentor-mentee match in group 1 until the mentee turns 13, at which time, primary responsibilities will be turned over to the executive director and teen advocacy committee.

This position is part time, 20 hours per week to start.
Compensation: $18.00 per hour, plus travel expenses
Reports to: Executive Director

Building the Mentoring Program
Responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting new mentors
  • Engaging the cooperation of every school principal and every school-based clinician or counselor (SBC) in Addison County, and, later, in Rutland County by means of in-person visits to the schools or Zoom.
  • Pursuing and following up on mentee referrals.
  • When a referral is submitted, work with the SBC to gain cooperation and consent of the guardian; schedule and attend the first in-person meeting of the SBC, the guardian, the mentor, and the child.

Service the Mentee Program

Responsibilities include:

  • Meeting with each mentor twice per month by phone or Zoom and once per quarter in person.
  • Meeting with every school-based clinician and counselor in Addison County by phone or Zoom once per quarter and in person at least once a year.
  • Working with the assistant operations manager to find new individual and group activities in the community.
  • Meeting regularly with the assistant operations manager to solve any problems brought to our attention in the mentor session logs.
  • Representing NCM at relevant events of, and liaise regular with, Mentor Vermont.

To apply, please complete the application below.
Please note that you must upload your resume. The cover letter is optional.

Application for Employment

Application for Employment

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