MENTORING SERVICES COORDINATOR

GENERAL DESCRIPTION 

  • Coordinate with MMP partners to support the organization’s intentional mentoring approach including:
    • Overseeing the implementation of a new mentoring model called Youth Initiated Mentoring
    • Managing and supporting the implementation of Success Mentors with local school districts
    • Working with MMP partners, Omaha Public Schools, and the African American Empowerment Network to match village zone youth with mentors
  • Collect & analyze data, oversee progress, serve as liaison to valued stakeholders in our work
  • Support MMP mission projects & relationships

ACCOUNTABILITY

This position reports directly to the Director of Operations

HOURS

Full time employee with Mon-Fri/flexible schedule. Occasional evenings/weekends. Salary commensurate with experience.  Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, and generous paid time off.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Become knowledgeable about mentoring programs and the positive impact of mentoring
  • Assist youth referred from MMP’s intentional mentoring partners
  • Supervise mentor recruitment activities
  • Conduct in-home interviews and oversee asset-mapping exercise with youth to identify prospective mentors
  • Cooperate with external evaluation of YIM project
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of MMP’s Annual Summit
  • Provide training and technical assistance to mentoring program staff
  • General office duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice or social work, or related field, Master’s Preferred
  • Passion for mentoring, youth services and/or working with at-risk audiences
  • Visionary commitment to policies that are in the best interest of MMP’s constituents
  • Ability to write reports and professional correspondence with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills, excellent communication, organization, and time management skills
  • Strive to be “solution-focused” rather than “problem-focused” and present recommendations that best meet the needs of the organization and stakeholders
  • Self-motivated, able to work alone or in a team
  • Desire to work in a growing nonprofit organization, ability to adapt, creativity, and commitment to excellence highly valued
  • Ability to operate proficiently a personal computer, windows office, fax machine, printer, and copier
  • Must pass all applicable background checks. Must possess a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance from the state in which you reside. Must be approved to drive for MMP Business

 

How to Apply / Contact
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Whitney Baker at wbaker@mmpomaha.org.