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The MENTOR Network Part-Time Therapist Assistant - $20/hour in Tinton Falls, New Jersey

New Jersey MENTOR, a partner of The MENTOR Network provides services for youth of all ages and their families lead healthy and stables lives. We offer a range of home-and community-based services with individualized therapeutic setting for youth in foster care, at-risk youth or youth involve in the juvenile justice system.

Program Services – Community Outreach Associate

Are you an outgoing “people person” who enjoys helping others? As Community Outreach Associate, you will work with individuals in the community to support community goals, recreational goals, and social environment activities, serving as an advocate for program participants to be fully integrated into community life.

  • Provide training, assistance, and/or supervision to individual(s) in the areas of daily living, personal care, financial management, community and social integration, medication administration, and/or job skills development

  • Establish a therapeutic relationship with the individual receiving services to ensure effective guidance, support, and service delivery

  • Work on behavioral assistance and family systems; work with family members of individuals in program

  • Ensure objectives are met in accordance with the service plan

  • Provide transportation for individual(s) receiving services to activities and appointments

  • Maintain current progress and service notes; complete and submit required documentation to direct supervisor in accordance with applicable policies and deadlines

  • Provide direct supervisor with verbal feedback and data relevant to individuals’ services, service plans, or administrative policy

  • Meet with employers to develop potential work opportunities for individuals receiving services

  • Attend training and other meetings as required

  • Provide emergency coverage and/or care for individuals receiving services; report incidents of maltreatment, medical, and behavioral concerns in accordance with company policy

  • Maintain confidentiality, respect human rights, and practice universal precautions in accordance with company standards

    Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Two years of experience in human services preferred

  • Valid driver’s license in good standing with car registration and vehicle insurance

  • Ability to maintain composure and exercise sound judgment and discretion

  • Reliable, responsible, and caring nature

  • Commitment to the company’s mission and values

  • Exceptional communication skills with an ability to establish trust and rapport quickly

  • A good listener with an ability to empathize while still providing guidance

    Why Join Us?

  • Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Paid time off and holiday pay

  • Complex work adding value to the organization’s mission alongside a great team of coworkers

  • Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities

    We have meaningful work for you – come join our team – Apply Today! #CFS

    The MENTOR Network is a national network of local health and human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services. At The MENTOR Network, our core values—Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Growth—and the behaviors that define them, guide how we interact with each other and how we approach our work. As an organization of people serving people in nearly 40 states , you’ll have opportunities from coast to coast.

    Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

The Mentor Network is pleased to be an equal employment employer Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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