Four Directions Position Openings
Four Directions is always looking for passionate and enthusiastic Life Skills Mentoring candidates. If you are interested in a career with Four Directions, please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or use the form below. For additional questions about any posted job please contact us at 480.699.2344
A Life Skills Mentor at Four Directions works with youth ages 5-17 and/or young adults ages 18-25 who are transitioning into adulthood. Four Directions utilizes Life Skills Mentoring to help clients and their families to achieve wellness goals and to develop strength and resiliency in life. Mentoring is conducted in the community in both individual and group settings.
Areas of focus include:
• Health and wellness
• Self-esteem building
• Anger management
• Transition to adulthood
• Goal setting
Mentors work with clients and their families to help promote healthy relationships through positive, age appropriate communications. Mentoring services are provided in conjunction with the child and the family's community to strengthen access to natural supports and resources.
The ideal candidate for Life Skills Mentor possesses excellent time management and organizational skills, and should have strong written and verbal communication skills. Candidates should have previous education or experience in working with children and families. Personal recovery experience is highly valued.
Candidates must possess a safe driving record and be eligible for AZ DPS Fingerprint clearance. Candidates must be age 21 or older.
Must be able to work frequent evenings and weekends.
Job Description Coming Soon
Four Directions Respite Mentors provide structure and supervision to clients age 5-17 who are participating in short term respite programming. The position provides overnight facility based respite services. Respite services are provided heavily during weekends and school breaks.
Usual work schedule will include overnight shifts, Friday and Saturday.
Duties include planning and oversight of client activities, including; meal preparation, prompting for personal grooming and hygiene, prompting and recording of client medication use, facilitation of structured and unstructured activity time, redirecting of inappropriate behavior and modeling of positive peer interactions, providing written and oral updates on client status to guardians and adjunct provider personnel.
Respite Mentor candidates should possess:
• Competency in basic computer skills, including email and electronic health records systems.
• Excellent time management skills
• Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
• Ability to perform basic meal preparation and light housekeeping.
• Ability to recognize, report and mitigate potential safety issues.
• Ability to provide respectful and culturally appropriate interactions with clients.
• Ability to read, understand and interpret written information and instructions.
• High School Diploma or GED
• First Aid/CPR Certification
• Arizona DPS Fingerprint Clearance
• Evidence of freedom from infectious tuberculosis