Community Connector Mentor

Job Posted 6/11/2022
Special Kids Special Families
3450 N Nevada Avenue Suite 110
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
United States
Contractor
Contractor
Experience Required
Industry
Education
Job Start Date
6/10/2022
Application Closing Date
8/31/2022
Pay
$16.00 to $26.00 Per Hour
Job Description

 

SCOPE: The Community Connector Mentor provides a safe, healthy, and enriching environment for children served through the SKSF Community Connector Program. This contract position is under the direct supervision of the Child Placement Agency Director and/or designee.

DUTIES 

·      Must be able to work independently in the community and facilitate community participation and activities.

·      Demonstrated experience in behavioral training and ability to be assigned to working with participants with high behaviors exhibiting the following: aggression, property destruction, elopement, or self-injurious behaviors.

·      Ability to implement established goals and treatment as determined in the participant’s individual plan, protocols, and behavior plan. Adhere to all person-centered planning while marinating confidentiality. 

·      Complete and maintain necessary paperwork, including medication logs, incident reports in a timely fashion.

·      Respect and promote the rights of the client.

·      Provide weekly activity calendar for participants in the program to the Community Connector Specialist for approval.

·      Attend and participate in service plan meetings, and complete all required training, including medication training. Maintain training requirements to include behavior management and techniques.

·      Provide for the transportation needs of the participants using personal vehicle (prior approval needed for personal vehicle). Main vehicle maintenance and documentation as required by SKSF policies for transporting participants.

·      Provide integrated supports to the client, including facilitating relationship building.

·      Promote awareness of the abilities of the individuals with disabilities, while maintaining confidentiality.

·      Document and immediately report any incidents of concern to the Program Director or Team Lead as designated.

·      Attend staff community connection meetings as scheduled.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·      High School Diploma or equivalency; prefer Associate’s Degree in child welfare or other human services field

·         Must have behavioral training and/or have worked with high risk challenging behaviors

·         CPR, First Aid, & Universal Precautions within 30 days of hire

·      Current physical within last 2 years per State of CO rules & regulations

·      Must be able to lift and carry children as needed – able to lift 50lbs

·      Valid driver’s license, current vehicle insurance, and an acceptable driving record per SKSF standards

·      Able to drive a vehicle safely while transporting passengers; use city maps to locate unknown destinations; establish rapport and provide safe and calm environment for children; assess possible concerns during visitations and problem solve as needed

 

SALARY: $16-26/hr depending on services provided


 

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Sandra Dunlap
1915 Aerotech Drive Suite 100
Colorado Springs CO 80916
United States
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