Empowering people of all ages through an array of human services
Waypoint’s Transitional Living Program (TLP) is seeking a live-in volunteer house mentor in Dover, NH to provide positive mentorship and support to young adults, between the ages of 18-21. In exchange for 10-12 hours of support each week, the mentor will receive free rent and utilities including WIFI, as well as a private room, onsite laundry, and parking.
All of our programs at Waypoint are affirming of all types of human beings. Additionally, our programs are supported by Waypoint’s commitment to justice, diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB). We encourage house mentors to be creative, unique, and dynamic, providing a hands-on and interactive approach to support residents. We strongly encourage applicants to apply who have experience working with at-risk youth and young adults who have been been faced with trauma, adversity, foster care involvement, incarceration, and mental health. A huge plus if you come with an understanding of Positive Youth Development and Adolescent/Young Adult Development.
*Will commit to at least six months – one year as a mentor
*Must be at least 21 years old
*Must be at a stable place of employment and/or in school
*Will commit to ongoing learning and training opportunities/asking questions/seeking support when needed
*Will be required to inform TLP Manager with requests for time off.
*Will attend TLP team and House Mentor meetings throughout the year
*Maintain a positive perspective on young people and have a passion for working with in-risk youth
*Will meet consistently with the TLP Manager, TLP Care Coordinator and actively collaborate with other Housing Support Staff
*Will agree to work 8-10 hours per week supporting and connecting with residents, meeting contractors or vendors as needed and participating in chores and other duties as requested by team
*Will be open to accepting feedback and suggestions
*Will attend monthly life-skills and house meetings with young adults to continue the development
*Must have the ability to set and maintain strong boundaries
*Must be willing to live and support a alcohol/substance-free home.
*Will respond accordingly to safety needs, utilizing supports including our on-call system for emergent situations.
*Will receive a quarterly stipend of $125, if all duties and responsibilities are being met
House Mentors will be supported and supervised by the TLP Manager and Care Coordinator. Professional and/or personal experience preferred but not required. Waypoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This is an Excellent Opportunity for Graduate Students. We are unable to accommodate pets.
Waypoint follows all guidelines for Covid-19 and vaccination is required for employment.
Please apply today at https://www.waypointnh.org! You will love what you do here!