Dragonfly Transitions is looking for bright, self-confident, and motivated people to be mentors and role-models for young adults in transition to healthy living. If you enjoy working in a professional and fun atmosphere and being a positive influence in the lives of young adults, then check out our full-time mentor position.
Role of Mentor
• Be responsible for direct, primary care of young adults.
• Provide a safe and supportive environment for students by holding boundaries and working with students on their treatment goals.
• Work with a treatment team consisting of the primary Mentor, Program Director, Therapists, and Psychiatrist to implement student’s treatment plan and goals.
• Meet individually with primary students at least once per week to monitor and document daily progress, provide support, and address progress toward treatment goals.
• Write treatment summaries on primary students, document weekly meetings with students, communicate on web office, and other documentation as required.
• Plan, lead, and facilitate daily activities, overnight trips, workshops, and group meetings. There is room to use your strengths, interests, and creativity in planning activities.
• Model healthy and appropriate interactions, conflict resolution, and life skills. Look for “teachable moments” or windows of opportunity to teach life skills, self-awareness, and other concepts.
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in psychology or other social science field.
• Background in working professionally with young adults struggling with a diversity of issues, including mental health, substance abuse, family dysfunction, motivation, and learning disabilities. Related experience will be considered.
• Willingness to supervise, enforce boundaries, provide role modeling and leadership to students.
• Experience planning and supervising trips and activities.
• Experience with outdoor skills such as hiking, rock climbing, paddling, skiing, etc. is preferred.
If you are interested please e-mail your resume to our Program Director, Patrick Devlin, at PatrickD@dragonflytransitions.com