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Mentors – Klamath Falls & Ashland

The Dragonfly Transitions program emphasizes independent living, individual, group and family therapy, substance abuse and mental health counseling, and experiential learning. The purpose of the Mentor position is to provide supervision, education through experience, and leadership to program participants. Dragonfly Transitions looks for bright, self-confident, and motivated people to be mentors and role models for young adults in transition to healthy living.


  • Meet individually with primary students to establish rapport and provide individual support.
    • Review weekly schedule, treatment plan, and daily progress.
    • Work in conjunction with the student to create a weekly schedule and structure.
    • Document individual sessions and any behavioral issues or incidents. Documentation should occur on a minimum of once per week for each primary student.
  • Work with the therapist and clinical director to provide the day to day treatment continuity.
  • Participate and direct daily program components including supervising daily living tasks, assisting with treatment activities, and scheduling weekend and evening activities. Provide supervision, leadership and role modeling for students.
  • Attend weekly treatment team meetings. Serve as an advocate for your primary students.
  • Teach one group in an area of your interest (nutrition, leisure skills, budgeting, etc.) per term.
  • Maintain confidentiality of student records, following HIPAA and organizational guidelines.
  • Oversee logistics while holding the “big picture” of the program.
  • Undertake physical aspects of program, including: hiking, backpacking, building shelters, cooking, etc., while on overnight trips and/or weekend activities.
  • Ensure safety by supervising students and working with other staff while being accountable for Dragonfly’s policies and procedures.
  • Facilitate planning sessions with the staff team and mentor team as needed.
  • Take primary responsibility for ensuring high quality of the student’s experiences.
  • Drive up to a 12-passanger van with trailer.
  • Represent Dragonfly to students, parents, educational consultants, and the public at large.
  • Collaborate as needed with leadership team around itineraries, participant screening, staffing decisions, logistics, and significant program-related business (i.e. early departures, medical opinions, etc.).
  • And other duties as assigned


Bachelor degree or equivalent, preferably in psychology or another type of social science field, or currently enrolled in a degree program, and applicable life experience.

Knowledge of negative patterns and thinking errors typically found among young adults struggling with mental health issues. Ability to interact with participants productively and professionally, to grasp “windows” of opportunity, to teach life skills and self-awareness concepts.

To inquire about Klamath Falls and the Homestead Mentor opportunities, please download and fill out the application, and send a resume and cover letter to Kenny Benson: [email protected]

To inquire about Ashland Mentor opportunities, please download and fill out the application, and send a resume and cover letter to Steve Goulding: [email protected]

Dragonfly Transitions seeks an experienced and creative clinician ready to join a dynamic team of talented therapists and program mentors in Klamath Falls, Oregon.  As a co-ed young adult transitional living program accredited by Joint Commission and founding member of the Young Adult Transitions Association (YATA), Dragonfly is proud to be a leader in research driven transitional living services and experiential therapies for young adults.  Dragonfly is seeking a highly talented team player eager to learn and grow with the organization. 

At Dragonfly, clinicians play an integral role in helping to shape a community that celebrates diversity, creativity, and practical skill building.  The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organizational skills, and ability to provide effective case conceptualization and treatment planning.  Dragonfly is a hands-on, up close and personal therapeutic milieu. There are abundant opportunities to create a therapeutic experience for students and families both in and out of the context of a traditional session. As such, the therapist is in a unique position to affect profound change in the lives of our young adults and their families, and to serve as a mentor for the direct-care staff in their professional development.

Why Dragonfly?
The primary goal at Dragonfly is to provide a respectful and caring environment for young adults to achieve balance in education, employment, fitness, nutrition, recreation, healthy relationships, and emotional well-being.  Some of the benefits and defining features that make Southern Oregon and Dragonfly an ideal location to live and work include: 

Operating in three locations with access to an abundance of outdoor recreation and world-renowned art and music festivals, including Shakespeare and Britt Festival, famous farmer’s markets, food cooperatives, and highly celebrated cultural events.   

Dragonfly students and staff participate in frequent expeditions including hikes to Crater Lake, white water rafting on the Rogue and Klamath rivers, student trips to the Redwood National Forest, Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Glacier National Parks as well as an annual international service trip to Cambodia.

Therapist Responsibilities
Therapists manage an average caseload of 8 clients. Responsibilities include weekly individual and group therapy, facilitating family conference calls, collaboration with referring professionals, and participation in weekly treatment team meetings and supervision with the Clinical Director. As the treatment leader, the Dragonfly therapist is responsible for providing effective assessment, intervention, and timely documentation.


  • Master’s degree in counseling-related field. Must have a license or be license eligible in Oregon as a social worker, counselor, MFT, or psychologist.   
  • Experience working with young adults and families in residential, wilderness, and after care settings. 
  • Excellent communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. 
  • Must be able to pass a Background Criminal Investigation. 
  • Experience working in the industry with existing professional relationships is preferred.

Pay & Benefits: 

  • Salary commensurate with experience, 401k, medical, dental, disability insurance. 
  • Yearly CEU stipend with access to national conferences, internal trainings, and weekly case consultation. 

How To Apply:
For more information on Dragonfly Transitions visit  Please send a cover letter and resume to Travis Slagle, Clinical Director at [email protected]

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