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Youth Mentors establish and cultivate long-term relationships with a child or teenager to help them achieve academic success. Examples of Youth Mentor job activities include creating a positive relationship with a child, helping children to establish personal goals and create action plans, motivating and inspiring children, and implementing youth programs. A successful resume sample for this role should mention skills such as leadership, being able to motivate young people, organization, the ability to assist in crisis situations, strong people skills, a non-judgmental approach, and problem solving. Employers select resumes displaying a degree in human services.

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Youth Mentor

  • Mentored over 30 different children ages 6-17 that have been diagnosed with physical, mental, or emotional disabilities
  • Individualized daily plan for each client based on their personality, interests, and family/medical history
  • Demonstrated leadership during times of client crisis using the knowledge and techniques taught in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention training
  • Completed service documentation that is submitted for legal records summarizing client's daily activities, accomplishments, or crises
  • Trained over 20 different potential employees to prepare them for being a Youth Mentor
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Kinesiology
2

Youth Mentor

Maintained a caseload of fifteen youth and provided one-on-one mentoring

  • Coordinated enrichment activities for youth
  • Taught youth job skills, assisted with financial literacy curriculum and facilitated career readiness training
  • Acted as a liaison between youth, youth's family, employers, and community agencies
  • Developed individual achievement plans for youth
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
3

Lead Youth Mentor

  • Serve as a role model for middle school students involved in the YMCA Horizon program
  • Implemented and directed weekly lesson plans for students to improve and maintain acceptable grades
  • Provided behavior management for at risk youths and mitigating issues among students
  • Communicated effectively and positively with parents, youth, fellow staff members, community partners, volunteers and school personnel.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
4

Volunteer Youth Mentor

  • Facilitated improvement in individual and team leadership roles
  • Led and participated in team-building exercises to engage other mentors and youths
  • Collaborated with other mentors to develop one-on-one guidance for youths
  • Provided individual, academic guidance to 10 youths to enhance learning engagement
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Creative Writing / Business
5

Youth Mentor

Coordinate youth services with key stakeholders to support provision of wrap-around services for youth and their families

  • Provide one-on-one mentoring services outside of program hours to assist the youth in developing the personal, emotional, or social skills that may be impacting their ability to be successful through coaching and modeling positive behaviors
  • Act as a liaison between the youth, youth's family, agency, youth's school police department, and employer
  • Facilitate Career Readiness Training.
  • Connect youth with outreach services to address basic social service
  • Assist participants in learning essential job functions and orientation to the workplace environment and culture
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Urban Planning & Economics
MA
Master of Arts
6

Youth Mentor

  • Monitoring educational, medical and hygiene needs, and teaching independent living skills to prepare youth for transitioning out of foster care.
  • Supervision of youth at all times during awake hours
  • Developed and scheduled of youth activities, meal plans, chores, etc.; ensuring all youth adhere to the daily schedule of routine care and activities.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of working with traumatized youth and trauma based behaviors and be prepared to engage in short term conferencing as needed.
  • Distribute medication and document information in medication log as trained.
  • Train and demonstrate the ability to utilize Therapeutic Crisis Intervention's de-escalation techniques and physical interventions.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
7

Youth Mentor

  • Hold tutoring sessions in foster home settings and provide numerous children currently in states custody with learning strategies tailored to fit their individual needs in efforts to increase performance and grades
  • Communicate with foster parents in regards to scheduling two hour sessions at their convenience and also about the child's progress in their studies
  • Develop a study plan dependent on each individual child's academic level and a reasonable goal that is expected to be met
  • Work with numerous children of a diverse background including ethnicity, gender, age and disabilities
  • Since January I have successfully encouraged and assisted over thirty children improve their studies by two letter grades and have seen an increase in their overall performance and attitude
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Psychology
8

Youth Mentor

  • Facilitated Hijos Del Sol (HDS) youth development training with other Health Educators within the Promise Schools as well as onsite.
  • Provided information to students and/or their families regarding social, health and mental health services as needed; as well connect with HPN (Hayward Promise Neighborhood) resources.
  • Attended mental health developmental trainings.
  • Meet with colleagues to discuss, implement, and evaluate on-site curriculum, concerns, processes, and participation with team.
  • Participated in outreach activities promoting HPN and community resources.
  • Coordinated summer camp daily activities and facilitate activities with children ages 5-10 years.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
In Process
Emt Certification
9

Youth Mentor

  • Located Youth that were assigned to the agency for the One Summer Chicago Program.
  • Found work sites and placed youth according to interest and location.
  • Conducted work site visits.
  • Facilitated weekly program.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
AAS
Liberal Arts
BA
Behavioral Science-social Work / Criminal Justice
Medical Assistant Program
10

Youth Mentor

  • Served as a mentor for 25-30 inner city youth
  • Overseer for 7 worksites where youth were employed
  • Responsible for the youth's time sheets, attendance
  • Provided advice/encouragement to youth dealing with personal issues
  • Provided youth with job and college readiness info
  • Performed Administrative duties
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Computer Science

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