Vista Community Clinic

Mentor

Vista, CA

Job description
Req No.2021-3115LocationUS-CA-VistaTypeRegular Part-TimeDepartmentHealth Promotion CenterSchedule30 hours/week (M-F 1pm to 7pm)
Overview

Vista Community Clinic is a private, non-profit, multi-specialty outpatient clinic providing care in a comprehensive, high quality setting. Located in San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties, we work to advance community health and hope by providing access to premier health services. We are looking for dedicated, motivated, enthusiastic team players who want to make a difference in the community. Our competitive compensation and benefits program includes health, dental, vision, company-paid life, flexible spending accounts and a 403(B) plan, for eligible employees. VCC is an equal opportunity employer.

Responsibilities
  • Enroll mentees into the program and conduct initial status assessments
  • Monitor and track mentee's progress on a monthly basis and share with Lead Mentor
  • Work with mentees and families to assist them in meeting their needs
  • Identify assets and experiences outside of the mentee's neighborhood to broaden mentee's world view and sense of possibility, and accompany mentee to these places
  • Provide intensive case management assessment and care coordination to clients
  • Generate referrals to VCC and other agencies for services/resources and monitor follow-through
  • Provide intensive support, advice, and guidance during twice weekly group sessions, outside the sessions, and as otherwise specified in the mentee's personal case plan
  • Work with HHSA personnel to access services applicable to mentees and their families
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings with program team
  • Lead interactive journaling, participate in other group/social activities with mentees, and provide one-on-one mentorship
Qualifications

Minimum

  • High school graduate or equivalent with five years' case management experience.
  • Valid California drivers license, current vehicle insurance and reliable transportation
  • Availability and willingness to work evening and weekend hours, as required.
  • Should be community member with relevant life experience and social capital that gives authority to challenge the norms and change the thinking of those youth with whom they mentor.
  • Have current or prior criminal justice involvement with a record of success and be positively engaged in change
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Undergo background checks conducted by Probation to comply with Board Policy C-28-Criminal Background Check History and be subject to Probation approval

Preferred

  • Associates degree plus four years' case management experience or Bachelor's degree in related field with two years' case management experience
  • Knowledge of local social service landscape
  • Have connections with mentee (e.g. similar neighborhood, school, shared family or friends)
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Ability to present information effectively verbally and in writing to individuals and groups from various cultural, ethnic and educational backgrounds
  • Ability to work independently and under time constraints
  • Ability to handle confidential materials and information in a professional manner
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