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CAREERS

CURRENTLY HIRING: Girls Mentor - Brown Girl Brave Girl

Job Summary:

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Girls Mentor to provide guidance, support, and mentorship to Black and Brown girls in our community ages 12-17 who participate in our Brown Girl Brave Girl Program. The ideal candidate will have a passion for empowering and inspiring girls, helping them navigate challenges, build self-esteem, and develop essential life skills. The Girls Mentor will serve as a positive role model, fostering personal growth, and encourage the pursuit of continuing education, personal interests, and healthy relationships. 

The position is 20/hrs a week at $23.00/hour. No benefits at this time.

 

Responsibilities:

Establish a trusting and supportive relationship with assigned mentees, primarily girls aged 12-17.


Organize and facilitate regular one-on-one mentoring sessions, group activities, and workshops to promote personal growth, self-esteem, and life skills development according to the Brown Girl Brave Girl Curriculum.


Provide guidance, advice, and emotional support to help mentees navigate personal challenges, academic pursuits, and social interactions.


Develop and implement individualized mentoring plan based on the specific needs and goals of each mentee.


Encourage mentees to set and achieve personal, educational, and career- related goals.


Actively listen to mentees, offering empathy, understanding, and constructive feedback.


Assist mentees in developing problem-solving skills, conflict resolution strategies, and decision-making abilities.


Collaborate with parents, guardians, and other stakeholders to ensure a holistic approach to mentoring and support.


Stay informed about relevant community resources, programs, and opportunities that may benefit mentees.


Maintain accurate records of mentoring activities, progress, and outcomes for reporting purposes.


Attend regular team meetings, training sessions, and professional development opportunities to enhance mentoring skills and stay updated on best practices.


Adhere to all organizational policies, procedures, and ethical guidelines.

Qualifications:

Proven experience working with youth, particularly girls, in a mentoring, counseling, or teaching capacity. 


Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with girls from diverse backgrounds.


Working knowledge of Trauma Informed Care practices.


Working knowledge of Google, Powerpoint, and Keynote


Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.


Empathy, patience, and the ability to actively listen and provide constructive feedback.


Knowledge of adolescent development, mental health, and social issues affecting young girls.


Ability to maintain confidentiality and establish appropriate boundaries with mentees.


Flexibility and adaptability to meet the evolving needs of mentees and the program.


Strong organizational and time management skills.


Able to work independently, maintain accountability, and work with integrity


Ability to work collaboratively with a team and engage with parents, guardians, and community partners effectively.

To apply, please send cover letter/email and resume' to: Lisa@faithbridgeportland.org

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