Mentoring Program Manager
Job Details
West Humboldt Place - Chicago, IL
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Nonprofit - Social Services

The Mentoring Program Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of the Child Thrives Mentoring Program. The Mentoring Program Manager will work with the Director and other program managers to identify and recruit at risk mentee in the community and Childrens Place Association programs most likely to benefit from a mentoring relationship. The Mentoring Program Manager will work with the Development team to recruit mentors and will screen, orient and train mentors. The Mentoring Program Manager will match mentors and mentees based upon common interests and goals and support the mentoring relationships through routine contact with mentors and mentees.

Your main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop a full life-cycle mentoring program
  • Communications and Outreach
  • Program Evaluation



Your Education, Skills, and Experience you will bring:

  • Bachelors degree in Social Work, Counseling, Education, Human Services or a related field from an accredited college or university required, Masters is preferred.
  • Minimum 3-5 years progressive experience including developing and implementing children focused support services.
  • Must have strong familiarity with the target population and excellent capacity to develop relationships with protentional mentees, parents, and community members.
  • Must have strong relational building skills and ability to relate well across the socioeconomic spectrum and with the corporate community.
  • Must have demonstrated management skills which provide the framework for effective use of the programs human and financial resources and coordination of the agencys services with those provided by other community resources.
  • Dynamic, energetic, and analytical approach to work required.

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