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YV Scholar Liaison

Company: Youth Villages
Location: Memphis
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Overview The YV Scholar Liaison will be responsible for the implementation, maintenance and expansion of the mentor program including recruitment, training, and placement of employee mentors in all programs; will provide communication with employee mentors and staff members regarding relevant updates within each region/state, the tracking and managing of documentation of mentor activities; and assist with special projects and events to provide support to the National YV Scholar Coordinator and Program Manager. Serve as a liaison to other Youth Villages programs that support and align with the scholar program. Responsibilities ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.--- Recruits employees to serve as mentors, interviews, screens and matches employee mentors--- Lead orientation/training for employee mentors--- Maintains waiting list for scholars in need of mentors--- Loads mentors and scholars in Sales Force; tracks and records activities of mentors/scholars--- Conducts workshops to provide continuing training for mentors--- Communicates regularly with mentors and scholars to evaluate needs for the program; provides quarterly and annual mentor appreciation to all employee volunteers--- Conducts ongoing assessment of employee mentors and mentor program through participant surveys; works with research and National Scholar Coordinator in creating outcome reports--- Complies with standards set by the National Mentor Partnerships Elements of Effective Practice--- Develops plan to recruit new mentors for each program and manages red flags related to match--- Maintains communication and coordination with appropriate Youth Villages' staff in order to evaluate mentor and scholar needs and performance--- Makes presentations to civic groups to promote scholar program--- Track, record and manage scholar community service hours, GPA's and monthly budget submission--- Lead and support orientation for scholars in each region/state; order materials and supplies for orientation including laptops--- Will assist Scholar National Coordinator in managing and tracking scholar action plans--- Will work with finance to oversee distribution of scholar stipends--- Provide briefing on the scholar program to all new and existing LSS and scholars--- Serve as an ambassador to other Youth Villages programs including but not limited to finance, performance improvement, Marcom, research, IT, and Business Planning Policy--- Will create and manage outcome reports including program challenges and winsCovid-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served. Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day. Qualifications A Bachelor's degree is required. Masters level is preferred.At least 1 year leading or managing a program or departmentA minimum of 6 months experience recruiting and managing volunteers is required.Experience in CRM software "Salesforce" is preferred, basic computer knowledge of Microsoft Office required.

Keywords: Youth Villages, Memphis , YV Scholar Liaison, Accounting, Auditing , Memphis, Tennessee

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