Kids 'n Kinship

Mentor Job Description

POSITION:

Kids 'n Kinship Mentor, individuals, couples and families can apply to mentor a child.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Ability to love and care about children in a nonjudgmental manner.

Ability to accept a child as they are.

Basic friendship skills such as being reliable, accepting, listening, and suggesting.

DUTIES:

Responsible for initiating weekly contacts with the child.

Consistency in meeting dates; planning outings with the child; contacting the child with changes in meeting plans.

Maintain ongoing contact/consultations with the Kinship Coordinator- sharing concerns, highlights, and ideas.

PURPOSE:

Develop a positive relationship with a child to reduce isolation, and prevent/reduce at-risk behaviors.

TIME REQUIRED:  One to four hours per week. (Time will vary depending on the type of contact/activity planned.) 

LENGTH OF COMMITMENT:

One year or more.

TRAINING:

Kids 'n Kinship training session, ongoing support and consultation with staff.

BENEFITS:

Personal growth.

Experience the rewards of making a difference in a child's life.

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Kids 'n Kinship
14870 Granada Avenue #127
Apple Valley MN, 55124
952-892-6368