Family Service Association is a comprehensive private, non-profit social service agency dedicated to the development and implementation of services designed to provide strength and support to individuals and families throughout southeastern Massachusetts. Headquartered in Fall River, Family Service Association strives to increase the capacity of individuals and families to cope with the stresses of family life and interpersonal relationships in a positive, productive and health-improving manner. This agency is a leading provider of professional social services in the South Coast region of Massachusetts, with a 125-year tradition of high quality.
Our Therapeutic Mentoring Program is currently seeking a full-time mentor (35-40 hrs). Mentors work a Monday through Saturday schedule with flexible hours to meet the needs of the participating families. Looking for mostly second shift hours with a weekend day shift.
A Mentor offers structured, one-to-one, strength based supportive services that address daily living, social and communication needs. Mentor services include supporting, coaching and training the youth in age appropriate behaviors, interpersonal communication, functional skill-building, problem solving and conflict resolution.
Candidates should be at least 21 years of age; have a Bachelor's or Associate's degree in a human services field from an accredited university and one year experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth. Applicants must have a good driving records, have access to a reliable vehicle and proof of insurance.
Spanish and Portuguese speaking applicants are encouraged to apply.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, short term and long term disability insurances, life insurance, 403(b), Flexible Spending Account and a generous time off package.
Family Service Association is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F.