Lodestar Children’s Services is always interested in hearing from qualified, interested individuals who can demonstrate they are committed to supporting children and families. Enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility and patience are tremendous assets to these roles.
In-Home Mental Health Support Specialist:
Forward-thinking, fast paced company looking for a passionate volunteer with apt experience. A volunteer in this position will need strong critical thinking skills and be afforded the chance to gain a ton of great online experience. This person will:
- Maintain currentcontent and appearance for the agency social media and web sites
- Active and innovative online promotion of agency news and events
This person needs to have appropriate and demonstrable social media and web experience. 1-2 hours per week. Resumes, along with a cover letter, may be submitted directly to James Regan, Executive Director, at email@example.com.
- be at least 18 years of age;
- have experience working with children (experience with special needs children a plus);
- high school diploma (college degree a plus)
- clearance by the State Child Abuse Registry and fingerprinting for a criminal history
- be staff of an OMH-certified Community Residence, including Crisis Residence
Social Media & Web site Volunteer:
Part-time work with a child towards achieving age appropriate developmental tasks and developing specific social skills necessary for acceptable social interactions. Collaborate to design and provide activities that assist children in developing skills needed to live successfully in their homes. Help the child to identify current assets and strategies for acquiring new ones. Skill Builders may also work with the child’s family, including siblings, in teaching them how to best support the child in maintaining these skill sets. Activities may support areas such as completing schoolwork, being part of a team, handling money, activities of daily living, independent living skills and in accessing vocational skills training.
Salary: $22.50 – $26 per service hour (based on education, training and experience) Schedule : Dependent on the needs of the family/families you work with and variable. Most families are need/prefer after-school, weekday hours.
Resumes, along with a cover letter, may be submitted directly to James Regan, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.