Confluence is a short-term residential mental health program providing treatment to young adults with psychological, emotional, substance-use and relational challenges. Confluence is a clinically-intensive therapeutic program with a focus on whole person health, including nutrition, physical health and wellness. Confluence is seeking a full-time Mentors to join our team.
Confluence Behavioral Health, LLC is seeking qualified Field Mentors to facilitate a physically and emotionally safe therapeutic experience. Mentors facilitate participant’s growth through the implementation of individualized therapeutic treatment plans and a positive peer environment. Mentor’s serve as guides and teachers for outdoor adventure and farm based activities. Field Mentors work a continuous 8-day/7-night shift comprising of off site adventure programming and activities on the farm. The shift is followed by 6 days off. Mentor’s comprehensively guide participants through social, emotional and physical challenges with the goal of achieving greater emotional awareness, developing positive change and fostering growth.
Foster and maintain a safe emotional and physical atmosphere
Implement individual and group treatment plans by conducting objective participant observation, group discussions, and interventions
Objectively record the actions, behaviors and changes in participants by submitting a written assessments weekly
Assess and meet participant attributes and needs while helping them realize their strengths
Lead or co-lead adventure activities (camping, hiking, biking, snowshoeing, etc.
Participate in peer-to-peer developmental feedback, including but not limited to submitting peer evaluations and self evaluations
Effectively communicate with leadership, co-workers, clinicians/therapists, logistics staff and participants to efficiently integrate the multiple facets of the program
Identify risks and adverse behavior and respond appropriately
Bachelor’s Degree preferred with special preference for degrees in psychology, social work, counseling and experiential education (Master's Degree in these areas warrant consideration for increased roles with the clinical director and adventure programming director)
Experience camping and backpacking preferred
Integrity, trustworthiness and professionalism
Ability to develop strong and appropriate rapport with other staff
Ability to operate within a wide range of participant personalities, cultures and backgrounds
Excellent communication skills and high emotional intelligence abilities
Wilderness First Responder certification preferred
Willingness and ability to complete 6-8 day training and on-site interview
Ability to pass extensive background check
Weekends and holiday work required
Location/Region: Thetford Center