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Check & Connect Mentor

CVBA is a partnership between the Chambersburg and Greencastle-Antrim chambers of commerce.

Posted: 01/02/2024

Healthy Communities Partnership has an opening for a Check & Connect Mentor.  This position will be 35-40 hours per week during the school year (mid-August through mid-June) with limited summer hours if desired.  Check & Connect Mentors build relationships with their assigned students, have a long-term commitment to these students, and work with persistence to support students through working with the kids, their parents, and schools. 

Interested applicants should submit a resume to Karen Johnston; or by mail to 232 Lincoln Way East, Suite B, Chambersburg, PA 17201. 
Minimum qualifications:                                                                                    

  • Bachelors degree
  • experience in human services or education field
  • experience working with youth in upper elementary, middle, or high school ages
  • experience in a school setting preferred
Knowledge of:
  • educational system and attendance laws
  • child and adolescent mental health
  • motivational techniques
Skills in:
  • working with and engaging students
  • assisting students with goal-setting and decision-making skills
  • accessing local resources
  • communicating with teachers and school staff
  • working with and engaging parents
Additional responsibilities include:
  • making a two-year commitment with assigned students
  • interacting with a variety of ages (4th-9th grades)
  • using the Check & Connect model to engage students and work on goal-setting while approving attendance and school engagement, as well as academic performance and behavior
  • assisting in data collection and analysis
  • provide other programs for HCP as needed

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