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Definition/Objective of Mentoring Services:

The mentoring service is provided on a one-to-one basis to youth referred through the various entities Mentors/providers assist in the transition process as clients relocate from a secure facility to the community, group home, independent living or less restrictive setting. Mentors/Providers, when available, will provide services in a prompt manner. Mentors provide support, guidance and positive role-modeling. In addition, mentors are trained to connect clients to community resources. Mentors act as advocates for clients who are in need of guidance and provide opportunities for social and individual growth. Mentors engage clients in trusting relationships which fosters the development of strengths, interests, goals and needs. Mentors act as a conduit between the clients, their families and the community to build strong, healthy relationships and promote progress. Mentors also act as mandatory reporters in compliance with state and federal regulations and are fluent with the laws regarding Chapter 51 commitments, abuse and neglect.

Mentor Demographics and Criteria:

Running Rebels Community Organization has a large, knowledgeable, diverse staff of providers who come from many different disciplines and backgrounds. All of our providers are a minimum of 21 years of age, have experience working with at-risk youth, and a general understanding of our agency’s and contractors’ goals in servicing clients and their families. Providers must have a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, own vehicle to be able to transport clients and must pass a stringent back-ground check. Once a provider is accepted and approved for services, they undergo training, which includes reporting monthly for on-going training and in-services. RRCO has an internal training process which closely monitors the providers. We evaluate the employee’s skills, documentation, reliability and character.

 

Working Hours:

The working hours for providers vary and are determined by case managers, providers and supervisors. Our providers understand that they are on-call to respond to crisis situations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Mentors are available evenings, weekends and on short notice. They are required to have a mobile phone and will provide the number to the client, supports, case managers and probation officers. Mentors will make themselves available to attend transitional meetings as scheduled by the families, case managers and probation officers. Mentors agree to meet with the clients while they are in confinement to build a relationship before he/she is released.

 

Mentor/Provider Role Description:

A mentor is a positive role-model and advocate for the client and his/her family or support system. Providers are matched with clients based on the needs and interests of the person with whom the service is being provided. In addition to providing mentoring services, a provider may assist clients in a variety of areas including, but not limited to, positive recreation, social skills, peer and family relationship building, goal setting, daily living skills, independent living skills, job research and retention, education and compliance of probation/parole.

Any additional information may be requested by contacting Donta Holmes @ (414) 264-8222.

Employment Interest Form

Running Rebels Community Organization is currently looking for qualified individuals for the following positions. Ideal candidates must have a valid WI driver’s license and automobile insurance. Candidates comfortable with Microsoft Office, who possess strong written and verbal communication skills are preferred. You must be able to pass a criminal background check, and have the desire to work with at-risk youth. Running Rebels Community Organization is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. To apply for any of these jobs, complete the Employee Interest Form below. Contact employment@runningrebels.org for any questions


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Volunteer Interest Form

Interested in volunteering at Running Rebels Community Organization? Want to make a difference? We currently need volunteers in the following areas:

  • Community Event Support: Connect with the community by helping us manage our resource booths and support basketball tournaments.
  • Computer Literacy Instructor: Teach our high school youth the ins and outs of Excel, InDesign, coding and Photoshop.
  • Gardening Volunteers : Help us plant and maintain our vegetable garden, which we use to teach healthy food education to our youth.

Contact volunteer@runningrebels.org for any questions.


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