Youth Services Worker JobCharlotte, NC

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Why You'll Love This Job

Are you looking to impact the lives of children? Join Thompson and have a lasting impact on children and families. We are seeking dedicated individuals to serve as Professional Mentors in Charlotte, NC.
In this program, we commit to serving the most vulnerable youth for 12.5 years, from kindergarten to high school graduation, “No matter what.” Mentors focus on developing characteristics such as: Growth Mindset, Positive Relationship Building, Finding Your Spark, Problem-Solving, Self-Determination, Self-Management, Perseverance/Grit, Hope and Belonging.

Your Wellbeing Is Our Everything:

Our benefits are focused on your wellness and encompasses the comfort, health, and happiness of the whole person (physical health, emotional health, financial health, social health and professional health).  This includes, but is not limited to:
  • Health Benefits (medical, dental, and vision, FSA, and 401K Retirement options)
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 14 Days of Paid Time Off
  • 4 Days of Volunteer Time Off Annually
  • 401K Retirement
  • Educational Supports
  • Paid Subscription to the Calm App
  • Learning, Leadership, and Growth Opportunities
  • & Much More

    Help Us Deliver On The Thompson Brand Promises
    When there is a need,
    • We respond,
    • We meet children & families where they are, &
    • We help children & families change their stories


Overview of Responsibilities:
  • Create safe, positive, long-lasting, and collaborative relationships with assigned youth ages 4-18 years old, their families, teachers, and other external stakeholders
  • Teach important, age-appropriate life skills such as personal responsibility, completing chores, positive relationships, and more
  • Ensure activities in the school and community environment are in alignment with the program’s key areas of focus: making good choices, healthy social and emotional development, plans and skills for the future, problem-solving, self-determination, and more
  • Ensure documentation of outings, hours served, contacts with families, teachers, youth, and others are properly recorded and meet quality and regulatory standards
  • Participate in professional learning opportunities and required ongoing training related to the position
  • Participate in bi-weekly team meetings and one on ones with supervisor as scheduled
  • Be culturally-competent and trauma-informed

Skills & Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field, and 2+ years’ experience working with young children
  • OR Equivalent combination of education and experience, with an Associate's degree.
  • A valid driver’s license, minimum of 3 years driving experience and clean driving record. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required.
Salary: $39,500 – $44,000

Thompson is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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