Family Mentor

Job description

Job Title:

Family Mentor

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

8T110:College of Social Work

Work Location:

Covington, KY

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Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Drivers License.

Physical Requirements:

Sitting and/or standing for long periods of time; pushing, pulling, carrying objects up to 25 lbs.; performing repetitive motion tasks; regular job-related travel.


Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
(37.5 hrs/week). Flexible schedule as needed.

Job Summary:

This position is 100% grant funded and the primary work location is in Covington, KY. The College of Social Work Training Resource Center is seeking a Sobriety Treatment and Recovery Team (START) Family Mentor to serve in Kenton County. Family Mentors, in collaboration with Department for Community Based Services’ social workers and the Sobriety Treatment and Recovery Team (START), are responsible for providing mentoring to clients receiving substance abuse treatment. Family Mentors will serve as team members in planning, supporting and implementing strategies for prevention and building strong partnerships with community providers to help parents. Family Mentors assess client situations, capabilities, and problems to determine what services are required to meet their needs.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Customer service skills are necessary. Extensive driving is required.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Preference will be given to candidates with unique life experiences applicable to the position.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 4/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time