About Sinai Health System
Located on Chicago's West and Southwest Side, Sinai Health System is comprised of Mount Sinai Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Sinai Children's Hospital, Sinai Community Institute, Sinai Medical Group, and Sinai Urban Health Institute.
The entities of Sinai Health System collectively deliver a full range of quality inpatient and outpatient services, as well as a large number of innovative, community-based health, research and social service programs. We focus our collective depth of expertise and passion to improve the health of the 1.5 million people who live in our diverse service area. With our team of dedicated caregivers, Sinai Health System is committed to building stronger, healthier communities.
A partner with the Jewish United Fund in serving our community
Community Wellness Mentor
The Making Connections program at Sinai Health Systems is hiring Community Well-being Mentors (CWM) to work within their community-based sports and play mentoring program. The CWM will be responsible for providing trauma-informed mentorship to male youth. The CWM will work alongside other mentor staff to build trusting relationships with youth served by the program, engage mentees in play, model healthy masculinity, and promote health and wellbeing. Promote awareness, understanding and serve as role model for wellbeing and healthy masculinity.
Skills & Qualifications
+ Must have completed 9th grade
+ Previous experience in youth development is preferred, but not required
+ Must identify as male, and be 15 years old or older (as per the conditions of grant funder)
+ Must be culturally competent
+ Must reside in, attend school in, or work in either North Lawndale or South Lawndale/Little communities (as per the conditions of the grant funder)
+ Passion for and dedication to working with elementary school-aged youth
+ Punctuality, reliability, and willingness to learn
+ Willingness to engage in sports and play activities with mentees
+ Ability to participate in trainings on trauma and its impact on youth and communities
+ Ability to complete tasks as assigned
+ Availability to participate in weekly programming sessions, monthly Peer Learning Mentor meetings, and/or monthly Youth Board of Directors meetings (for those mentors age 15-20).