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Mentor (DSP) - 22nd and Kolb


Job Type


About the Role

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Individuals Served

1.          Provide opportunities to acquire, use and maintain skills which enable individuals served to live as independently as possible.

2.          Maintain an on-going knowledge of the individuals served.

3.          Maintain the privacy of individuals served.

4.          Serve as a positive role model for individuals served.

5.          Assist in the development of written objectives and skill plans.

6.          Carry out skill development plans, recommendations, agreements, assignments, and routines as required by the Agency.

7.          Assist individuals served in planning and participating in social, recreational, and educational activities at home and in the community.

8.          Actively assist individuals served with problem solving.

9.          Assist individuals served with planning, purchasing and/or preparation of foodstuffs to ensure nutritional intake within the context of the budget.

10.       Assist with and/or manage funds for individuals served as assigned.

11.       Assist individuals served with personal hygiene, and health & safety issues that affect them.

    Lifting, moving, positioning, and transporting individuals served; (Hoyer Lifts, Wheelchairs, gate belt etc.) Must be able to lift 50 pounds to help provide support and safety for individuals supported.

12.       Obtain, administer, and maintain medications for individuals served.

13.       Provide transportation for individuals served (if hired in a driving position)

14.       Attend, document and provide feedback for meetings and/or medical appointments for individuals served.

15.       Purchase household and hygiene supplies as required.


Required Qualifications:

·         Current valid Arizona Driver’s License (to be a driver)

·         Clean driving record, no more than 2 moving violations in a 3-year period (to be a driver)

·         Twenty-one (21) years of age or older (to be a driver)

·         Able to communicate effectively with individuals in service and team members using both verbal and written skills.

·         Able to use computer proficiently.

·         Able to meet all background checks and personal history checks.

SCHEDULE: Fri 3pm-11pm, Sat & Sun 9am-9pm

About the Company

Working at Tucson Residence Foundation is more than a job! Tucson Residence Foundation staff assist members in living healthy, active, independent lives with individual support services tailored to do more than meet the ‘needs” of those we serve. Are you ready to make a difference in our members’ lives?

Tucson Residence Foundation has competitive pay and great benefits just for helping people live a happier and more satisfying life.

Tucson Residence Foundation offers Medical, GAP, Vision, and Dental benefits for eligible employees. Tucson Residence Foundation offers two Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) for all staff. TRF partners with the Tucson Jewish Free Loan to offer employee assistance loans up to $1,200 interest-free.

As a Residential Mentor you would be tasked with many responsibilities.  A few examples include, but are not limited to:

providing active direct physical assistance, supervision, and behavioral support to individuals served by the agency.

serve as a positive role model for individuals enrolled in services.

assist, encourage, teach daily living skills.

use a computer to document the progress/status of individuals served and maintain files/records.

Tucson Residence Foundation offers a variety of full-time, part-time, and on-call schedules, including days, nights, weekdays, weekends, and overnights.

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