Newtown Youth and Family Services

Part-Time Mentor for Social Groups

Part-time, Up to 9 hours per week year round (afternoon-evening hours during the week Tuesday- Thursday) pay rate- $15.00-18.00/HR, must have minimum of associate degree in education or related field.

The Mentor of Social Groups will be responsible for assisting the Director with the implementation of Social Groups to youths either on the Autism spectrum or with other social difficulties. The mentor will be responsible during the Social Group outings to help engage peers with one another, redirect or enforce social skills, settle minor conflicts and create opportunities to play. Mentors will be responsible for meeting with the Director prior to each group for instruction specific to that group’s activity as well as at the end of each group for evaluation of that particular program. The Mentor should follow all professional and agency standards, policies, and procedures, and provide all services in a confidential manner sensitive to the individual’s special needs and circumstances.

Fax cover letter & resume to Sheila Russo Matyjasik:

203-270-4338 or email :


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