Executive Functioning and Life Skills Coach

Life Skills · Kennebunkport, Maine
Department Life Skills
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $40,000-$50,000 Annual Salary

Cornerstones of Maine is looking for a Life Skills Coach to provide coaching and executive functioning support to our residents. The Life Skills Department is one of the core foundations of support that we provide at Cornerstones' program. The life skills coach utilizes training and expertise in executive functioning research and coaching to work with our residents from intake to discharge. They work Monday through Friday in our program milieu ensuring that residents are on task and working diligently on their long and short term goals. They schedule appointment times with residents in both individual and group formats, ensuring that scheduled activities are implemented and completed.


Responsibilities:


  • Work collaboratively with their caseload of residents to create long term and short term program goals
  • Identify resources in the community that will enable our residents to work on their goals
  • Provide, coaching, mentoring, scaffolding, and executive functioning support to residents to enable them to fulfill their program responsibilities


Qualifications


Applicants should possess, first and foremost, an ability to connect and relate to young adults. They should also have experience working with young adults in the context of coaching, mentoring, or counseling/therapeutic work. The ideal candidate has had experience helping young adults with executive functioning skills or working with them in the area of academic coaching. The individual best suited for this role is a self-starter and one who can hold themselves and our residents accountable.


About us


Cornerstones of Maine is a small private-pay boutique therapeutic program in southern Maine. We address the current need for therapeutic services for young adults (ages 18-28), who are struggling with mental health issues that are obstacles to their ability to live independently. Our typical resident presents with anxiety, depression, and executive functioning impairments along with struggles with motivation and goal directed behavior. We provide a suite of services including therapy, life skills coaching, educational support, and wellness activities. Please reference our website for further information about our program: www.cornerstonesofmaine.com


Cornerstones of Maine is a diversity inclusive program and is committed to enriching the therapeutic experience it offers through the diversity of our staff members. We seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the program's diversity of viewpoints.  We encourage applications from individuals from underrepresented groups, including people of color, staff with diverse gender identities, and individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to the mental health field due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages


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  • Location
    Kennebunkport, Maine
  • Department
    Life Skills
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    $40,000-$50,000 Annual Salary