Big Brothers Big Sisters St. Johns County (BBBS)

Mental Health (Youth)
St. Augustine, FL

BBBS of St. Johns County is an affiliate of BBBS of America.  We are the nation’s premier mentoring organization and provide children facing adversity with strong & enduring, professional supported one-to- one relationships that change their lives for the better forever.  We serve children 6-13 years old as well as their families.  Our volunteer mentors range in age from 18-80.  Professional staff assess both children and volunteers, making sure they are eligible for our programs, and make intentional and professional one-to-one matches.  We support matches throughout their life cycle by coaching, providing feedback, assessing child safety and positive relationship development and youth outcomes.  EPIC Behavioral Healthcare sponsors BBBS of St. Johns County and is the lead agency in the county for providing behavioral healthcare to our community.  We are CARF accredited & believe that recovery from substance use & mental health disorders is real & that people do overcome obstacles & challenges.

Special Information:

MSW 1st year; Full time and Part time available.  With BBBS, students will need transportation as they will be traveling to schools & outside meetings.  Currently stipends are not provided & travel may be reimbursed depending on specific locations.  Evening hours are available & sporadic weekend hours;  Students will need to show proof of insurance and pass a level II background screening.  Video/audio taping is not permitted with BBBS.  Students must have experience working with children in a professional office.  Students will need to exhibit the highest of work ethics and professionalism.