Lunch & Learn Web-based Seminar Series for Employers of Young Adult Peer Mentors
Lunch & learn #1: Best practices in recruiting and hiring young adult peer mentors
Join the Children’s Behavioral Health Knowledge Center at the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health for online training opportunities that incorporate interactive learning and useful tools for effective employment of young adults in peer roles.
What you’ll learn:
What is the Young Adult Peer Mentor (YAPM) role? What is the benefit of having YAPMs?
How to identify existing therapeutic mentors who would be great YAPMs
How to best market for the role & attract qualified candidates
Partnering with your human resources department
What’s OK (& NOT OK) to ask when screening & hiring
Intended audience: Human resources personnel, hiring managers, young adult peer mentor supervisors, program managers
Attendees will also receive: 1) a list of screening questions; 2) a marketing strategy check-list; and 3) sample job descriptions & brief role descriptions to post on recruitment websites & social media