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Rite of Passage Night Youth Mentor - Lava Heights Academy in Toquerville, Utah


Do you want to help improve the lives of at-risk youth in your community?

Do you want to join a team of people who are hard-working and want to help others?

Do you want to build a career, while making a difference in the world?

If this sounds like you, let’s talk! We’re hiring Night Shift Youth Mentors at Lava Heights Academy in Toquerville, UT, an affiliate of Rite of Passage. Our employees are dedicated and passionate individuals that are committed to inspiring positive change in the lives of youth. Joining our team is more than just a job, it’s an opportunity to create a meaningful career with a company driven by its powerful mission to make a difference.

Lava Heights Academy is a residential treatment program for young women that provides a safe, supportive and nurturing environment. The program serves vulnerable young women who are referred from juvenile courts and social service agencies both locally and across the country. The youth enter the program with a history of abuse, neglect, trauma, substance abuse, mental illness and violence. They graduate from Lava Heights as educated young women who have overcome challenges and have demonstrated making healthy choices for themselves and for their future.

Rite of Passage is a leading national provider of programs and opportunities for troubled and at-risk youth from social services, welfare agencies and juvenile courts. With an emphasis on evidence-based practices and positive skill development, combined with our supportive and therapeutic approach, our organization is respected by industry experts as a highly effective solution for our youth. Since 1984, over 25,000 youths have entered and completed our programs. ROP has built its reputation on running life-changing educational treatment programs that positively contribute to the community.

What you’ll do:

As a Youth Mentor, you’ll provide safety and around-the-clock supervision for the youth in our program an provide an atmosphere that is supportive of the needs of the students. You’ll monitor and document student behaviors and activities, participate and assist with educational, social, athletic and recreational activities, and work in collaboration with other professional staff to establish and/or meet the goals of each student’s treatment plan.

To be considered, you should:

  • Be empathetic, patient, and treat others with respect.

  • Experience working with a similar population.

  • Be at least 21 years of age.

  • Have a desire to work with troubled teens.

  • Be able to pass a criminal background check, drug screen, physical, and TB test.

    The Perks:

  • A schedule that allows for more consecutive days off.

  • Eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance after 90 days of employment.

  • Choice of supplemental benefits, including Short Term Disability and Life Insurance.

  • Eligible for 100% 401(k) match of up to 6% of your salary after 1 year of employment.

  • Paid Time Off that can be used as soon as it accrues.

  • Free Meals on shift.

  • Employee incentives including On-The-Spot Bonuses, Rams Bucks, and Longevity Awards.

  • Growth opportunities nationwide – we have 40 programs in 16 states!

  • Tuition Assistance.

  • $1000 Sign on Bonus Offered ($500 at 3 months, $500 at 6 months)

Apply today and help us make a difference!


Pay Rate: $15.00 - $16.32 hourly DOE

For full-time, night positions, staff work a 42-hour week on a 3-2/2-3 schedule (like a hospital or fireman schedule) with built in overtime rates.




  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity



  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

Licenses & Certifications


  • Drivers License



  • 1 year: Related Experience (working with youth/mental health patients)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)