Company: Sandstone Care
Location: Tinley Park
Posted on: November 17, 2023
Job Title: Academic & Vocational Advisor
Location: Tinley Park, Illinois - In Person/Onsite
Schedule: Part Time
Job Type: Part Time
About the Role:
Do you want to help young people overcome their substance use and
mental health challenges and achieve their academic and career
goals? If so, you might be the perfect fit for the
academic/vocational advisor role at Sandstone.
At Sandstone, we understand that our clients need more than just
therapy. They also need practical skills and guidance to succeed in
the real world. That's why we offer a comprehensive program that
includes academic and vocational support for our clients aged
As an academic/vocational advisor, you will:
- Help our clients with their schoolwork, such as math, English,
essays, and exams.
- Assist our clients with their career development, such as
college or job applications, resumes, interviews, and
- Collaborate with our clinical team to ensure that our clients
are making progress in both their personal and professional lives.
By joining Sandstone, you will have the opportunity to make a
positive impact on the lives of young people who are struggling
with substance use and mental health issues. You will also be part
of a supportive and passionate team that values your expertise and
At Sandstone Care, we believe in empowering our team members to
thrive. As a academic & vocational advisor at Sandstone Care, you
will have opportunities to:
- Contribute to a high-performing culture, focused on partnering
with clients as we inspire and empower change
- Assist Program Manager in the design, implementation, and
management of the academic & vocational program, running sessions
in a group and individual format, employing goal-oriented tasks for
clients with substance abuse and clients struggling with a dual
diagnosis (if applicable)
- Adhere to all aspects of the clinical program's policies and
procedures to ensure quality performance and assist the Program
Manager in any quality improvements that may be necessary
- Provide academic & vocational services, including delivery of
assessments (when appropriate), building goals and measurable
objectives, and coordinate academic, vocational and recreational
services with families as well as ensure timely documentation of
- Participate in weekly clinical team meetings discussing
treatment formulation, progress, regress and/or failure; contribute
to discharge planning, discharge summaries, follow-up care and
- Assists and encourages clients in the completion of homework
assignments Ready to shape lives, grow together, and be a part of a
brighter future? Your next chapter starts here.
Who You Are
Must Have Qualifications
- At least 1 year of teaching / tutoring experience or
academic/career coach/academic advisor/vocational advisor
experience (teaching license a plus, but not required!)
- Understanding of Social emotional learning
- Understanding of MH care presentations / field
- Strong experience with Math and English Experience with special
education, learning differences, familiarity with 504s/IEPs
- College level experience Who We Are:
Welcome to Sandstone Care: Where Your Impact Matters
At Sandstone Care, we're not just a mental health treatment
provider - we're a vibrant community dedicated to transforming
lives and unlocking potential. Join us in a dynamic journey of
compassion, growth, and support as we pave the way for
We Are More Than a Team - We're a Community: Step into a world
where making a difference isn't just a job; it's a shared passion
that unites us. We're a fast paced and thriving organization that
embraces innovation with a startup spirit. Learning from
experiences, daring to explore new avenues, and adapting to
evolving needs are what we thrive on. We are striving for Progress
not Perfection - this is a lot easier said than done and requires
us to look introspectively, reflect, and learn from our
Our Mission, Your Drive: Our purpose goes beyond words - it's about
inspiring and empowering change, both for ourselves and those we
serve. Anchored in our core values, we make a real impact:
- Ridiculously Service Oriented: Our commitment goes above and
beyond, ensuring our clients receive unparalleled care.
- Integrity: Honesty, transparency, and accountability define how
- Partnership: We collaborate closely with clients, families,
staff, and community partners, working together to achieve shared
- Courage: Challenges are met with resilience, mettle, and an
- Passion: Our deep-rooted desire to make a difference propels us
forward in everything we do.
- Accessibility: We make our services available and affordable,
striving to help everyone who needs our support. Join Our Journey:
If you're ready to be part of a team that's rewriting what it means
to provide exceptional care, come make your mark at Sandstone Care.
Your journey of growth, compassion, and impact starts here.
Qualities of People Who Align with the Culture at Sandstone
These are the qualities we look for:
- Courageous Self-Reflection: We value individuals who have the
courage and willingness to engage in introspection and personal
growth. Working at Sandstone can be challenging but immensely
rewarding. Our team members describe it as the hardest yet most
fulfilling job they've had.
- Transparency and Integrity: We prioritize transparency and
integrity. You'll need to become comfortable with our open and
transparent culture, owning your mistakes, and being open to
- Collaborative Partnership: Sandstone Care thrives on
partnership. You'll be part of a team, and your ability to ask for
help and support your colleagues will be crucial.
- Humility and Diplomacy: Humility and diplomacy are essential
qualities. You should be humble and diplomatic, capable of giving
and receiving feedback gracefully as we all navigate our learning
- Passion for Growth: We are passionate about what we do and
believe in continuous growth and prosperity through trial and
error. A love for challenges and a growth mindset are
- Service-Oriented Mindset: Our top core value is being
Ridiculously Service Oriented. You'll need to prioritize and focus
on delivering the highest impact for our clients. If you can
embrace these qualities and face challenges as opportunities for
growth, you'll thrive in our environment.
Support for You Personally and Professionally
At Sandstone Care, we deeply value our employees and believe that
exceptional care begins with you. That's why we provide a
comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance both your
personal and professional journey. Here are some of the benefits
- Robust Employee Assistance Program: Access counseling, legal
consultations, financial planning, and wellness coaching to support
your overall well-being and peace of mind.
- Collaborative and Supportive Community: Join a tight-knit and
supportive community of therapists and team members who foster a
positive work environment and provide a network of encouragement
- Small Caseloads: We prioritize individualized support for
clients, enabling you to provide focused and effective care.
- Compensation: $24/Hourly
At Sandstone Care, we not only invest in our clients' well-being
but also in yours. Join us, and let's grow and succeed together in
a supportive and enriching environment.
When you join Sandstone Care, you're not just taking a job; you're
embarking on a fulfilling and transformative journey. We recognize
that our employees are the heart of our organization, and we are
dedicated to making your time with us truly exceptional. Here's a
glimpse into what life in this role can look like for you:
Celebrating Your Wins: Your presence matters, and we celebrate your
achievements, big and small. Your unique contributions are not only
valued but also celebrated as part of our vibrant community.
Coaching for Your Growth: Your success is our priority, and that's
why we provide regular feedback and coaching. We believe in
continuous improvement, and your development is key to your
Fueling Innovation: Your fresh perspectives and innovative ideas
are not only welcome; they're encouraged. We embrace pushing
boundaries and exploring new approaches, and your creativity is
integral to this journey.
A Culture of Learning: Learning is a lifelong adventure, and we're
here to support you every step of the way. Through ongoing training
opportunities and mentorship programs, we empower you to expand
your horizons and hone your skills.
Balancing Life and Work: We understand the significance of a
healthy work-life balance. Your well-being is a top priority, and
we foster an environment where you can excel in your career while
nurturing your personal life.
Creating Lasting Memories: Work is more than tasks; it's about
enjoying the journey. We organize social events and activities that
bring our team together, forging lasting bonds and unforgettable
At Sandstone Care, your employee experience is a holistic one. It
encompasses your growth, well-being, and sense of belonging. We're
not just colleagues; we're a close-knit community, and we can't
wait to welcome you into our thriving family. Your journey begins
Don't miss out on this opportunity!
Be a part of our mission to bring transformation and hope to the
lives of our clients and staff. If you're ready to take the next
step in your career apply online today. Your journey towards
professional growth and making a real impact starts now!
What to Expect: Our Interview Process
Here's an overview of what comes next:
- Application Review: We'll promptly review your application
within three business days.
- Discovery Call: Expect a 30-minute discovery call with one of
- Interview with Hiring Manager: You'll have a 1-hour interview
with the hiring manager.
- Offer: If all goes well, you'll receive an offer.
Expected Interview Timeline: The entire process typically takes 1-2
We look forward to getting to know you better during this
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