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The MENTOR Network Mentor Recruitment Specialist in Independence, Missouri

Missouri MENTOR, a partner of The MENTOR Network, provides services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other complex needs.

Mentor Recruitment Specialist Looking for rewarding work in an organization dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of others? Bring your commitment and marketing skills to a team-based workplace that puts people first.

  • Manage the recruitment strategy and process for assigned area, using strategic recruitment and selection initiatives to build a prospect network; and establishing an ongoing pipeline of candidates.

  • Develop and implement recruiting and retention tracking tools and strategies.

  • Measure success of campaign effectiveness and design new campaigns as needed to continuously attract new Mentors.

  • Conduct cold calls and informational screening meetings; review applications, medical examinations, and references; develop and coordinate related advertising.

  • Conduct and attend networking and marketing events, representing the company at job fairs, promotional presentations, and other events to recruit mentors.

  • Raise awareness in the community, through visiting community locations and leaders, and following up on referrals to source potential Mentors and further enhance community relationships; develop and maintain professional alliances.

  • Conduct orientation, home study evaluations (including psychosocial assessments), and pre-service orientation.

  • Monitor and maintain allocated marketing budget and partner with internal marketing resources to produce materials, developing own materials as needed.

  • Maintain appropriate records in compliance with funding source requirements.

  • Record and report on the statistics necessary to measure the effectiveness of various recruitment efforts; report regularly on pipeline activity.

  • Work with Program Manager and Program Coordinator to facilitate match meetings.

  • Compile application packet when all components are received and advise management on whether to proceed to the next step of the certification process.

  • Develop informational activities and programs regarding company services; participate in the development and implementation of mentor retention programs.

  • Perform Certification Specialist duties as needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Marketing, or Business.

  • Three years of related experience.

  • Current driver’s license in good standing, car registration, and auto insurance if providing transportation for individuals receiving services or driving for company purposes.

  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification as required by state.

  • Ability to work independently while managing multiple tasks.

  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented.

Why Join Us?

  • Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week.

  • 401(k) with company match.

  • Paid time off and holiday pay.

  • Complex work adding value to the organization’s mission alongside a great team of co-workers.

  • Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities.

We have meaningful work for you – come join our team – Apply Today!

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local health and human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services. At The MENTOR Network, our core values—Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Growth—and the behaviors that define them, guide how we interact with each other and how we approach our work. As an organization of people serving people in 37 states, you’ll have opportunities from coast to coast.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

The Mentor Network is pleased to be an equal employment employer Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities