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Support Staff/Student Mentor | South Jordan, UT

Support Staff/Student Mentor | South Jordan, UT

Published: August 17, 2022

Stillwater Academy Support Staff have an opportunity to positively impact the lives of the young people they work with. Support Staff provide structure, physical and emotional safety and leadership to students in the therapeutic and academic milieu.  Support Staff also work closely with the Clinical and Academic Staff to support individual student’s progress in their Academic and Treatment Program. This can only be done through strong interpersonal relationship skills and proactive interventions and involvement.



Implementation of student treatment plans in collaboration with therapeutic staff
Complete documentation on student’s daily activities in a timely manner and reviewing student progress in treatment team meetings
Act as a mentor in Life Skills, Time Management, Planning, Relationship Building, Problem Solving, etc.
Must be able to develop positive working relationships with students by:

Teaching and modeling healthy relationship skills
Setting clear boundaries with students and teaching collaborative problem solving
Responding calmly and appropriately during crisis and in emotionally charged situations


  • Minimum 20 years of age
  • Ability to pass background check
  • Experience in related field such as psychology or social work
  • Exceptional relationship skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of personality types and people
  • Ability to work proactively in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Able to work early and Saturdays


·       Monday – Friday available shifts:

o   7:00 AM – 11:00 AM

o   7:00 AM – 3:00 PM

o   10:00 AM – 2:30 PM

o   10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

·       Saturday

o   9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

o   1:00 PM – 5:00 PM


Assist in the supervision and safety of students
Implementation of student treatment plans
Complete documentation of student activities
Timely completion of weekly clinical documentation
Teach life skills


Minimum 20 years of age
Ability to pass background check
Experience working with adolescents in treatment
Exceptional relationship skills
Work effectively with a wide range of people
Able to work early evenings and Saturdays


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About Stillwater Academy

Stillwater Academy is a one-of-a-kind clinical treatment program and accredited school that helps teens and families who have experienced profound family disruptions find healing and re-connection.

Through our unique approach, we help students (age 13-17) LEARN new ways of addressing their challenges; LIVE the skills they are developing in a family setting that provides warmth, support, and consistency; and LEAD others as they prepare for transition. Founded in 1988, Stillwater Academy has over 30 years of experience in helping students struggling with challenges such as anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction (substance, electronic and gaming), family conflict, neurodiversity, ASD Level 1 and more.

We are experts at maximizing insurance benefits to offset the high cost of treatment for parents. Our clinical approach includes weekly individual, family, group and equine assisted therapy; inspired, classroom-based education by State licensed teachers; and engaging recreation activities with a purpose; all directed at strengthening family relationships and preparing our students to achieve long term success post treatment.

Our highly trained housing staff provide students who have experienced traumatic life events (adoption, attachment issues, traumatic divorce, abuse, maladaptive family systems) a place to practice the new skills they are learning in family setting that provides warmth, support, love, consistency and , An evidence-based, family systems approach guides the work we do.

To apply, please send your resume to