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FRIENDS FIRST is most recognized for our signature peer mentoring program, STARS, which provides support, character development and healthy relationship education to teens while also giving them the knowledge and tools needed to be leaders and to avoid all high risk behaviors. Our programs do not focus on ‘what not to do.’ Through positive youth development, successful future orientation, and access to opportunities, we help teens focus on their best possible futures. Other programs include: parent workshops, classroom education, student and adult trainings, conferences, and consultation services for others seeking to incorporate peer mentoring into their programs. FRIENDS FIRST is a non-profit serving schools, families, and communities with quality programming since 1993.


These core competencies illustrates the skills and attributes an employee must possess in order to be successful at FRIENDS FIRST.



Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pains of others.



Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customer in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.



Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn’t misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.



Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others can’t; can simplify complex processes; gets more out of fewer resources.



Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities.



Learns quickly when facing new problem; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure in most things.


Managing Diversity

FRIENDS FIRST shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, employment (hiring), recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant, selection of volunteers, selection of vendors, and provision of services.


FRIENDS FIRST is an equal opportunity employer.


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