Good Shepherd Services

Advocate Counselor / Mentoring Program : Stevenson High School

Location : Name Stevenson Campus
Location : Location US-NY-Bronx
Job ID
2023-5801
Base
USD $40,000.00/Yr.
Max
USD $45,000.00/Yr.

About Us

 

 

Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year – and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success.  At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference! 

  

NOTE: As a NYC contracted agency all positions at Good Shepherd Services fall under the NYC vaccine mandate. All employees, volunteers and interns must show proof of vaccination upon hire.

Overview

The Coordinator works closely with the various schools on the Stevenson Campus and with our GSS Program Staff and Participants to recruit students for the appropriate mentoring program. They will work collaboratively with corporate partner agencies and DOE to pair students with mentors and work to support them both individually and as pairs to ensure success of program while meeting the mission and vision of GSS.

 

Reports To: Program Coordinator, Mentoring Programs 

Location: 1980 Lafayette Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453 

Hours: 35 Hours/Week; Exempt 

 

Major Duties: 

  • Reach out to students to recruit them for the program
  • Assist in the development and execution of innovative activities and event concepts to elevate the mentoring relationships
  • Travel to off-site locations (as needed) for recruitment, events, and transfer of goods to participants
  • Assist in training students, mentors, and parents to ensure that expectations of program are understood.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate and timely documentation in required formats to ensure GSS & DOE records are complete and reflect services provided to participants.
  • Assist with bi-weekly mentee group meetings to monitor mentor relationships.
  • Help generate creative ideas for recruitment materials, bulletin boards, program swag, etc.
  • Able to work collaboratively with DOE and GSS team members
  • Provide family outreach and involvement as appropriate
  • Develop and implement workshops responsive to student needs

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Experience in school setting preferred
  • Must have a commitment to work from a youth and family development framework and strength-based perspective

Additional Information

Good Shepherd Services is an equal opportunity employer that is proudly committed to becoming an anti-racist and multicultural organization that stands up for justice and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse backgrounds, for administrative support and direct service and leadership roles, who will join us on that journey, uphold our values and approach, and believe in our mission. Additionally, we aim to have a racially representative leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we work in partnership with.

 

Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of our activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.

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