Good Shepherd Services

Internship and Career Coordinator: YABC at Boys and Girls HS

Location : Name YABC at Boys & Girls High School
Location : Location US-NY-Brooklyn
Job ID
2023-5804
Base
USD $45,000.00/Yr.
Max
USD $50,000.00/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.

 

 

Benefits

For Full Time Employees Benefits/Perks:

  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Generous paid time off (Including 5 Self-Care Days/Floating Holidays, 12 Sick Days, 15 Vacation Days, and 11 Holidays)
  • Healthcare Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, and Pet Care)
  • 403(b) Plan (GSS contributes 3% of your salary to your 403(b) plan after 3 years of service, with contributions increasing over time) 

Candidates hired in this position will work in person but will have the flexibility to work remotely when program need allows.

Overview

Title: Internship & Career Coordinator, Young Adult Borough Center at Boys & Girls High School

 

Reports To: Program Director, Boys and Girls Young Adult Borough Center

 

Location: 1700 Fulton Street, Brooklyn NY 11213, room 460D

 

Hours: 35 Hours/Week; Exempt (Mon/Wed/Thurs 12:15-8:15pm; Tues 10am-6pm; Fri 8am-4pm)

 

Job Summary:   The Internship & Career Coordinator prepares students for internships in our Learning to Work (LTW) program at the YABC and for future job opportunities. They develop and manage internships in sectors that meet students’ interests. They work in collaboration and partnership with other Young Adult Borough Center (YABC) staff to provide students with educational and career resources, support and guidance.   

 

Major Duties:             

  • Facilitate skill/competency-building employment/internship preparation classes and workshops for students in the YABC.
  • Provide job and career counseling to students.
  • Support students’ growth by providing continuous feedback and resources to meet the student’s needs. Collaborate with GSS and Department of Education staff on site as well as the Corporate Relations Manager of GSS.   
  • Recruit students to participate in the LTW internship opportunities.
  • Monitor LTW students to facilitate greater retention on internships.
  • Develop internships in diverse range of employment fields, to match students’ skills, maturity levels, and experience.
  • Provide guidance to employers on maximizing internship experiences by working effectively with adolescents.
  • Facilitate weekly seminars for students that focus on building students’ skills in semester long preparation classes at YABC.
  • Facilitate workshops on employment/Internship readiness to students.
  • Assist with out-of-school issues and provide crisis intervention as needed.
  • Schedule and attend regular site visits at student internship placements.
  • Develop new sites for students to gain valuable job experiences.
  • Track, evaluate and report on multiple aspects of program operations.
  • Network and outreach with staff from other LTW sites to share learning, compare approaches and develop new program ideas.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:  

  • Bachelors’ degree or 3+ years of experience working with adolescents/young adults in education/employment relate fields preferred.
  • Strong group facilitation or teaching skills required.
  • Experience developing internships for youth preferred.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills a plus.
  • Ability to work with diverse staff and students and network with diverse employer constituents.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills a plus.
  • Statistical and narrative record keeping accountability required.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth and family development perspective.
  • Knowledge of Trauma-Informed Practice a plus.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred but not required.

 

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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