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Location : Name Bronx Transitions Program
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Transitions-Bronx Program is a specialized borough-wide prevention program for families challenged by substance use and/or mental health issues. The Social Worker/Case Worker provides home-based, intensive, strength-based, comprehensive services using the Solution-Based Casework (SBC) framework.   Reports To:    Supervisor   Location:     Co-located at 2471 Morris Ave. &685 East 187th Street Bronx, NY   Hours:         35 hours, exempt     Our superstar Social Work candidate is: - Passionate about providing high quality services to families in child welfare - A lifetime learner, continuously developing your clinical skills - Dedicated to modeling strength-based, trauma-informed practice with families and colleagues. - Committed to the Good Shepherd Services mission, vision and values, and possesses cultural humility. Major Duties: Direct Work with Families - Provide home-based and on-site individual, family, and group counseling, as well as short-term crisis intervention, including advocacy and outreach for designated caseload of eight (8) families. - Engage families immediately upon referral, at times participating in Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) Child Safety Conferences. - Implement and integrate the principles and procedures of Solution-Based Casework (SBC): assessment, family and individual level outcomes, action plans, and documentation and celebration. - Handle case-related crises with professionalism, urgency, and care, including incidents involving reports to the State Central Registry. - Conduct screenings and assessments for substance use, mental illness, and child safety and well-being, including assessing caregiver capacity, home environment and conditions, discipline methods, etc. - Integrate the practices of SBC into every counseling session. - Ensure every child has been seen and properly assessed every month. - Meet appropriate case work contacts for each phase of treatment: initial, baseline, and transition. - Represent participant needs, concerns, and perspectives at all required ACS and GSS meetings and trainings. Administrative and Advocacy Role - Collaborate closely with ACS, alcohol and other drug treatment providers, schools, medical and mental health clinics, and other resources serving family members. - Provide consultation to and collaborate with Family Workers as needed to ensure high quality services to families. - Collaborate with ACS Family Services Unit (FSU) staff, Family Court Legal Services (FCLS) staff and other service providers in making safety decisions. - Attend and participate in Family Court hearings for families involved with ACS FSU. - Facilitate referrals to alcohol and substance abuse treatment facilities, mental health treatment providers, and other service providers, including escorts to appointments as needed. - Actively participate in Clinical Diagnostic Team meetings (CDTs) to provide case information, updates, and assessments in order to obtain recommendations for continued case practice or case termination. - Participate in case consultation, continued SBC training, and the SBC certification process. - Prepare and maintain FASP documentation, monthly statistical reports, and case work notes in adherence with agency policy. - Provide Court reports as needed to inform as to families’ progress or lack of progress in achieving outcomes. - Maintain appropriate utilization of state and city databases including PROMIS and Connections, as well as other agency databases as needed. Qualifications: - MSW or related Master’s degree required (Mental Health Counseling or Art Therapy degrees considered) - New York State LMSW; LCSW Preferred but not required - Child welfare experience preferred - Bilingual - English/Spanish preferred - Must have strong organizational, interpersonal, and counseling skills - Must be able to work at least 2 evenings per week to accommodate working families’ schedules - Must have strong inquiry skills and ability to seek and share internal and external best practices - Must have a commitment to work from a strength based, trauma-informed & youth and family development perspective - SBC trained and/or SBC certified a plus
Location : Name Bronx Transitions Program
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Transitions-Bronx Program is a specialized borough-wide prevention program for families challenged by substance use and/or mental health issues. The Social Worker/Case Worker provides home-based, intensive, strength-based, comprehensive services using the Solution-Based Casework (SBC) framework.   Reports To:    Supervisor   Location:     Co-located at 2471 Morris Ave. &685 East 187th Street Bronx, NY   Hours:         35 hours, non-exempt     Our superstar Social Work/Case Planner candidate is: - Passionate about providing high quality services to families in child welfare - A lifetime learner, continuously developing your clinical skills - Dedicated to modeling strength-based, trauma-informed practice with families and colleagues. - Committed to the Good Shepherd Services mission, vision and values, and possesses cultural humility. Major Duties: Direct Work with Families - Provide home-based and on-site individual, family, and group counseling, as well as short-term crisis intervention, including advocacy and outreach for designated caseload of eight (8) families. - Engage families immediately upon referral, at times participating in Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) Child Safety Conferences. - Implement and integrate the principles and procedures of Solution-Based Casework (SBC): assessment, family and individual level outcomes, action plans, and documentation and celebration. - Handle case-related crises with professionalism, urgency, and care, including incidents involving reports to the State Central Registry. - Conduct screenings and assessments for substance use, mental illness, and child safety and well-being, including assessing caregiver capacity, home environment and conditions, discipline methods, etc. - Integrate the practices of SBC into every counseling session. - Ensure every child has been seen and properly assessed every month. - Meet appropriate case work contacts for each phase of treatment: initial, baseline, and transition. - Represent participant needs, concerns, and perspectives at all required ACS and GSS meetings and trainings. Administrative and Advocacy Role - Collaborate closely with ACS, alcohol and other drug treatment providers, schools, medical and mental health clinics, and other resources serving family members. - Provide consultation to and collaborate with Family Workers as needed to ensure high quality services to families. - Collaborate with ACS Family Services Unit (FSU) staff, Family Court Legal Services (FCLS) staff and other service providers in making safety decisions. - Attend and participate in Family Court hearings for families involved with ACS FSU. - Facilitate referrals to alcohol and substance abuse treatment facilities, mental health treatment providers, and other service providers, including escorts to appointments as needed. - Actively participate in Clinical Diagnostic Team meetings (CDTs) to provide case information, updates, and assessments in order to obtain recommendations for continued case practice or case termination. - Participate in case consultation, continued SBC training, and the SBC certification process. - Prepare and maintain FASP documentation, monthly statistical reports, and case work notes in adherence with agency policy. - Provide Court reports as needed to inform as to families’ progress or lack of progress in achieving outcomes. - Maintain appropriate utilization of state and city databases including PROMIS and Connections, as well as other agency databases as needed. Qualifications of Case Planner  - Bachelor’s degree required - Child welfare experience preferred - Bilingual - English/Spanish preferred - Must have strong organizational, interpersonal, and counseling skills - Must be able to work at least 2 evenings per week to accommodate working families’ schedules - Must have strong inquiry skills and ability to seek and share internal and external best practices - Must have a commitment to work from a strength based, trauma-informed & youth and family development perspective - SBC trained and/or SBC certified a plus
Location : Name Prince Joshua Avitto Comm. Center
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
  The program uses basketball as a vehicle for engagement, but also as a venue for learning job readiness skills such as team work, conflict resolution and taking direction from a coach/supervisor. Reports To:   Program Director   Location:    876 Schenck Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11207   Hours:       9-12 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt   Major Duties: • Coach basketball three times a week. • Develop sports curriculum that reflects the principles of workforce readiness used by the Life Skills Counselor and Career and Success Coach. • Provide statistical and narrative reports. • Attend and participate in staff meetings and funder events. • Create a youth and family development, strength’s based environment, fostering a sense of belonging, safety, and community to participants. • Collaborate with Good Shepherd and NYCHA staff on site. • Document classes/workshop planning as required. • Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualifications: • High School Diploma or GED required. • Experience working with older youth ages 17-24 preferred. • Experience and/or training relevant to the position required. • Must be able to engage young people and set structure and limits in a group setting. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.  
Location : Name Bronx Transitions Program
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Conference Facilitator/Social Worker coordinates and performs an array of family team conferences (FTCs) involving families enrolled in the Bronx prevention programs. The Facilitator is responsible for using the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) approved six-stage model for ensuring that every family’s voice and choice are included and highlighted during conferences that address the prevention services in place or needed, as well as the family’s progress towards achieving outcomes.   Reports To:              Social Work Supervisor or Program Director Location:                    Morris Ave. Bronx, NY Hours:                       35 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt Major Duties of MSW Social Worker - Facilitate FTCs for families and staff to review services, assess progress together, and help develop a plan of action to either ensure further progress towards positive child welfare outcomes or end services as appropriate. - Utilize the six-stage model for FTCs and encourage and support the use of specific program models (Solution-Based Casework, and Family Treatment/Rehabilitation) in interactions with families and staff. - Supervise full-time Conference Scheduler who handles all administrative and organizational tasks associated with ensuring that timely and effective conferences take place for all families. - Conduct visits to participant homes in order to hold conferences when needed. - Review each family case record in preparation for the conference to assess family needs, staff response, progress made, and to determine if additional attendees should be invited to join. - Submit accurate and timely documentation summarizing each FTC as required by ACS in PROMIS and Connections databases. - Conduct follow-up reviews post-conference to ensure that agreed upon tasks are occurring as planned. - Facilitate ongoing and/or short-term participant groups or workshops to address salient themes or topics impacting families in the program. - Attend and participate in program staff meetings, case consultations, and related agency and external training as appropriate. - Perform other duties as assigned. Qualities Sought: - Works to create and support a respectful and collegial environment. - Handles group facilitation and collaboration with staff and participants with professionalism and competence, ensuring the success and effectiveness of the program at large. - Creates, embodies and supports a learning environment, regularly participating in training and professional development to augment conference facilitation skills and knowledge. - Offers and receives feedback and suggestions in a strength-based and constructive manner. - Dedicated to being a team player and active contributor to achieve the vision and mission of the program and agency. - Energetic, empathic, honest, genuine, creative, and committed to making a difference with families in the program, community, and agency. Qualifications of Social Worker  - Master’s degree in Social Work  Required (Will also Consider related Field such Master's in Psychology; Mental Health Counselling) - NYS LMSW License Preferred - Bilingual in English/Spanish Required - At least two years of work experience required in a child welfare-related setting facilitating groups and/or team meetings - Must have excellent group facilitation and communication skills and work well in a team - Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, and Word) required - Familiarity with Connections and PROMIS databases a plus - Must have a commitment to work from a strength based, youth and family development, and trauma-informed perspective.
Location : Name Red Hook Family Counseling
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Case Worker will provide intensive, strength-based preventive services to families whose children are at risk of foster placement. The  Case Worker will serve as a mentor and task supervisor to Family Workers and will be have an integral role in working with new employees.   Reports To:   SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISOR, RED HOOK FAMILY COUNSELING PROGRAM Hours:       35 Hours/Week, Non-exempt   Major Duties: • Conduct assessments of children and families referred by the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), schools, other agencies and community-based organizations, or those who come in voluntarily seeking services. • Provide individual, family and group counseling to children and families based on a strength-based model. • Maintain a regular caseload in accordance with the program’s policies and procedures. • Provide short-term crisis intervention and concrete services including advocacy, outreach and referral for designated caseload, as well as emergencies. • Conduct home visits and escort program participants to appointments as needed. • Plan, coordinate and implement groups and social activities for children, parents and families. • Schedule, facilitate and/or participate in required conferences with families, community partners and ACS using the Family Team Conferencing (FTC) Model when indicated. • Prepare appropriate statistical reports (PROMIS), FASP recording and complete casework and group work summaries as needed. • Attend and participate in program staff meetings, as well as related agency and external training as appropriate. • Implement and integrate the principles and procedures of Solution Based Casework: assessment, family and individual level outcomes, action plans and documentation and celebration. • Actively participate in case consultation, continued SBC training and the SBC certification process. • Participate in onboarding of new staff • Participate in helping to plan and facilitate staff meetings • Attend outside meetings as a representative of the program/agency • Facilitate and/or co-facilitate trainings for staff • Participate in new initiatives and/or projects to enhance and achieve the goals of the program. Some examples might include: tracking FTC’s and FASPs; becoming a standing member on LGBTQ or TIP workgroups, etc. • Serve as a task supervisor to Family Worker on special projects • Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualities Sought: • Advocates prevention principles {empowerment, respect, service, education, and empathy}. • Ability to take on a leadership role in mentoring new employees.  • Ability to provide constructive feedback. • Works to create and support a respectful and collegial environment. • Creates, embodies and supports a learning environment. • Offers and receives feedback and suggestions in a strength-based and constructive manner. • Dedicated to being a team player and active contributor to the achievement the vision and mission of the program. • Energetic, empathic, honest, genuine, professional, creative and committed to making a difference with the families, community, program, and agency. Qualifications: • Bachelor's Degree Required in Relevant Field (Social Work; Psychology; Mental Health etc)  • Minimum of 2-3 years proven consistent experience providing case management services to Families/Youth in Need.  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. • Must be able to work two evenings per week until 8:30 p.m. • Excellent organizational, written, and communication skills. • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. • Must have a commitment to work from a strength based, youth and family development perspective.   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!    
Location : Name YABC at Lincoln High School
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Title:                   Advocate Counselor, YABC @ Lincoln HS Reports To:    Program Director, YABC @ Lincoln HS Location:      2800 Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, NY  11235 Hours:        35 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt   Job Summary:  The Advocate Counselor provides individual and group counseling, case management, advocacy, referrals and crisis intervention to older adolescents in the Young Adult Borough Center (YABC). The Advocate Counselor also assists in implementing other aspects of the program in close collaboration with agency and school personnel.   Major Duties:              - Provide case management for students identified as in need of supportive services. - Provide individual and group counseling. - Provide crisis intervention as needed. - Provide family outreach and involvement as appropriate. - Develop and implement workshops responsive to student needs. - Facilitate engagement activities. - Organize and participate in GSS and DOE trips. - Support and participate in school-wide events including BBQs, Award Ceremonies, Showcases, Student Orientations, etc. - Assist students in attending school regularly through identifying obstacles and connecting with resources; attendance outreach including home visits. - Assist in carrying out other aspects of the program, including planning trips, celebrations, and leadership activities. - Refer students to relevant resources within Good Shepherd Services and other community organizations. - Encourage, embody and foster a strengths-based approach grounded in youth and family development principles and trauma-informed practice. - Support students with all aspects of the college preparation process including applications, financial aid, personal essay, and college visits. - Function as an active member of Good Shepherd Services and school teams. - Participate in staff/team meetings and DOE meetings as needed. - Perform statistical, narrative, and record keeping duties as required. - Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualifications:   - Bachelor’s degree required. - Experience working with adolescents/young adults individually and in groups preferred. - Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. - Must be able to work occasional weekends. - Prior experience in a school setting helpful. - Knowledge of Trauma-Informed Practice a plus. - Must have excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth and family development perspective.  
Location : Name Red Hook Family Counseling
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Social Worker provides strength-based comprehensive services to families whose children are at risk of foster placement.   Reports To:   PROGRAM DIRECTOR, RED HOOK FAMILY COUNSELING PROGRAM   Location:     173 Conover Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231   Hours:       35 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt   Major Duties of Social Worker Includes: - Conduct assessments of children and families referred by the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), schools, other service providers, and those who come in voluntarily seeking services based on a strength-based model. - Provide individual, family and group counseling to children and families including home visits and escorts to appointments as needed. - Maintain a regular caseload in accordance with the program’s policies and procedures. - Implement and integrate the principles and procedures of Solution-Based Casework (SBC): assessment, family and individual level outcomes, action plans, and documentation and celebration. - Actively participate in case consultation, continued SBC training, and the SBC certification process. - Provide short-term crisis intervention and concrete services including advocacy, outreach and referral for designated caseload, as well as emergencies. - Facilitate and coordinate appropriate Improved Outcomes for Children (IOC) Family Team Conferences using approved ACS conferencing protocols - Plan, coordinate and implement groups and social activities for children, parents and families.Plan and participate in events and activities of the P.S.15 Beacon program as needed. - Prepare and maintain FASP documentation, appropriate statistical reports, and casework and group work summaries as needed. - Maintain appropriate utilization of state and city databases including Connections and PROMIS, as well as agency databases. - Participate in program and external meetings, as well as related agency trainings as appropriate. - Perform other duties as assigned.     Qualifications of Social Worker - Master’s degree in Social Work Required - Candidates scheduled for their LMSW highly encouraged to apply. - LMSW Candidates encouraged to apply (Clinical Supervision Provided)  - Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. - Must be able to work two evenings per week until 8:00 p.m. - Excellent organizational, written, and communication skills - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and family and youth development perspective      
Location : Name After-School at CS 300
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
This is for a volunteer position for one of the GSS Bronx After School Programs
Location : Name After-School-CrestonCamp382/386
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Art Activity Instructor will create and implement classes/workshops encouraging students’ creativity through various types of art, i.e. painting, drawing, clay etc.   Reports to: Program Director   Location: 125 E. 181st, Bronx NY 10457   Hours: Up to 8 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt   Major Duties: - Assist in the recruitment of class participants and retaining participants.  - Create and facilitate art activities for groups of up to 25 participants. - Develop art curriculum (based on students’ interest) encompassing an array of different aspects of the art industry; providing participants with experience and knowledge of various artistic professions. Curriculum will promote creativity, self-expression, mastery, and emotional and professional growth. - Attend and participate in staff meetings. - Create a youth development, strength’s based environment, fostering a sense of belonging, safety, and community to participants.  - Arrange setup, operation and clean up of activities and the organization, inventory and storing of relevant supplies and equipment. - Document classes/workshop planning as required. - Lead presentations for two culminating events (one per semester) showcasing students work. - Perform other duties as assigned.  Qualifications: - High School diploma or GED required. - Some college and experience with adolescents preferred. - Experience and/or training relevant to the position required. - Must be able to engage young people and set structure and limits in a group setting. - Excellent verbal and written communication skills. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.
Location : Name After-School-CrestonCamp382/386
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Dance Instructor will teach elementary participants creative movement for K-2nd grade and modern dance for 3rd-5th grade. Instructor should have choreography skills and be able to work with younger children.   Reports to: Program Director   Location: 125 E. 181st, Bronx NY 10453   Hours:  8 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt - School Year Sept. - June   Major Duties: - Provide and teach well planned dance classes to participants. - Follow and implement prescribed sequenced dance curriculum. - Submit unit/activity plans in advance. - Conduct activities enriched with literacy, history and other related academic subjects when applicable. - Plan and implement a culminating event or project at the end of each cycle. - Delegate roles & expectations to group leaders and program aides during class time to assist with the facilitation of a group (where applicable). - Articulate expectations to group leaders and program aides on what aspect of the classwork needs to be strengthened and practiced in preparation for the next class (where applicable). - Responsible for the setup, operation and clean-up of activities and the organization, inventory and storing of relevant supplies and equipment. - Attend all staff meetings and staff development training sessions, as specified. - Guide program participants in examining choices, following directions and becoming involved in program activities. - Perform other duties as assigned. - Must think out of box and into Space.   Qualifications: - High School Diploma Min. BA preferred. - Professional experience in teaching dance required. - Must be able to engage young people and set structure and limits in a group setting. - Excellent verbal and written communication skills. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.    
Location : Name Medicaid Strategy and Compliance
Job Locations US-NY-New york
Title: Manager for Medicaid/HIPAA Compliance, Medicaid Strategy & Compliance Reportsto: HIPAA Privacy Officer/Medicaid Compliance Officer Location: 7th Avenue Hours: 35 Hours/Week, Exempt   Job Summary: Under the direction of the HIPAA Privacy Officer/Medicaid Compliance Officer, with latitude for supervised judgment and decision-making, the Manager for Medicaid & HIPAA Compliance is responsible for Agency meeting the HIPAA and Medicaid standards along with relevant other government funder requirements, through monitoring and creating best practices to support compliance.   Major Du ties: - Remain up to date on changes to pertinent regulations and propose changes as needed. - Partner with programs and other support departments to identify risks, plan to mitigate risks and developing action plans. - Create and cultivate a culture of compliance within the agency. - Coordinate with Finance and HR around screenings on the Medicaid Exclusion lists. - Maintain and track Business Associate Agreements and any other needed contracts. - Ensure that contractors who provide services to the Agency are aware of the compliance requirements and have appropriate protocols in place. - Modify and develop policies and procedures that are consistent with current regulations and uphold the Agency’s core values. - Modify and develop forms that are consistent with current regulations and uphold the Agency’s core values. - Create reports for senior management and the Agency Compliance Committee. - Develop and implement mini-CIRM (Compliance & Risk Management) meetings for compliance with funder health standards. - Assist in internal compliance review and monitoring activities. - Design ongoing trainings for employees, contractors, and the governing board around the various topics including the importance of compliance and speaking up when compliance is jeopardized. - Supervise staff if applicable. - Other duties as assigned.   Qualifications/ Requirements: - Bachelor's degree and 4-6 years relevant experience required. - Understanding of federal and state privacy laws and Medicaid regulations. - Clear the HR screening process as outlined in the Compliance  Manual and be cleared by the required regulatory bodie - Excellent communication skill - Must have a commitment to work from a strength based. youth development and trauma-informed perspective.
Location : Name FFC Foster Care Services
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
    Reports To:                     Director of Legal Services, Foster Care Services   Location:                        7 West Burnside Avenue, Bronx, New York 104537     Major Duties:   - Will learn the bases upon which a TPR can be filed. - Will learn the basics of Articles 6 and 10 of the Family Court Act. - Will learn the basics of Social Services Law Section 384-b. - Will develop an understanding of evidentiary law. - Will develop an understanding of Family Court. - Will review case records and assist in determining causes of action for TPR petitions. - Will draft orders to show cause, motions, petitions, discovery demands, and other legal documents as necessary. - Will review case records and note which entries are relevant and competent for admission into evidence. - Will review case records and note which entries should be redacted because they contain privileged or confidential information. - Will review case records and note which entries should be redacted or flagged because they contain inadmissible information. - Will identify any necessary evidence that has to be obtained from outside sources (not Good Shepherd Services) and figure out the best way to get the evidence. - Will assist in preparing direct examinations. - Will observe prep of witnesses. - Will observe court hearings. - Will travel to courthouses as appropriate to develop an understanding of in-court appearances and how the courthouse functions. - Will assist Legal Assistant with obtaining and cataloguing documents. - Will work with Sr. Director of Legal Services to schedule workdays/hours.
Location : Name FFC Foster Care Services
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
JOB DESCRIPTION   Title:                MIDDLE SCHOOL Education Specialist, FAMILY FOSTER CARE   Reports To:     Assistant Director of Special Services, Family Foster Care     Location:         7 West Burnside Avenue, 2nd Floor, Bronx, NY 10453   Hours:             35 Hours/Week; Exempt   Job Summary: The Middle School Educational Specialist is responsible for ensuring and monitoring the educational needs and placement of children in foster care placed in 6th grade, or age eleven and above. The Specialist is to provide educational advocacy and ensure students are receiving the supports/services they need to succeed and progress academically.   Major Duties: - Ability to work from a strength-based, trauma informed, youth development lens, while maintain healthy boundaries - Strong ability to relate to young people, engage them in conversation, and provide support and encouragement - Negotiate with DOE staff to ensure the implementation of recommended and appropriate educational services; - Ensure school stability if a student is relocating homes. - Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders (i.e. ACS Office of Education Support and Policy Planning, schools, DOE staff, community-based partners, etc.) - Participate in various internal clinical and/or planning meetings (i.e. Family Team Conferences (FTC’s), Education Roundtables, Therapeutic Treatment meetings, and Red Flag meetings). - Represent Good Shepherd Services and the needs of GSS children and youth at community meetings such as the ACS Education Forum, trainings, and other education-related working groups. - Monitor the academic performance of students on caseload by conducting school visits - Ability to navigate compelling educational issues, be resourceful, and work independently. - Ability to organize one’s time and prioritize responsibilities in order to plan and carry out all duties. - Work with Case Planner, foster parent, birth parent/caregiver and tutor and other identified supports within the school to meet the needs of the student. - Provide individualized assistance with the high school selection process to 8th grade students and their families - Connect students to afterschool and summer extracurricular activities. - Reviews all new intakes, incoming school reports and psychological screenings/evaluations for the assigned age group to ensure that educational issues for children are addressed. - Assists with educational placement of children new to the program, children already in care, and those transitioning out of care - Resolution of any problems children may experience in their school placement, i.e., participation in suspension and other hearings, arranging for special services. - Assists with and monitors the progress of all referrals and evaluations for special education services. Attends Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings at schools and ensures that children receive appropriate special education services. - Ensures all documentation of services is obtained and filed in the appropriate education section of the case record. - Participates in ACS meetings for educational personnel in order to keep up-to-date on any changes in regulations or procedures and to disseminate such information to GSS staff. - Provides/coordinates in-service training to staff and foster/birth parents on the educational system, in order to develop their education advocacy skills and keep them up-to-date on any changes in regulations or procedures - Works with Advocates for Children and other outside organizations if legal or other advocacy is needed to ensure the child’s eligibility and access to needed educational services from the DOE. - Works with parents and foster parents to ensure that they are aware of the child’s educational needs, and are engaged with the teacher/school personnel. - Documents all education related activity in Connections and Care4 - Generates statistics and outcome information on education issues as required. - Effectively use and practice the Sanctuary Model tools: safety plans, community meetings, psycho-educational groups, team meetings, red flag reviews, treatment planning conferences (or similar) and self care, when applicable, in the department/program to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. - Promote and model the seven Sanctuary Model commitments to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. - Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree required and/or a related field with at least 2 years experience in foster care - Solid knowledge of the NYC public school system including education resources, children’s rights and DOE regulations/procedures. - Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred. - Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, especially Word and Excel - Excellent organizational skills
Location : Name FFC Health Services
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
We are looking for a New York State Licensed Practical Nurse to oversee medical care management of our youth in family foster care.  The LPN Promotes and restores youths’ health by completing the nursing process, collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to youth and their families.     Reports to:   HEALTH SERVICES MANAGER, HEALTH SERVICES    Location:    Bronx, NY     Hours:      35 Hours, Non-Exempt   Major Duties: - Identify health needs of adolescents in care and their caretakers through home visits and other direct means of interaction. - Establish for the adolescents in care a medical home that will address current and future health care needs. - Act as a liaison between multiple providers in the provision of health services for our adolescents in care. - Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to clients and families. - Promote client’s independence by establishing goals, teaching clients, families and caretakers to understand condition, medications and self-care skills. - Resolve client problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies. - Document client care services by charting in patient and department records; on-going auditing of medical records to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies. - Communicate with clients and multidisciplinary team by providing client related health information. - Maintain a cooperative relationship among health care team by communicating information, responding to requests, building rapport, participating in team problem-solving methods. - Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. - Administer medication and monitor the youth’s response to prescribed medication  - Effectively use and practice the Sanctuary Model tools: safety plans, community meetings, psycho-educational groups, team meetings, red flag reviews, treatment planning conferences (or similar), and self-care in the department/program to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. - Promote and model the seven Sanctuary Model commitments to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. - Integrate the Sanctuary Model SELF (Safety, Emotional Management, Loss and Future) framework into daily practice to ensure quality care and an effective work environment. - Perform other duties as assigned.  Qualifications:   - Graduate of an accredited practical nursing program.  - Must demonstrate firm command of nursing principles and practices.   - Ability to work collaboratively with clients, family and staff.   - Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.  - Must have a current American Heart/ or American Red Cross CPR Certificate to deal with infants, adolescents and adults.   - Must be able to accompany youngsters to various appointments.  - Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or your development and trauma informed perspective. - Bilingual Spanish Strongly Preferred.
Location : Name Government Contracts & Philanthropy
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Title:                          GRANTS MANAGER   Reports To:               Vice president of Grants   Location:                    305 Seventh Avenue, New York, New York 10001            Hours:                         35 Hours/Week; Exempt   Job Summary:  The Grants Manager is primarily responsible for managing and coordinating the agency’s government and foundation fundraising efforts for our education-focused portfolio of programs, which includes our afterschool programs, community schools, and Groundwork for Success.                                                                                                   Major Duties: - Manage all aspects of proposal development and writing for both private foundations and government agencies under the supervision of the Vice President of Grants and in partnership with other grants team members. In order to create depth of knowledge and expertise, some of the tasks of the Grants Manager is responsible for includes: - Managing a portfolio of about 15-20 private funders. - Researching and identifying potential public and foundation funding prospects. - Attending pre-proposal/bidders’ conferences and technical assistance workshops for RFPs under consideration. - Conduct research for proposals and gather GSS’ performance evaluation statistics from the agency’s Program Evaluation and Planning (PEP) department. - Coordinate the preparation of proposal budgets and prepare budget narratives in coordination with program staff and the Fiscal department. - Oversee proposal assembly and submission. - Gather feedback from funders if not selected. - Prepare and submit narrative reports to Foundations and Corporations, including programmatic outcomes through coordination with PEP. - Coordinate and manage the program site visit process with funders. - Prepare correspondence and follow-up reports to private funders, as necessary, and respond to any questions they may have; participate in site visits as appropriate. - Maintain an understanding of institutional history and an expertise in the afterschool program area. - Meet with agency staff to identify ways to build and enhance programming. - Work closely with all Grants team members to develop, implement and monitor departmental procedures and systems to facilitate efficiency and good communication within agency and with funders. - Ensure that all government and foundation proposal, contacts, actions, and all related information are entered and updated in Salesforce. - Perform other duties as assigned. Knowledge and Skills - Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals; and ability to synthesize data and complex information into compelling narrative. - Strong editing skills. - Attention to detail and ability to meet multiple deadlines. - Excellent organizational and planning skills. - Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors. - Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies. - Comfortable working with individuals from all different backgrounds. - Able to maintain a sense of humor and utilize a strength based perspective when navigating multiple deadlines. - Possess the skills to multi-task and prioritize assignments based on the needs of the grants department and GSS as a whole. - Willingness to work the occasional evening and/or weekend when needed.   Qualifications: - Bachelors degree required. - At least three years’ experience in public or private fundraising preferred, with a demonstrated track record of successfully securing city, state, and federal government funding and/or private grants. - Strong organizational and writing skills, with ability to develop written materials quickly - Self-motivated, and detail- and deadline-oriented. - Strong interpersonal skills; capable of working comfortably with a variety of individuals at all levels inside and outside of the organization. - Familiarity and basic understanding of Salesforce a plus. - Knowledge of word processing software (MS Office—including Excel) required.  
Location : Name Bushwick Leaders HS-Academic Excell
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Title:         Community School Director, Bushwick Leader's High School Reports To:   Vice President of Community Schools Location:     976 Seneca Avenue, Queens, NY 11385 Hours:       35 Hours / Week; Exempt   The Community School Director will oversee all aspects of the development and execution of the community school model. Focus on developing and deepening relationships within the Department of Education, and other community partners. Working from a strength-based foundation, the GSS youth and family development model addresses the engagement and achievement needs of students with the goal of achieving consistent educational focus and progress. This position requires oversight of in-school program operations and after-school oversight, including individual, family and group counseling, and family engagement activities. The Director will continually assess the needs of the school, and coordinate internal and external resources to meet those needs    Major Duties:                   - Oversee implementation of all aspects of the Community School model - Oversee implementation of Summer Youth Employment Program/ Work Learn Grow - Oversee and support the after-school program - Oversee implementation of the clinical program - Supervise line staff and all day-to-day activities - Ensure high quality counseling, attendance support, referrals and crisis intervention are provided - Coordinate parent outreach and service provision for parents and families - Develop and coordinate a robust, engaging after school program that incorporates the principles of Youth and Family Development with partnership of the Enrichment Manager. - Develop outreach and recruitment plan for students and families. - Plan and facilitate weekly staff meetings that enhance and support the development of clinical skills - Oversee all operational logistics of program: hiring including clearances, schedules, check requests and petty cash, special events, etc. - Work closely with school administration, guidance staff and other key DOE personnel - Establish personal contact with all community agencies within the school and build relationships to enhance the link between providers and the school - Assess what services gaps exist in the school and establishing connections with outside resources to fill those gaps - Develop protocols for better communication between all DOE and CBO staff - Participate in school-based committees and meetings and coordinate and facilitate meetings for various stakeholders including DOE staff, school based and community partners and parents - Coordinate joint professional development opportunities and other team building activities - Ensure that contractual requirements are met. - Participate in program evaluation and quality improvement activities in collaboration with PEP Dept. - Work collaboratively with central office departments (HR, Fiscal, Government Contracts, Facilities, IT, Development and PEP), providing data and reports as needed in a timely manner - Meet contractual/funder requirements regarding statistical and written reports, database management and accountability. (DOE, DYCD,OCS,) - Represent agency on relevant external committees, workshops, and task forces - Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualifications: - Bachelors Required. - Supervisory experience in youth development programs - Must be able to engage in crisis intervention activities and demonstrate, lead, and teach a range of group activities. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective. - Bilingual in Spanish required - Experience and demonstrated skill in working with youth and families required. - Experience in a school setting required.
Location : Name After-School at IS 292
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Program Director is responsible for the overall development, implementation, and supervision of the GSS programming at Margaret Douglas JHS 292 SONYC program. They serve as the liaison to school staff and is responsible for carrying the culture and values of Good Shepherd Services.   Title:              PROGRAM DIRECTOR, SONYC @ JHS 292   Reports To:  SR. VICE PRESIDENT, EDUCATION & VOCATION – AFTER SCHOOLS   Location:      301 Vermont Ave, Brooklyn NY 11207   Hours:           35 Hours/Week; Exempt    Major Duties:    - Creatively cultivate robust and varied range of after-school activities that students want to attend; infused with fun and engaging rituals to keep students engaged. - Provide overall leadership for the after-school program. - Develop strong linkages within day to after school programming and work in collaboration with JHS 292 staff and administration fostering positive relationships. - Supervise youth development specialist, group leaders, consultants, administrative staff and volunteers. - Develop and facilitate weekly team meetings. - Create and facilitate trainings tailored to the needs of program. - Provide weekly supervision to staff; supporting ongoing professional development. - Create systems for documentation, reporting, and meetings. - Create and keep updated program manual specific to GSS program at JHS 292. - Rotate presence in all after-school activities ensuring quality implementation. - Ensure the safety and cleanliness of the site. - Meet with principals (or designee) weekly to maintain open communication regarding programming; ensure their satisfaction. - Oversee implementation of all school-wide projects, recruitment and retention of students in after-school programming activities. - Supervise family engagement activities. - Provide crisis intervention as needed.  - Ensure appropriate utilization of internal and external databases, including DYCD Connect database and attend trainings as necessary. - Complete required narrative, statistical reports, report or services in a timely manner. - Implement appropriate systems with JHS 292 to access data for outcome reports; i.e. attendance rates, grades, credit accumulation  - Participate in appropriate school-based teams and committees. - Work closely with educational specialist to ensure after-school activities align with Common Core. - Assume responsibility for partnerships with other community groups and consultants - Monitor program budget  - In collaboration with PEP, oversee implementation of program evaluation activities. - Ensure program’s compliance with Department of Health (DOH), DYCD and COA accreditation requirements. - Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualifications:  - Bachelors’ degree in Child Development, Elementary Education, or relevant field strongly preferred. - Minimum of 3 years of experience in youth development programs and supervision. - Minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience required. - Ability to create and foster positive relationships with school administration. - Must be able to lead and teach a range of group activities.   - Must be available for weekend training requirements. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth and family development and trauma-informed perspective.     
Location : Name FFC Foster Care Services
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
We are looking for a dynamic and compassionate Case Planner to join our team.  In this role you will work towards timely permanency planning for children and youth in foster care.   Location: 7 West Burnside Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453   Hours: 35 Hours / Week; Exempt   Major Duties: - Assess and monitor for safety and risk. - Establish immediate contact with families of the children who are placed into our care, and with their foster families. - Conduct required casework contacts with the child, parent, foster parent and collateral contacts (schools, service providers, medical personnel, mental health practitioners, and substance abuse counselors).  Make assessment-based referrals as necessary to meet the needs of the child and/or parent.  - Visit family and child, as often as mandated and/or necessary to gather social history, to assess family strengths and concerns, and to assess existing problems in relation to the reason for placement. - Coordinate and supervise all visits between the family and child along with separate sibling visits. - Share responsibilities with agency team for the permanency planning of each child.  - Locate resources and make referrals to any resource that would provide aid to the family and child. - Evaluate child’s adjustment in foster home, and monitor educational and behavioral performance at home and in school. - Monitor foster parents in terms of their ability to meet the needs of the child in their home, and make recommendations regarding future use of the home, in conjunction with the Homefinding Department. - Adherence to the KEEP (Keeping Foster and Kinship Parents Supported and Trained), PTC (Parenting Through Change) and YDSC (Youth Development Skills Coaching) manuals. - Make efficient and creative use of training manuals. - Capacity to work within the fidelity guidelines of the KEEP/PTC interventions while delivering the material in the manner that appeals to the needs of individual parents and youth. - Support and counsel foster parents in their efforts to care for the child and include them in the development of the goals and tasks.  - Keep case records up-to-date within agency standards and complete all necessary ACS/Agency documentation including FASPs, Progress notes, Permanency Hearing reports and all other reports necessary to fulfill the function of the work.  - Make all court appearances and testimony including permanency hearings. - Participate in Family Team Conferences, including but not limited to the placement preservation, reunification/discharge, goal changes and permanency planning conferences.  Attend all necessary meetings, functions, workshop, etc. as required by the agency. - Keep case records up-to-date within agency standards and complete all necessary ACS/Agency documentation including FASPs, Progress notes, Permanency Hearing reports and all other reports necessary to fulfill the function of the work.  - Progress notes are to be completed and submitted preferably within one day of the event but no later than the end of the given week of the event. - FASP and Permanency Hearing Report will be submitted on the internal date for review provided by the agency's compliance department. - Collaborate closely with team members. - Conduct Group facilitation of Keep and PTC groups with parents and foster parents. - Ability to enhance communication among parent group members to promote skill development and social networking. - Review KEEP/PTC feedback and practice strategies with families. - Collaborate closely with Youth Skill Trainers, monitor their interactions with youth. - Documents according to developer’s standards, each interaction and visit. - Effectively use and practice the Sanctuary Model tools: safety plans, community meetings, psycho-educational groups, team meetings, red flag reviews, treatment planning conferences (or similar), and self-care, when applicable, in the department/program to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. - Promote and model the seven Sanctuary Model commitments to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. - Integrate the Sanctuary Model SELF (Safety, Emotional Management, Loss and Future) framework into daily practice to ensure quality care and an effective work environment - Utilize Solution Based Casework in casework practice. - Implement Solution Based Casework model of casework practice within the department/program. - Implement and integrate the principles and procedures of Solution Based Casework: assessment, family and individual level outcomes, action plans and documentation and celebration. - Actively participate in case consultation, continued SBC training and the SBC certification process. - Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications:   - Bachelor’s degree in related field required; MSW or at least one year related experience preferred.  - Must be able to establish working relationships with clients in need of counseling and supportive services. - Must be able to effectively engage parents. - Ability to apply theory of change. - Willingness to facilitate groups with parents and foster parents. - Ability to work cooperatively with their agency supervisor(s), KEEP, PTC, and YDSC consultants, ACS and other team members. - Excellent written and verbal skills necessary.   - Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.  - Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective. 
Location : Name Chelsea Foyer
Job Locations US-NY-Manhattan
Title:                Housing Specialist Reports To:    Program Director Location:         202 West 24th street New York, NY – Chelsea Foyer Hours:                40 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt   Job Summary of Housing Specialist:  As a member of the Chelsea Foyer multidisciplinary team, the Housing Specialist is a driven and creative individual responsible for assisting participants with identifying and obtaining safe and affordable housing options.   They will be responsible for developing and cultivating housing leads and resources through community partnerships, landlords and real estate brokers moving tenants out of program into permanency.     Major Duties of a Housing Specialist:                   - Work with residents to develop and implement individualized service plans and goals based upon the specific service needs of the resident, and with a focus on moving out to a more independent living opportunity. Complete discharge summaries for exiting residents. - Provide advocacy and referral to support resident’s complex needs. Including but not limited to securing benefits, educational/vocational services, independent housing, legal assistance, medical/mental health services and other emergencies. - Responsible for documenting all progress notes, treatment planning, assessments, alumni surveys, workshop attendance, and additional information as needed into the database, Salesforce, as well as keeping appropriate case records and maintaining accountability to funding sources. - Provide crisis intervention to residents, diffusing potential crisis situations and taking appropriate action in resolving conflict. - Collaborate with team to ensure all housing requirements are communicated to residents and maintained. - Complete a comprehensive survey with alumni who have transitioned out of the program. - Develop and facilitate Life after Chelsea Foyer workshops to build skills and increase knowledge around living independently. - Create and maintain a community resource manual by The manual will be used to provide ongoing support to residents transitioning out of the program and to alumni. - Remain familiar with current Section 8, NYCHA, Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV), City Fheps, Housing Choice Voucher, and Supportive Housings policy and procedures, and train and inform Chelsea Foyer team about housing related issues including all housing application matters. - Explain the benefits, advantages and encourage clients to take advantage of the portability option of section 8 voucher. - Conduct neighborhood research throughout NYC and surrounding areas and establish relationships with resources that directly provide housing and/or access to suitable housing options for residents. - Identify apartments, landlords and real estate agencies as referral resources for residents and negotiate with landlords to promote renting to participants. Accompany participants to apartment viewings. Perform housing inspections for relocations into new units throughout NYC and surrounding areas. - Assist participants in completing Housing Connect, landlord, property management and other subsidized housing applications, including helping to secure needed documentation and accompanying participants to housing briefings. - Assist with securing resources for security deposit, broker’s fees, moving expenses, furniture, household items, and ensuring that all required supporting documentation is available upon request.   General: - Participate in supervision, team meetings, case and service plan reviews, and suggested training. - Effectively use and practice the Sanctuary Model and Stages of Change towards. Actively participate in safety plans, community meetings, psycho-educational groups, team meetings, Roundtable meetings, treatment planning conferences (or similar), and self-care in the department/program to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. - Promote and model the seven Sanctuary Model commitments to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. - Integrate the Sanctuary Model SELF (Safety, Emotional Management, Loss, and Future) framework into daily practice to ensure quality care and an effective work environment.   Qualifications for our Superstart Housing Specialist: - Bachelor’s Degree Required - In Lieu of Bachelors,  qualifed candidates with High School Diploma/Equivalency  plus 2-3 years direct experience as a Housing Specialist may be considered. - Knowledge of housing subsidies, rules, regulations, and affordable housing industry in NYC with 2-3 years of relevant housing experience strongly preferred. Working knowledge of NYCHA Project Based Section 8 a plus. - Ability to work independently and maximize time while conducting field work. - Experience in identifying and overcoming social and economic barriers related to housing needs for those in a lower income bracket. - Demonstrated knowledge of challenges faced by special populations, including mental health disabilities, low income, and homelessness; experience working in a multi-racial, low-income community preferred. - Demonstrated interpersonal flexibility, teamwork, customer service aptitude and excellent oral and written communication skills. - Strong organizational and multi-tasking capability, proven ability to achieve results. - Flexible hours to ensure access and availability. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth and family development and trauma-informed perspective.   General Requirement: All staff are expected to be committed to the mission, vision, and values of Good Shepherd Services, which includes involvement in quality improvement activities and a willingness and ability to work within a culturally diverse environment.
Location : Name East 17th Street
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The coach is to work from a strength-based; trauma-informed approach with each young person, while building on their personal interests, skills, and promoting self- sufficiency. Coaches are to promote self-sufficiency and independence, while building positive rapport and lasting relationships beyond permanency. Coaches are also required to establish networking relationships with NYC Department of Education, NYC Administration for Children Services, CUNY/SUNY and all other college/university personnel, and external partners of which provide support to each youth in care.Reports To:     Fair Futures College & Career Specialist/SupervisorLocation:        337 East 17th street, NY, NY 10003Hours:             35 Hours/Week; ExemptMajor Duties: - Build and maintain relationships with approximately 15 young people at any given time - Meet with newly admitted youth within 48-72 hours to begin developing an academic/vocational/educational support plan. - Provide ongoing social/emotional support Work 1:1 with young people to develop academic and career development goals based on their interests and strengths to take measurable steps towards their goals - Connect young people to quality schools, programs, resources, and opportunities in line with their goals - Connect young people to peer group supports and build positive relationships - Help young people persist in these settings, navigate any challenges that arise, celebrate successes, and plan/prepare for the next step on their journey - Should a youth be unsuccessful in any school/program setting, Coaches assist young people reflect on the experience and work with them to set new goals and transition to the next opportunity - Collaborate with Interdisciplinary team guardians, to help youth achieve academic, employment and vocational goals - Plan and facilitate Preparing Youth for Adulthood (PYA) groups as needed - Ensure young people aging out of foster build independent living skills - Establish, at a minimum twice monthly, face to face contacts with the youth and weekly contacts (via phone, text, email).  Educational Duties: - Re-engage disconnected youth and help them re-enroll in an academic setting - Assess the fit between the young person and their current academic setting and help them transfer into a better-fit high school or high school equivalency (HSE) program, if needed  - Visit the young person’s school/program and build relationships with school staff, review transcripts and academic data, provide educational advocacy, and discuss progress towards graduation/HSE obtainment - Ensure young people are attending school and have the supports and resources they need to be successful, such as tutoring, individualized educational plans (IEPs), 504 Plans, or other special accommodations - Expose participants to post-secondary pathways, such college and/or accredited vocational programs, starting in the 9th grade (or as early as possible); - Assist students with post-secondary planning, along with the guidance counselors and/or College Specialists and Career Development Specialists; - Connect the student to the College Specialist to apply to colleges, opportunity programs, and all forms of financial aid, funding, and scholarships; - Provide college persistence coaching, including ensuring students are receiving all of the financial and academic supports they need to succeed each semester; - Collaborate with all relevant partners, such as Case Planners, guidance counselors, Youth Development Counselors, Social Workers, Tutors, teachers, family members, caregivers, mentors and other additional supports.   Career Development Duties: - Assist young people in obtaining working papers, if needed; - Conduct career exploration activities with young people; - Assist young people in selecting at least one career development experience each year that is in line with their interests and academic situation/background; - Work with the young person and Career Development Specialist to identify potential longer-term career pathways based on the young person’s interests, strengths, and academic/vocational plans; - Connect the young person to the Career Development Specialist, if needed, to explore workforce development programs, vocational programs, and for assistance with job applications; - Connect young people, as needed, to agency-based job readiness and/or internship programs - Provide persistence coaching to young people enrolled in any external program by checking in with them regularly. - Attend and participate in agency trainings, ACS trainings, NYC DOE trainings - Keep case records and accurate data information up to date, including but not limited to, school visits, home visits, community visits, and visits with parents/guardians by documenting in connections within 5 business dates of the event. - Promote and model the 7 Sanctuary Model commitments and the SELF (Safety, Emotional Management, Loss, Future) Model into daily practice to create a non-violent and trauma informed culture - Complete transitional discharge education/employment, career and vocational plan. - Perform other duties as assigned.  Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree required with two years of experience working with vulnerable youth in a residential setting, or youth involved in the child welfare system preferred - Knowledge of the NYC Dept. of Education including alternative education/vocational programs (Pathways to Graduation, ACCESS-VR, YABC, etc) , NYC Dept. of Youth and Community Development programs, and College application process, and - Experience with providing 1:1 support to youth in care, preferably in a residential setting. - Ability to be flexible to the demands of youth in care - Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team - Excellent verbal, and written communication skills - Strong time-management, organizational skills, and attention to detail; - Ability to troubleshoot, advocate, and navigate obstacles where there is not always a clear-cut pathway; - Open to learning how to use and interpret data to inform decision-making; - Ability to effectively collaborate in team settings and build relationships with external partners; - Ability to use Motivational Interviewing techniques; trauma-informed techniques; and to facilitate therapeutic peer groups. - Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus, but not required - Proficient in Microsoft Word Office, Connections Citrix, and Excel - Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth & family development perspective.

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