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Location : Name After-School at CS 300
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Group Leader is responsible for the overall leadership, planning and implementation of an after-school group for K-12 youth, including integrated educational projects, recreation, arts and crafts and group building activities.   Reports to: PROGRAM Director, CS 300   Location: 2050 Prospect Avenue, Bronx New York 10457   Hours: 18 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt   Major Duties: - Plan and facilitate integrated learning, recreational, arts and developmental activities for youth. - Collaborate with and direct program aides. - Complete required documentation. - Participate in training and staff development activities. - Write and submit sequenced lesson plans in advance. - Demonstrate effective classroom management skills. - Ensure a safe and engaging classroom environment. - Support Activity Instructors with lessons. - Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: - High School Diploma required. - Minimum of two years of college in related field preferred. - Ability to lead and participate in group sports and recreation. - Experience in developing group lesson plans or integrated learning packages. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.    
Location : Name After-School at CS 300
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Assistant Group leader supports and assists staff in carrying out all planned educational and enrichment activities for the after-school enrichment and recreational program.   Reports To: PROGRAM DIRECTOR, CS 300   Location: 2050 Prospect Avenue, Bronx New York 10457   Hours: 18 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt   Major Duties: - Assist the group leader with activities, including sports and recreation, educational, arts and craft and special events. - Collect attendance folder and other data. - Distribute lunches and snacks and assist with clean-up. - Assist with monitoring and maintaining the rules of the program. - Support activity instructor with lessons. - Collaborate with group leader to ensure a safe and supportive environment. - Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: - Must demonstrate reliable and consistent work habits, and ability to work with other youth. - Excellent verbal and written communication skills. - Ability and willingness to work in a dynamic team environment. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.
Location : Name GOAL- E Boys and Girls HS
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
REPORTS TO:  PROGRAM DIRECTOR   LOCATION: Brooklyn NY   HOURs: 35 Hours/Week; Exempt   JOB SUMMARY: GOAL-E is a job readiness program that incorporates Soccer to engage participants. The program serves young adults, who are disconnected, justice involved, overage and/or under-credited. In close collaboration with other program staff, the Career Success Coach provides job readiness and career exploration workshops, as well as works one on one with youth.  S/He also works with the local businesses in neighboring areas to create employment opportunities for the participants. The program uses Soccer 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.   MAJOR DUTIES:   - Facilitate career exploration, work readiness and financial literacy workshops for program participants. - Lead work readiness workshops utilizing virtual platforms as need specifically Zoom Video Conferencing. - Provide individual job and career counseling to youth. - Support participants’ growth by providing continuous feedback and resources to meet individual needs. - Assist the Soccer Coach in utilizing Soccer to teach life and job skills (i.e. team work and conflict resolution). - Work with the local business community to develop unsubsidized employment opportunities for the participants. - Reach out to various organizations to create partnership linkages for recruitment. - Provide individual counseling, group counseling, and crisis intervention and case management for participants as needed. - Point person for recruitment and enrollment of youth to the overall program in conjunction with Program Director and Soccer Coach. - Assist youth in preparing for and securing employment opportunities. - Follow up with employers to offer assistance with any performance issues that may arise. - Monitor and provide support to youth once they have gained employment. - Plan end of cycle ceremonies. - Assist in enrolling youth in educational programs. - Provide referrals to Single Stop, mental health counseling and other community resources - Perform statistical, narrative, and record keeping duties as required for Monthly and Quarterly reports - Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: - Bachelors’ degree or 3+ years of experience developing employment opportunities for youth and/or young adults required - Experience working with disengaged and/or justice involved youth preferred. - Strong group facilitation or teaching skills required. - Knowledge of the game of Soccer a plus - Ability to work with diverse staff and participants and network with diverse employer constituents - Excellent verbal and written communication a strongly preferred - Knowledge of Trauma Informed Practice a plus - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, and/or youth development perspective.  
Location : Name Youth Reception Center
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
We are looking for a dynamic and compassionate Youth Development Counselor to work alongside other team members to provide 24 hours supervision, structure and guidance to the residents of a 10 bed female adolescent Youth Reception Center. The Youth Development Counselor works with participants and their families to create a therapeutic milieu in which each participant is able to reach their potential and learn socially appropriate behavior, homemaking skills and develop their individual skills and abilities.  Reports to:   RESIDENTIAL LIFE SUPERVISOR, YOUTH RECEPTION CENTER Location:    479 Jersey Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11207 Hours:       40 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt    Major Duties: - Ensure the whereabouts and safety of participants at all times. - Plan, lead and engage participants in a range of program activities including recreational activities, family activities, tutoring, cultural events, and special activities for evenings or weekends. - Escort participants to and from court, school, medical, pre-placement visits to other agencies, family/sibling visits, and other various appointments. - Monitor participants’ school performance, including homework assistance and tutoring. - Supervise and record participant medical needs and follow-up on recommendations. - Attend teacher/social  worker update meetings. - Maintain documentation logs of daily activities, progress notes and critical events.   - Complete assessments and reports for presentation at team meetings. - Attend all mandatory meetings and trainings. - Participate in multi-disciplinary meetings. - 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: - High School Diploma or GED required; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.  - Must have excellent written, organizational, and prioritization skills. - Ability to transition easily between working independently with a high degree of self-initiative and contributing as part of a team. - Valid Driver's License required; comfortable driving in the New York Metro areas including the five boroughs and Long Island.  - Participate in creating a safe and therapeutic milieu. - Effective in conflict resolution and crisis intervention techniques and practices. - Must be able to successfully complete state mandated crisis intervention training, and perform physical restraint of a resident. - Must be able to successfully complete state mandated medication administration training.  - Must be flexible to work evening, overnight, weekend and holiday hours.  - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth and family development and trauma-informed perspective. - Bilingual – Spanish preferred.   Additional Qualifications:  - Must be able to successfully complete state mandated crisis intervention training within two months of hire - Must successfully complete a pre-hire physical ability test. - Ability to perform physical restraint of youth using approved restraint procedures. - Must be capable of sustained physical exertion and have no limitations on ability to engage in necessary physical intervention activities including but not limited to: standing, twisting, turning, kneeling, and supporting a participant’s body weight.
Location : Name After-School at PS 297
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
  TITLE: Activity Instructor (Music)   REPORTS TO: Program Director - COMPASS @ PS 297   LOCATION: 700 Park Ave, Brooklyn NY 11206   HOURS: Up to 12 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt   SUMMARY: The Hip-Hop/Music Instructor will create and implement a music curriculum that allows participants hands on experiences with student centered activities   MAJOR DUTIES: - Assist in the recruitment and retention of activity participants - Create and facilitate art activities for groups of up to 25 participants - Develop and facilitate a hip-hop / music curriculum (based on students’ interest) encompassing different aspects of music / Hip-Hop; providing participants with experience and knowledge of artistic language, skills and professions. Curriculum must promote social group work, creativity, self-expression, mastery, social-emotional development and professional growth - Attend and participate in staff meetings - Create a strength’s based environment, fostering a sense of belonging, safety, and community - Arrange, setup, operate and clean classroom spaces before and after activities. Organize inventory and storing of relevant supplies and equipment. - Document classes/workshop through lesson plans in advanced or as required - Coordinate presentations for two culminating events (one per semester) showcasing students work - Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor   QUALIFICATIONS:   -  High School diploma or GED required. -  Some college and experience with adolescents preferred. -  Minimum 1 year experience and/or training relevant to the position required. -  Must be able to engage young people while setting structure and limits in a group setting. -  Excellent verbal and written communication skills. -  Must be committed to work from a social group work, strengths-based and youth development perspective.    
Location : Name Youth Reception Center
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Are you looking to make a difference in a child’s life? Do you love helping people reach their full potential? Do you want to feel good about the job you are doing? If you answered yes to all these questions then we want you to join our team! We are looking for a dynamic and compassionate Youth Development Counselor to work alongside other team members to provide 24 hours supervision, structure and guidance to the residents of a 10 bed female adolescent Youth Reception Center. The Youth Development Counselor works with participants and their families to create a therapeutic milieu in which each participant is able to reach their potential and learn socially appropriate behavior, homemaking skills and develop their individual skills and abilities.    Reports to:     RESIDENTIAL LIFE SUPERVISOR, YOUTH RECEPTION CENTER Location:     479 Jersey Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11207 Hours:        Up to 21 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt; Weekend availability preferred    Major Duties: - Ensure the whereabouts and safety of participants at all times. - Plan, lead and engage participants in a range of program activities including recreational activities, family activities, tutoring, cultural events, and special activities for evenings or weekends. - Escort participants to and from court, school, medical, pre-placement visits to other agencies, family/sibling visits, and other various appointments. - Monitor participants’ school performance, including homework assistance and tutoring. - Supervise and record participant medical needs and follow-up on recommendations. - Attend teacher/social  worker update meetings. - Maintain documentation logs of daily activities, progress notes and critical events.   - Complete assessments and reports for presentation at team meetings. - Attend all mandatory meetings and trainings. - Participate in multi-disciplinary meetings. - 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: - High School Diploma or GED required; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.  - Must have excellent written, organizational, and prioritization skills. - Ability to transition easily between working independently with a high degree of self-initiative and contributing as part of a team. - Valid Driver's License required; comfortable driving in the New York Metro areas including the five boroughs and Long Island.  - Participate in creating a safe and therapeutic milieu. - Effective in conflict resolution and crisis intervention techniques and practices. - Must be able to successfully complete state mandated crisis intervention training, and perform physical restraint of a resident. - Must be able to successfully complete state mandated medication administration training.  - Must be flexible to work evening, overnight, weekend and holiday hours.  - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth and family development and trauma-informed perspective. - Bilingual – Spanish preferred.   Additional Qualifications:  - Must be able to successfully complete state mandated crisis intervention training within two months of hire - Must successfully complete a pre-hire physical ability test. - Ability to perform physical restraint of youth using approved restraint procedures. - Must be capable of sustained physical exertion and have no limitations on ability to engage in necessary physical intervention activities including but not limited to: standing, twisting, turning, kneeling, and supporting a participant’s body weight.
Location : Name After-School at PS 297
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Title:       GROUP LEADER, COMPASS @ PS 297 Reports To:  Program Director Location:    700 Park Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207 Hours:          Up to 17 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt   Job Summary: The Group Leader is responsible for the overall leadership, planning and implementation of an after-school group for K-8 youth, including integrated educational projects, recreation, arts, crafts and group building activities delivered both in-person and virtually.           Major Duties:   - Plan and facilitate integrated learning, recreational, arts and developmentally appropriate activities for youth in-person and virtually. - Collaborate with and direct assistant group leaders. - Complete required documentation. - Participate in training and staff development activities. - Write and submit sequenced lesson plans in advance. - Demonstrate effective classroom management skills. - Ensure a safe and engaging classroom environment. - Support Activity Instructors with lessons. - Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualifications:   - Minimum High School Diploma / GED. Two years of college and prior experience working with youth strongly preferred. - Ability to lead and participate in group sports and recreation.  - Experience in developing group lesson plans or integrated learning packages. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective. - Complete required DOE & DOH clearances.  
Location : Name Youth Reception Center
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Are you looking to make a difference in a child’s life? Do you love helping people reach their full potential? Do you want to feel good about the job you are doing? If you answered yes to all these questions then we want you to join our team! We are looking for a dynamic and compassionate Residential Life Supervisor to join our team. The Residential Life Supervisor is directly responsible for the creation and maintenance of a therapeutic living environment for participants of a 10 bed female adolescent Youth Reception Center and for leading and supervising a team of Youth Development Counselors.    Reports to:   PROGRAM DIRECTOR   Location:    479 Jersey Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11207   Hours:      40 Hours/Week; Exempt   Major Duties:  - Responsible for the day-to day functioning of the program, including oversight of daily schedules, staffing coverage, and activities to foster a safe, secure, therapeutic environment. - Responsible to coordinate admissions, after hour admissions (if applicable) and communications with ACS/OPS and Children’s Center. - Work closely with Residential Life Coordinator and Program Director regarding oversight of program. - Participate in weekly program update with Program Director, Social Services and Health Services staff. - Attend all mandatory program and agency meetings. - On call/triage in response to crisis and scheduling if needed. - Supervise and provide on the job training for Residential Life staff. - Monitor staff performance and communicate training needs to Training Department - Implement established policies relevant to problem solving techniques. - Lead the implementation of the Sanctuary Model of trauma-informed practice within the department/program.  - Encourage and advance the use of 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.  - Utilize Sanctuary Model principals in the supervisory practice.  - Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualifications: - High School Diploma with 5 years working with adolescent youth - Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred with 3 years working with adolescent youth. - 3 Supervisory experience preferred.   - Valid Driver’s License required  - Proven client sensibility and ability to communicate with staff on all levels. - Demonstrated competence in verbal, written, organizational, and prioritization skills. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth and family development and trauma-informed perspective. - Capability to transition easily between working independently with a high degree of self-initiative and contributing as part of a team. - Participate in creating a safe and therapeutic milieu. - Effective in conflict resolution and crisis intervention techniques and practices. - Must be able to successfully complete state mandated crisis intervention training, and perform physical restraint of a resident. - Must be able to successfully complete state mandated medication administration training.  - Must be flexible to work during hours supervisees work (some evening, overnight and weekend and holiday hours). - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth and family development and trauma-informed perspective. - Bilingual – Spanish preferred
Location : Name Red Hook Comm Center/Beacon-PS15
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Reports to: Program Director, Red Hook Community Center Beacon @ PS15   Location: 71 Sullivan Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231   Hours: Up to 18 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt     Job Summary:  The Assistant Group Leader will support and assist staff in carrying out all planned educational and enrichment activities for after school enrichment and recreational activities delivered both in-person and virtually.    Major Duties:  - Assist the Group Leader and Activity Instructors with activities, including sports, movement, and recreation, educational activities and arts and craft in person and virtually.  - Collaborate with Group leader to ensure a safe and supportive environment.  - Collect attendance folder and other data.  - Work with After School Program Director, Group Leader, or other designated Supervisor in carrying out special activities of the program.  - Assist with monitoring and maintaining the rules of the program.  - Perform other duties as assigned.    Qualifications:   - High School Diploma or GED preferred.  - Prior experience working with children strongly preferred.  - Must demonstrate reliable and consistent work habits, and ability to work with peers and participants.  - Demonstrated verbal, organization, and prioritization skills.  - Capability to transition easily between working independently with a high degree of self-initiative and working as part of a team.  - Complete required DOE & DOH clearances.  
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; 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 West Brooklyn Community High School
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Reports To:  Director, Brooklyn West Brooklyn Community High School Location: 1053 41st Street Brooklyn, NY 11219 Hours:  35 Hours/Week; Non- Exempt   JOB SUMMARY: In conjunction with Good Shepherd Services (GSS) transfer high school staff, the College Access Counselor develops and implements successful college access strategies and services, creating a culture that embraces college as a viable option and supports attainment of this through the provision of a full array of individual and group college readiness activities. The College Access Counselor also works in conjunction with the Transfer School staff to plan and implement retention activities for graduates.   MAJOR DUTIES: - Collaborates with staff to offer college readiness activities to the broader student population and to create a culture of college anticipation in the school - Participates in regular meetings with school staff on college and career readiness (includes, but not limited to the Learning to Work Internship Coordinator, Guidance Counselor and other school designees as necessary) - Develops activities that enhance exploration of college as a post-secondary choice and option - Teaches College and Careers class three days per week - Works with Advocate Counselors to assure that each student creates a clear attainable postgraduate plan - Provides direct individual and group college advisement - Arranges for student participation in college fairs, tours and retreats - Arranges speakers and panels related to college issues - Provides information on financial aid and planning and assistance with FAFSA and scholarship applications, as well as applications to SEEK, EOP, HEOP and College Discovery programs - Provides assistance with college choice, exploration and completion of college applications in a timely manner - Provides workshops for parents on financial aid and the college choice and application process to inform and to attain their support for a college option - Creates and maintains social networking Internet sites for alumnae - Regularly updates student contact information - Provide parent orientation for students proceeding on to college in collaboration with school staff - Plans and implements regular meetings for alumnae in collaboration with school leadership - Acts as a liaison with Kingsborough Community College and New York City Technology in collaboration with school leadership as we develop deeper connections with these institutions - Conduct periodic surveys of school alumnae and prepare statistical reports - Maintains all required statistical and narrative documentation - Participates in staff training and meetings, including school retreats and professional development - Performs other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS: - Bachelor’s degree in a related field and prior experience working with young adults required - Prior workshop/seminar development and implementation experience preferred; prior college counseling experience strongly preferred - Bilingual English/Spanish preferred - Strong ability to create engaging and relevant activities for students and their families connected to college - Ability to work weekends, including overnight when necessary - Ability to travel to GSS program sites throughout Brooklyn - Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications - Must have excellent organizational, teamwork, verbal and written communication skills - Must have a commitment of work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective
Location : Name East 17th Street
Job Locations US-NY-New York
This position serves to carry out tasks to facilitate the successful implementation, staff coaching and training of the Integrated Treatment Model throughout the 17th St residential program(s). The ITM Coach shall work closely with the ITM Director to assure model fidelity, program development and integration.   Reports to: Director of Integrated Treatment Model for MST/FIT   Location: 337 East 17th Street, NY, NY  10003   Hours: 35 hours/Fulltime   Major Duties: - Participates in training and efforts that develop expertise in ITM - Maintain ongoing communication with Director of ITM Director to ensure optimal model implementation - Collaborates with residential staff and management, under the direction of the Director of Integrated Treatment Model, to assess needs and plan for all trainings - Provide technical assistance and training of ITM treatment to all milieu staff as well as refreshers - Observation, coaching and monitoring of staff, offering specific interventions and strategies - Reviewing incidents and help create behavioral plans to meet the needs of individual youth - In collaboration with Performance Evaluation and Planning Department, collect relevant data and ensure appropriate analysis and dissemination - Remain informed about trends in this field and use this information to collaborate on a vision of the changes and improvements needed - Attend all mandatory program and agency meetings - Effectively schedules self to carry out work during traditional and non-traditional work hours including some evening/weekends and on call to provide role modelling training to all staff - Other duties as assigned   Qualifications: - Associate’s Degree, required; Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field preferred - 3 years experience working within a residential setting required - Knowledge and experience in Child Welfare, preferred - Experience in the development and running of groups, preferred - Proven ability to train staff at varying professional levels - Demonstrated ability to work independently - Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, required - Knowledge of Cornell TCI and/or Safe Crisis Management, preferred - Excellent written and oral communication skills, required - Demonstrated administrative skills; Computer proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Word and Excel - Bilingual Spanish, ideal - Must have commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective - Must have a commitment to GSS models of practice including Sanctuary and ACS principles to promote permanency, safety and well-being
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) required. - 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.
Location : Name Prince Joshua Avitto Comm. Center
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Group Leader is responsible for the overall development, management, and organization and planning of his or her group. Including integrated educational projects, recreation, arts and crafts and group building activities.   Reports To:   DIRECTOR OF YOUTH SERVICES, BROOKLYN COMMUNITY BASED PROGRAMS   Location:     876 Schenck Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11207   Hours:         Up to 10 hours/Weeks; Non-exempt; Saturdays 9am -2pm   MAJOR DUTIES: - Plan and facilitate engaging arts and crafts activities for Saturday Program - Engage participants in Saturday Camp activities and role model appropriate behavior. - Responsible for creating culture within groups by developing group identities, chants, and rituals. - Responsible for the transition of group from one activity to the next. - Engage in outreach activities to ensure attendance and participation. - Provide support to activity instructors and other group leaders.  - Develop positive relationships with participants, and colleagues. - Attends all staff meetings and staff development trainings sessions, as specified. - Plan and prepare culminating events for participants to showcase their activities. - Ensure participants are prepared and able to illustrate what they learned in culminating events.  - Assist with organizing parent engagement events. - Engage with parents and guardians as necessary in a professional manner.  - Discuss behavior problems and situations with supervisor as they emerge. Resolve conflict within your group while seeking assistance from other staff, supervisors and directors when necessary. - Foster a youth development, strength’s based environment, fostering a sense of belonging, safety, and community to participants.  - Supervise support staff assigned to your group. - Engage and facilitate group conversations, tracking and supporting students’ academic success.  - Demonstrate effective classroom management skills. - Inspect all facilities, equipment, and supplies and be sure all are locked away securely at the end of each day - Maintain all required records for your group. - Maintain strict adherence to policies and procedures at all times. - Perform other duties as assigned.  QUALIFICATIONS:    - Associates Degree in a child welfare or related field OR High School/ GED Diploma and 2 years related experience in youth development programs required.   - Able to lead and participate in group activities.  - A commitment to working with youth from a variety of backgrounds, while providing high quality services.  - 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 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; 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 or relevant Major (Psychology; Mental Health Counselling)  Required  - Candidates scheduled for their LMSW highly encouraged to apply. - LMSW Candidates encouraged to apply (Clinical Supervision Provided)  - Bilingual (English/Spanish) Required  - 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 Monterey Cornerstone Community Cent
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Activity Instructor is to provide dance workshops and activities for young people to learn new skills; as well as an avenue for self-development, exploration, and expression.      Reports To: PROGRAM DIRECTOR, MONTEREY CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY CENTER    Location: 2100 Monterey Avenue, Bronx, NY 10457   Hours: 9-12 hours per week   MAJOR DUTIES:  - Design, plan and conduct activities and dance workshops.  - Submit lesson/activity plans in-advance.  - Plan and implement a culminating event or project.   - Complete daily progress reports and attendance.  - Manage 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 trainings sessions, as specified.  - Guide program participants in examining choices, following directions and becoming involved in program activities.  - Perform other duties as assigned.     QUALIFICATIONS:  - High School diploma required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.  - Must have experience in teaching one or more styles of dance.  - Must have the ability to work afternoons, Saturdays and/or evenings.  - Excellent group facilitation skills  - Good communication skills and ability to work collaboratively  - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.  
Location : Name Brooklyn Transitions Program
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Reports To:        Social Work Supervisor   Location:          503 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215    Hours:                      35 Hours/Week; Non-exempt   Job Summary: The Family Worker provides a variety of home-based supportive services and case management activities for families participating in the Transitions Brooklyn prevention program in order to ensure child safety, well-being, and family stability. The Family Worker also carries administrative and organizational responsibilities to support the overall program operation.   Major Duties: - Collaborate closely with and assist the Case Worker/Social Worker to conduct frequent home and office visits with families to monitor child safety and ensure family stability where indicated. - Create and maintain linkages to important community resources and assist families in accessing these resources, including medical and mental healthcare, substance abuse treatment, affordable housing, childcare, and public benefits. - Accompany participants to designated meetings and appointments for educational, medical, or treatment purposes, and/or to government and other community agencies in order to assist and encourage families in their progress towards meeting goals. - Manage basic administrative and organizational tasks for the program including obtaining needed consent forms and medical/educational records to update case records, preparing case tracking lists, and monitoring report submissions to ensure the meeting of time-sensitive milestones. - Complete statistical/written reports in required databases (Connections and PROMIS) including accurate and timely progress notes for contacts made with participants and summaries of school and treatment reports received. - Greet and welcome visitors and participants and respond to calls while covering the reception area as needed to support program. - Attend community-based and funder-provided training and informational sessions and share knowledge and resources with staff and participants. - Engage in crisis intervention activities as needed during periods of family instability, helping to de-escalate conflict and ensure safety. - Make State Central Register (SCR) reports when required to ensure responsiveness to immediate or impending child safety concerns. - Support the use of the Solution-Based Casework and Family Treatment/Rehabilitation models with all families. - Attend and participate in program staff meetings, as well as related agency training as appropriate. - Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualities Sought: - Works to create and support a respectful and collegial environment. - Handles administrative and clerical tasks 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 case management 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, professional, creative, and committed to making a positive contribution to families, the program, the community, and the agency as a whole.   Qualifications:   - High School diploma is required; some college is preferred. - Bilingual in English/Spanish required. - Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, and Word) required. - At least one year of related experience working with children or families in a community-based setting is preferred. - Familiarity with Connections and PROMIS databases a plus. - Must be able to travel and feel comfortable making home visits throughout Brooklyn. - Willingness to understand and be sensitive to varied cultures & backgrounds. - Must have a proven record of successfully navigating New York City entitlement programs. - Must work a maximum of two evenings per week, as needed. - Must work with participants from a strength-based, youth and family development, and trauma-informed practice approach. Benefits/Perks: - Tuition Assistance Program - Monthly MetroCards or travel reimbursement for use of personal vehicle will be provided to staff conducting home visits to families - 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) 
Location : Name After-School MS15
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Activity Instructor (Martial Arts) teaches and facilitates a youth centered Martial Arts class.   Reports To: PROGRAM DIRECTOR    Location:  Bronx, NY 10453   Hours: Up to 12 hours per week Non-Exempt   Major Duties:  - Responsible to maintain a minimum of 15 students in Martial Arts class/day.  - Pre-planning of activity; activities are to provide students with structure, purposeful use of activity and self, including beginning and ending rituals.  - Facilitate a variety of Martial Arts activities based on students’ interest. Activities should promote teamwork, opportunity for mastery, and emotional and professional growth.  - Attend and participate in staff meetings.  - Facilitate purposeful activities in community hour and participate in other staff lead activities as part of the staff team.  - Foster a youth development, strength’s based environment, fostering a sense of belonging, safety, and community to participants.  - Engage and facilitate group conversations, tracking and supporting students’ academic success.  - Collaborate with the Good Shepherd Services Day Program.  - Document classes/ workshop planning as required.  - Participate in after school events and Trips as needed.  - 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 MS15
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Activity Instructor (Sports) teaches and facilitates a youth centered sports class.   Reports To: PROGRAM DIRECTOR    Location:  Bronx, NY 10453   Hours: Up to 12 hours per week Non-Exempt   Major Duties:  - Responsible to maintain a minimum of 15 students in sports class/day.  - Facilitate five sports classes per week that follow a social group work model.  - Pre-planning of activity; activities are to provide students with structure, purposeful use of activity and self, including beginning and ending rituals.  - Facilitate a variety of different sports activities based on students’ interest. Activities should promote teamwork, opportunity for mastery, and emotional and professional growth.  - Attend and participate in staff meetings.  - Facilitate purposeful activities in community hour and participate in other staff lead activities as part of the staff team.  - Foster a youth development, strength’s based environment, fostering a sense of belonging, safety, and community to participants.  - Engage and facilitate group conversations, tracking and supporting students’ academic success.  - Collaborate with the Good Shepherd Services Day Program.  - Document classes/ workshop planning as required.  - Participate in after school events including BBQ Thursdays and Trips as needed.  - 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 at PS/MS 15 & 291
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Group Leaders will be responsible for the overall leadership, planning and implementation of an after-school group for K-12 youth, including integrated educational projects, recreation, arts and crafts and group building activities.     Reports to:   PROGRAM DIRECTOR, PS/MS15-291   Location:    2195 Andrews Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453   Hours:      18 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt    Major Duties: - Plan and facilitate integrated learning, recreational, arts and developmental activities for youth. - Collaborate with and direct program aides. - Complete required documentation. - Participate in training and staff development activities. - Write and submit sequenced lesson plans in advance. - Demonstrate effective classroom management skills. - Ensure a safe and engaging classroom environment. - Support Activity Instructors with lessons. - Perform other duties as assigned.  Qualifications: - High School Diploma or GED and a minimum of two years of college or experience in related field required.  - Ability to lead and participate in group sports and recreation.   - Experience in developing group lesson plans or integrated learning packages.  - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.  

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