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Location : Name Justice Initiatives
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
REPORTS TO:     Program COORDINATOR LOCATION:      Gowanus, Brooklyn HOURS:        13 Hours/Week, Non-Exempt   JOB SUMMARY: The Next Steps program is an innovative, curriculum-based group mentoring intervention that helps young adults between the ages of 16 -24 and on probation, transform attitudes and behaviors that have led to criminal activity. The Mentor works in Brooklyn’s neighborhood with a cohort of 4 mentees, participates in weekly mentoring groups, meets individually with mentees and provides support and guidance.     MAJOR DUTIES:   - Serve as mentor for 4 court-involved young adults aged 16-24, who are on probation - Participate in weekly mentoring group utilizing Arches curriculum-based Interactive Journaling model - Participate in all DOP training and technical assistance sessions - Meet with mentees for one-on-one meetings on a weekly basis - Provide mentees with support, guidance and advice throughout the week - Participate in monthly recreational outings with mentees - Participate in rotating mentor on-call schedule - Create opportunities for participants to maximize their potential through provision of engaging programming, high expectations, and quality services - Meet with Project Coordinator for bi-weekly supervision - Participate in case conferences and staff meetings - Communicate with DOP Probation Officers as appropriate - Use internal and external databases as required - Participate in development and implementation of processes that ensure integration of participant feedback in program planning - Participate in agency work groups and committees   QUALIFICATIONS: - Experience and comfort working with court-involved young adults - Prior justice involvement preferred - Familiarity with Gowanus community and challenges faced by young adults living there - Experience running groups preferred - Familiarity with strength-based/youth development principles - Ability to work evenings and some Saturdays
Location : Name FFC Treatment Unit
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Program Director is a top level position within the Foster Family Care Division and as such is responsible for upholding the leadership’s strategic vision while fostering innovation in quality practice. The Program Director is responsible for the development and implementation of policies and procedures as well as the oversight of safety, permanency, and well being of families in the program.  A  leader of  a multi-disciplinary team, the Program Director works with a range of specialists and clinicians ensuring safe and timely permanency for each child and family.  In conjunction with the Supervisor, the Program Director is the primary decision maker on case situations and is  responsible for ensuring compliance with all city and state regulations as well as COA standards.   Reports To:                      SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ENHANCED FOSTER CARE PROGRAMS   Location:                           7 West Burnside Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453   Hours:                 35 Hours/Week; Exempt   Major Duties:  - Implement practices that ensure compliance with City and State regulations, as well as promote Good Shepherd’s mission, vision, values and philosophy. - Ensure staff contacts are in compliance with New York Children’s Services (NYCS) standards and good practice in all areas of service provision, permanency planning, and case record documentation. - Conceive, develop, implement and supervise programming in collaboration with the Vice President and Chief Program Officer that is responsive and relevant to the needs of the participants - Supervise staff in ensuring that regular visiting plans are established and regularly updated as per progress toward reunification. Check regularly with parents to ensure they are being welcomed into the agency appropriately. - Ensure parental, foster parent, and youth participation as appropriate in planning and attendance in Family Team conferences. - Hire, train, supervise and evaluate assigned staff. Provide ongoing professional development and coaching to program supervisors. - Ensure that all newly hired staff obtain the basic orientation required by Training department and ACS. Identify training needs in order to orient staff immediate at the point of hire.  Work closely with training department to seek help in getting staff training needs met. - Evaluate staff performance per agency’s performance management policy. Begin progressive discipline with any staff who does not meet compliance standards. - Inform, train and monitor staff’s performance on foster care standards and strength based practices - Directly supervise program leadership by developing program supervisors and staff through feedback, training and learning opportunities. - Actively participate as an EFFC Representative (and share information) in relevant internal and external workgroups, committees and task forces, including the program’s Administrative Team and Divisional Leadership Group. - Monitor the calendars of supervisors, case planners and ancillary staff along with other planning tools to support supervisors in organizing their own and their staff’s schedule to establish priorities and to complete all required case contacts and documentation. - Review staff written documentation and provide written approval in CNNX as the second level approver of all case management decisions. - Train and monitor the timeliness and quality of court reports and coverage at all Permanency Hearings. - Work closely with GSS support services (e.g., Program Evaluation and Planning (PEP), Information Technology, Facilities, Finance, Training, Human Resources, Government Contracts, and Development). - Partner with PEP staff in fulfillment of Quality Improvement processes, including development and monitoring of program outcomes. - Develop and administer contracts and budgets, monitor contract compliance, and meet reporting requirements for each program and funding source; provide statistical and narrative reporting. - 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 nonviolent and trauma‐sensitive culture. - Integrate the Sanctuary Model S.E.L.F. (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:    - Masters degree Required. Master's in  Social Worker Preferred.  - LMSW or LCSW preferred.   - Minimum 5 years  supervision experience in related setting - Minimum of 5 years experience in Foster Care Highly Preferred. - Strong leadership and supervisory skills required. - Must be proficient in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Access). - Excellent verbal, written and communication skills are required - Must have proven track record developing new procedures, protocols and programming. - Must be able to attend outside community meetings and work extended hours as needed. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth and family development and trauma-informed perspective.
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 East 17th Street
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Receptionist answers telephone calls and receives visitors in a courteous and professional manner at all times.   Receptionist Reports to: Administrative Supervisor   Location: 337 E. 17th Street, New York, NY 10003   Hours:Part Time -14 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt (Flexible to Day and Afternoon Shift)   Receptionist Major Duties: - Responsible for the operation of the switchboard, which includes receiving, sending and transferring calls throughout the building. - Provide assistance with copying, filing, shredding and other light duties as required. - Accept deliveries, including large express parcel deliveries, and distribute mail. - Identify individuals requesting entry into the building before permitting their entry. - Document and maintain a record of all persons leaving and entering the facility, including employees, workmen, fire department employees, police department employees, and all other visitors. - Monitor participant activities on the first floor, notify staff of guests upon arrival and report any pertinent information to supervisory staff. - When applicable, observe the behavior of people (notably residents and their guests) while on the first floor and if a resident or their guest leaves the reception area without permission, kindly return them to the reception area. - Assist people to and from the entrance of the building and to other first floor areas. - Ability to work Holidays as scheduled. - Perform other duties as assigned.  Receptionist Qualifications: - High School Diploma or GED required. - Bilingual Spanish preferred. - One or more years experience as a Switchboard Operator/Receptionist preferred. - Must have basic typing and computer skills, such as MS Word and Outlook. - Must be able to assist people to exits/entrances and to other designated areas of the facility. - Must be able to lift and distribute mail weighing up to 40 pounds. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.
Location : Name Truman Beacon
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Activity Instructor plans and implements a variety of theater based activities with the goal of enriching the experience of summer for our program participants.   Title: Activity Instructor ( Theater ), Truman   Reports to: Program Director at Truman   Location: Truman HS, Bronx, NY   Hours: Up to 12 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt; School Year                 MAJOR DUTIES: - Create and facilitate theater groups for participants. - Develop theater curriculum for program participants that promotes creativity, self-esteem, cultural awareness, and pride. - Assist in development and implementation of culminating events or projects. - Responsible for the setup, operation and cleanup of activities and the organization, inventory and storing of relevant supplies and equipment. - Articulate expectations to group leaders and program aides on what aspect of the class work needs to be strengthened and practiced in preparation for the next class. - Participate in staff trainings, meetings and development activities as specified - Attend all staff meetings and staff development training sessions, as specified. - Perform other duties as assigned.  QUALIFICATIONS: - High School Diploma or GED required, some college in a related field preferred. - Experience in developing group lesson plans and leading group activities preferred. - Must be able to engage young people and set structure and limits in a group setting. - Demonstrated written, verbal, organizational, and prioritization skills. - Capability to transition easily between working independently with a high degree of self- initiative and working a part of a team. - Proven participant sensibility and ability to communicate with staff on all levels. - Prior experience in an after-school setting preferred. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.
Location : Name Truman Beacon
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   Location:750 Baychester Ave, Bronx, NY 10475   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. - May conduct and activity - 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. - Ability to maintain excellent punctuality and attendance. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.
Location : Name After -School at MS447
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
  The Activity Instructor (Fashion) teaches and facilitates a youth centered class.    Reports to:  PROGRAM DIRECTOR MS 447   Location:   Bronx, NY    Hours:      Up To 10 Hours/ Week, Non-Exempt   Major Duties: - Recruit participants through lunch hour. - Responsible to maintain a minimum of 10 students in class/day.  - Facilitate up to three 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 techniques and skill 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 Field trips as needed. - Perform other duties as assigned. - Lessons should result in an act for a showcase/talent show or a form of community service.   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, youth and family development and trauma-informed perspective.  
Location : Name After-School at PS 297
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Dance Activity Instructor choreographs routines and teaches participants various forms of dance including hip hop, contemporary, modern, jazz, African, step etc.   REPORTS TO: PROGRAM DIRECTOR, COMPASS @ PS 297 LOCATION:   700 PARK AVE, BROOKLYN NY 11207 HOURS:      Up to 12 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt MAJOR DUTIES: • Assist in the recruitment and retention of activity participants. • Create and facilitate dance activities for groups of up to 25 participants. • Develop dance curriculum (based on students’ interest) encompassing different aspects of the dance field; providing participants with experience and knowledge of dance language, skills and professions. Curriculum must promote creativity, self-expression, mastery, and emotional and professional growth. • Choreograph several dance routines for two culminating presentations, mid-year and end of the year, showcasing students work. • 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, 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.   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. • Must complete required DOH and DOE background clearances.     General Requirements:  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.   Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.
Location : Name Health Services Administration
Job Locations US-NY-Manhattan
Under the supervision of the Health Services Manager and in cooperation with all other agency personnel, Managed Care Liaison will coordinate with the Medicaid Managed Care Plans (MMCPs). Primarily the role is to ensure that there is a highly-coordinated approach between Good Shepherd Services and the Medicaid Managed Care Plans.    Reports to:   HEALTH SERVICES MANAGER, HEALTH SERVICES    Location:    New York City, Various Locations     Hours:      35 Hours, Exempt   Major Duties: - Coordinate with the various MMCPs foster care liaison/coordinator  - Inform and coordinate with the MMCP when a child’s primary care provider needs to be changed  - Primary contact person for the MMCP to assist with the enrollment, disenrollment, and transitions.    - Ensure youth maintain eligibility for insurance.  Resolve eligibility issues.   - Immediate issuance of a Welcome Letter and replace/provide insurance Identification card.  - Securing identification showing the effective enrollment date (including immediate temporary identification)  - Assist with foster care placement changes including ensuring access to health care and facilitating a single case agreement when a child is placed outside of the MMCPs service area or provider network  - Internal Collaboration is critical, and the Medicaid Managed Care Liaison will ensure that nursing and care coordination staff are aware of which plan a youth is in and which providers are in network so that children can be referred for needed services.   - Ensure information is entered into systems of record including but not limited to Evolv and Connections.    - Assist staff with coordination of benefits,   - Maintain confidentiality of participants.   - Other duties as requested   Qualifications:   - High school diploma at minimum.    - Experience, Expertise, and Knowledge of the child welfare system, foster care healthcare requirements, the unique complex needs of foster care population, and Medicaid Managed Care policies and operations  - Ability to clearly communication both in writing and verbally  - Proficient in Microsoft Office 
Location : Name Bronx Bridges HS
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
  REPORTS TO:       PROGRAM DIRECTOR   LOCATION:           1980 Lafayette Ave, Bronx NY 10473   HOURS:          18 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt   (October-June) MAJOR DUTIES: - Greet and welcome students as they transition to after school. - Facilitate afterschool workshops and programming as needed. - Distribute snacks to students. - Collect and label students’ phones. - Distribute and collect attendance sheets. - Support collection of student applications. - Provide coverage of after school activities and program operations in absence of director. - Assist with entering data into Youth Services (DYCD) data base. - Attend all staff development training sessions as specified. - Attend and participate in staff meetings. - Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: - High School Diploma required. - Experience working in a High School setting required. - Good communication skills and ability to work collaboratively. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth and family development and trauma-informed perspective.  
Location : Name FFC Treatment Unit
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
  Title:                 SocioTherapist-Supervisor   Reports To:             Program Director-Enhanced Family Foster Care Program   Location:                           7 West Burnside Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453   Hours:                               35 Hours/Week; Exempt   Supervisory Summary:   The Sociotherapist Supervisor provides clinical and administrative supervision and professional development to Sociotherapists in the Enhanced Family Foster Care Program. S/he ensures the quality and timely provision of a wide range of therapeutic interventions to address the trauma symptoms of the child/youth. The Sociotherapist Supervisor ensures the individualized behavioral and emotional needs of children and youth are addressed on a weekly basis for the purpose of improving the child’s/youth’s daily functioning in the home, school and community. The Sociotherapist Supervisor is responsible for the implementation of all Foster Care Standards and for ensuring the strengths and challenges of children and youth are addressed within the framework of the ABC Model for Behavioral Plans, the Individualized Crisis Mangement Plan, Sanctuary S.E.L.F Model, Trauma Informed Practice, and Youth Development principles.The Sociotherapist Supervisor models a collaborative approach to practice by ensuring sociotherapists communicate, understand, and integrate information from interdisciplinary team members in response to the child’s/youth’s needs. The Sociotherapist Supervisor ensures treatment foster parents are implementing a trauma informed approach to the child/youth in their home and are effectively utilizing the pronciples of the ABC Model.   Major Duties of Supervisor: - Clinically and Administratively supervise Sociotherapists. - Ensure Sociotherapists are responding to crisis and risk situations in a timely and urgent manner as appropriate. - Conduct weekly supervision to review and monitor Sociotherapist’s contacts and documentation for compliance with Administration for Children Services (ACS)  and State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) standards. - Conduct monthly group supervision to assess overall team practice and performance, to enhance staff development through discussion of current trends, to develop strategies to address challenges, and  to celebrate successes. - Collaborate with EFFC Supervisors on shared cases. - Provide guidance and development of critical thinking skills to ensure best practice of service provision, crisis management, and medical and mental health needs. This may inlcude, but not be limited to, mental health assessments, activity/recreational therapies, behavior plans, mental health and other crisis intervention services. Ensure that all recommendations made by clinicians are implemented. - Review sociotherapist’s documentation and approve before finalized in Connections.     - Review and ensure all behavioral plans are current and documented in Connections. - Inform, train and monitor Sociotherapists on foster care standards and youth development skill building. This includes the development and implementation of  individualized ABC Behavioral Plans, Individual Crisis Intervention Plans, Safety Plans, and Treatment Plans as needed. - Supervise Sociotherapist’s collaboration with the case planner regarding behavioral and emotional issues presented in the foster home and in family visitation. - Ensure Sociotherapist, foster parent and youth  participation in the development of Behavior Plans. - Attend Family Team Conferences and ensure the attendance of the Sociotherapist, treatment foster parent and youth at the Family Treatment Conference. Ensure that applicable Action Plans developed during FTCs are implemented. - Supervise the monitoring of a foster parent’s ability to provide therapeutic services and environment to childen and youth and that they understand and effectively utilize behavior plans. - Facilitate Quarterly Foster Parent Meetings, including Sociotherapists, to further collaboration with foster parents, to reinforce expectations of therapeutic treatment of youth and use of the Behavior Plans, address any issues pertaining to sociotherapist services, and to update any practice and policy initiatives. - Review and approve Sociotherapist’s documentation for FASPS, Permanency Hearing Reports, and court reports. - Ensure Sociotherapist’s attendance at all agency mandated trainings and supervises the Sociotherapist in the integration   training into practice. Encourage participation in other training opportunities for professional development - Evaluate Sociotherapist’s performance per agency’s performance management policy. - 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, i.e., 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 practice that contributes to a non-violent environment and a trauma-sensitive culture. - Integrate the Sanctuary Model S.E.L.F (Safety, Emotional Management, Loss, and Future) framework into daily practice to ensure quality care and an effective work environment. - Utilize Coaching Model principals in the supervisory practice. - Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualifications: - Master's Degree in Social Work Highly Preferrred (Will consider Master Level Candidates with relevant Degrees; Psychology; Mental Health; Human Services) - NYS LMSW preferred (Candidates eligible for the LCSW highly encouraged to apply) - Must have a minimum of 2 years experience in a Supervisory Capacity in a Child Welfare related settings.  - Must have prior experience in Foster Care (Knowledgeable of practices; ACS; etc) - Strong history of performance leadership ability. - Minimum of 1 year of experience with direct service to an adolescent population. - Knowledge of Mental Health systems, Child, Adolescent and Youth Development, Permanency Planning for Adolescents in Foster Care, and Tracking of Performance Outcomes. - Knowledge of Connections, the New York State database. - Must be flexible working some evenings as needed - Must have excellent organizational, communication and computer skills. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth development and trauma-informed perspective.  
Location : Name Beacon Prevention
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Beacon Prevention Program is a family support prevention program for families facing challenges which can impact the ability to parent their children. This program uses the Solution-Based Casework model of practice to provide comprehensive services for families.   Reports To:        Program Director or Senior Social Worker   Location:         685 East 187th St. Bronx, NY 10458   Hours:            35 hours     Our superstar Social Work candidate is: - Passionate about providing high quality services to families in child welfare within Community Districts 6 in the Bronx, especially families attending MS45. - 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 twelve (12) 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. - Provide appropriate casework contacts to meet the needs of the families; minimally twice a month. - Represent participant needs, concerns, and perspectives at all required ACS and GSS meetings and trainings.   Administrative and Advocacy Role - Collaborate closely with ACS, service providers, schools, especially MS45, 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. - 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 for Social Worker - Masters in Social Work Highly Preferred (MSW) - Bachelor's Degree Required with 2 years experience (BA- Psychology; Social Work; Human Services Preferred) - Child welfare experience preferred (Experience with ACS; Foster Care; Preventative Services) - Must be comfortable working in the Field conducting Home Visits; School Visits etc. - 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 Brooklyn Community-Based Programs
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Education Specialist is responsible for collaborating with Program Directors and School Administration Representatives to enrich GSS after school programming by providing guidance, training and support to implement high quality activities that provide challenging learning opportunities for all participants and increase academic skills.     Reports to:    Vice President of Education & Vocation Programs (After Schools)   Location:     173 Conover Street, Brooklyn NY 11231   Hours:       35 Hours/Week; Exempt     Major Duties: Collaborate with the GSS Program Director and Education Director to cultivate an after school environment that fosters creativity and curiosity where participants experience themselves as learners and academic skills are increased.  - Align learning objectives with DYCD and GSS Program Director - Provide ongoing training, support, development and feedback to after school staff around lesson planning and delivery of all activities with a special focus on STEM to ensure quality programming. - Assist GSS after school staff in aligning lesson plans and implementation with the After School Model of Social Group Work Methodology and Circle of Courage. - Establish a system to review staff lesson plans to ensure that all activities are age-appropriate, pre-planned and sequenced to meet specific learning goals. - Utilize DYCD and GSS observation tools to formally observe activities and provide feedback. - Meet regularly with GSS Program Directors to review program observations, discuss training needs and support thematic programming. - Support GSS staff in providing effective STEM/ Literacy/Leadership activities. - Collaborate with the Education Director to select relevant curricula for COMPASS and SONYC programs. - Modify and synthesize curricula to meet the needs of after school programming and ensure curricula are accessible to GSS after school staff. - Create and provide curriculum-specific trainings to ensure that staff is prepared to implement packaged or prepared thematic curricula. - Assist Performance Evaluation Planning (PEP) department in the implementation of pre and post assessments and using data to inform programming as indicated by results. - Assist in the implementation of any grants including attending quarterly meetings, partnering with researchers to ensure effective implementation of evaluation tools including pre and post surveys, creating scaffolding activities that help participants connect to the curriculum, supporting staff to implement the curriculum and contributing to the overall organization and facilitation of programming - Ensure that staff are well equipped to facilitate STEM, or Literacy and Leadership Enrichment activities in accordance with DYCD standards. - Attend ExpandEd workshops and professional development workshops as needed. - Monitor, coordinate and provide observations and support for specially funded programs.   Qualifications: - Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field required, Master’s Degree preferred.  - Certified Elementary or Middle School Teacher with specific background knowledge in developmentally appropriate reading techniques and remedial reading strategies a plus. - Must have knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math and Literacy Activities - Must possess effective instructional delivery techniques and excellent communication skills. - Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with afterschool program staff, parents and students. - Must be able to travel to specific after school sites. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth and family development and trauma-informed perspective.    
Location : Name Justice Initiatives
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
        REPORTS TO:   PROGRAM DIRECTOR, ALUMS/ALUMNI LUMINARIES PROGRAM LOCATION:         692 Blake Avenue Alums (Alumni Luminaries)    HOURS:              Up to 10 Hours/Week, Non-Exempt                JOB SUMMARY: The Alums program is an innovative, curriculum-based group mentoring intervention that helps young adults that have completed Arches or Next Steps programs. The Mentor works in Brooklyn neighborhoods with participants in weekly mentoring groups, meets individually with mentees and provides support and guidance.      MAJOR DUTIES: - Participate in weekly mentoring group utilizing Alums curriculum-based Power Source model - Participate in all DOP training and technical assistance sessions - Meet with mentees for one-on-one meetings on a weekly basis - Provide mentees with support, guidance and advice throughout the week - Participate in monthly recreational outings with mentees - Create opportunities for participants to maximize their potential through provision of engaging programming, high expectations, and quality services - Meet with Project Director for bi-weekly supervision - Participate in case conferences and staff meetings - Participate in development and implementation of processes that ensure integration of participant feedback in program planning - Participate in agency workshops and committees QUALIFICATIONS:            - Experience and comfort working with court-involved young adults - Prior justice involvement preferred - Familiarity with Brooklyn communities, especially Brownsville, East New York, and Bed-Stuyvesant communities and challenges faced by young adults living there - Experience running groups preferred - Familiarity with strength-based/youth development principles - Ability to work evenings and some Saturdays
Location : Name YABC at Boys & Girls High School
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Title:        Advocate Counselor, YABC at Boys and Girls High School   Reports To:    Program Director, Boys and Girls High School   Location:     1700 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11213   Hours:            35 Hours/Week; Exempt (12-month); Mon-Thurs: 12:30PM to 8:30PM, Friday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM   Job Summary:     The Advocate Counselor provides individual and group counseling, case management, advocacy, referrals and crisis intervention to over-aged, under-credited 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 counseling, group counseling and crisis intervention as needed. - Provide family outreach and involvement as appropriate. - Develop and implement workshops responsive to student needs. - 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/attending trips, celebrations, and leadership activities. - Support students with all aspects of the college preparation process including applications, financial aid, personal essay, and college visits. - Support and help students explore all post-secondary plan options (college, military, vocational programs, full-time work). - Refer youth and families to relevant resources within Good Shepherd Services and other community organizations. - Function as an active member of Good Shepherd Services and school teams. - Perform statistical, narrative, and record keeping duties as required. - Encourage, embody, and foster a strength-based approach grounded in youth and family development principles. - Participate in professional development opportunities via the Good Shepherd Services Learning and Development Department. - Collaborate with key school players on behalf of students: deans, teachers, guidance counselors, safety agents, Assistant Principal, etc. - Communicate and engage effectively with GSS team members, including, but not limited to: Program Director, Social Worker/Therapist, Internship & Career Coordinator, peers at other YABC sites, peers at other GSS sites. - Participate in staff/team meetings and DOE meetings as needed. - Actively engage in weekly supervision meetings with Program Director. - Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualifications:   - Bachelor’s degree required. - Must have experience working with adolescent/young adults individually and in groups. - Bi-lingual Spanish/English preferred. - Committed to upholding an inclusive environment in program that fosters a sense of community, belonging and connectedness. - Prior experience in a school setting helpful. - Must have excellent time management, organizational, verbal and written communication skills. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth and family development perspective. - Knowledge in Trauma Informed Practice a plus
Location : Name Community Partnership Program
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
East New York Community Partnership, Community Ambassador
Location : Name BRAG
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
TITLE: INTERN – B.R.A.G. CURE VIOLENCE BRONX REPORTS TO: Administration Manager LOCATION: Jerome Avenue, Fordham Road & Bronxwood Avenue, Bronx, NY HOURS: 15 Hours/Week JOB SUMMARY: The Cure Violence Bronx Intern works with the Vice Presidents, Directors, and program staff to ensure that all clerical program functions are handled daily. Additionally, the Intern supports the team in working with community residents, businesses, and community-based organizations of all types to assist in implementing strategies to reduce and prevent shootings and killings in selected “hot spot” areas within the Bronx 46th Precinct, which comprises: Fordham, University Heights, Morris Heights and Mount Hope, the Bronx 47th Precinct, which comprises: Woodlawn, Wakefield, Williamsbridge, Baychester, Edenwald, Olinville and Fishbay, and Bronx 52nd Precinct, which comprises: Bedford Park, Fordham, Kingsbridge, Norwood, Bronx Park, and University Heights.. The Intern aids the Vice President in coordinating regular mobilization and public education activities in addition to assisting the supervisors, other program staff, and conducting community outreach.   MAJOR DUTIES: • Provide administrative support to each B.R.A.G. unit as a program liaison by organizing, planning and executing daily activities. • Process clerical material, including typing and filing program and administrative correspondence and distribute checks. • Assist in entering data into the appropriate system as needed. • Create information packets and maintain materials for distribution to outside youth service providers to cultivate potential referrals. • Purchase and maintain inventory of office, kitchen, and new intake supplies. • Create, review and organize the volunteer list. • Attend all relevant meetings, training, workshops, and outside events. • Maintain and track intern duties. • Answer and appropriately direct incoming calls and visitors. Maintain office equipment. • Conduct outreach to the community (individually and as a team member) to build strong relationships with young people, residents, businesses, and community groups, including communities of faith and agencies providing services within the catchment area. • Assist the Vice President and Directors in the development and distribution of public education materials, including flyers, posters, stickers, and social media postings to promulgate a “no guns, no shootings” message. • Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: • High School Diploma or GED required. • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, Intranet engines, databases, and hand-held devices • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and collaboratively with all levels of staff, program participants, and community members • Ability to work a highly flexible schedule that includes late evenings, weekends, and holidays • Commitment to working toward positive community change • Bilingual Spanish-English preferred
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.    

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