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Location : Name FFC Treatment Unit
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
We are looking for a dynamic and compassionate Sociotherapist to join our team. The Sociotherapist ensures that every therapeutic youth has a behavior plan that addresses individualized behavioral strengths and challenges pertaining to the specific youth. The Sociotherapist is responsible for giving input into creating, and then implementing and monitoring the youth’s behavior plan. Develop community relationships in order to utilize local resources on behalf of families. Participate in interdisciplinary team model practice, which will involve the Case Workers, Health Services, Voc/Ed Specialist and Preparing Youth for Adulthood Specialists. The Sociotherapist monitors the Treatment foster home to ensure safety and well being. This position will require extensive field work.   Reports to:   SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISOR, TREATMENT FAMILY FOSTER CARE   Location:    7 West Burnside Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453   Hours:      35 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt   Major Duties: - Conduct mandated weekly face to face home visits/contact with the youth and the Treatment Parent to perform daily home care, ADL and life skills education, and implementation of behavior plan goals. - Conduct a face to face contact with newly admitted youth and their treatment parents, within 72 hours. - Complete required paperwork, including but not limited to progress notes, correspondence, behavior plans and assessments. - Keep case records up-to-date with the status of case activity, including progress notes on all contacts. - Provide direct crisis intervention, as needed.   - Collaborate with Treatment Parents, Youth and Case Workers around development and implementation of behavior goals. - Review and collect weekly behavior plans from the Treatment Parents.   - Attend and participate in all  applicable ACS meetings, transfer conferences,  Treatment Team Meetings, Monthly  Shared Quarterly Meetings and monthly Staff Meetings  -  Participate in all applicable Family Team Conferences.  - Attend Preparing Youth for Adulthood Workshops with youth on a rotating basis. - Work with the Adolescent Services team for the comprehensive service planning for each youth, including education, employment and other PYA skills. - Locate resources and make referrals as needed. - Monitor foster parents in terms of their ability to meet the needs of the child in their home, and make recommendations regarding future use of the home, in conjunction with the Home finding Department. - Support and counsel foster parents in their efforts to care for the child, and include them in the development of the goals and tasks.  - Assist treatment parent with enrolling youth in an after school program/camp or other recreational programs. - 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. - Effectively use and practice the Sanctuary Model tools: safety plans, community meetings, psycho-educational groups, team meetings, red flag reviews, treatment planning conferences (or similar), and self-care, when applicable, in the department/program to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. - Promote and model the seven Sanctuary Model commitments to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. - Integrate the Sanctuary Model SELF (Safety, Emotional Management, Loss and Future) framework into daily practice to ensure quality care and an effective work environment.  - Respond to 24 hour on call service, as needed. - Perform other duties as assigned.  Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree in related field required. - Must have experience working with children and youth and prior experience in foster care is preferred. - Must be able to engage youth and establish working relationships with all clients.  - Good written and verbal skills necessary.   - Must enjoy working with adolescents.  - Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred. - Valid driver’s license preferred. - Available to work a flexible schedule.  - Position Requires Field Work (In Person Home & Court Visits).  - Hybrid Schedule (Pending Training/Probationary Period)  - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth development and trauma-informed perspective
Location : Name Aft-Sch MS Extra-South Bronx AcadAM
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Dance Activity Instructor choreographs routines and teaches participants various forms of dance.   Reports To:     Program Director at SBAAM Location:        Bronx, NY Hours:          Up to 12 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt (School Year, 2022/2023) 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.
Location : Name Aft-Sch MS Extra-South Bronx AcadAM
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: Bronx NY 10457   Hours: Up to 8 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt  (School Year 2022/2023)   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 Aft-Sch MS Extra-South Bronx AcadAM
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Activity Instructor (Robotics) will teach individuals and groups basics and principles of robotics.    Reports to:   PROGRAM DIRECTOR, After School at SBAMM    Location:    Bronx, NY 10456   Hours:      Up to 6 Hours/Week, After School Hours; Non-Exempt (School Year, 2022/2023)   Major Duties: - Assist in the recruitment of class participants.  - Provide and teach well planned robotic classes to participants. - Teach participants the principles of building structurally sound robots using LEGO blocks. - Will explain clearly functions of power source, sensors, motors and structural members of a robot while relating it to STEM. - Teach the basics of how to program a robot using the LEGO Mindstorms programming interface. - Develop Robotics curriculum (based on students’ interest). 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.  - Responsible for the setup, operation and clean up of activities and the organization, inventory and storing of relevant supplies and equipment.  - Submit lesson/activity plans in advance. - Guide program participants in examining choices, following directions and becoming involved in program activities. Qualifications: - High School diploma or GED required. - Some college and experience with adolescents preferred. - Must have experience teaching robotics in the context of after school or or camp like setting. - Must possess working knowledge of robotics, problem solving skills, and fluency of logic needed for simple computer programming. - 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 Aft-Sch MS Extra-South Bronx AcadAM
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
We are looking for a dynamic and compassionate Reading Tutor to work with us. MS ExTRA tutors will provide daily guided reading instruction to students in a small group setting up to five days per week. The guided reading instruction is designed to enhance a student’s comprehension and to foster a love of reading.    Reports to:  PROGRAM DIRECTOR, AFTER SCHOOL AT SBAAM    Location:     778 Forest Ave, Bronx, New York 10456   Hours:       15-20 hours, non-exempt     Major Duties: - Tutors will instruct students in small group settings to supplement and enhance traditional in-class reading/English language arts instruction.  - Tutors will prepare lesson plans in accordance with a prepared program curriculum as dictated by the individual needs of each student.  - Tutors will work daily with two or three groups of up to six students each, leading students through high-interest texts (novels, non-fiction chapter books, short stories, articles, etc.) using a guided reading curricular model.  - Tutors will coordinate with the campus-level site coordinator, classroom teachers, school administration, and parents to maximize student achievement. - Tutors may have additional opportunities to share special interests or talents and work with students in enrichment areas in addition to small group reading instruction.   Qualifications: - At least two years of college credit towards a Bachelor’s Degree or an Associate’s Degree - Avid reader who has a desire to elicit a passion for reading in young people - Qualifying test score on a high school-level reading comprehension assessment  - Willingness to serve at a NYC public middle school and commit to working Monday-Friday for approximately 15-20 hours per week through the 2022/2023 school year - All tutors must undergo fingerprinting and criminal background check.  
Location : Name Aft-Sch MS Extra-South Bronx AcadAM
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Group Leader 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, AFTER SCHOOL AT SBAAM    Location:    778 Forest Ave, Bronx, New York 10456   Hours:      18 hours, non-exempt    Major Duties: - Plan and conduct integrated learning, recreational, arts and developmental activities for youth. - Supervise all program participants at all times. - Complete and monitor required documentation. - Participate in training and staff development activities. - Create and implement lesson plans for all activities. - Perform other duties as needed.   Qualifications: - High School diploma required; minimum of two years of college in related field preferred.  - Able to lead and participate in group sports and recreation.   - Experience in developing group lesson plans or integrated learning packages.  - Must have a commitment to working with youth from a strength based and/or youth development perspective. - Ability to work with students from various social, cultural and educational levels. - Ability to work independently in an environment that requires close tracking of participants’ progress.
Location : Name Prince Joshua Avitto Comm. Center
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
This is for a volunteer position at GSS.
Location : Name Bronx Community-Based Programs
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
This is for a volunteer position for assigned consultants
Location : Name Barbara Blum NSP
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 Counselors to work in our Residential Programs. In this role you will take a caring, personal approach to meeting youth’s basic needs while providing physical and emotional safety.    Reports to:   UNIT SUPERVISOR, BARBARA BLUM CLOSE TO HOME NSP   Location:    480 Vermont Avenue, Brooklyn NY, 11207   Hours:       Up to 21 Hours/Week; Non- Exempt (Per Diem)   Some of the primary responsibilities of this role include: provide direct supervision and be accountable for the whereabouts of residents at all times, manage residents' behavior & maintain order, implement daily living routines, schedules & procedures provide individual and group counseling for residents and, when appropriate, work with residents' families.  To take on these responsibilities you will need a High School Diploma/GED; Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred and a valid New York State driver’s license.   Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year – and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success.  At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference!   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 Sharp House NSD
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
We are looking for dynamic and compassionate Youth Development Counselors to work in our Residential Programs. In this role you will take a caring, personal approach to meeting youth’s basic needs while providing physical and emotional safety.    Reports to:  RESIDENTIAL LIFE SUPERVISOR, SHARP HOUSE   Location:    2207 University Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453   Hours:      40 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt    Major Duties: - Provide direct supervision and be accountable for the whereabouts of residents at all times. - Manage residents' behavior; maintain order. - Implement daily living routines, schedules and procedures. - Ensure the safety of the residents and maintain security and high standard of cleanliness throughout the residence.                                        - Provide individual and group counseling for residents and, when appropriate, work with residents' families and participate in youth and family development. Coordinate court ordered visits which includes supervised home visits, day passes and facility visits, etc. (Visits suspended during use as quarantine house.) - Maintain records, logs, reports and adhere to documentation requirements. - Participate in the planning and execution of educational, recreational, and personal enrichment activities.         - Ensure the proper care and supervision of supplies and agency equipment.                    - Participate in ongoing meetings, conferences and training programs.                                              - Interact and communicate with Good Shepherd staff in matters related to, but not limited to, the needs of the residents and the program in general.         - Providing safe transportation for residents for court ordered appointments. (Not during use as quarantine house.) - Attend all mandatory training required by DYFJ (Department of Youth Family Justice ) and GSS. - Responsible for adhering to all DYFJ and OCFS regulations. - 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.   - Valid driver’s license required.  - Must be able to complete and pass all components of required physical intervention training. - 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. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength based, youth development and trauma-informed perspective.   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 Sharp House NSD
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
We are looking for dynamic and compassionate Youth Development Counselors to work in our Residential Programs. In this role you will take a caring, personal approach to meeting youth’s basic needs while providing physical and emotional safety.      Reports to:  RESIDENTIAL LIFE SUPERVISOR, SHARP HOUSE   Location:    2207 University Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453   Hours:      Up to 21 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt   Major Duties: - Provide direct supervision and be accountable for the whereabouts of residents at all times. - Manage residents' behavior; maintain order. - Implement daily living routines, schedules and procedures. - Ensure the safety of the residents and maintain security and high standard of cleanliness throughout the residence.                                        - Provide individual and group counseling for residents and, when appropriate, work with residents' families and participate in youth and family development. Coordinate court ordered visits which includes supervised home visits, day passes and facility visits, etc. (Visits suspended during use as quarantine house.) - Maintain records, logs, reports and adhere to documentation requirements. - Participate in the planning and execution of educational, recreational, and personal enrichment activities.         - Ensure the proper care and supervision of supplies and agency equipment.                    - Participate in ongoing meetings, conferences and training programs.                                              - Interact and communicate with Good Shepherd staff in matters related to, but not limited to, the needs of the residents and the program in general.         - Providing safe transportation for residents for court ordered appointments. (Not during use as quarantine house.) - Attend all mandatory training required by DYFJ (Department of Youth Family Justice ) and GSS. - Responsible for adhering to all DYFJ and OCFS regulations. - 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.   - Valid driver’s license required. - Must be able to complete and pass all components of required physical intervention training. - 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. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength based, youth development and trauma-informed perspective.   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 FFC Foster Care Services
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
Great opportunity for Bachelor Level Candidates looking to grow in Child Welfare. Family Reunification Specialist collaborate with our Case Planning team to support our families in their reunification process. Caseloads are approximately 15-20 families. Specialist will gather intricate details of each family while supporting reunification efforts. We are seeking self motivated candidates who have strong and long term interest in supporting Children/Families in underserved communities.   Reports to: SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISOR, FAMILY FOSTER CARE   Location: 7 West Burnside Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453   Hours: 35 Hours / Week; Exempt   Major Duties: - Ensuring Access to Material Supports – The Reunification Specialists will meet with the family in their home to identify material items that are necessary for trial discharge. Once the items have been identified, the Reunification Specialists will go shopping with the family to purchase the necessary items such as, but not limited to, furniture, bedding, hygiene products, clothing, food, and school supplies. To ensure a smoother transition from care to trial discharge, a new aspect of the program will be for the Reunification Specialists will help set up the space with the family for the return of the child(ren). The Reunification Specialists will also be responsible for tracking and reporting on all purchases and expenses. - Education ‐ The Reunification Specialists will work with the Education Specialist to understand the children(s) current educational information and situation. The Education Specialist and the Reunification Specialists will work closely with each family who is approaching trial discharge to discuss the current education plan to ensure a smooth transition in educational services when the youth is on trial discharge. The Reunification Specialists will ensure that the proper transportation resources are set up for the family and will link the family to afterschool services as necessary. The Reunification Specialists will accompany the family to the school during the first few days as necessary. - Home making – When appropriate, the Reunification Specialists will ensure home making services are in place for the family, to ensure a smooth transition. The Reunification Specialists will become familiar with the available services and referral process to make sure when needed, these services are in place.  - Public Assistance – When families are eligible for public assistance, the Reunification Specialists will ensure the proper paperwork and applications are completed, and often times will complete the application with the family and make sure they are submitted through the proper channels. They will continue to follow up with the respective government agency to make sure that the family receives the necessary public assistance. The Reunification Specialists will work with the families on an ongoing basis to make sure that they continue to receive the benefits and if they become eligible for a new benefit, the Reunification Specialists will work with the family to apply. The Reunification Specialists will also link families to Single Stop provided to help with essential supports and benefits post discharge, which will be a new aspect of the program. Reunification Specialists will form relationships with local Single Stop programs so when a family is on trial discharge, the referral process will be smooth. - Health Care – In conjunction with the GSS Health Services Department, the Reunification Specialists will provide links to services and ensure continuity of care. Staff will ensure that receive a copy of the child’s Medicaid Cards and help them with health/behavioral services as needed. - Community Supports – The Reunification Specialists will be responsible for making necessary connections to community supports. It will be the Reunification Specialists who make referrals for families on trial discharge to preventive services in their community district. Each family who is placed on trial discharge will be offered a referral to preventive services. Additionally, the Reunification Specialist and/or the Parent Advocate will accompany the family to at least the first appointment at preventive services. One of the first tasks of the Reunification Specialists will be to assess the community for local partners to enter into linkages. These will include, but are not limited to, local Community Based Organization (CBO) that specialize in housing, job placement, vocational training, health and behavioral healthcare, and child care. These linkages will be available to families as they are planning for, and entering, trial discharge.  - Policies and Procedures – Develop policy and procedures for when families are planning for, and are on, trial discharge. These will include the steps necessary for trial discharge, various responsible parties including their roles, and specific procedures leading up to, and during, trial discharge. Additionally, to ensure services are being matched to family needs a checklist will be created for the Reunification Specialists to use when planning for trial discharge. They will use this checklist to ensure all of the necessary referrals are made and necessary supports are in place.  - Trial Discharge Planning Conference –Reunification Specialists to lead a trial discharge conference meeting for each family preparing for trial discharge. This meeting will be comprised of all internal staff who are part of the family’s planning. Staff will discuss and identify all of the needs of the family using the checklist described above. The Reunification Specialists will use this discussion to clearly map out a plan for all of the different services for the family. - Data Collection and Review –The Reunification Specialist will work with Good Shepherd Services’ Program Evaluation and Planning (PEP) Department to review outcomes and data. The Reunification Specialist and PEP will meet on a quarterly basis to ensure that the program is meeting and exceeding the desired outcomes.  - Effectively use and practice the Sanctuary Model tools: safety plans, community meetings, psycho-educational groups, team meetings, red flag reviews, treatment planning conferences (or similar), and self-care, when applicable, in the department/program to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. - Promote and model the seven Sanctuary Model commitments to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. - Integrate the Sanctuary Model SELF (Safety, Emotional Management, Loss and Future) framework into daily practice to ensure quality care and an effective work environment - Utilize Solution Based Casework in casework practice. - Implement Solution Based Casework model of casework practice within the department/program. - Implement and integrate the principles and procedures of Solution Based Casework: assessment, family and individual level outcomes, action plans and documentation and celebration. - Actively participate in case consultation, continued SBC training and the SBC certification process. - Perform other duties as assigned.     Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree in related field required; MSW or at least one year related experience preferred.  - Must be able to establish working relationships with clients in need of counseling and supportive services. - Must be able to effectively engage parents. - Ability to apply theory of change. - Willingness to facilitate groups with parents and foster parents. - Ability to work cooperatively with their agency case planners, supervisor(s), KEEP, PTC, ACS and other team members. - Excellent written and verbal skills necessary.   - Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.  - Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective. 
Location : Name West Brooklyn Community High School
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
  Our High Schools serve students who are over-age, under credited and have a history of truancy. The AdvocateCounselor provides attendance outreach and individual and group counseling to students and assists in implementing other aspects of the GSS/DOE partnership school program to promote the education and leadership goals of the students. He/ She will support the school’s mission of providing students with a quality academic experience that prepares them for post-secondary education, meaningful employment, healthy relationships, and participation in the life of their communities.   Reports to:  Assistant Director, Brooklyn Frontiers   Location: 1053 41st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11219  Hours:  35 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt   Major Duties: - Responsible for a caseload of students, including maintaining their attendance and educational progress and providing regular individual counseling meetings. - Provide attendance outreach, counseling and family support to help students attain a regular attendance rate of 90%. This includes home or work site visits. - Plan and facilitate advisory group sessions twice weekly. - Support student recruitment efforts and conduct intake assessments and interviews. - Support student progress and development by providing student & family with continuous feedback and resources to meet the individual needs of students and ensure success in achieving a high school diploma. - Monitor and counsel students on credit accumulation and graduation requirements. - Work as part of a collaborative team of DOE/GSS faculty to support student progress and develop appropriate educational goals and plans for individual students. - Provide crisis intervention, conflict mediation, and social-emotional support. - Assist with referrals to outside resources, including employment, emergency shelter, day care and additional social and educational services. - Ensure timely completion of Powerschool documentation, other documentation of work, and statistics, and assist DOE to ensure accuracy of student records. - Actively engage in individual and team use of data to inform practice. - Responsible for participating in and co-facilitating orientation to the school for students and families. - Assist students in developing and implementing academic goal-setting plans from time of entry to graduation. - Engage students’ families to support positive outcomes for the student; assist families with identified needs. - Ensure student exposure to college exploration opportunities, college and career readiness, and planning for life after high school, and support development of post-graduate plans with students from time of entry to graduation. - Participate in staff meetings, overnight retreats, and staff development. Occasional evening and Saturday hours required. - In collaboration with school faculty, develop and implement student enrichment and leadership activities. - Provide students with job and career development activities such as resume and cover letter writing, preparing for job applications and interview and learning about positive work habits. - In conjunction with the Internship Coordinator, conduct employment preparation workshops. - Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Master’s degree preferred. - Bilingual Spanish/English or Creole/English preferred. - Valid driver’s license preferred. - Experience working with adolescents, individually and in groups. - Must be able to use of public transportation and the ability to walk up stairs. - Commitment to assisting student in understanding and working with the school mission and philosophy. - Commitment to working as a member of an interdisciplinary school team. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based or youth and family development perspective.
Location : Name Justice Initiatives
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
TITLE: PROGRAM DIRECTOR, AIM PROGRAM   REPORTS TO: DIVISION DIRECTOR, COMMUNITY BASED JUSTICE AND MENTORING INITATIVES   LOCATION: 480 Vennont Avenue, Brooklyn NY, 11207   HOURS: 35 Hours/Week; Exempt   JOB SUMMARY: The Program Director is responsible for leadership and day-to-day operations of the AIM Program in Brooklyn's East New York neighborhood. AIM is an intensive mentoring and advocacy program serving adolescents between the ages of 13 and 18 who are on juvenile probation or facing institutional placement as a result of a Family Court disposition .   MAJOR DUTIES: • Supervise implementation of AIM Program consistent with contractual mandates, standards and procedures set by GSS and Department of Probation (DOP) • Create opportunities for participants to maximize their potential through engaging programming, high expectations, and quality services • Ensure program utilization meets contractual obligations • Recruit, screen and hire culturally appropriate advocate/mentors •·Ensure that all advocate/mentors receive GSS required trainings • Coordinate DOP technical assistance • Conduct assessment and create Individualized Service Plans in conjunction with advocate/mentors, mentees and family members • Provide supervision and coaching to advocate/ mentors; review all case notes • Lead case conferences & staff meetings • Develop on-call schedule • Serve as liaison with DOP, having at minimum weekly contact with Probation Officers • Oversee community outreach • Ensure proper staff usage of internal and external databases • Monitor and manage program budget • Develop, track and report program milestones, outputs and outcomes and ensure timely reporting to DOP • Develop and implement processes that ensure integration of participant feedback in program planning • Participate in agency work groups and committees. • Represent Good Shepherd Services at relevant external meetings. • Complete and provide narrative and statistical reports to Good Shepherd administrative departments and public funders as needed.   QUALIFICATIONS: • New York State social worker licensure (LMSW) • Prior supervisory experience • Experience and comfort working with court-involved young adults • Familiarity with Brooklyn community and the challenges of young adults living there • Solid group work skills, familiarity with cognitive-behavioral interventions, and/or evidence-based practice, preferred • Ability to work evenings and some weekends • Proficiency using word processing, spreadsheet and databases • 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
This is for a volunteer position at the GSS Truman Beacon Program.
Location : Name Rose House NSP
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 Counselors to work in our Residential Programs. In this role you will take a caring, personal approach to meeting youth’s basic needs while providing physical and emotional safety.    Reports to:  FACILITY DIRECTOR, ROSE HOUSE CLOSE TO HOME NSP    Location:    280 Shepherd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11208   Hours:       Up to 21 Hours/Week; Non- Exempt  (Flexibility Needed) (Per Diem)   Some of the primary responsibilities of this role include: provide direct supervision and beimg accountable for the whereabouts of residents at all times, manage residents' behavior & maintain order, implement daily living routines, schedules & procedures provide individual and group counseling for residents and, when appropriate, work with residents' families.  To take on these responsibilities you will need a High School Diploma/GED; Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred and a valid New York State driver’s license.   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.nd provision of services.
Location : Name Next Step Forward
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
REPORTS TO:     PROJECT COORDINATOR LOCATION:      876 Schenck Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207 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 Bedford-Stuyvesant 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 BRAG Northwest
Job Locations US-NY-New York City
Cure Violence Bronx works with community residents, businesses and community-based organizations to reduce and prevent shootings and killings in defined hot spots within the Bronx 52nd Precinct, which comprises: Bedford Park, Fordham, Kingsbridge, Norwood, Bronx Park, and University Heights. The Violence Interrupter develops strong relationships with people in the neighborhood who are known to be or likely to be involved in gun violence, to learn about and mediate issues and conflicts with the goal of stopping escalation to gun violence. He/she must be comfortable on the streets when and where violence is likely to erupt, and must have and maintain the confidence of gang members and other perpetrators of violence.   Reports to:          VIOLENCE INTERRUPTER SUPERVISOR, B.R.A.G. NORTHWEST Cure Violence Bronx   Location:              1 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY   Hours:                   40 hours/week, Non-Exempt   Major Duties:  - Form relationships with the highest risk persons in the community, as well as the people who know them. - Be present on the streets with such individuals to develop relationships of trust and safety, from which to be able to intervene in the moment if necessary and to learn about emerging conflicts. - Acquire information on potential conflicts in the area, attending or convening gang mediation meetings and working with perpetrators and gang leaders to resolve conflicts that arise between gangs or individuals. - Meet with high-risk individuals on a daily basis to discuss problems that arise. - Provide age-appropriate engagement and interaction with youth and young adults encountered and adhere to all agency guidelines and ethics regarding treatment of participants. - Assess participants for basic needs; provide resources and referrals for service and concrete needs. - Help prevent retaliatory shootings by meeting with a shooting’s victim and the victim’s family in the hospital, or elsewhere, to calm the situation, providing mediation and assistance, including referral to any relevant support and mediation resources, and remain in contact. - Mobilize the community around violence reduction by distributing public education materials, developing relationships with key community leaders, and attending community responses to shootings. - Keep a daily log of contacts with high-risk individuals and document conflicts resolved information. - Enter all such information timely into the prescribed database on handheld devices or office computers. - Be in contact with Program Supervisor and/or Senior Program Director at all times to be accountable for effective use of time and to receive guidance and direction. - Provide 24 hour on call availability as directed by program supervisors. - Attend all staff meetings timely, and attend other internal and external meetings as directed. - Participate in training programs prescribed by DOHMH, MOCJ/OPGV and by GSS supervisors, including conflict mediation, motivational interviewing, trauma-informed practice, and other tools for effective work. - Lean and use trauma-informed practice (TIP), which may include tools from the Sanctuary Model of TIP. - Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualifications:  - An in-depth knowledge of the Bronx 52ND Precinct neighborhoods. - Residence within the area strongly preferred. - Experience and direct knowledge of at-risk youth and gang involvement. - Ideal candidate is someone very close to the streets with the ability to communicate effectively with gang members and other high-risk individuals, and able to gain trust of the highest risk individuals. - Excellent verbal and written communication skills. - Computer literate and able to enter notes and activities into databases via handheld devices and office computers. - Ability to work a highly flexible schedule that includes late evenings, weekends and holidays - Ability to pass drug screening. - No pending criminal cases or convictions for sexual assault, child abuse or domestic violence. - Criminal justice history preferred but may not be under current criminal justice supervision. - Committed to working toward positive community change. - Commitment to work from a strength based, trauma informed youth and family development perspective. - Valid, clean NYS driver’s license strongly preferred. - Ability to use public transportation. - Ability to travel intensively, stand and walk for long periods, able to lift 25 lbs., bend and lift and be otherwise physically active. - Bilingual Spanish-English a plus.   Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year – and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success.  At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference!   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 BRAG West
Job Locations US-NY-New York City
Cure Violence Bronx works with community residents, businesses and community-based organizations to reduce and prevent shootings and killings in defined hot spots within the 46th Precinct, which comprises the following Bronx neighborhoods: Fordham, University Heights, Morris Heights, and Mount Hope. The Violence Interrupter develops strong relationships with people in the neighborhood who are known to be or likely to be involved in gun violence, to learn about and mediate issues and conflicts with the goal of stopping escalation to gun violence. He/she must be comfortable on the streets when and where violence is likely to erupt, and must have and maintain the confidence of gang members and other perpetrators of violence.   Reports to:          VIOLENCE INTERRUPTER SUPERVISOR, B.R.A.G. WEST Cure Violence Bronx   Location:        Fordham Road, Bronx NY   Hours:                   40 hours/week, Non-Exempt   Major Duties:  - Form relationships with the highest risk persons in the community, as well as the people who know them. - Be present on the streets with such individuals to develop relationships of trust and safety, from which to be able to intervene in the moment if necessary and to learn about emerging conflicts. - Acquire information on potential conflicts in the area, attending or convening gang mediation meetings and working with perpetrators and gang leaders to resolve conflicts that arise between gangs or individuals. - Meet with high-risk individuals on a daily basis to discuss problems that arise. - Provide age-appropriate engagement and interaction with youth and young adults encountered and adhere to all agency guidelines and ethics regarding treatment of participants. - Assess participants for basic needs; provide resources and referrals for service and concrete needs. - Help prevent retaliatory shootings by meeting with a shooting’s victim and the victim’s family in the hospital, or elsewhere, to calm the situation, providing mediation and assistance, including referral to any relevant support and mediation resources, and remain in contact. - Mobilize the community around violence reduction by distributing public education materials, developing relationships with key community leaders, and attending community responses to shootings. - Keep a daily log of contacts with high-risk individuals and document conflicts resolved information. - Enter all such information timely into the prescribed database on handheld devices or office computers. - Be in contact with Program Supervisor and/or Program Director at all times to be accountable for effective use of time and to receive guidance and direction. - Provide 24 hour on call availability as directed by program supervisors. - Attend all staff meetings timely, and attend other internal and external meetings as directed. - Participate in training programs prescribed by DOHMH and by GSS supervisors, including conflict mediation, motivational interviewing, trauma-informed practice, and other tools for effective work. - Lean and use trauma-informed practice (TIP), which may include tools from the Sanctuary Model of TIP. - Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications:  - An in-depth knowledge of the Bronx 46th Precinct neighborhoods. - Residence within the area strongly preferred. - Experience and direct knowledge of at-risk youth and gang involvement. - Ideal candidate is someone very close to the streets with the ability to communicate effectively with gang members and other high-risk individuals, and able to gain trust of the highest risk individuals. - Excellent verbal and written communication skills. - Computer literate and able to enter notes and activities into databases via handheld devices and office computers. - Ability to work a highly flexible schedule that includes late evenings, weekends and holidays - Ability to pass drug screening. - No pending criminal cases or convictions for sexual assault, child abuse or domestic violence. - Criminal justice history preferred but may not be under current criminal justice supervision. - Committed to working toward positive community change. - Commitment to work from a strength based, trauma informed youth and family development perspective. - Valid, clean NYS driver’s license strongly preferred. - Ability to use public transportation. - Ability to travel intensively, stand and walk for long periods, able to lift 25 lbs., bend and lift and be otherwise physically active. - Bilingual Spanish-English
Location : Name South Brooklyn Community HS
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Advocate Counselor (AC) will provide attendance outreach and individual and group counseling to students and assists in implementing other aspects of the GSS/DOE partnership school program to promote the education and leadership goals of the students. The AC supports the school’s mission of providing students with a quality academic experience that prepares them for post-secondary education, meaningful employment, healthy relationships, and participation in the life of their communities.  Reports to:     Assistant Director, South Brooklyn Community High School  Location:      173 Conover Street, Brooklyn, New York 11231 Hours:         35 Hours/Week; Exempt Major Duties:    - Responsible for a caseload of students, including maintaining their attendance and educational progress and providing regular individual counseling meetings.  - Provide attendance outreach, counseling and family support to help students attain a regular attendance rate of 90%. This includes home or work site visits and requires use of public transportation and the ability to walk upstairs. - Plan and facilitate advisory group sessions twice weekly. - Support student recruitment efforts and conduct intake assessments and interviews. - Support student progress and development by providing student & family with continuous feedback and resources to meet the individual needs of students and ensure success in achieving a high school diploma. - Monitor and counsel students on credit accumulation and graduation requirements. - Work as part of a collaborative team of DOE/GSS faculty to support student progress and develop appropriate educational goals and plans for individual students. - Provide crisis intervention, conflict mediation, and social-emotional support. - Assist with referrals to outside resources, including employment, emergency shelter, day care and additional social and educational services. - Ensure timely completion of ETO documentation, other documentation of work, and statistics, and assist DOE to ensure accuracy of student records. Actively engage in individual and team use of data to inform practice. - Responsible for participating in and co-facilitating orientation to the school for students and families. - Assist students in developing and implementing academic goal-setting plans from time of entry to graduation. - Engage students’ families to support positive outcomes for the student; assist families with identified needs. - Ensure student exposure to college exploration opportunities, college and career readiness, and planning for life after high school, and support development of post-graduate plans with students from time of entry to graduation. - Participate in staff meetings, overnight retreats, and staff development. Occasional evening and Saturday hours required. - In collaboration with school faculty, develop and implement student enrichment and leadership activities. - Provide students with job and career development activities such as resume and cover letter writing, preparing for job applications and interview and learning about positive work habits. - In conjunction with the Internship Coordinator, conduct employment preparation workshops. - Perform other duties as assigned.  Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree required. - Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. - Valid driver’s license preferred. - Experience working with adolescents, individually and in groups. - Commitment to assisting student in understanding and working with the school mission and philosophy. - Commitment to working as a member of an interdisciplinary school team. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based or youth and family development perspective.

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