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Location : Name Belmont Family Service Center
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
he Belmont Family Service Center 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:       Supervisor   Location:        685 East 187th St. Bronx, NY 10458   Hours:           35 hours, (Non- Exempt)   Our superstar candidate is: - Passionate about providing high quality services to families in child welfare within Community Districts 3, 6 & 10 in the Bronx. - 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, 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: - Bachelors Degree required - Child welfare experience preferred - Bilingual - English/SpanishRequired  - 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 FFC Foster Care Services
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
Dynamic Coach (Educational) to work from a strength-based; trauma-informed approach with each young person, while building on their personal interests, skills, and promoting self- sufficiency. Coaches are to promote self-sufficiency and independence, while building positive rapport and lasting relationships beyond permanency. Coaches are also required to establish networking relationships with NYC Department of Education, NYC Administration for Children Services, CUNY/SUNY and all other college/university personnel, and external partners of which provide support to each youth in care. Reports To:   SupervisorLocation:        7 West Burnside Avenue, Bronx NY 10453Hours:           35 Hours/Week; ExemptMajor Duties: - Build and maintain relationships with up to 15 young people at any given time - Provide ongoing social/emotional support - Work 1:1 with young people to develop academic and career development goals based on their interests and strengths to take measurable steps towards their goals - Connect young people to quality schools, programs, resources, and opportunities in line with their goals - Connect young people to peer group supports and build positive relationships - Help young people persist in these settings, navigate any challenges that arise, celebrate successes, and plan/prepare for the next step on their journey - Should a youth not be successful in any particular school/program setting, Coaches help young people reflect on the experience and work with them to set new goals and transition to the next opportunity - Collaborate with Case Planners, Tutors, Specialists, and foster/birth parents, as needed, to help youth achieve - Ensure young people aging out of foster care access and maintain housing and build independent living skills  Educational Duties: - Re-engage disconnected youth and help them re-enroll in an academic setting - Assess the fit between the young person and their current academic setting and help them transfer into a better-fit high school or high school equivalency (HSE) program, if needed  - Visit the young person’s school/program and build relationships with school staff, review transcripts and academic data, provide educational advocacy, and discuss progress towards graduation/HSE obtainment - Ensure young people are attending school and have the supports and resources they need to be successful, such as tutoring, individualized educational plans (IEPs), 504 Plans, or other special accommodations - Expose students to post-secondary pathways, such college and/or accredited vocational programs, starting in the 9th grade (or as early as possible); - Assist students with post-secondary planning, along with the guidance counselors and/or College Specialists and Career Development Specialists; - Connect the student to the College Specialist to apply to colleges, opportunity programs, and all forms of financial aid, funding, and scholarships; - Provide college persistence coaching, including ensuring students are receiving all of the financial and academic supports they need to succeed each semester; - Collaborate with all relevant partners, such as Case Planners, guidance counselors, Specialists, Tutors, teachers, family members, and caregivers.   Career Development Duties: - Assist young people in obtaining working papers, if needed; - Conduct career exploration activities with young people; - Assist young people in selecting at least one career development experience each year that is in line with their interests and academic situation/background; - Work with the young person and Career Development Specialist to identify potential longer-term career pathways based on the young person’s interests, strengths, and academic/vocational plans; - Connect the young person to the Career Development Specialist, if needed, to explore workforce development programs, vocational programs, and for assistance with job applications; - Connect young people, as needed, to agency-based job readiness and/or internship programs - Provide persistence coaching to young people enrolled in any external program by checking in with them regularly.   Housing and Independent Living Duties: - Ensure that the young person coordinates with a Housing Specialist (and/or Case Planner, if the agency does - not have a Housing Specialist) to ensure that all young people’s housing applications are submitted as early - as possible (by age 19 if their goals is to age out); - Accompany the young person to visit supportive housing residences, when needed; - Help young people move in and obtain furniture; - Help young people maintain their housing by providing independent living and life skills supports such as budgeting, obtaining a bank account, and advocating with landlords, if needed. - Attend and participate in agency trainings, ACS trainings, NYC DOE trainings - Keep case records and accurate data information up to date, including but not limited to, school visits, home visits, community visits, and visits with parents/guardians - Promote and model the 7 Sanctuary Model commitments and the SELF (Safety, Emotional Management, Loss, Future) Model into daily practice to create a non-violent and trauma informed culture - Document timely progress notes in Connections  Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree required with two years of experience working with at-risk youth or youth involved in the child welfare system preferred -  Knowledge of the NYC Dept. of Education, College application process, and NYCHA application process - Experience with providing 1:1 support to youth in care - Ability to be flexible to the demands of youth in care - Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team - Excellent written and communication skills - Strong time-management, organizational skills, and attention to detail; - Ability to troubleshoot, advocate, and navigate obstacles where there is not always a clear-cut pathway; - Open to learning how to use and interpret data to inform decision-making; - Ability to effectively collaborate in team settings and build relationships with external partners; - Ability to use Motivational Interviewing techniques; - Ability to use trauma-informed techniques; - Ability to facilitate therapeutic peer groups. - Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus, but not required - Excellent organizational and time management skills - Proficient in Microsoft Word Office and Excel - Perform other duties as assigned. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth & family development perspective.
Location : Name After-School at CS 300
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
Title:                   Program Director, COMPASS CS 300 Reports To:     Vice President, Education & Vocation - Afterschool Location:            2050 Prospect Avenue, Bronx, New York 10460 Hours:                35 Hours/Week; Exempt   Job Summary: The Program Director is responsible for the overall development, implementation, and supervision of the COMPASS afterschool program at CS 300. They serve as the liaison to school staff and is responsible for carrying the culture and values of Good Shepherd Services.    Major Duties:    - Creatively cultivate robust and varied range of after-school activities that students want to attend infused with fun and engaging rituals to keep students engaged. - Provide overall leadership and supervision for the COMPASS after school program. - Develop strong relationship with school administration, Principal, Vice Principal, Parent Coordinator and PTA Members - Responsible for program and staff scheduling. - Supervise assistant program director, group leaders, assistant group leaders, activity specialist, consultants, administrative staff and volunteers, complete timely performance evaluations. - Develop and facilitate weekly staff meetings. - Conduct supervision of line staff. - Conduct program outreach and coordinate enrollment and registration for all programs at the afterschool program. - Develop and oversee the implementation of engaging, age-appropriate activities. - Ensure the safety and cleanliness of the site. - Supervise family involvement activities, as well as communication with parents regarding program expectations, child behavior and health and safety issues. - Provide daily crisis intervention with participants regarding personal and/or in-school issues that affect success in the program. - Ensure appropriate utilization of internal and external databases, including DYCD Connect database. - Complete required narrative and statistical reports in a timely manner. - Participate in appropriate school-based teams or committees, Safety Committee - Assume responsibility for partnerships with other community groups and stakeholders. - Partner with Good Shepherd programs within the school to maximize comprehensive services provided to students and families; create linkages between Good Shepherd staff and Department of Education (DOE) staff. - Monitor program budget and oversee implementation of Program Evaluation activities. - Work collaboratively with central office staff, providing information as needed in an efficient manner. - Ensure program’s compliance with Department of Health (DOH), DYCD and COA accreditation requirements. - Collaborate with community school director on school wide events. - Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications:              - Bachelors’ degree in Child Development, Elementary Education, or relevant field preferred - If no bachelor’s degree, must be enrolled and matriculated in a BA program or have an associate degree in education, child development, physical education, or related field. - Minimum of 2 years of experience in youth development programs and supervision.  - Must be able to engage in crisis intervention activities and demonstrate, lead and teach a range of group activities.    - Must be available for weekend training requirements.  - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.
Location : Name Red Hook Comm Center/Beacon-PS15
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Youth Development Specialist plays a key role in setting a positive, safe and welcoming tone, and implementing the evening program for older youth and young adults in the Red Hook Community Center Beacon. The YDC develops caring relationships with youth, implements group activities, and assists them in learning how to work together to solve problems in positive ways.   Reports to:   PROGRAM DIRECTOR, BEACON AT PS 15   Location:    71 Sullivan Street Brooklyn, NY 11213   Hours:      18 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt   Major Duties: • Participate in the planning and execution of educational, recreational, and personal enrichment activities. • Participate in program recruitment and community outreach. • Manage setup, operation and clean-up of activities and the organization, inventory and storing of relevant supplies and equipment. • Encourage and guide program participants in examining choices, following directions and becoming involved in program activities. • Manage participant’s behavior and maintain safety utilizing strength-based and restorative practices • Implement daily routines, schedules and procedures. • Maintain lesson plans, logs, reports and documentation requirements. • Participate in ongoing meetings, conferences and training programs. • Provide safe passage for participants from the center. • Promote a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. • Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualifications: • High School Diploma/GED required; • Experience working/living in Red Hook community preferred • Experience and comfort mediating conflict. • Experience or skill in arts, media, dance, sports, recreation, and/or physical education. • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth development and trauma-informed perspective.     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 East 17th Street
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The coach is to work from a strength-based; trauma-informed approach with each young person, while building on their personal interests, skills, and promoting self- sufficiency. Coaches are to promote self-sufficiency and independence, while building positive rapport and lasting relationships beyond permanency. Coaches are also required to establish networking relationships with NYC Department of Education, NYC Administration for Children Services, CUNY/SUNY and all other college/university personnel, and external partners of which provide support to each youth in care.Reports To:     Fair Futures College & Career Specialist/SupervisorLocation:        337 East 17th street, NY, NY 10003Hours:             35 Hours/Week; Non - ExemptMajor Duties of Future Focus Coach - Build and maintain relationships with approximately 15 young people at any given time - Meet with newly admitted youth within 48-72 hours to begin developing an academic/vocational/educational support plan. - Provide ongoing social/emotional support Work 1:1 with young people to develop academic and career development goals based on their interests and strengths to take measurable steps towards their goals - Connect young people to quality schools, programs, resources, and opportunities in line with their goals - Connect young people to peer group supports and build positive relationships - Help young people persist in these settings, navigate any challenges that arise, celebrate successes, and plan/prepare for the next step on their journey - Should a youth be unsuccessful in any school/program setting, Coaches assist young people reflect on the experience and work with them to set new goals and transition to the next opportunity - Collaborate with Interdisciplinary team guardians, to help youth achieve academic, employment and vocational goals - Plan and facilitate Preparing Youth for Adulthood (PYA) groups as needed - Ensure young people aging out of foster build independent living skills - Establish, at a minimum twice monthly, face to face contacts with the youth and weekly contacts (via phone, text, email).  Educational Duties: - Re-engage disconnected youth and help them re-enroll in an academic setting - Assess the fit between the young person and their current academic setting and help them transfer into a better-fit high school or high school equivalency (HSE) program, if needed  - Visit the young person’s school/program and build relationships with school staff, review transcripts and academic data, provide educational advocacy, and discuss progress towards graduation/HSE obtainment - Ensure young people are attending school and have the supports and resources they need to be successful, such as tutoring, individualized educational plans (IEPs), 504 Plans, or other special accommodations - Expose participants to post-secondary pathways, such college and/or accredited vocational programs, starting in the 9th grade (or as early as possible); - Assist students with post-secondary planning, along with the guidance counselors and/or College Specialists and Career Development Specialists; - Connect the student to the College Specialist to apply to colleges, opportunity programs, and all forms of financial aid, funding, and scholarships; - Provide college persistence coaching, including ensuring students are receiving all of the financial and academic supports they need to succeed each semester; - Collaborate with all relevant partners, such as Case Planners, guidance counselors, Youth Development Counselors, Social Workers, Tutors, teachers, family members, caregivers, mentors and other additional supports.   Career Development Duties: - Assist young people in obtaining working papers, if needed; - Conduct career exploration activities with young people; - Assist young people in selecting at least one career development experience each year that is in line with their interests and academic situation/background; - Work with the young person and Career Development Specialist to identify potential longer-term career pathways based on the young person’s interests, strengths, and academic/vocational plans; - Connect the young person to the Career Development Specialist, if needed, to explore workforce development programs, vocational programs, and for assistance with job applications; - Connect young people, as needed, to agency-based job readiness and/or internship programs - Provide persistence coaching to young people enrolled in any external program by checking in with them regularly. - Attend and participate in agency trainings, ACS trainings, NYC DOE trainings - Keep case records and accurate data information up to date, including but not limited to, school visits, home visits, community visits, and visits with parents/guardians by documenting in connections within 5 business dates of the event. - Promote and model the 7 Sanctuary Model commitments and the SELF (Safety, Emotional Management, Loss, Future) Model into daily practice to create a non-violent and trauma informed culture - Complete transitional discharge education/employment, career and vocational plan. - Perform other duties as assigned.  Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree required with two years of experience working with vulnerable youth in a residential setting, or youth involved in the child welfare system preferred - Knowledge of the NYC Dept. of Education including alternative education/vocational programs (Pathways to Graduation, ACCESS-VR, YABC, etc) , NYC Dept. of Youth and Community Development programs, and College application process, and - Experience with providing 1:1 support to youth in care, preferably in a residential setting. - Ability to be flexible to the demands of youth in care - Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team - Excellent verbal, and written communication skills - Strong time-management, organizational skills, and attention to detail; - Ability to troubleshoot, advocate, and navigate obstacles where there is not always a clear-cut pathway; - Open to learning how to use and interpret data to inform decision-making; - Ability to effectively collaborate in team settings and build relationships with external partners; - Ability to use Motivational Interviewing techniques; trauma-informed techniques; and to facilitate therapeutic peer groups. - Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus, but not required - Proficient in Microsoft Word Office, Connections Citrix, and Excel - Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth & family development perspective.
Location : Name Chelsea Foyer
Job Locations US-NY-Manhattan
Title:                Housing Specialist Reports To:    Program Director Location:         202 West 24th street New York, NY –  Hours:                40 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt   Job Summary of Housing Specialist:  As a member of the Chelsea Foyer multidisciplinary team, the Housing Specialist is a driven and creative individual responsible for assisting participants with identifying and obtaining safe and affordable housing options.   They will be responsible for developing and cultivating housing leads and resources through community partnerships, landlords and real estate brokers moving tenants out of program into permanency.     Major Duties of a Housing Specialist:                   - Work with residents to develop and implement individualized service plans and goals based upon the specific service needs of the resident, and with a focus on moving out to a more independent living opportunity. Complete discharge summaries for exiting residents. - Provide advocacy and referral to support resident’s complex needs. Including but not limited to securing benefits, educational/vocational services, independent housing, legal assistance, medical/mental health services and other emergencies. - Responsible for documenting all progress notes, treatment planning, assessments, alumni surveys, workshop attendance, and additional information as needed into the database, Salesforce, as well as keeping appropriate case records and maintaining accountability to funding sources. - Provide crisis intervention to residents, diffusing potential crisis situations and taking appropriate action in resolving conflict. - Collaborate with team to ensure all housing requirements are communicated to residents and maintained. - Complete a comprehensive survey with alumni who have transitioned out of the program. - Develop and facilitate Life after Chelsea Foyer workshops to build skills and increase knowledge around living independently. - Create and maintain a community resource manual by The manual will be used to provide ongoing support to residents transitioning out of the program and to alumni. - Remain familiar with current Section 8, NYCHA, Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV), City Fheps, Housing Choice Voucher, and Supportive Housings policy and procedures, and train and inform Chelsea Foyer team about housing related issues including all housing application matters. - Explain the benefits, advantages and encourage clients to take advantage of the portability option of section 8 voucher. - Conduct neighborhood research throughout NYC and surrounding areas and establish relationships with resources that directly provide housing and/or access to suitable housing options for residents. - Identify apartments, landlords and real estate agencies as referral resources for residents and negotiate with landlords to promote renting to participants. Accompany participants to apartment viewings. Perform housing inspections for relocations into new units throughout NYC and surrounding areas. - Assist participants in completing Housing Connect, landlord, property management and other subsidized housing applications, including helping to secure needed documentation and accompanying participants to housing briefings. - Assist with securing resources for security deposit, broker’s fees, moving expenses, furniture, household items, and ensuring that all required supporting documentation is available upon request.   General: - Participate in supervision, team meetings, case and service plan reviews, and suggested training. - Effectively use and practice the Sanctuary Model and Stages of Change towards. Actively participate in safety plans, community meetings, psycho-educational groups, team meetings, Roundtable meetings, treatment planning conferences (or similar), and self-care in the department/program to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. - Promote and model the seven Sanctuary Model commitments to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. - Integrate the Sanctuary Model SELF (Safety, Emotional Management, Loss, and Future) framework into daily practice to ensure quality care and an effective work environment.   Qualifications for our Superstart Housing Specialist: - Bachelor’s Degree Preferred - In Lieu of Bachelors,  qualifed candidates with High School Diploma/Equivalency  plus 2-3 years direct experience as a Housing Specialist may be considered. - Knowledge of housing subsidies, rules, regulations, and affordable housing industry in NYC with 2-3 years of relevant housing experience strongly preferred. Working knowledge of NYCHA Project Based Section 8 a plus. - Ability to work independently and maximize time while conducting field work. - Experience in identifying and overcoming social and economic barriers related to housing needs for those in a lower income bracket. - Demonstrated knowledge of challenges faced by special populations, including mental health disabilities, low income, and homelessness; experience working in a multi-racial, low-income community preferred. - Demonstrated interpersonal flexibility, teamwork, customer service aptitude and excellent oral and written communication skills. - Strong organizational and multi-tasking capability, proven ability to achieve results. - Flexible hours to ensure access and availability. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth and family development and trauma-informed perspective.   General Requirement: All staff are expected to be committed to the mission, vision, and values of Good Shepherd Services, which includes involvement in quality improvement activities and a willingness and ability to work within a culturally diverse environment.
Location : Name AIM
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
AIM (Advocate, Intervene, Mentor) is an intensive mentoring and advocacy program serving adolescents between the ages of 13 and 18 who are on juvenile probation or at-risk of out-of-home placement as a result of a Family Court disposition. The Advocate Mentor will work with a cohort of four to six mentees providing intensive in-home and community support, guidance, and crisis intervention.   Reports to: PROGRAM DIRECTOR, AIM   Location: 692 Blake Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207   Hours: 20 Hours/Week; Non-Traditional hours, including evenings and weekends.   Major Duties of the Advocate Mentor: • Serve as mentor for four to six court-involved young adults aged 13-18, who are on juvenile probation or facing out-of-home placement as a result of a Family Court disposition. • Provide intensive in-home support and guidance to mentees and their family members. • Work with mentees and family members to develop healthy communication skills and coping mechanisms. • Work with mentees to reflect on their current decision-making process and develop short- and long-term goals. • Escort mentees to school, court, DOP meetings and other required engagements as needed. • Make referrals to appropriate community resources for mentees and family members. • Participate in rotating mentor on-call schedule and respond to mentees and family members during crisis situations. • Create opportunities for participants to maximize their potential through the provision of engaging programming, high expectations, and high-quality services. • Meet with the Program Director 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. • Participate in all DOP training and technical assistance sessions as required.   Advocate Mentor Qualifications: • Experience and comfort working with court-involved young adults. • Prior justice involvement preferred. • Familiarity with Brooklyn and the challenges faced by young adults living in the borough. • Experience working with families preferred. • Familiarity with strength-based/youth development principles. • Ability to work evenings and weekends, and flexible hours as needed. • Bilingual preferred.  
Location : Name Justice Initiatives
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
REPORTS TO:   PROGRAM DIRECTOR ALUMS PROGRAM LOCATION:         692 Blake Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207 HOURS:             4 Hours/Week, Non-Exempt   JOB SUMMARY: The Alums program is an innovative, curriculum-based group mentoring intervention that helps young adults between the ages of 16 -24 to help transform attitudes and behaviors that can lead to criminal activity. The Peer Mentor works in Brooklyn neighborhood with mentees, participates in weekly mentoring groups, meets individually with mentees and provides support and guidance.   MAJOR DUTIES: - Serve as peer mentor for young adults aged 16-30 - Participate in weekly mentoring group utilizing Power Source training Journaling model - 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 Program Director for bi-weekly supervision - Participate in case conferences and staff meetings - Use internal and external databases as required - Participate in development and implementation of processes that ensure integration of participant feedback in program planning   QUALIFICATIONS: - Experience and comfort working with young adults - Prior justice involvement preferred - Familiarity with Brownsville, Bed Stuy and East New York communities - Some experience running groups preferred - Must be a alumni of Arches/Next Steps program
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 neighborhood 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 Brownsville and East New York 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 Beacon M.S. 45
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Part Time Administrative Assistant ensures that all correspondence, written reports, and telephone communications are handled in a manner that reflects the quality of service as well as the professional standards of the agency.  Assist the staff in the orderly processing of all aspects of the administration of the program as may be required. The policy of confidentiality regarding client information must be strictly adhered to.   Reports to: Program Director   Location: 2502 Lorillard Place, Bronx NY, 10458   Hours: 18 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt              Major Duties: - Process all clerical material, including typing, maintaining files, and filing of all program and administrative correspondence and reports. - Purchase and take inventory of office supplies. - Submit daily attendance for all program participants and funders. - Manage program database. - Assist Program Supervisors in all programmatic duties. - Greet and announce participants and guests upon arrival. - Answer and direct all incoming calls to appropriate staff. - Process all interoffice and outgoing mail each night. - Assist in gathering data and compile statistical information for program reports. - Assist with any computer support needed. - Maintain inventory of supplies. - Oversee the collection and preparation of program information. - Monitor petty cash. - Initiate, collect and record all documentation required by the programs. - Assist in the registration of program participants. - Assist in the operational needs of the program where needed. - Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualifications:   - High school diploma and minimum of 2 years secretarial experience required. - Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. - Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. - Must have ability to interact in a positive and courteous manner with all visitors and callers to the agency. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective.  
Location : Name After-School MS15
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Assistant Program Director (part-time) is responsible for the day to day management and coordination of after school program activities for both afterschool programs Compass and Sonyc . S/He will ensure the implementation of all contracted activities and school requirements for space use. In partnership with the Director, the Assistant Program Director is responsible for ensuring a continuum of services and youth development programming for families and youth.   Reports to: PROGRAM DIRECTOR, AFTER SCHOOL AT M.S 15   Location: 2195 Andrews Avenue, Bronx NY 10453   Hours: 25 Hours per Week; Non-Exempt   Major Duties: - Assist in the planning and coordination of Compass and Sonyc after school programs. - Responsible for the coordination and day to day management of the summer camp programs. - Supervision of all part time group leaders, program aids/interns and leaders in training.  - Providing on-site crisis intervention when the program is in operation. - Develop weekly schedules and insure daily staff coverage including vacation programming for mid-winter break, spring break and various holidays. - Responsibility for insuring the smooth operation of the program within the building including responding to specific maintenance and security concerns. - Responsible to monitor and inventory the use of equipment and supplies to insure the equipment is repaired when necessary and that adequate supplies are maintained. - Attend agency wide trainings and meetings. - Facilitate program activities and special events. - Develop and implement staff trainings and assist in the facilitation of ongoing staff meetings. - Available to supervise weekend programming as necessary. - In consultation with Program Director, participate in hiring of staff. - Oversee ongoing work with DYCD, DOE and other appropriate public agencies to meet contractual mandates, and to implement the goals of the Center. - Coordinate collection & summary of statistical information. - Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: - BA Degree preferred and/or minimum 2 years of experience of youth program supervision and administration.  - Strong administrative & supervisory skills in a youth development program - Must be able to engage in crisis intervention activities and demonstrate, lead, and teach a range of group activities. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth and family development and trauma-informed perspective. 
Location : Name After-School at PS 297
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Title:                ASSISTANT GROUP LEADER, COMPASS @ PS 297 Reports to:    Program Director Location:        700 Park Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207 Hours:          Up to 18 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt  Job Summary: The Assistant Group Leader will support and assist staff in carrying out all planned educational and enrichment activities for after school enrichment and recreational activities delivered both in-person and virtually. Major Duties: - Assist the Group Leader and Activity Instructors with activities, including sports, movement, and recreation, educational activities and arts and craft in person and virtually. - Collaborate with Group leader to ensure a safe and supportive environment. - Collect attendance folder and other data. - Work with After School Program Director, Group Leader, or other designated Supervisor in carrying out special activities of the program. - Assist with monitoring and maintaining the rules of the program. - Perform other duties as assigned.  Qualifications:  - High School Diploma or GED preferred. - Prior experience working with children strongly preferred. - Must demonstrate reliable and consistent work habits, and ability to work with peers and participants. - Demonstrated verbal, organization, and prioritization skills. - Capability to transition easily between working independently with a high degree of self-initiative and working as part of a team. - Complete required DOE & DOH clearances.    
Location : Name Community Partnership Program
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
TITLE: SENIOR COMMUNITY AMBASSADOR REPORTS TO: PROGRAM DIRECTOR LOCATION: 692 Blake Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11207 HOURS: 20 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt JOB SUMMARY: To work collectively with a selected school reflecting a high number of SCR calls within the East New York Community. In addition, the Ambassador will increase awareness of school staff ensuring that they are educated on primary prevention and other resources to reduce the need for child welfare involvement for Black and Latinx families. The Community Partnership along with local school and the support of ACS & DOE, will work together to create an approach that works with families that are vulnerable to poverty-related issues.   MAJOR DUTIES: - Establish and maintain relationships with school staff and administrators. - Facilitate workshops that educate and increase awareness on SCR call determination. - Plan and oversee parent engagement activities and events. - Work collaboratively with the school as a "Referral Navigator”, assisting in connecting families to CP resources, creating workshops, and compiling new resources to support the families at risk and the school community at large. - Provide the school with community-based supports to children and families that do not require SCR calls. - Attend monthly CPP coalition meetings. - Attend and encourage family participation in CPP leadership meetings.   QUALIFICATIONS: - Must have High School Diploma or GED  - Solid organizational skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills - Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective - Must have active listening and organizational skills - Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
Location : Name Brooklyn Single Stop PKS
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Title: Administrative Assistant, Community Based Assistant Program (CBAP) (Bilingual (English/Spanish) required) Reports To: SENIOR PROGRAM DIRECTOR, Community Based Assistant Program   Location: 876 Schenck Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11207   Hours: 35 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt   Job Summary: The Administrative Assistant performs a combination of reception, clerical, and intake duties for the Single Stop Program. The Administrative Assistant is required to act appropriately and with a professional demeanor at all times in representing the agency and adhere to confidentiality policies regarding participant information.   Major Duties:   Direct tasks with participants: - Greet and announce participants and guests upon arrival and ensure that their concerns are addressed by an on-site staff member whenever possible. - Answer and direct all incoming phone calls to the appropriate person. - Schedule participants for appointments depending upon service needs and staff availability. - Respond to all internal and external referrals and maintain open communications with all referring agencies. - Pre-screen participants and schedule them with the corresponding staff and/or providers (e.g., legal, financial, health, taxes, etc.). - Maintain ongoing communication with internal and external organizations that refer participants to Single Stop. - Support participants with contacting government agencies (e.g., HRA, Social Security, Department of Labor, NYCHA/Section 8, and among others) to help with translations and advocacy. - Conduct brief intake screening interviews with participants, translate and complete basic applications and forms for participants, and obtain case update information as needed.   Clerical tasks: - Provide clerical support to Single Stop team (staff and on-site providers) as needed. - Sort all incoming and outgoing correspondence, distribute appropriately, and perform mail runs as needed to other agency sites. - Maintain inventory of all office and cleaning supplies and order these as needed. - Operate various office machines (fax, copier, scanner, etc.) and monitor maintenance of equipment as needed. - Schedule appointments with all the providers (e.g., legal, financial, health, immigration, taxes, and among others).   Databases: - Maintain computerized and hard copy files and record keeping for Single Stop participants as specified. - Enter participant information data into Single Stop’s New Tech (SST) and DYCD Connect databases on a weekly basis. - Compile statistical data for monthly reports to funders. - Ability to manage different excel documents (e.g., schedules, calendars, etc.) - Assist as needed during special program and agency events including outreach, mailings, coordinating meetings, event set-up, etc. - Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualifications:  - Bilingual (English/Spanish) required. - Associate Degree or bachelor’s degree preferred, but anyone with relevant experience is encouraged to apply. - High School diploma and minimum 1-year office experience encouraged to apply. - Must be personable and friendly, with good verbal and written communications skills. - Knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) required. - Must be able to work Monday-Friday from 10AM-6PM (schedule is subject to change as required by the program) - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and youth and family development perspective.
Location : Name Impact and Strategy
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Title: PROGRAM ANALYST (AFTERSCHOOLS), PROGRAM EVALUATION AND PLANNINGReports to: Program Evaluation & Planning Assistant Director (Community-Based/Ed/Voc)Location:         305 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10001Hours:              35 Hours/Week; Exempt                       Job Summary:  The Program Evaluation and Planning (PEP) team’s mission is to support program in learning from data to strategically strengthen services and innovate. It oversees agency-wide efforts in performance management, promoting implementation of evidence-based practices, and supporting evidence-generating activities. As a Program Analyst, you would be driving this mission with the agency’s 20+ Afterschool programs. Essential functions include: closely partnering with program leadership and staff on improvement efforts, making data accessible and relevant to day-to-day practice, inspiring the use of data by all levels of staff, customizing data collection systems, creating reports, and providing technical assistance. This position requires a passion for providing impactful services to our communities and participants, an expertise in afterschool practice and standards, and advanced technical and analytical skills. This work relies upon having the interpersonal agility to build relationships with multiple levels of staff and an enthusiasm for working in a collaborative learning environment.   As a Program Analyst, you will strategically guide quality improvement efforts: - Continuously assess and be aware of program performance, trends and needs to effectively support ongoing quality improvement strategies. - Strategize with program leadership around new and existing private funder and internal initiatives to effectively support program in tracking related outcomes and performance. - Maintain expertise in quality improvement approaches, evaluation, best practices, and emerging trends to inform your work.   Major Duties: - Support data integrity and primary participant databases - Coach staff and provide technical assistance regarding DYCD Database - Engage in data quality management: reconcile data between systems, perform data checks and produce data quality reports to ensure data integrity of all systems - Bring data to life by developing user-friendly reports to engage program staff - Produce regular funder and compliance-related reports - Design and update data collection tools - Analyze and visualize outcome and output data (in graphs, charts, and infographics) to tell a clear, compelling, and accurate story, and provide data in usable formats. Perform targeted data analysis and deeper dives into specific priority areas or areas of concern - Collaborate with our Grants & Contracts Departments; pull and analyze data to respond to government and private funder audits and requests. - Guide all levels of program staff in learning from data to strengthen services. - Regularly communicate with program and assist staff in interpreting internal and external data (i.e., data provided by City and State funders, literature, national trend data and internal outcomes data) to identify performance strengths and areas in need of development - Host participatory, action-oriented conversations around data at meetings with program staff - Connect data to lived experiences of staff and participants - Develop logic models for new programs, and revisions for existing programs - Proactively and creatively involve participants and communities in program evaluation and planning - Partner with program staff in implementing data-driven improvements - Guide program staff through improvement planning processes. - Create or modify tools (e.g., checklists, templates, forms) assist staff in using them and provide targeted follow up to identified improvement needs - Align and collaborate across team members - Actively collaborate with PEP Team members and contribute knowledge to the department: e.g., participate in group supervision, team meetings and cross-team workgroups - Collaborate with City, State, and other external funders and advocate on behalf of programs and Good Shepherd Services   Qualifications:  - Bachelor’s Degree required - Experience working in quality improvement or program evaluation - Experience working in youth development programs or other nonprofit field preferred - Experience using a database; knowledge of DYCD a plus - Experience creating reports and data visualizations to communicate outcomes - Commitment to providing impactful services to participants - Strong data management skills; understanding and love of data - Comfort using Excel or other statistical programs to manipulate, analyze and visualize data - Enthusiasm for collaboration; friendly and responsive - Experience managing multiple projects and a precise attention to detail - Ability to synthesize information from multiple sources - Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills - Creativity and bold leadership
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 52nd Precinct, which comprises: Bedford Park, Fordham, Kingsbridge, Norwood, Bronx Park, and University Heights. The Outreach Worker 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:     Outreach Worker Supervisor  , B.R.A.G. NORTHWEST Cure Violence Bronx   Location:      Fordham Road, Bronx, NY   Hours:        40 hours/week, Non-Exempt   Major Duties: -  Maintain an active caseload of a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 15 participants at all times. - Perform Admission Criteria Screenings for approval. - Conduct frequent contact with participants on a monthly basis as follows: - Three (3) visits in or near home. - Three (3) additional face-to-face meetings. - Eight (8) substantive phone conversations. - Risk Reduction Plans - Facilitate Groups - Develop Risk Reduction Plans and track progress for update. - Serve as linkages and support for participants to enhance their use of opportunities and provider programs in the community (i.e., job training/placement, GED/TASC, Therapy, Drug Treatment, Mentoring, etc.) and case manage their referrals. - Lead advocacy for participants when necessary. - Build network with other outreach program workers. - Document detailed participant’s case notes. - 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. - 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 Outreach Worker 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 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 Finance Department
Job Locations US-NY-New York
REPORTS TO:  ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, YOUTH AND FAMILY WELL-BEING   LOCATION:       Finance Department, 305 Seventh Ave., New York, NY 10001   HOURS:            35 Hours, Exempt    JOB SUMMARY:  The Contract Manager assists in the coordination and preparation of all Agency public and private budget management and related financial analysis.  This position will oversee the work of 3 Senior Contract Analysts. Will work with other departments within the Fiscal Contracts Department on a regular basis filling in as needed to achieve overall departmental goals.   MAJOR DUTIES: - Prepare and coordinate agency government, RFP and private funder budgets/billings  - Assist in preparing annual Agency-wide budget - Monitor all spending, variance analysis and contract funding utilization - Monitor timeline for budgets, modifications and billing to ensure timely budget submission. - Maintain the budget module and reporting systems in accounting software and related systems - Prepare analysis and documentation for quarterly budget meetings with program leadership to ensure best practice and use of agency revenue - Prepare budget modifications and journal entries as needed - Prepare financial analysis, including budget to financial variances, key financial health indicators, and other as needed for private funders - Work with other departments within the Fiscal Contracts Department on a regular basis in a supportive role to assist in meeting their objectives - Provide audit documentation as requested - Assist Controller with State Standards of Payment preparation - Work closely with the GAP department to monitor outstanding funding issues  - Contact government agencies as necessary to ensure Agency meets all guidelines  - Assist all other departments to accomplish their workload as needed - Perform other duties as assigned by the Director – Contracts & Budget   QUALIFICATIONS: - Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent plus 5 plus years related experience - Experience in budgetary and accounting analysis - Experience with fundraising budgets - Strong analytical skills are required - Capacity to be a creative thinker and assess prior and future practices - Excellent computer/technical skills, particularly Microsoft Excel - Experience with MIP System - Understanding of government requirements as related to a social service agency - Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills - Ability to meet deadlines - Good verbal and written communication skills - Must be able to work in a supportive manner with a variety of different personalities - Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Location : Name Brooklyn Frontiers
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Job and Internship Coordinator provides assessment of program participants’ vocational/employment needs and work readiness. Develop appropriate internship and employment opportunities through ongoing outreach and contact with employers and follow-up. Work closely with Job and Career Specialist to provide range of individual and group job readiness and career exploration and development activities.   Reports to:   Program Director   Location:     112 Schermerhorn, Brooklyn, NY 11201 Hours:       35 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt Major Duties: • Identify, develop and utilize tools appropriate to provide accurate assessment of participants’ work readiness. • Outreach to potential internship providers and employers to identify and secure full, part time and summer internship and employment opportunities. • Create and maintain internship opportunities (number to be specified). • Match and place participants into placements developed. • Oversee placement and monitoring of participants at internship/job sites and obtain employer feedback. • Liaison with the Job and Career Specialist who facilitates workshops for participants on topics related to job and career readiness and exploration skills/competency development (i.e., resume writing, interviewing skills, completing job applications). • Develop experiential learning opportunities for participants in the form of job shadowing, internships and related experiences. • Develop curriculum and facilitate weekly seminar groups that meet once weekly for students in internship placements. • Identify and develop linkages to on the job training programs and other related resources. • Work closely with the Job and Career Specialist and other Good Shepherd Services team members. • Attend weekly job/internship developer meetings. • Statistical, narrative and record keeping accountability as required. • Lead group facilitation. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree required. • Experience working with adolescents in employment or vocational field. • Experience running small groups. • Solid organizational skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. • Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective.
Location : Name YABC at Boys & Girls High School
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Title: Internship & Career Coordinator, Young Adult Borough Center at Boys & Girls High School   Reports To: Program Director, Boys and Girls Young Adult Borough Center   Location: 1700 Fulton Street, Brooklyn NY 11213, room 460D   Hours: 35 Hours/Week; Exempt (Mon/Wed/Thurs 12:15-8:15pm; Tues 10am-6pm; Fri 8am-4pm)   Job Summary:  The Internship & Career Coordinator prepares students for internships in our Learning to Work (LTW) program at the YABC and for future job opportunities. They develop and manage internships in sectors that meet students’ interests. They work in collaboration and partnership with other Young Adult Borough Center (YABC) staff to provide students with educational and career resources, support and guidance.     Major Duties:              - Facilitate skill/competency-building employment/internship preparation classes and workshops for students in the YABC. - Provide job and career counseling to students. - Support students’ growth by providing continuous feedback and resources to meet the student’s needs. Collaborate with GSS and Department of Education staff on site as well as the Corporate Relations Manager of GSS.    - Recruit students to participate in the LTW internship opportunities. - Monitor LTW students to facilitate greater retention on internships. - Develop internships in diverse range of employment fields, to match students’ skills, maturity levels, and experience. - Provide guidance to employers on maximizing internship experiences by working effectively with adolescents. - Facilitate weekly seminars for students that focus on building students’ skills in semester long preparation classes at YABC. - Facilitate workshops on employment/Internship readiness to students. - Assist with out-of-school issues and provide crisis intervention as needed. - Schedule and attend regular site visits at student internship placements. - Develop new sites for students to gain valuable job experiences. - Track, evaluate and report on multiple aspects of program operations. - Network and outreach with staff from other LTW sites to share learning, compare approaches and develop new program ideas. - Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualifications:   - Bachelors’ degree or 3+ years of experience working with adolescents/young adults in education/employment relate fields preferred. - Strong group facilitation or teaching skills required. - Experience developing internships for youth preferred. - Excellent organizational and time management skills a plus. - Ability to work with diverse staff and students and network with diverse employer constituents. - Excellent verbal and written communication skills a plus. - Statistical and narrative record keeping accountability required. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth and family development perspective. - Knowledge of Trauma-Informed Practice a plus. - Bilingual (Spanish) preferred but not required.  
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.  - 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.

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