Advocate Counselor - Bronx

Good Shepherd Services

Location:

Bronx Community Based Programs
One of our GSS Sites in Bronx, NY
Bronx, NY, 10475

Borough:

Bronx

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Full Time

Length:

Permanent

Number of Available Positions:

5

Job Description:

 Major Duties:             

  • Provide case management for students identified as in need of supportive services.
  • Provide individual counseling, group counseling and crisis intervention as needed.
  • Provide family outreach and involvement as appropriate.
  • Develop and implement workshops responsive to student needs.
  • Assist students in attending school regularly through identifying obstacles and connecting with resources; attendance outreach including home visits.
  • Assist in carrying out other aspects of the program including planning trips, celebrations, and leadership activities.
  • Support students with all aspects of the college preparation process including applications, financial aid, personal essay, and college visits.
  • Function as an active member of Good Shepherd Services and school teams.
  • Perform statistical, narrative, and record keeping duties as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

How to Apply:

To the Attention of:

Hiring Manager

Required Skills/Experience:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Must have experience working with adolescent/young adults individually and in groups.
  • Bi-lingual Spanish/English preferred.
  • Prior experience in a school setting helpful.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective.