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Acacia Network Youth Counselor in Bronx, New York

Afterschool and Youth Programs

Youth Counselor Bronx, NY : 2/16/2024

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Afterschool and Youth Programs

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Reporting the the Workforce Summer Youth Employment Team(SYEP). Youth Counselor will serve as a liaison between ACDP SYEP program, participants and Designated Job work sites.

Youth Counselors will assist with the recruitment of new worksites, conduct pre-assessment visits ensuring worksites are providing a safe and supportive work environments to youth adults assigned to Work Site. Youth Counselors will monitor participant progress and complete overall assessment report for each SYEP participants in their Cohort. Temporary Part-Time -Seasonal Rate of Pay:$18.00 per hour

Schedule Monday-Friday 10am-2pm , 20 Hours Per Week


  • Cooperate and maintain a working relationship with the assigned worksite supervisors.

  • Communicate with the Program Manager regarding any conflicts with worksite assignments.

  • Assist with Facilitation of weekly educational workshops for program participants (ages 14-24) with a provided curriculum.

  • Maintain participant files, timesheets and evaluations.

  • Attend all related meetings, trainings and supervisions as required. To perform this job successfully, the candidate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Analytical, Communication and Organizational skills

  • High School Diploma required; college enrollment and 2 years of related experience working with youths preferred.

  • (1-2) years work experience related to customer service and administrative duties

  • Effective communications skills, both oral and written form;

  • Excellent organizational skills essential to maintain accurate records;

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines;

  • Interact professionally with participants, staff, clients and community partners in a professional manner;

  • Work collaboratively with other team members to meet common goals;

  • Sensitivity and awareness to different cultures

  • Conduct himself/herself as a professional as per policy on conduct, appearance and adherence to the overall organizational policy

  • Bilingual (Spanish speaking)preferred.

  • Proficient Microsoft Office Suite computer knowledge (Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Experience working with Youth Development Services a plus

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