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Good Shepherd Services Youth Leader in Bronx, New York

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!

The Youth Leader is responsible for working in partnership with the adult counselors in the Student Success Center on the DeWitt Clinton Educational Campus to offer services on college awareness, college preparation, and individual college counseling. The goal of the Student success Center is to help to create and sustain a college going culture on the campus. Youth Leaders are an integral part of accomplishing this goal.

Reports to: Program Coordinator

Location: DeWitt Clinton Educational Campus

Hours: 10 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt

Major Duties:

  • Provide peer to peer counseling during lunch, advisory and/or after school.

  • Create and deliver workshops around college access (grades 9-12).

  • Actively participate in weekly staff meetings.

  • Attend the Youth Leadership for College Access Summer Institute and Youth Leader Conferences throughout the year.

  • Conduct outreach and recruitment regarding college services, trips and events.

  • Complete all required paperwork and data entry to ensure high quality services.

  • Serve as a constant positive representative of the college office.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Working papers required.

  • Must be a current student on the campus.

  • Must be on track to graduate and have high attendance.

  • Must be a motivated, responsible, and hardworking team player that is willing to learn and is able to work well with students and staff.

  • A written recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor required.

  • Must be committed to attending college.

Good Shepherd Services is an equal opportunity employer that is proudly committed to becoming an anti-racist and multicultural organization that stands up for justice and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse backgrounds, for administrative support and direct service and leadership roles, who will join us on that journey, uphold our values and approach, and believe in our mission. Additionally, we aim to have a racially representative leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we work in partnership with.

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 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 our activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.

ID: 2021-3747

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