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RiseBoro Homecare Inc. Counselor, Adult Education in BROOKLYN, New York

"All persons newly hired for employment by RiseBoro must provide proof of being fully vaccinated by the first day of employment, except for those who obtain an exception due to medical or religious reasons through the reasonable accommodation process."


  • Provide assistance and referrals to all adult learners who are in need of services.

  • Complete and regularly update individual Action Plans with students to clearly outline and track educational goals and support services provided.

  • Work with students to ensure that each develop a resume and general cover letter.

  • Conduct a minimum of 20 counseling sessions per week (group or individual)

  • Make appropriate referrals for students when in need of services such as education, health, legal, family counseling, housing and other support and wrap-around services needed as determined during the initial student assessments and action plan.

  • Reach out to the community in order to update the program's Referral Resource Guide; make follow-up phone calls as needed.

  • Invite and schedule guest speakers from different career and education fields to speak with students about career options.

  • Enter all counseling and progress notes in student records, paper and electronic, on a consistent basis.

  • Closely monitor program participants' academic progress.

  • Work closely with Program Coordinator, teaching staff and participants to ensure students are attending program and attending on time.

  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of the summer and school year enrollment process.

  • Along with Program Coordinator, ensure necessary documents are submitted for students' files.

  • Provide overall support and assistance to the program.

  • Maintaining constant communication with the Program Coordinator.

  • Complete tasks deemed necessary by the Program Coordinator.


  • Strong verbal and written communications skills

  • Experience working with Adult English Language Learners preferred

  • Working knowledge of workforce development, career counseling and/or adult education

  • Proficiency if Microsoft Office software, particularly Word and Excel

  • Willing to go above and beyond program mandates for the benefit of the student

  • Must be bilingual (Spanish and English)


  • Associates degree in Human Services or a related field and 2 years within the last 5 years of experience providing counseling or relevant services; or

  • High School diploma (or equivalent) and at least 4 years of experience within the last 6 years providing counseling or relevant services may be considered.

EEO/Affirmative Action Policy Statement

It is the policy of RiseBoro to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment. No individual will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, age, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, political or union affiliation, marital or partnership status, sex, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity, familial status, genetic information or predisposition or characteristic, disability, status as a victim of domestic violence, status as a veteran or member of the U.S. military and related obligations, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, job placement, compensation, benefits, training and apprenticeship, employee development, promotion, demotion, discipline, transfer, lay-off and recall, and termination. RiseBoro makes reasonable accommodations based on religion and/or disability as required by law, and requests for accommodation are to be directed to the Human Resources Department.