ADVOCATE COUNSELOR, COMMUNITY SCHOOL AT BOYS & GIRLS

Good Shepherd Services

Location:

Good Shepherd Services
1700 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11213

Borough:

Brooklyn

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Full Time

Length:

Permanent

Job Description:

Good Shepherd Services, a leading NYC non-profit committed to the success of young people and families, is currently seeking an Advocate Counselor, for our Community School at Boys & Girls High School Program in Brooklyn.

The Advocate Counselor works with youth and their families in a collaborative effort between Good Shepherd Services (GSS) and the Department of Education (DOE). The Advocate Counselor utilizes a youth development model that actively engages young people and supports academic success through individual and group counseling and related activities.

How to Apply:

Go to http://www.goodshepherds.org/employment.html for a complete description and application instructions. Fax: (212) 627-9472

To the Attention of:

Human Resources

Required Skills/Experience:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field required.
  • Must have experience working with young adults, individually and in groups.
  • Prior experience in school setting preferred.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.
  • Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.