Good Shepherd Brooklyn , NY 11201

Posted 2 months ago

About Us

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!

NOTE: As a NYC contracted agency all positions at Good Shepherd Services fall under the NYC vaccine mandate. All employees, volunteers and interns must show proof of vaccination upon hire.


Title: TUTOR , BARBARA BLUM CLOSE TO HOME Non-Secure Placement Residence

Reports to: Educational/Vocational Specialist, BARBARA BLUM CLOSE TO HOME NSP

Location: 480 Vermont Street, Brooklyn, New York 11207

Hours: Up to 10 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt (After school hours and/or weekends)

Job Summary: The Tutor will work with Good Shepherd Services Non-Secure Placement program in a collaborative manner to tutor residents in need of academic support and guidance in English and history, or in math and science, including Regents preparation and SAT preparation, while working in consort with the agency and school personnel.

Major Duties:

  • Provide individual and group instruction for students in need of academic support.

  • Assist students in comprehending and completing required coursework.

  • Assist students in preparation for required exams.

  • Collaborate with Educational/Vocational Specialist to develop tutoring plans.

  • Function as a member of the Good Shepherd NSP team.

  • Support the Missouri model of group treatment.

  • Support the use of Sanctuary Model tools such as safety plans, community meetings and self-care in the department/program to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture.

  • Promote and model the seven Sanctuary Model commitments to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture.

  • Integrate the Sanctuary Model SELF (Safety, Emotional Management, Loss and Future) framework into daily practice to ensure quality care and an effective work environment.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma required.

  • Must be a current undergraduate/ graduate student or professional adult with experience or desire to work with adolescents.

  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth development and trauma-informed perspective.

Additional Information

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.

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