Vocational Counselor/Instructor

Volunteers Of America - Greater New York New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 days ago


The Vocational Counselor, in collaboration with the client, assesses client needs, plans a course of action to address those needs, links the client to applicable services and monitors client progress. The Vocational Counselor assist the clients with acquiring employment, volunteer opportunities and educational opportunities. The Vocational Counselor must ensure that the clients are provided with appropriate, competent and professional information, referrals and advocacy services to expedite successful outcomes.


Bachelor's degree and at least one year relevant experience. Excellent written and verbal communication.


  • Coordinate and develop self-growth workshops for clients to aid in the development of job readiness.

  • Develop relationship with vocational programs, continued education programs and employment opportunities in the community.

  • Develop service plan goals with the clients related to educational and vocational goals.

  • Counsel and motivate clients towards achieving goals and supervise their progress towards those goals.

  • Link clients to employment, volunteer, educational opportunities in the community.


  • Clients will live independently in the community.

  • Clients served will transition successfully into mainstream society.

  • The program will meet the funder and agency requirements.


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