Location: Bronx, NY
Hours: 10 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt
The Youth Leader is responsible for working in partnership with the adult counselors in the Student Success Center on the Longwood 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.
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.
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.
All staff is expected to be committed to the mission, vision and values of Good Shepherd Services, which includes involvement in quality improvement activities and a willingness and ability to work within a culturally diverse environment.
Good Shepherd Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Any offer of employment is contingent upon receiving satisfactory references and approval of hire by applicable regulatory bodies, as appropriate. For programs regulated by the Department of Education, the Department of Health and the Department of Youth Justice Programs, the respective City departments determine employment eligibility and advise Good Shepherd Services (GSS) if the organization can hire the individual. Falsification or omission of relevant information in connection with any application for employment is grounds for denial or dismissal.