Established in 1994, St Nicks Alliance’s Youth and Education department strives to transform the lives of more than 6,000 North Brooklyn youth, ages 2-24, each year. Through a wide-range of programs, youth are empowered to successfully advance through the stages of education and into young adulthood with the core competencies to thrive, both emotionally and financially. In partnership with schools, families and community, St. Nick's Alliance’s holistic approach to transformation combines youth development, academic enrichment, health and wellness, arts learning and post-secondary readiness.
▪ Works directly with youth, to support them to set and achieve goals around social/emotional, mental health and self-efficacy and to manage and negotiate personal obstacles to success.
▪ Responsible for coordinating and maintaining open, timely and ongoing communication with external youth collaterals (probation, school, etc.).
▪ Supports youth to develop measurable action plans with clear steps for post-secondary success and implementing appropriate plans
▪ Supports youth to identify and address specific barriers or challenges in their lives and connects youth to other critical support resources (mental health, substance abuse, housing, health insurance, etc).
▪ Manages and facilitates group workshops and seminars with the youth focused on social emotional learning and/or life skills.
▪ Serves as one of the point people to manage crisis situations as they arise (supporting youth who lose housing, relapse, need connections to health services, etc).
▪ Coordinates and implements outreach to students for programming in collaboration with the Director of Programming.
▪ Collaboration with school social workers and guidance counselors/support staff.
▪ Assisting in the formulation of administrative procedures and documentation
▪ Providing individual or group counseling for children who are experiencing problems in school, home or community adjustment
▪ Providing collaborating and consultation with teachers regarding student problems and coordinating plans and actions to meet them
▪ Act as a mandated on all incidents of child abuse and/or neglect
Master’s Degree required in Social Work or related social science field. Must have a strong understanding of the developmental needs of young adults/at-risk youth, with sensitivity to ethnic and cultural diversity, and knowledge of and commitment to working from a strength-based, youth-development perspective. Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. *Bi-lingual preferred*
Qualified candidates should submit both a resume and cover letter youthresumeshs(at)stnicksalliance.org with “Career GPS-Social Worker'' in the subject line. Please no phone calls.
Established in 1994, St Nicks Alliance’s Youth and Education department strives to transform the lives of more than 6,000 North Brooklyn youth, ages 2-24, each year. Through a wide-range of programs, youth are empowered to successfully…
Spanish- Fluent preferred
Spanish- Fluent preferred