Career Manager; Coordinator of Court Advocacy and Coordinator of Adolescent Programming


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $45,000.00
Maximum: $50,000.00

Published:

05/14/2018

Start Date:

06/11/2018

Application Deadline:

05/14/2018

Address

GOSO/storefront
75 E 116th Street
NY
New York
10029
United States

Description

Getting Out and Staying Out (GOSO) is an innovative, Harlem-based reentry program that serves justice-involved young men, aged 16 to 24 achieve personal and professional success. We provide comprehensive job readiness training, employment support and placement, an on-site TASC/High School Equivalency program, vocational training, and individual and group psychotherapy.


JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Associate Executive Director, the Career Manager and Coordinator of Court Advocacy and Adolescent Programming will provide direct services to GOSO participants, with a special focus on our adolescent population. This position will work directly with the Adolescent Reentry Coordinator to coordinate services for clients upon release from juvenile facilities. Additionally, this position will oversee GOSO’s court advocacy program.


JOB DUTIES:

·        Conduct intakes, psychosocial assessments, crisis intervention, case management, and clinical services with j justice-involved young men, aged 16 to 24.

·        Facilitate weekly job readiness workshops and psychotherapy groups.

·        Provide individual psychotherapy on an as-needed basis.

·        Carry caseload of approximately 50 clients.

·        Coordinate court advocacy for participants, including in-court appearances, attorney correspondence, fulfilling plea arrangements, and tracking outcomes.

·        May require travel to Rikers and/or youth detention facilities.


WORK HOURS (FULL-TIME/EXEMPT):

10am-6pm, Mondays and Tuesday to run Adolescent Programming

·        9am-5pm, Wednesday through Fridays

·        Some evenings and weekend hours required for events and additional programming

Benefits

Eligible for group health insurance, 403(b), and Transit Check benefits after 90 days. 


GOSO is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Level of Language Proficiency

Master Degree in Social Work required. Must possess New York State LMSW, or pass licensing test within four months of hire. Spanish-speaker preferred. Must possess a basic understanding of criminal justice issues, the impact of micro- through macro-level policies, and the New York City court system. Must have experience in and dedication to public service. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. 

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

sblanco@gosonyc.org

http://www.gosony.org

Send resume and cover letter to the Associate Executive Director, Sarah Blanco, LCSW, at sblanco@gosonyc.org. A cover letter is a must! NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


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