Center for Family Life - Youth Worker

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/28/2018

Address

Sunset Park
New York
United States

Description


  • Co-lead a college and job readiness oriented after school program for 11th and 12th grade students
  • Meet with co-leaders to plan and evaluate group activities
  • Partner with SPHS teachers to co-facilitate in-school, credit-bearing Advisory classes
  • Mentor SPHS Juniors & Seniors in one-on-one meetings to address academic goal-setting and assist with transition to higher education
  • Data entry and other administrative tasks for afterschool and internship program
  • Planning and facilitating special events, including some evenings and Saturdays

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s in Social Work, Education, or equivalent
  • Experience with (and passion for) leading activity-based groups of high school students
  • Positive energy, flexibility and strengths-based perspective
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Desire to learn about and work within social group work model
  • Bilingual Spanish/English or Chinese/English preferred


In addition, employees need to possess the following characteristics:


·        Be team players.

·        Have a strong sensitivity to cultural differences present among staff and clients within our organization.

·        Possess a strong belief in people’s ability to grow and change; forge a mutually respectful partnership with persons served and their families.

·        Ability to set limits and maintain helping role of practitioner and to intervene appropriately.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree


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