Advocate Counselor

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Competitive

Published

07/10/2018

Address

Bronx
New York
United States

Description

Description

 

 

The Advocate Counselor serves as the primary person in guiding students through the academic, social and personal expectations that are involved in achieving a High School diploma and establishing realistic post-secondary plans. The Advocate Counselor serves as liaison to outside resources and partner to a Generalist teacher.

  • Recruit students, conduct intake assessments and interviews
  • Engage students’ families and assist with identified needs
  • Provide student and family referrals to community resources
  • Work in a collaborative team, including participation in staff meetings, retreats, staff development in order to support student progress
  • Monitor and document student attendance and academic progress
  • Conduct attendance outreach, including home visits
  • Provide counseling, crisis intervention, conflict mediation and assistance as needed
  • Plan and facilitate groups with students
  • Partner with Generalist Teacher in the classroom in order to serve and support a class/caseload of twenty-five students
  • Support the College and Career Coordinator and Internship Coordinator
  • Develop and implement student enrichment activities and after-school electives
  • Other duties as required

SCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Qualifications

  •  Bachelor's Degree in related field required. MSW preferred.
  • Two years working with at risk youth
  • Group work experience preferred.
  • School-based experience preferred


Benefits

Competitive

Level of Language Proficiency

None

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree


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