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Volunteer Mentor (Virtual)

Mentor for Youth- Virtual

GDS is a nonprofit organization that runs a unique multifaceted program for children teens and families. GDS is looking for youth workers and/or mental health counselors.

Growth and Development Services is very proud of its broad base of volunteers. Our volunteers are a unique group of caring individuals. Volunteers receive extensive training and support. GDS' volunteers are culturally and professionally diverse, sharing a common goal to "Help Young People Reach Their Potential".

Agency Description: Please visit www.excelgds.org to learn more about the GDS program and watch our brief video on our home page.

Qualifications: Pursuing a career in being a youth workers, or Youth Work Career, Masters in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, or Doctorate in Psychology or other related studies.

Supervision: Gary Altheim, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Director of Programs

Commitment: Minimum, a semester, two days per week; Monday-Friday.

Start Date: Ongoing/Open Enrollment Overview: Mentor will be part of new

Responsibilities:

(If selected a curriculum will be devised that will best complement the skills of the volunteer with the needs of the agency.)

  • attend mentorship training

  • help the mentee solve his or her own problem, rather than give direction;
  • Receive virtual training as a counselor/youth worker
  • Help plan and lead therapeutic, educational, and recreational activities during virtual group activities
  • Collaborate with community agencies
  • Work with licensed psychologist,
  • Evaluate anecdotal, empirical, and psychological program outcome tools
  • Help develop program outcome measuring tools

Mentor for Youth- Virtual

GDS is a nonprofit organization that runs a unique multifaceted program for children teens and families. GDS is looking for youth workers and/or mental health counselors.

Growth and Development Services is very…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    October 4, 2021
    10:00 AM EDT
    2:00 PM UTC
  • End Date
    May 26, 2022
    7:00 PM EDT
    11:00 PM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Training Provided
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
650 Academy Street, New York, NY 10034, United States
Directions

Virtual

How to Apply

Please visit our website at http://www.excelgds.org and view our videos and info before applying.

How to Apply: Please mail or e-mail Dr. Gary Altheim, drgaryaltheim@excelgds.org, with Curriculum Vitae and cover letter. Cover letter must include reasons for wanting to work with GDS. Candidates will be asked to attend two interviews.

Gary Altheim, Psy.D. ,Growth & Development Services, Inc. Director of Programs drgaryaltheim@excelgds.org

If you're interested in making a difference in at-risk children and families' lives and learning how to work effectively with children and youth then this is the opportunity for you.

Please visit our website at http://www.excelgds.org and view our videos and info before applying.

How to Apply: Please mail or e-mail Dr. Gary Altheim, drgaryaltheim@excelgds.org, with…

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