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Student Success Center College Counselor

Publicado por
Make the Road New York
Brooklyn, NY
Publicado há 21 dias

Make the Road New York (www.maketheroadny.org ) MRNY builds the power of immigrant and working-class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services. Make the Road New York operates community centers in Bushwick, Brooklyn; Jackson Heights, Queens; Port Richmond, Staten Island; Brentwood, Long Island and White Plains, Westchester County. With a membership of 25,000, MRNY tackles the critical issues facing our communities, including workplace justice, tenants’ rights, immigrant rights and civil rights, TGNCIQ justice, public education, health care access, and immigration reform. 

 MRNY is a multi-service organization. Our member-led organizing committees -- which work on the issues named above -- implement strategies to combat shared problems, and develop leadership and the capacity for civic participation. Our Education Department provides an array of high-quality bilingual services: We offer English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), digital literacy, citizenship preparation, health job training classes and in-school and after-school youth programs. We have a robust legal program that offers direct representation across a spectrum of practice areas, including employment law, immigration law, housing and benefits, and TGNCIQ civil rights; we also take on impact litigation as a strategy for achieving broad change. Our health program offers facilitated enrollment into health insurance programs and SNAP benefits, a community health worker home visit program, nutrition education and emergency food pantries, health care navigation, and more.

Who We Are: 

The mission of the youth-led Student Success Center (SSC) in Bushwick Campus Community School is to support students, faculty, and staff in sustaining and growing a culture of high expectations for post-secondary student achievement for every student and to make accessible critical tools and resources to meet those expectations. 

The SSC is part of the MRNY Bushwick Campus Community School. A community school is a hub of resources, programs, and services that contribute to meeting the needs and building on the strengths of the whole student. 

Current Opening

Make the Road New York seeks a full time SSC COLLEGE COUNSELOR who will work with Bushwick Campus High School staff and administrators to support students on their pathway to college. They will also provide direct services to students for all aspects of their college process.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 

Work with the Assistant Community School Director and 8 Youth Leaders to support students from four high schools at Bushwick Campus in their college process. This will include one on one and group support with the college and financial aid application process, support with college essay and resume writing, facilitation of college access/readiness workshops, coordination of college trips/fairs, and organizing campus-wide college awareness events. 

  • Coordinate and outreach for workshop and events for parents/guardians to foster a high level of parent
  • Engagement in the post-secondary process. 
  • Participate in school based and partner meetings, research, events and activities as needed.
  • Collect and provide quantitative and qualitative programmatic data. 
  • Attend all required department and staff meetings.


  • Eligible to work in the US 
  • Required to be fully vaccinated with an FDA approved COVID-19 vaccine prior first day of employment
  • Ability to engage and move students to apply to college. 
  • Experience with the college application process, including CUNY, SUNY, Common App, and writing or 
  • editing personal statements and FAFSA 
  • Experience facilitating workshops. 
  • Strong ability to work with a team as well as independently 
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, writing and communication skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholders 
  • Commitment to social justice and youth development 
  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years’ experience working with youth in a school setting
  • Ability to communicate in both English and Spanish 

How to Apply:

Please attach cover letter/resume and submit all documents to the Make the Road New York career center.

MRNY is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse staff. Women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and people of color strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, disability or marital status.

Make the Road New York (www.maketheroadny.org ) MRNY builds the power of immigrant and working-class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services. Make…

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