Good Shepherd Services Youth Development Counselor - Relief in Brooklyn, New York

Good Shepherd Services is a leading youth development, education and family service agency with more than 80 programs that serve over 26,000 children, youth and families each year. We give vulnerable youth in New York City the opportunity to take ownership of their future. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference!

Are you looking to make a difference in a child’s life? Do you love helping people reach their full potential? Do you want to feel good about the job you are doing? If you answered yes to all these questions then we want you to join our team! We are looking for a dynamic and compassionate Youth Development Counselors to work in our Residential Programs. In this role you will take a caring, personal approach to meeting youth’s basic needs while providing physical and emotional safety.

Reports To: FACILITY DIRECTOR, ROSE HOUSE CLOSE TO HOME NSP

Location: 280 Shepherd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11208

Hours: 20 Hours/Week; Non- Exempt

Some of the primary responsibilities of this role include: provide direct supervision and be accountable for the whereabouts of residents at all times, manage residents' behavior & maintain order, implement daily living routines, schedules & procedures provide individual and group counseling for residents and, when appropriate, work with residents' families. To take on these responsibilities you will need a High School Diploma/GED; Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred and a valid New York State driver’s license.

General Requirements:All staff are expected to be committed to the mission, vision, and values of Good Shepherd Services, which includes involvement in quality improvement activities and a willingness and ability to work within a culturally diverse environment.

Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.

Job Title: Youth Development Counselor - Relief

Employment Type: Hourly

Classification: **

Date Posted: 07/17/2017

Requisition ID: 2233