[Bkn-school-of-education-csp-mhc] Good Shepherd Job Openings

Raven Maldonado Raven.Maldonado at liu.edu
Wed Aug 8 11:55:59 EDT 2012

Dear students,

Please see the posting below for an Advocate Counselor position.

Thank you,

Raven Maldonado, M.S., LMHC
Academic Advisor
Dept. of Counseling and School Psychology
School of Education
Long Island University
1 University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Ph: 718-488-1544
Fax: 718-488-3472
Raven.Maldonado at liu.edu<mailto:Raven.Maldonado at liu.edu>

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Education/Job Readiness

Advocate Counselor

Boys & Girls HS



1700 Fulton Street, Brooklyn NY 11213


35 Hours/Week; Exempt - Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM-4:30 PM

Job Summary:

The Advocate Counselor utilizes a youth development model that actively engages young people and supports academic success through individual, group and family counseling and related activities.

Major Duties:

  *   Provide case management for students identified with attendance challenges and/or are at-risk of dropping out and in need of supportive services.
  *   Provide resource mobilization, advocacy and follow-up for caseload.
  *   Provide individual and group counseling.
  *   Provide crisis intervention as needed.
  *   Provide family outreach and involvement as appropriate.
  *   Develop and implement workshops responsive to student needs.
  *   Assist students in attending school regularly through identifying obstacles and connecting with resources; attendance outreach including home visits.
  *   Assist in planning activities, trips, celebrations, and leadership activities that may include occasional out-of-city trips and overnight trips for camping or college/educational visits.
  *   Support students with all aspects of the college preparation process including applications, financial aid, personal essay, and college visits.
  *   Implement engaging parent involvement activities.
  *   Function as an active member of the Good Shepherd Services and school teams.
  *   Perform statistical, narrative, and record keeping duties as required including data base entry.
  *   Perform other duties as assigned.


  *   Bachelor’s degree in a related field required.
  *   Must have experience working with adolescents, individually and in groups.
  *   Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends.
  *   Prior experience in school setting helpful.
  *   Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  *   Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.

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 to work within a culturally diverse environment.

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