Good Shepherd Services Internship & Career Coordinator YABC at DeWitt Clinton HS in Bronx, New York

The Internship & Career Coordinator helps to prepare students for internships and future opportunities. She/He develops and manages internships in sectors that meet students’ interests. He or she works as a team with other Young Adult Borough Center (YABC) staff to provide students with educational and career resources, support and guidance.

Reports To: SENIOR INTERNSHIP COORDINATOR, YABC AT DEWITT CLINTON HIGH SCHOOL

Location: 100 West Mosholu Parkway South, Bronx, New York 10468

Hours: 35 Hours/Week; Exempt, Monday-Thursday 10am to 6pm (one late day) Friday 8am to 4pm

Major Duties:

  • Facilitate skill/competency-building employment/internship preparation classes and workshops for students in the YABC.

  • Provide job/ career counseling to students including resume building, interviewing skills, and job readiness.

  • Support students’ growth by providing continuous feedback and resources to meet the student’s needs.

  • Collaborate with advocate counselors, social worker, and DOE staff.

  • Recruit students to participate in the LTW internship opportunities.

  • Monitor LTW students to facilitate greater retention on internships.

  • Develop internships in diverse range of employment fields, to match students’ skills, maturity levels, and experience.

  • Provide guidance to employers on maximizing internship experiences by working effectively with adolescents.

  • Perform site visits monthly to discuss student progress with site supervisors and observe students at their internships.

  • Address any performance issues that may arise at work site by providing advocacy, mediation, performance contracts, etc.

  • Facilitate weekly seminars for students that focus on building students’ skills in semester long preparation classes at YABC.

  • Facilitate workshops on employment/Internship readiness to students.

  • Plan and execute post-secondary related trips and events.

  • Model professional behavior, communication, and attire at all times.

  • Assist with out-of-school issues and provide crisis intervention as needed.

  • Track, evaluate and report on multiple aspects of program operations.

  • Input intern timesheets accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Meet regularly with staff from other LTW sites to share learning, compare approaches and develop new program ideas.

  • Meet all program and contractual demands.

  • Assist with YABC program needs such as intake, trips, events, celebrations, meetings, etc.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree and experience working with adolescents/youth adults in education/employment related fields required.

  • Strong group facilitation or teaching skills required.

  • Experience developing internships for youth preferred.

  • Ability to work with diverse staff and students and network with diverse employer constituents.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

  • Statistical and narrative record keeping accountability required.

  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, 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 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: Internship & Career Coordinator YABC at DeWitt Clinton HS

Employment Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 06/14/2018

Requisition ID: 2835