The Learning to Work (LTW) for Transfer Schools Program will provide services to 150-225 students, ages 15-21 who are over-aged for grade, under-credited, and have spent at least one year in another high school to earn a high school diploma and gain valuable vocational and life skills supports. Using the Primary Person Model, each student will have a Career Advocate who will: guide students towards removing barriers toward graduation, engage students in college preparatory activities, provide supportive services, and increase self-direction and self-sufficiency through meaningful career exploration experiences, including subsidized internship placements for 75 students.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected to: (1) provide individual and/or group counseling services to assist individuals and their families to achieve effective personal development and adjustment.; and, (2) counsel clients in dealing with such issues as: behavior, educational progress, family dynamics, mental and physical health, housing, personal finances, substance abuse, mental and/or physical trauma.
MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW) degree required, as per funder’s request.
- Must obtain Dept. of Education fingerprint clearance.
- Ability to maintain fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.
- Ability to adapt to the culture and environment of a public school.