Young Adult Career Advisor, Learning to Work for Transfer Schools at Brooklyn Academy
Learning to Work (LTW) for Transfer Schools Program will provide services to 250-300 students, ages 16 ½ -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 100 students.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected to: (1) serve as young adult students' primary motivator and coordinator of program services; and (2) assist "at-risk" young adult students in eliminating barriers to education/employment.
MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Bachelor's degree in social work or a related field and/or equivalent experience.
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.