The Learning to Work (LTW) Program will provide services to 250-300 students, ages 17 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 90 students.
The person filling this position is expected, under general supervision, 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.
Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW) degree required.
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.
The hours of this position are 1-9 PM.