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Youth Services Counselor

Company: The Community Action Organization of Western New Y
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Part Time - 20-25 hours per week - $16.00 per hour - As a condition of employment, CAO Employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination prior to first day of employment. CAO does allow accommodations for religious and medical reasons with the proper documentation prior to first day of employment. SUMMARY & ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES of the Youth Services Counselor:Provide students with academic and character development activities by performing the following duties and other duties as assigned:Must be physically able and willing to maintain constant supervision of students.Participate in all trainings/meetings provided. Become familiar with and implement department and program policies, procedures and values.Participate in ALL activities with your students in all settings. Encourage and facilitate your student's participation by implementing appropriate strategies.Instruct and tutor students with school progress and homework by assisting them with organization and study skills.Completes weekly recordkeeping of each student's progress and activities; reports to Youth Service Site Coordinator.Keep Site Coordinator informed of all situations that may occur with any of your students.Observe student behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.Ride the CAO van or bus provided by CAO with students as a Bus Aide after program is complete to ensure safety of the student at least once a week.Must participate in at least three (3) SES recruitment events during the school year. QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be at least 18 years of age at the start of employment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION AND/ OR EXPERIENCERequired: High school diploma and prior experience working with children. Preferred: At least one year college level work in subject area; teaching or tutoring experience.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read, analyze, and interpret educational periodicals, professional journals and technical procedures. Ability to write reports and effectively present information and respond to questions from individuals and small groups. Ability to compose and critique subject area essays. High level grammatical skills for English Tutor.APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Completion of the CAO of WNY, Inc., application form including submission of official college/transcripts (or other diploma or certificate where applicable), and three signed release forms for professional references. Community Action Organization of WNY, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm20 - 25 hours per weekPI205677281

Keywords: The Community Action Organization of Western New Y, Buffalo , Youth Services Counselor, Other , Buffalo, New York

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