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Youth Leader – College Access Center (CAC)

DESCRIPTION

New Settlement’s College Access Center has partnered with various high schools in the Taft Educational Campus throughout the years. Through this partnership, the Youth Leadership initiative was developed as an opportunity for student interns to offers services on college awareness, college preparation, and individual college counseling. Youth Leaders are an integral part of the growing college going culture on the Taft Educational Campus.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide peer to peer college counseling during lunch, advisory, and/or after school hours
  • Create and deliver workshops around college access and success in class
  • Actively participate in weekly staff meetings
  • Attend summer training and Youth Leader Conferences throughout the year
  • Conduct outreach and recruitment regarding services provided by the college office, college trips, and other school wide events
  • Complete all necessary paperwork and data entry to ensure high quality counseling
  • Serve as a constant positive representative of the Taft Educational Campus
  • Work 5-8 hours per week, with additional hours as needed
  • Attend any of the following schools and be willing to work across campus: Bronx Collegiate Academy, Bronx High School of Business, Claremont International High School, and DreamYard Preparatory School
  • Other duties as assigned

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have working papers
  • Must be on track to graduate and have high attendance
  • Must be a motivated, responsible, and hardworking team player
  • Must take initiative, bring new ideas, and be creative
  • Must be proficient in computer skills and email communication
  • Must work well with peers and is interested in working across schools on campus
  • Must be committed to attending college
  • Must be available for a month long training during the summer, tentatively scheduled from July 12th – July 29th availability

SALARY

15.00

EOE STATEMENT

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

FULL-TIME/PART-TIME

Seasonal

POSITION

Youth Leader

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT

Non-Exempt

HIRING MANAGER(S)

Magdelline Pimentel

LOCATION

New Settlement, Bronx, NY

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