Specialist I – Hillside Work Scholarship

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Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Commensurate with Experience
  • Experience Level Mid-Level
  • Total Years Experience 1-2
  • Education 4-year degree
The Specialist is responsible for the delivery and facilitation of academic, post-secondary planning and support, college, career, enrichment and employment programming and facilitation. The Specialist will be actively involved in relationship building, supporting Youth Advocate implementation of programming, and engaging youth in program services.
Hours are Monday-Friday from 9am – 5:30pm.
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:
  • Relationship Partner: maintains partner relationships: with employers and community associations to engage in opportunities for HW-SC students such as job shadowing, internships, career speakers and pre-apprentice trade opportunities; with high school guidance counselors and higher education institutions to maintain knowledge and service expertise for students
  • Programming and Facilitation: supports general oversight and actual implementation of career, post-secondary, academic and/or employment programming and facilitation. Responsible for fidelity of employment, career, post-secondary, academic, and enrichment programming. Identifies, coordinates and participates in local post-secondary and employment activities and tours. Assists YAs and their students with the college application and financial aid process.
  • Students: Provides services to HW-SC students in collaboration with and as identified by YAs and Team Supervisors. Monitors placement and progress of participating students in partnership with YAs and Team Supervisors. Provides support services for HW-SC students who are preparing for the transition from high school to military, trade school, employment, college.
  • YETA: responsible for delivering Youth Employment Training (requires certification to be obtained within specified timeframe)
  • Paperwork: Accurately completes all program paperwork in a timely manner. Inputs into and creates reports from ETO as needed for individual and stakeholder summary progress reports. Enters data, pulls reports and identifies risk or concern relating to individual student or student trends relating to employment, college, career, post-secondary activities and student transitions from middle school to high school to graduation, college, or career. Maintains accurate records of own work time and travel information.
Associate’s Degree in Human Services, Psychology, Social Work, or other related field, plus 2+ years of experience working with youth in a related field is required. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Psychology, Social Work, or other related field is preferred. Applicants must have a valid NYS driver’s license, and must meet agency driving and insurance standards. Applicant must have reliable transportation on a daily basis.
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