Immigrants And Refugees
Youth Advisor
posted May 17, 2023
Location: Manhattan
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Classification: Professional
Department: CCCS Alianza
Program / Contact: Alianza
Reports To: Program Director
Position ID: various
Pay Range: $20.88 /hour - 35 hour work week
Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Summary:  This position provides direct supportive service and follow-up to program participants, assisting them in completing their high education and have a post-secondary plan. Documents delivery of contractual services such as academic support, job readiness, career exploration, attendance outreach, seminar, site information,  counseling and exposure to job readiness and career exploration; develops materials/lessons to strengthen participate resiliency and knowledge. This position will serve as liaison between parent, school and student.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Developmental Social Services
    • Responsible of overseeing and work together with one of the School Guidance Counselor’s caseload.
    • Conducting regular one on one session with case load, at least twice a month
    • Developing student social’s intelligence through teaching Advisory/Community Gathering
    • Adapting the existing Advisory curriculum and Lesson Plan to meet student’s developmental needs and develop resiliency
    • Creating and maintain a working-alliance with Students
    • Providing crisis counseling for case load as needed
    • Providing attendance outreach through phone calls, morning wake-up calls, letters, case conferencing and/or home visit
  • College Access and post-graduation plan
    • Supporting in tracking students’ academic progress using report cards, progress reports, and periodic assessments
    • Help students define and develop realistic educational career plans
    • Educating students and parents about colleges, the college admissions process, trends, procedures, and testing through workshops and or individual counseling
    • Assist student in completing college and financial aid application
  • Office administrative duties
    • Support Student admission process (outreach, open houses/intake interviews, new student’s orientation, parent’s orientations, among others)
    • Responsible of inputting all services (attendance outreach, individual counseling, career and college advisement, tutoring, and other interventions) in provide systems for caseload assigned
    • Assess for referrals to community based support services for students and family members
    • Assist Students not participating in subsidized internships provide with non-paid community service/ service-learning placements during the academic year, upon request
    • Track volunteering students and number of hours completed

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

Days and hours are generally Monday to Friday 8am-4 pm. This is a full-time position and will require evening and occasional Saturday hours to monitor after school and summer programs and attend special events.


Education and/or experience required:

  • Associate Degree or three years in college working towards Bachelor Degree
  • At least 1 years of experience working in the field of youth development.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

Skills and Competencies required:

  • Strong communication, organizational, and administrative skills
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Commitment to the mission of Catholic Charities Community Services
  • Demonstrate leadership ability.