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7 Apr 2017

School Network Staff Young Adult Career Advisor, Learning to Work for Transfer Schools at Brooklyn Academy

 New York, New York, United States

Job Description

Learning to Work (LTW) for Transfer Schools Program will provide services to 250-300 students, ages 16 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 100 students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected  to:  (1) serve as young adult students’ primary motivator and coordinator of program services; and (2) assist “at-risk” young adult students in eliminating barriers to education/employment.


Bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field and/or equivalent experience.


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.

How to Apply

Please write "Young Adult Career Advisor, Learning to Work for Transfer Schools at Brooklyn Academy" in subject of e-mail. Please send resume and cover letter in MS word attachment to:

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: School Network Staff.

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