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Vocational Counselor -(ESSHI) El Borinquen

Company: Comunilife
Location: Bronx
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Vocational Counselor -(ESSHI) El Borinquen

Job Details

Job Location

Bronx, NY

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

4 Year Degree

Salary Range

$40,000.00 - $45,000.00 Salary/year

Travel Percentage

None

Job Shift

Day

Job Category

Nonprofit - Social Services

Description

Comunilife Inc is looking for a Vocational Counselor for its new program in the Bronx, El Borinquen. The Vocational Counselor is responsible for providing vocational services to clients living at El Borinquen. They will be responsible for assessing/evaluating the client's level of education, work experience and aptitude; for the purpose of formulating a vocational and/or Employment Plan, which will become part of the service plan(s). They will also assist in providing instruction in the preparation of resumes, referrals for job training, trade school and other institutions in addition to accompanying clients in the field on occasions.This position is eligible for Comunilife's generous benefits and paid time off package.

Essential Duties

Assess clients ability and motivation for psycho-social rehabilitation ( educational, vocational and employment)

Provide referrals to employment programs for training and placement for competitive, supported or volunteer job opportunities.

Provide supportive counseling and vocational related services to clients/families,

Assist in the development and implementation of the comprehensive service plans and service plan reviews that identify mutually agreed upon long and short-term vocational/employment related goals.

Responsible for contacts as specified in the service plan(s).

Implement rehabilitation/vocational weekly training program to teach work/school preparation skills;

Provide assistance in activities for daily living; assistance in employment assessments, training, and private sector placement services; and other necessary services to clients to increase their capacity for independent living, such as resume writing, interviewing, etc.

Provide linkage to other Educational and Vocational Programs in the community.

Participate in case conferences, training and team meetings as required.

Responsible for the timely completion and documentation of assessments, evaluations, vocational/employment plan(s), progress notes, training/group notes as determined by program standards.

Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirement(s)

Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, Education or related area and

Two (2) years' experience in Vocational, Employment and Educational counseling, training and referrals particularly with HIV+/AIDS affected populations and/or substance abuse individuals.

Preference given to persons with experience in Scattered Sites Programs,

Bi-lingual, bi-cultural in Spanish

Comunilife is an EEO employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Comunilife, Mount Vernon , Vocational Counselor -(ESSHI) El Borinquen, Other , Bronx, New York

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