All Other Positions - One Bright Ray, Inc
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Job Title: Youth Mentor (Male)
Job Location: One Bright Ray Community High School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Aug 19, 2019**
District: One Bright Ray, Inc
Philadelphia, PA 19124
Telephone: 215-744-6000
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Job Description:
As an accelerated alternative high school program, One Bright Ray’s population consist of non-traditional students that may need additional support. The Emotional Support Team (EST) assist students in maintaining their needs, to assure the completion of their high school education. The goal of the Emotional Support Team is to enhance student’s coping skills, ability to manage crisis, and self-advocate, as well as providing staff/faculty support to maintain cultural competency.
The Youth Mentor provides mentorship to identified students in need of emotional and social guidance. The Youth Mentor shall have an understanding of the psychosocial development of children and the influences of family, community, and cultural differences as they interact with the educational process. The Youth Mentor will be part of the Emotional Support Team (EST), and work collaboratively with site administration and the Director of Emotional Support.

Qualifications: Associates or equivalent college credits in Human Service fields (Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, etc.)
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for assisting the school leadership in carrying out the mission and vision of One Bright Ray Community High School. 
  • Understand and practice in accordance with, federal, state, and local laws, statutes, and/or policies that relate to students and families; such as, child protection/child abuse, special education, attendance, education rights and privacy    
  • Uphold Restorative Practice motto
  • Ability to work with specialized groups, such as student parents, unaccompanied youth, adjudicated youth, youth with special education requirements, etc.
  • Familiar working with community resources: able to connect students as needed
  • Coordinate and facilitate on-site partnerships and resources
  • Manage caseload of 20-30 identified students
  • Coordinate and co-facilitate student group sessions
  • Create and manage student mentorship program for identified caseload
  • Complete and manage regular student progress reports on identified caseload
  • Complete and maintain student files/documentation
  • Communicate student concerns regularly with site administration and the Director of Emotional Support
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Principal or Director of Emotional Support.
If you are interested in joining our community, please send your cover letter and resume to jfausnaught@onebrightray.org.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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