Location: Jamaica, Queens
Position Code: 98EE8
Provide ongoing support and case management to 17-24 year olds in an Out of School Youth Medical Administrative Assistant Program (MAA); handle all issues related to program eligibility and ensure participants understand and adhere to program philosophy and standards; assist with outreach and recruitment for eligible program participants; maintain participant and worksite files and accurately record case notes on a regular basis; enter data into in-house and funder databases in a timely and accurate fashion; conduct internship site visits to review intern evaluations with employers, discuss trainee progress, pick up timesheets and develop individual strategies for individual services; facilitate work readiness and educational workshops; conduct weekly individual and/or group counseling sessions with participants to ensure each is complying with the program requirements and progressing toward his/her goals; provide daily intervention, as necessary, and provide recommendations.
Bachelor’s degree in social work, mental health, or a relevant field is required; computer literacy and proficiency in MS Office (including Excel) a must. Related experience preferred. Must be extremely detail oriented; must enjoy working as part of a team and be able to establish positive relationships with disconnected young adults, community partners, and colleagues.