Motivational Speaker / Workshop Trainer|
Gang Diversion, Reenty And Absent Fathers Program
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The Gang Diversion, Reentry And Absent Fathers Intervention Centers, Inc.(The GRAAFICS Program) is seeking bright and energetic motivational speakers / classroom facilitators for both its day and evening programs. These positions provide direct behavior modification services to Middle School Students- Ages: 12 to 16 and High School Students- Ages: 16 to 19. We assist our public school clients with advocacy, information, training, employment, education, referral, crisis intervention, and case management services.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Ideal Candidates Hired For These Opportunities:
• Will work INSIDE of NYC public middle and high schools in New York and New Jersey; with the possibilities for additional locations.
• Will be a powerfully passionate speaker with the ability to inspire large & diverse audiences of several hundred to small cohorts of 10 to 30.
• Will be able to accept GRAAFICS training, retain information from the GRAAFICS training, blend the information learned with his/her own speaking style and deliver to students at their comprehension levels.
• Will provide assistance to students and families by connecting them to resources surrounding: emergencies, food, shelter, and other basic needs as presented by students.
• Will serve as a mentor and/or role model to all middle school and/or high school students in his/her behavior and decision making at all times - during school and non school hours.
• Will conduct thorough needs assessments and will develop, a service plan to address identified needs using our GRAAFICS short-term intervention model.
• Will enter all information, as appropriate, in the GRAAFICS Outcomes System and will maintain electronic client files up to date.
• Will conduct assessments of individual’s challenges and follow up with referrals to partnering programs and providers as deemed appropriate.
• Will maintain current and accurate documentation of services provided to clients.
• Will attend weekly case review meetings with immediate supervisor.
• Will attend agency’s in-service training and unit meetings as well as any other agency-related activities.
• Will complete daily statistical reports.
• Will develop individual contacts within the community for referral purposes.
• Will develop and maintain good communication with other programs and departments within the organization to facilitate inter-agency referrals.
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor including but not limited to assignment to other sites as needed in all five boroughs.
GED or High School Diploma OK. Bachelor’s degree or at least two years social service/human service experience preferred. If NOT a Bachelor’s degree, MUST currently be enrolled in college pursuing a college degree. Excellent interpersonal skills, knowledge of social service delivery systems, knowledge of City resources, good organizational, time-management and communication skills. Individual must possess the ability to work well independently as well as part of a team. Ex Offenders welcome.
As we work in a direct 'hands-on' capacity with some of the hardest, most misguided young adults from some of the roughest urban communities nationwide; The ideal candidate is someone that has overcome some of life's most difficult challenges and is now willing to highlight his/her poor decisions; using his/her life as a vehicle to deter a young man or woman from making those same mistakes. Ex-Offenders welcome to apply.