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Counselor - Outreach Worker - F/T

posted 4/30/2019

Status

Full time

Category

Crisis & Development Services

Description

COUNSELOR - Outreach Worker

Grade 7 - Start Rate $13.23 hour

Full-time – 37.5 hours/week with flexibility

Monday, Wednesday and Friday – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Tuesday – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Thursday – 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

Location:  Based out of Midtown Plaza in Oswego

Crisis & Development Services has announced the availability of a Full-Time Outreach position to become part of a working team in providing services to adolescents at risk for teen pregnancy and other sexual health risks.

  • As a team provide street outreach throughout the Oswego County.
  • Provides information, referral and connection to services;
  • Make referrals to community service providers to meet the needs of the individuals.
  • Assesses needs, provides topical information and assists consumers in connecting to services that meet identified needs.
  • Provides prevention, initial contact and intake and crisis intervention services.
  • Develops and maintains positive community relationships and engages in public relation activities for programs.
  • Follows up on referrals to assure client’s needs have been appropriately met.
  • Maintains accurate, up-to-date records of all contacts, collects statistical data and completes data entry.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to establish/maintain relationships with service providers, consumers and staff.
  • Must be flexible with work schedule in order to meet the needs of the program.
  • Must work in a professional, objective manner and display good judgment, initiative and resourcefulness.
  • Must model appropriate problem resolution and living skills.
  • Must be able to walk for long periods of time with intermittent breaks.
  • A valid NYS Driver’s License with a driving background within policy and access to a reliable, properly insured vehicle for travel and transport.

Minimum qualifications include an Associate’s degree; and three years’ experience with families or adolescents; or any acceptable combination of education, experience and training.  

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