• Full Time
  • Cullman

Website WellStone



Job Title:

LAUNCH Counselor (36 hrs. a week Cullman, Alabama)

 

Division:    

Nova Center for Youth and Family

 

Summary:

Provide assessments, individual counseling and career guidance for LAUNCH participants. Facilitate career building opportunities, group and individual counseling sessions that promote personal growth and career development.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in either social work, counseling or related field
  • Previous counseling or social work experience, preferably with youth programs.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of clients, partners, support services and business representatives.
  • Effective interpersonal relationships and communications.
  • Ability to make public presentations, conduct meetings and communicate well, written and spoken.
  • Must be computer literate with regard to e-mail, word processing, and spreadsheets.

Synopsis of Duties:

  • Provide individual counseling to youth participants.
  • Provide assessments including psycho-social assessments, Myers-Briggs & Strong Interest Inventory.
  • Provide group counseling sessions, including “soft skills” training, motivational programs, clinical sessions, and work readiness skills.
  • Network within the community to facilitate opportunities for job shadowing, business & industry tours, college tours, apprenticeship programs and employment and provide transportation as needed.
  • Prepare and present case studies at Advisory Council meetings.
  • Refer participants to appropriate agencies and organizations for additional support.
  • Coordinate incentive program to recognize achievements and progress.