School Counselor
San Francisco - CA
Posted 3 weeks ago
Job Title:
School Counselor Full-time (Non-Exempt)
The School Counselor provides individual and group counseling to students in need of additional social-emotional support. School Counselors will work primarily with students on developing and implementing Individual Education Plans and general education needs, including obtaining their GED or High School Diploma. The School Counselor will communicate on-going student progress to parents/guardians, general education teachers, school administration, and other service professionals via progress reporting. This position also connects students to job readiness training and other career pathway services.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Effective Communication skills.
  • Computer Literate.
  • Ability to establish rapport with high risk youth.
  • Knowledgeable about GED testing system.
  • Knowledge of the public, charter and community college systems.
  • Knowledge of local community based organizations and their services.
  • Knowledge of various social service agencies (i.e. Juvenile Probation, Human Service, Mental Health Service systems).
  • Familiar with a broad range of services for the target population.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Proven experience in one-on-one interventions with transitional aged youth.
  • Ability to multitask and teamwork.
Job Tasks:
  • Specific responsibilities include:
  • Work with Program Coordinator to develop and implement Outreach Activities to identify young people who haven’t finish high school and may be interested in the GED/High School Diploma program
  • Work with students to develop individualized educational plans and support their implementation
  • Provide students with counseling to support their graduation goals
  • Examine student’s records, conduct interviews and administer pre-test to students to measure their skills prior to the formal test date.
  • Create and maintain student electronic and hard files.
  • Gather documentation and information that assist students reenter school and matriculate into choose potential careers, post-secondary education, training programs or jobs.
  • Provide resources and information about education and training programs for students interested in pursuing post-secondary studies.
  • Provide students with consultation and references to determine career path.
  • Connect students to Job Readiness Training and other career pathway services.
  • Assist in planning all logistics of the program.
  • Prepare student snacks and lunches, as needed.
  • Flexibility in working weekend agency sponsored activities and events, as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Proven experience in one-on-one interventions with young people.
  • Spanish speaking desirable.
  • California driver’s license a must.
  • Must pass a background check.
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods standing.
  • Must be able to lift, bend, stoop, climb, reach, and lift up to 50 pounds at a time.
How to Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to Success Centers values inclusivity and honors differences in race/ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic level, gender identification and sexual orientation.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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