BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.
Coordinate internship program at the Jill Chaifetz Transfer School (JCTS) to ensure that identified students receive supported work experience, mentorship, and career counseling services. Solicit, cultivate, and develop relationships with potential internship sites within identified job sectors. Provide follow-up. Maintain accurate records including but not limited to contracts with worksites, internship performance evaluations, and records of hours worked. Collaborate with the Education Coordinator for post-secondary counseling, and with case managers to support consistent school attendance and academic achievement. Conduct weekly Learning-To-Work seminars and internship site visits. Perform counseling duties consistent with the needs of program participants. Escort youth on job shadowing events. Collaborate with Education Coordinator to produce College/Career Fairs.
Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English language is required. Authorization to work in the United States for any employer is mandatory.
ADDITIONALLY, BronxWorks Offers:
BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity, and in accordance with federal, state and local laws, does not discriminate unlawfully against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, military status, national origin (including ancestry), predisposing genetic characteristic, race, sex, gender, actual or perceived sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality and asexuality), status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination.