Guidance Counselor – Students in Temporary Housing (STH) (Up to 10 positions) Per Session Vacancy #768

  • Posted Date: Jul 5, 2018 Deadline: Jun 29, 2019
  • Office of Safety and Youth Development, Students in Temporary Housing Program Borough Office

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Per Session Vacancy Notice #768

Eligibility Requirements:

Licensed and appointed NYC Guidance Counselor

Selection Criteria:

  • Experience and successful practice working with students in temporary housing.
  • Experience working with research-based academic intervention programs.
  • Demonstrated ability working with parents, family workers, and Department of Homeless Services staff.
  • Proficiency with ATS system.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications, including Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Excellent communications and organizational skills.


  • Visits McKinney Vento funded after school programs in shelters and/or schools and facilitates a social emotional learning discussion with Students in Temporary Housing (STH) students (as needed).
  • Outreach to families of STH students' to ensure consistent attendance participation.
  • Provide assistance in informational sessions for parents (Specialized High School, College readiness and exploration, Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), Regents Prep programs, etc.).
  • Support STH staff in monitoring students' arrival and dismissal, help coordinate meal time procedures and activities.
  • Maintain necessary anecdotal records, and provide individual and/or group counseling referral and/or advocacy as needed.
  • Support program staff with ensuring compliance with McKinney-Vento Act and Chancellor’s Regulation, in particular Chancellor’s Regulation A-780, A-750, A-755, A-411.
  • Evaluate STH student performance in Saturday STARS (Students Taking Action Reaching Success) Program.
  • Assist in facilitating parent orientation session and workshops for parents of STH students.
  • Work on special projects, as needed, under the direction of STH program staff.
  • Position involves working in shelters and working on weekends, as needed


  • As per Collective Bargaining Agreement

Work Schedule:

  • September 2018 – June 2019
  • After school Monday – Sunday, up to 25 hours/week (as needed.)
  • No school holidays.

Application Instructions:

  1. Application Form OP175 (Available in schools)
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume (Include vacancy circular number and indicate what borough you would like to work in on your resume)
  4. Copy of NYC Department of Education license
  5. Send by June 30, 2019
    • via
      • (Put ;Social Worker; and Vacancy Circular number in the subject line).
    • Or via mail:
      • Ms. Angie Guo, Senior Operations Manager
      • Safety and Youth Development
      • 52 Chambers Street, Room 218
      • New York, NY 10007

Please Include the Above Circular Number on your Resume and Application

If you have questions concerning this advertisement e-mail:

Service exceeding the number of hours specified in the Chancellor's Regulation C-175 governing per session activities requires prior approval. The appropriate Per Session Supervisor must make the request via the Per Session Service System and receive approval before the person can begin working in the activity. Failure to obtain a valid waiver may result in the withholding of payment for hours worked beyond the maximum.

Signature for Peter Ianniello


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