As a High School Success Advisor, you will work with a caseload of 9th and 10th grade students who are struggling academically and/or socio-emotionally to help them achieve school success. You will build strong relationships with your students through weekly 1:1 meetings. You will help them develop goals and hold them accountable to action plans to support their academic progress and socio-emotional development. You will identify and connect your students to resources both within and outside of BGCP. You will collaborate with parents, teachers, and the BGCP high school team to support the success of your students. This position will be based at Woodside High School, which is one of our high school partner schools.
What will you do?
Establish caseload of 20 students in partnership with school staff and BGCP school site leadership
Meet 1:1 with students on a weekly basis to address a range of topics including academic progress, homework completion, personal organization, and socio-emotional well-being
Establish and hold your students accountable to action plans during academic year and in transition to the next academic year
Meet and communicate with teachers, counselors, parents, and BGCP high school team as needed
Serve as main point of contact between BGCP high school teams and partner campus
Support your students during the school day to inform your case management plan
What qualifications will the ideal candidate have?
2 – 3 years of experience working with high school youth preferably on a high school campus
Personal commitment to helping at-risk youth graduate from high school ready for college and/or career
Ability to navigate complex high school systems
Strong interpersonal skills and youth development experience
Great organizational, communication, and collaboration skills
Strong initiative, self-starter, intrinsically motivated, problem solver
Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, education or related field; masters level preferred
Spanish fluency preferred