The GSV provides a full array of in-person services and support including: case management, counseling, advocacy, self-sufficiency counseling, as well as child-related services or support to domestic violence (DV) survivors and their children who reside at, a 20-bed emergency DV shelter in Brooklyn. The GSV will collaborate in-person with on-site GSS staff to ensure the smooth day-to-day operation of the residence where a trauma-focused, anti-racist, and youth and family development approach is implemented amongst all staff and participants. Some virtual services may also be provided during the pandemic when public health issues remain a concern.
Good Shepherd Services (GSS) operates 100 programs, which help over 30,000 youth and family members in struggling neighborhoods throughout New York City. All GSS programs are united by a common goal—to create opportunities that help our participants succeed at school, at home, and in their community.
Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
Good Shepherd Volunteers offers ongoing support and formation opportunities throughout the time of service. While GSV does offer a broad range of support, it is up to each volunteer to take the initiative to utilize these supports as fully as they wish. GSV provides each volunteer with housing, health insurance, transportation, a monthly living stipend, relocation reimbursement upon completion, retreats, workshops, site supervision, community support people, staff support, and spiritual direction (optional).
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check
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