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Alternative Education Student Advocate

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

August 21, 2022 - July 18, 2023

Application Window

September 20, 2021 - June 15, 2022

Location

  • New Jersey, US

Contact Information

Good Shepherd Volunteers
(917) 832-7870
gsv@gsvolunteers.org

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Position Details

Full-time Good Shepherd Volunteer

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Listing Details

Description

Collier High School offers specialized education for students who had difficulty in the public school setting due to emotional or psychological challenges such as depression, have anxiety, or behavioral issues. They are guided to reach their full potential and thrive at Collier due to a high staff-to-student ratio, a vibrant academic program, and a comprehensive personal counseling program. There are usually 3-4 GSVs at Collier High School located in Wickatunk, New Jersey. This area of NJ is known for its rural landscape and convenient location. It is located only an hour train ride from New York City and a half-hour drive to local beaches and historic towns such as Freehold and Asbury Park.

At Collier, GSVs are invited to use their unique gifts and talents to help with a variety of needs at the school. Options include, but are not limited to, tutoring, running sports/extracurricular groups, facilitating arts/theater/music events, curriculum development, clerical assistance, and assistance with physical education and health courses. Included in their wide range of duties, all GSV's become state-certified substitute teachers. Being a GSV at Collier High School is a unique opportunity to become an integral part of a close-knit and mission-driven workplace and community.

Collier High School offers specialized education for students who had difficulty in the public school setting due to emotional or psychological challenges such as depression, have anxiety, or behavioral issues. They are guided to reach their full potential and thrive at Collier due to a high staff-to-student ratio, a vibrant academic program, and a comprehensive personal counseling program. There are usually 3-4 GSVs at Collier High School located in Wickatunk, New Jersey. This area of NJ is known for its rural landscape and convenient location. It is located only an hour train ride from New York City and a half-hour drive to local beaches and historic towns such as Freehold and Asbury Park.

At Collier, GSVs are invited to use their unique gifts and talents to help with a variety of needs at the school. Options include, but are not limited to, tutoring, running sports/extracurricular groups, facilitating arts/theater/music events, curriculum development, clerical assistance, and assistance with physical education and health courses. Included in their wide range of duties, all GSV's become state-certified substitute teachers. Being a GSV at Collier High School is a unique opportunity to become an integral part of a close-knit and mission-driven workplace and community.
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Living Allowance

$420 - $420 monthly

Benefits

Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Real-life Experiences: Working side-by-side with experienced social workers, counselors, and educators, you'll find yourself learning and growing every day through real-life experiences. Define your interests and gain skills that set you on a path to a rewarding career. ///Supportive Community: Each volunteer is backed by a community composed of: - Fellow volunteers, who create a close-knit bond built through shared experiences. - Accessible staff, who support the volunteers’ professional and personal growth throughout the year. - GSV alumni and supporters, who stay involved with the program in various ways. ///Training & Development: Challenge yourself within a safe and supportive environment. Begin with a week-long orientation to meet your cohort, gain a deeper understanding of the mission and tenets that will serve as the foundation for your experience, and transition into community life. Development continues across four weekend retreats throughout the year. In day-to-day work, each placement site offers professional supervision and training to support you in your role. Additionally, you'll gain access to varied opportunities, such as training on trauma-informed practice, substitute teaching certification, United Nations Commission on the status of women, and many more. ///Personal Growth: Get to know yourself and understand your impact on those around you. You will emerge from this challenging journey a better roommate, friend, family member, partner, and employee.

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

21 - 30

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Disability, Economic Security, Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Suburban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Elementary School, High School, Local Government Agency, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, Religious Organization, Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Good Shepherd Volunteers
(917) 832-7870
gsv@gsvolunteers.org

Hosted By

Position Details

Full-time Good Shepherd Volunteer

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