College Access Counselor Dewitt Clinton High School

About Us

Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year – and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success. At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference!

NOTE: As a NYC contracted agency all positions at Good Shepherd Services fall under the NYC vaccine mandate. All employees, volunteers and interns must show proof of vaccination upon hire.


For Full Time Employees Benefits/Perks:

Tuition Assistance Program

Generous paid time off (Including 5 Self-Care Days/Floating Holidays, 12 Sick Days, 15 Vacation Days, and 11 Holidays)

Healthcare Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, and Pet Care)

403(b) Plan (GSS contributes 3% of your salary to your 403(b) plan after 3 years of service, with contributions increasing over time)


The College Access Counselor works with the Student Success Center on the Dewitt Clinton Campus to provide college access services to students at DeWitt Clinton High School. In conjunction with Good Shepherd Services community school staff and DOE staff at Clinton, the College Access Counselor counselor will be an integral part of a youth led college access program that works to sustain a college-going culture on the Dewitt Clinton Campus. The Student Success Center provides the resources and tools necessary for each student to reach his/her post-secondary educational goals.

Reports to: Assistant Program Director

Location: 100 West Mosholu Parkway, Bronx, NY 10468

Hours: 35 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt

Major Duties:

Provide a range of college access services to students on the DeWitt Clinton Campus.

In conjunction with the youth leaders, provide college counseling to students.

Collaborate with DOE guidance counselors and other school staff to develop post-secondary service plans and strategies which meet the needs of the school population.

Maintain all required statistical and narrative documentation.

Facilitate college preparation workshops for students and parents.

Provide assistance with college choice, exploration and completion of college applications in a timely manner.

Provide workshops for parents on financial aid and the college choice and application process to inform and to attain their support for a college option.

Provide information on financial aid and planning and assistance on FAFSA and scholarship applications and support students and families during the application process.

Promote collaboration between SSC services and other Campus services.

Participate in staff training and meetings as required.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s Degree required.

Bilingual English/ Spanish preferred.

Prior workshop/seminar development and implementation experience preferred.

Prior college counseling experience required.

Ability to work weekends or evenings when necessary.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

Must have excellent organizational, teamwork, verbal and written communication skills.

Must have a commitment of work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.

Additional Information

Good Shepherd Services is an equal opportunity employer that is proudly committed to becoming an anti-racist and multicultural organization that stands up for justice and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse backgrounds, for administrative support and direct service and leadership roles, who will join us on that journey, uphold our values and approach, and believe in our mission. Additionally, we aim to have a racially representative leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we work in partnership with.

Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of our activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.

Job Type
Full Time
84 days ago

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