Type: Full-Time
Category: Social Development & Counseling
Division: Job Corps
Location: Philadelphia Job Corps Center (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Career Counselor
Monday-Friday (Days)

Position Summary:
Philadelphia Job Corps Life Science Institute is seeking for a full-time Career Counselor. The Career Counselor is responsible for planning, coordinating, developing and implementing a professional personal, career and group counseling program for assigned students in compliance with government and management directives 

Main Duties: 
1) Conduct continuous interpretation and evaluation of progress in student's specific development; coordinate problem cases and point out areas in which guidance and development techniques can be improved; maintain documentation and records.
2) Provide direct aide to students with personal problems; sickness, injury, family problems, emergency, administrative leaves, and AWOL retrievals.
3) Maintain contact with the student's family; utilize community resources as needed.
4) Conduct assigned counseling programs such as family planning and pregnancy counseling; participate in special counseling and other centers such as career preparation, human sexuality, and TEAP programs as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's degree including 15 semester hours of instruction in social services related instruction and one year's experience in counseling or related field required. Experience with youth, excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer proficiency also required. Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record. 

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