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Counselor - Minority Outreach Programs

Employer
College of Coastal Georgia
Location
Brunswick, GA
Closing date
Jun 20, 2021

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Job Details

Position Title:

Counselor - Minority Outreach Programs

Posting Number:

Sta00622

Recruitment Type:

External - Open to All Applicants

Employment Type:

Temporary

Nature of Work:

The position of Counselor is an administrative role to assist with executing the mission of the Minority Outreach Program. The Minority Outreach Programs house Boys of Summer and Girls of Summer and 2 week summer leadership development program for rising 6th & 7th Graders in the Glynn County Areas.
Program dates are July 5 – 16 (Boys of Summer) and July 19 – 30 (Girls of Summer). Hours during program operation may range from 8:30am -3:00pm M-F. Some hours may be needed prior to the beginning of the program and immediately following the end of the program as assigned by the directors.

Essential Duties :

•Serve as a positive role model and friend to program participants
•Take the lead in supporting a young person through an ongoing, one-on-one relationships with participants
•Assist in cultural, social, and emotional adjustment.
•Build the relationship by planning and participating in activities together.
•Lead small group discussions with participant groups
•Strive for mutual respect amongst program participants.
•Build self-esteem and motivation for program participants.
•Help program participants set goals and work toward accomplishing them.
•Investigating any absenteeism
•Assisting with and chaperoning field trips
•Such other duties as may be assigned by the program director
•This position is designated by the Institution as a Position of Trust.

Minimum Qualifications and Training:

•Must have experience teaching or working with children aged 8-13
•Must possess strong customer service and communication skills
•Must have a strong desire to work with youth and experience working with youth programs
•Must be dependable
•Must have knowledge of general office equipment
•Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs
•Must demonstrate the ability to understand and carry out simple oral instructions
•Must maintain a high level of professionalism
•Must successfully pass a background check.
•Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug test and will be subject to random drug testing.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

The College of Coastal Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law.

CCGA Information:

College of Coastal Georgia is an undergraduate college in the University System of Georgia. Located on Georgia’s coast, the College campus is in Brunswick with additional outreach through the Camden Center in Kingsland. The vision of the College is to be a college of choice for students within Georgia and beyond, providing an outstanding education for tomorrow’s leaders and citizens through service-learning, global awareness and engaged entrepreneurship. With a strong emphasis on student retention, progression and timely graduation, the College offers baccalaureate degrees in American Studies, Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Education, French, Health Informatics, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mathematics, Nursing (BSN), Psychology, Public Management, Spanish, and Workforce Management and Leadership, as well as career associate degrees in Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, Nursing (ASN) and Radiologic Science. A veterans-friendly campus, the College is a designated Yellow Ribbon School. Approximately 3,000 students are served by more than 200 staff members and a teaching faculty of whom 52% hold doctoral degrees. CCGA is an active participant in the Complete College Georgia initiative designed to support community partnerships and develop the critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills necessary to address the challenges of 21st century economic development and community wellbeing. For more information, visit the College website: http://www.ccga.edu

Open Date:

05/25/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

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