Postsecondary Counselor - Middle School
Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation Philadelphia, PA Hourly
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Postsecondary Counselor - Middle School Job Description

TITLE:                       Postsecondary Counselor - Middle School

REPORTS TO:        Coordinator, Academic Programs

FLSA STATUS:       Part-Time; Hourly; Non-Exempt

EEO STATUS:         Administrative Support Worker


GENERAL SUMMARY:

Snider Hockey is a nationally acclaimed non-profit that uses the sport of hockey to educate and empower under-resourced youth of Philadelphia to prosper in the game of life.  Evidence-based outcomes are young citizens who:

  • Achieve academic success as they matriculate from Crayons through College;
  • Consistently make healthy and thoughtful life choices;
  • Serve as positive role models to the next generation of Snider Hockey student-athletes;
  • Realize gainful and rewarding employment; and
  • Give back to their community.

The Postsecondary Counselor will serve as a resource for Snider Hockey middle school students and their families. Postsecondary Counselors must support them throughout the high school application and selection process. Additionally, they will help students find, prepare, and apply for opportunities in employment or education. The Counselor plays a vital role in spreading our core values of education, responsibility, hard work, and giving back. The successful candidate will take pride in mentoring participants to become productive citizens who pursue higher education and give back to their communities.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

Successful applicants must hold a Bachelor’s Degree and be able to pass the PA Child Abuse Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Background Check.  Additionally, candidates should possess: 

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Knowledge or willingness to learn about Philadelphia high school application processes
  • Experience working with middle school students
  • Advanced computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Flexibility to perform night/weekend duty and travel throughout the Philadelphia or Camden regions
  • Knowledge of and experience working with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Create a resource-rich environment for students and families as it pertains to high school information
  • Plan and conduct information sessions, campus tours, school fairs, and workshops on essay writing, scholarships, and financial aid
  • Collect and monitor student data including test scores, high school application information, scholarships applied, high school acceptance and scholarships received
  • Help students select schools of interest and fit, and complete applications
  • Help students identify and apply for scholarships and complete the financial aid process
  • Be an essential member of the Snider Hockey team, which may include but is not limited to planning and supporting activities and events

Please Note: This is a part-time position.

Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
 
 
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