Job:

YES Mentor – Career / College Coach

Posted on: October 10, 2022 | | |

Pilsen Wellness Center (PWC) is currently seeking a YES Mentor to support our students at Latino Youth High School, which is located at 2001 S. California Ave – Chicago IL 60608.

Latino Youth High School (LYHS) offers Chicago area students a second chance to obtain a high school diploma. Our charter school incorporates a student-centered approach emphasizing individualized instruction coupled with additional support services such as parenting groups for young mothers, counseling, and leadership development. LYHS provides a safe, respectful, and gang-neutral environment to young persons who have not found success in larger, more traditional schools. Latino Youth High School is a campus of the Youth Connection Charter School (YCCS) with additional funding and services provided by the Alternative Schools Network (ASN)

Position Summary: This individual will act as a career coach in addition to providing academic and social-emotional support services to students in the Youth Experiencing Success (YES) program in order to prepare them to be college and career ready. The mentor will work close with administration and the students’ teachers in order to ensure their academic and post-secondary success. This program is provided by the Alternative school Network and funded by the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (CCWP).

Education / Experience: A Bachelor’s degree in social work, education or a related human services field is required. Bilingual (Spanish) and experience working with adolescents is strongly preferred.

Contact: Please send your resume and cover letter to jhurlburt@lyhs.org.

Website: www.lyhs.org