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Street Outreach Counselor

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6834950
Company Name
Youth Outreach Services
Physical Address
5910 W. Division
Chicago, IL 60651
Job Description

Position Overview:

Essential Functions

Provide street outreach to engage high risk youth in services. Meet with parents and guardians to assist engagement
Provide counseling, employment, educational and life skills training. Coordinate with other YOS services to engage youth and families in appropriate services
Provide transportation to youth as necessary
Maintain contact or estabish relationships with referral sources beneficial to the client and/or agency. Make referrals to appropriate programs and/or services both internally and externally and formulate necessary follow-up in a timely manner. Refer youth to services as needed
Work with youth and other collaterals to develop service plans that assist youth in addressing challenges
Document all interactions in designated electronic record
Participate in team/individual supervision and meetings as necessary
Collaborate with co-workers and participate in internal agency programs to provide the most comprehensive


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