Education Counselor Partners for a Healthier Community Per diem
Baystate Health - Massachusetts

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About Baystate Health

Baystate Health is an integrated health care delivery system serving a population of nearly 1 million people in western Massachusetts. We are one of the largest health systems in New England with over 10,000 employees, three hospitals, and over 60 medical practices. Baystate Medical Center is the Western Campus of Tufts University School of Medicine, has the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region and the only neonatal and pediatric intensive care units.

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Director of YEAH! (Youth Empowerment Adolescent Health) Network, will outreach, engage and monitor pregnant and parenting students into the program by conferring with parents/guardians, teachers, school counselors, and school administrators; educate participants to overcome personal, social, and/or behavioral problems affecting educational performance; encourage participants to explore learning opportunities and persevere through challenges, connect participants with mental health professionals when needed, and provide information about degree programs, college admission requirements and financial aid opportunities to college, trade, technical and apprenticeship programs.

Qualifications

High School diploma required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Passionate about making an impact for the greater good of the community and working with teen and young adult populations. Team player, positive attitude, self directed, able to manage multiple tasks, and prioritize. Able to follow through and give feedback. Knowledge of high school graduation or GED requirements, career counseling and guidance in the Springfield School System. Excellent communication and intra / interpersonal processing skill. Problem solving skills. Organizational Skills. Must be able to work independently and with a team. Strong computer skills.

Other Information

Per diem position Monday - Friday 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location 280 Chestnut St. Springfield, MA
Grant Funded position - 3 years
Resume required

How to Apply

Please submit your application via the internet. If you wish to apply in person you can come to the following locations and submit an on-line application:

Baystate Health
280 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA

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85 South Street
Ware, MA

Baystate Franklin Medical Center
164 High Street
Greenfield, MA

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baystate Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. Baystate Health recruits, hires, promotes and transfers qualified persons into all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, sex, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military status. Baystate Health, in all its employment actions, also takes affirmative action to achieve prompt and full utilization at all levels and in all segments of the work force of minorities, women, Vietnam-era or disabled veterans, and disabled individuals.

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