Employment at GCYC
The Youth Counseling Manager serves as the organizational leader in the area of social emotional supports for our youth members. This leader is responsible for the management of our efforts in this area ensuring that our members are receiving the behavior health support they need along with connecting them to opportunities or resources to improve their lives. Additionally, the Youth Counseling Manager manages touchpoints with parents/care givers, Gary Comer Youth Center staff, teachers and other caring adults in the lives of our youth. As a part of this role, the Youth Counseling Manager represents the organization externally by attending and participating in community meetings, coalitions and funder meetings/work groups focused on social emotional or behavioral health. The Youth Counseling Manager is an administrator as well, ensuring that the organization is in good standing with funders and other stakeholders. The Youth Counseling Manager is also the lead for a team of youth advisors along with social work interns assigned to Gary Comer Youth Center.
Comer Education Campus: With a comprehensive approach surrounded by inspiring state-of-the-art facilities, the Comer Education Campus is devoted to guiding young people to and through college and into adult life. Our campus constitutes a unique partnership between Gary Comer Youth Center, Gary Comer College Prep, Gary Comer Middle School, and the college success initiative UtmostU. The campus serves over 1700 youth from across Chicago’s South Side, offering out-of-school time enrichment, academic enhancement, and college success programs. Working with best-in-class partner organizations, we empower young people with tools they need to earn a college degree and reach their full potential in life. For more information, please visit: http://comereducationcampus.org/ and http://garycomeryouthcenter.org/