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Harrison Youth Council Seeks New Counselor

HARRISON, N.Y. - Executive director of the Harrison Youth Council Scott Altabet said Thursday that the non-profit program was looking for a new part-time youth employment service (YES) counselor.

"The preferred candidate is an individual experienced in providing vocational services to adolescents," Altabet said. "The counselor will need to assess students' readiness to work and fit to jobs available."

The job, Altabet said, also involves recruiting students at school and recruiting potential employers. He said vocational skills coaching for teen applicants is an important part of the job, and the candidate should be a "highly motivated and organized individual who enjoys the opportunity to provide services in the office, at local schools and day camp, and at other community venues."

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is necessary. A car and valid driver's license is required.

The position is 10 hours per week, mostly during school hours with availability to work at least one afterschool afternoon through early evening as needed. The pay rate is $13 per hour.

The Harrison Youth Council is a not-for-profit, OASAS-licensed substance abuse and gambling prevention program in Westchester County. It provides a broad range of services to the community as well as at-risk children and families, including individual, group and family counseling, parenting education, community programs and youth employment services.

Interested candidates can email a resume and cover letter to Altabet at

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