Outreach Coordinator, Beacon Program


Outreach Coordinator, Beacon Program


The Outreach Coordinator serves as the primary mentor and contact for engagement, encouragement, trust, coaching and counseling for youth and adults within the Beacon.  The role would involve forging connections with hard to reach and disengaged youth, along with all members of the Beacon community. forge relationships with chronically absent youth, strong community connections, neighborhood dynamics, conflict resolution, mentors to youth.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Work with Beacon Director to ensure effective outreach to hard to reach youth and young adults.
  • Work with Beacon director to formulate an effective marketing/outreach strategy to identify and recruit participants
  • Work with school personnel to forge relationships with chronically absent youth and connect them with tangible goals for success within the Beacon program.
  • Complete individual and family assessments, including collection of information needed for individual service strategies and success planning.
  • Collaborates with staff with respect to participant growth and progress  
  • Assists Beacon staff with recruitment and onboarding processes for families for the program.
  • Pulls together assessment documents, interprets them and discusses results with participants to develop an agreed upon plan.
  • Prepares plan with participant, follows throughout the program and adjusts as needed
  • Builds trust with participants and families
  • Provides safe environment where parents can feel free to take an active interest in advancement of students.
  • Conducts individual and group counseling sessions for participants and families.
  • Engages youth in activities that build trust and confidence
  • Reviews participant’s progress with school and Beacon personnel to determine next steps in service strategy.
  • Works with teachers to develop quality relationships with youth in order to help during times of stress or crisis
  • Build and maintain a regular working relationship with the School Administration, including Principal, Assistant Principal, Parent Coordinator and Guidance Counselor
  • Documents all contact with participants in case notes.


Master’s Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or related field.  3+ years Experience Required.


Salary: Commensurate to prior experience

Benefits: Health insurance, membership to summer pool club

Schedule: This is a Full-Time position

Location: TBD

Expected Start Date: TBD



Please email your resume with the subject line “Outreach Coordinator, Beacon Programs” to DSlotnick@sfy.org


The Samuel Field Y is an equal opportunity employer/program. 

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