Youth Development Counselor/ Good Shepherd Volunteer St Helena’s Residence & Marian Hall

Reports to: Unit Supervisor Job Summary: The main role of the Youth Development Counselor is to establish a healthy relationship with each child in the group, to act as a mature role model, and to enhance the overall therapeutic environment. Job Duties :   Planning the daily functioning of the group life experience: Scheduling of …

Contact The Staff at Good Shepherd Volunteers

Director Sr. Maureen McGowan, RGS 212-475-4245 x718 goodshpvol@aol.com Assistant Director Christopher Ryan 212-475-4245 x717 chris_ryan@goodshepherds.org International Coordinator Thomas Hollywood 212-475-4245 x721 thomas_hollywood@goodshepherds.org Good Shepherd Volunteer Office 337 East 17th New York, NY 10003 1-888-668-6GSV goodshpvol@aol.com

Benefits

Professional Support and Supervision Room and Board Modest Monthly Stipend Medical Insurance Deferred Student Loans Assistance With Travel Costs Orientation, Retreats, and Workshops AmeriCorps Educational Award Good Shepherd Volunteers 2001-2002 Professional Support and Supervision In every job site, the volunteers meet regularly with their site supervisors. This gives the volunteers opportunities to ask questions and …

The Mission

Good Shepherd Volunteers was founded by the sisters of the Good Shepherd in 1992. The Good Shepherd Sisters are an international order of women whose mission forever remains that of reconciliation, the reaching out to people who have experienced injustice, oppression, and alienation due to the life circumstances and or unjust social structures. The foundress, …

As a Good Shepherd Volunteer…

As a Good Shepherd Volunteer you will give your time, energy and talents to children and families who are experiencing the social stresses of poverty, violence, substance abuse, and employment. Our sites are located across the United States and South America. You will work with a team of human service professionals in: Group and foster …

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the year start? Who is the typical volunteer? How many volunteers do the GSV have? Are the volunteers all Catholic? Can the volunteers go home at Christmas? Can friends and family come visit? Where do the volunteers live? What kind of work is available to the GSV? Are there any international placements? Is …

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