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Job: Advocacy Counselor


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Title Advocacy Counselor
Categories Southern California
Position Type TEMP
Salary $30/ hr
Location Los Angeles
Job Information

Agency provides residents, ages 18-24, with housing and support services as they seek to obtain stable and secure housing and employment. The Advocacy Counselor carries a caseload of up to fifteen 18–24-year-old former foster youth. The AC’s primary objectives are to build meaningful relationships with youth and other Advocacy Counselor Team members that help them reach their educational, career, and personal goals, and to assist with program development.

This is temporary, in person, full time, 5 days per/week on site (East LA, Inglewood & Westchester). Location will be determined by the Community Manager.

Required Qualifications
● MSW, AMFT
● 3+ years post-graduate case management experience with a similar population in a relevant setting
● Excellent knowledge of substance abuse and mental health issues
● An understanding of and sensitivity to issues concerning former foster care youth
● Must have valid California Driver’s License and an insured and reliable vehicle

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