Job Title: Educational SEL Counselor

Job Classification: Full Time, Exempt

Department: Program

Reports to: Program Manager 

Hours: 40 hours/week

Compensation & Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Individual Health & Dental Coverage, Individual Retirement Account Contribution and Paid Time Off

Multiple positions available:
Middle School Educational SEL Counselor in the Far Northeast Region (1),
High School Educational SEL Counselor in the Central Region (1),
High School Educational SEL Counselor in the South Region (1)
For all positions, Spanish speaking skills are highly desired.

Position Summary:

This position plays a key role in the intervention strategy of Denver Kids. The Educational SEL Counselor (ESC) will work directly with young people in DPS. The ESC will partner with school staff to ensure a team-based approach. The ESC is a coach and advocate, working closely with the youth, mentor, family and school to provide wrap-around support. In this role, the counselor will be responsible for enrolling students to their caseload each year, with support from peers and managers as needed. Through our Program Model called THRIVES, each ESC will be responsible for engaging in our Toolkit for Holisitic Relationships, Intentional Validation, Entrepreneurship and Social Emotional Academic Learning (SEAL), with students. As part of this toolkit, counselors will be facilitating monthly learning modules with students focused on social emotional skills, financial education, and college and career readiness utilizing a curriculum. In addition, the Educational SEL Counselor may facilitate social-emotional groups and be involved in matching their students with volunteer mentors. 

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Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. Salary range is $52,500-$56,500 with competitive benefits and time off package.

To Apply:

Send cover letter expressing interest in Denver Kids and this role as well as a resume showing experience relevant to the position to No phone calls please.