Location: Bronx, NY

Good Shepherd Services (GSS) operates 100 programs, which help over 30,000 youth and family members in struggling neighborhoods throughout New York City. All GSS programs are united by a common goal—to create opportunities that help our participants succeed at school, at home, and in their community. The newly formed Mission & Culture Department, Anti-Racism & Equity Branch addresses that goal through the specific lens of creating equity and justice.

GSV Role

The GSV will work with the Bronx Lifelink Program of Good Shepherd Services to assist program participants with transitioning into college. The GSV will collaboratively work with the Lifelink staff in supporting these participants while in college and assisting participants in fulfilling their academic and social/emotional needs.  


  • Attend mandatory, regularly scheduled meetings and trainings.

  • Attend regular one-on-one meetings with supervisor.

  • Participate in collaborative projects with other interns when appropriate.

  • Cultivate and maintain good working relationships with other Good Shepherd staff and participants.

  • Assist with facilitating Lifelink information sessions.

  • Assist with building and developing math curriculum and teaching math bridge sessions.

  • Assist with building new connections with community partners to enhance program services.

  • Promote events by designing posters, managing the shared Lifelink Instagram account, and sending mass emails to solicit student involvement.

  • Collaborate with College Transition and Success Counselors to target various student populations.

  • Collect feedback from students and analyze effectiveness of events and activities.

  • Handle student check ins and perform wellness check ins with students.

  • Work with staff to develop co-curricular events and services and help facilitate workshops.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Program Director.

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