JOB BOARD

Family Advocate

Multiple Rensselaer County locations available

Salary: $15.00/hour

The Commission on Economic Opportunity(CEO) is seeking candidates for Family Advocate opportunities in our Early Childhood Services program. Our Family Advocates work to establish a partnership with families, utilizing a family development approach to help families identify their own strengths, needs and goals.

Family Advocates more specifically will:

Assist families in accessing community resources such as mental health, schooling, and childcare as well as work collaboratively with service providers
Plan, conduct and assist with monthly parent meetings, events, and education sessions
Encourage parent involvement in program and classroom events
Assist families with transportation to appointments, as needed
Maintain complete and accurate case notes for each family
Minimum Qualifications:

Associates degree in Human Services or related field
1+ years of case management experience
Valid and clean NYS driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle required
Preferred Qualifications

In addition to the above:

Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field and prior work experience in a case management field
A Family Development Credential
Prior experience working with disadvantaged families in an advocacy role and knowledge of community resources
Bilingual a plus
Check out our benefit package! CEO offers:

Medical, dental, vision
Free access to a Telemedicine provider
Paid time off
Consideration for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Please note: applicants for this position will be required to complete standard background clearances, which include fingerprints, New York State Child Abuse clearances, a physical, TB Test, a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) search and pre-employment drug screen.

Check this out, https://www.ceoempowers.org/news-events/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-family-advocate/.

EOE/AA

INSTRUCTIONS: If you are interested in applying please visit, https://www.ceoempowers.org/about/join-us/. For assistance or questions please contact our HR office at 518-272-6012.
LOCATION TROY NY
DATE POSTED UPDATED: 8/5/2019


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