Family Worker

at Grand Street Settlement

Job Detail


Salary

-

Experience

1-2 years minimum experience

Schedule Type

Full Time

Location

80 Pitt St, New York, NY 10002, USA

Expires

12/06/2019, 16:58


Description

TITLE:
Family Worker

DEPARTMENT:
Early Childhood

REPORTS TO:
Family & Community Partnerships Coordinator

LOCATION:
Manhattan and/or Brooklyn

SALARY RANGE:
$25K-31K Annually

SCHEDULE:
Mon-Fri; 8am-4pm or 10:30am-6pm

DATE:
December 2019

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
• Associates Degree required in Sociology, Psychology, Human Development, Early Childhood Education or related field; Bachelor’s Degree/BSW preferred
• Experience and training related to field of social or human services
• Experience, training, and skills in assisting the parents of young children in advocating and decision-making for their families. Ability to develop positive relationships with children and parents
• Knowledge of community based organizations preferred
• Proficient computer skills required and knowledge of MS Office
• Must be able to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the families
• Participates in required professional development activities to enhance skills
• Maintain certification in CPR and First Aid

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The family workers responsibilities mainly fall within the following core functions, although s/he may perform other tasks as needed:
• Recruitment, Selection, and Enrollment Select children and families based on approved “Selection Criteria” and maintain a waiting list of eligible children to enroll in the event of attrition; Assign children to program options (dual eligible, HS, or CC) that best meet the needs of their families
• Family Partnerships: Work with families on an individualized basis throughout the year to identify family goals, strengths, and necessary services and supports, and to track progress in achieving family goals (Family Partnerships Agreements)
• Community Partnerships: Promote the access of children, and families, as appropriate, to community services that are responsive to their needs (e.g., child care)