at Brooklyn Community Services
2-3 years minimum experience
1835 Sterling Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11233, USA
The Fatherhood Initiative will give young and older fathers opportunities to interact through Joint Participation in
parenting skills workshops, support groups, and special events with their children. Programs will also assist fathers,
including those with prior involvement in the criminal justice system, with achieving employment and education goals
and with integrate aspects of conflict management, violence prevention and other support services to help fathers
resolve issues and achieve economic security.
Responsible for participant recruitment and retention
Conducting outreach (with CBO’s and throughout the community) to identify appropriate Fatherhood Initiative
Meet with potential enrollees individually and in groups
Track attendance/participation levels and following up with participants begin to disengage to encourage their
Providing at least 3 months follow-up support after participants complete or exit the program. This includes
meeting with program graduates and their families, employers or other support network to assist them in
achieving their personal goals and strengthening family engagement; identifying/addressing challenges for
graduates during follow-up period; working with other providers to establish/maintain linkages; assisting
Fatherhood Initiative case management team members in facilitating job/internship placements and service
Documenting and reporting on follow-up services and the results thereof
Other tasks as may be required.
BA/BS degree, AA degree and/or certified trained peer credential required, with experience (including lived
experience_ providing support services to youth/adults, sensitivity to the needs of participants and program
graduates; solid communications skills.
MUST BE BILINGUAL IN SPANISH