- Health and Dental Benefits
- 403(B) Retirement Plan
- Four Weeks’ Annual Leave
- Tuition Reimbursement Program
- Long Term Disability Plan
- Flexible Spending Account
- TransitChek Program
- Administrative Assistant
- Case Planner
- Child Development Specialist (Tuesday Through Saturday)
- Law Student Intern
- Per Diem Social Worker/Counselor – Mental Health Clinic
- Research Intern
- Strict adherence to the Family Connections Model.
- Utilize various clinical assessment tools to aide in the creation of outcome driven service plans.
- Provide weekly individual and/or family counseling sessions to a caseload of 8 families in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
- Complete safety and risk assessments and home visits according to ACS Contract mandates.
- Provide case management, referral and concrete services as needed.
- Participate in family team conferences as needed.
- Actively participate in weekly supervision, weekly team/staff meetings and in-service training.
- Maintain collaborative relationships with ACS Brooklyn Field offices and other community partner organizations to ensure that families receive appropriate referral and linkages to other service providers.
- Ensure entries into PROMIS & CONNECTIONS are up-to-date, accurate and submitted within expected time frames.
- Prepare progress notes after each contact, outreach attempt and follow up communication in a time fashion according to agency protocol.
- Prepare all FASP’s (Initial, Comprehensive and Reassessment) within established time frames.
- Maintain compliance with Agency Protocols and ACS Contract.
- Complete a weekly face to face visit in the home with each family on their case load (for a total of 4 monthly visits for each family).
- Work independently in the field and be responsible for agency assigned devices such as laptops and cell phones.
- MSW or related human services degree with some experience providing individual and family therapy
- Or BA in human services field with 4 years of post BA experience working with families and children
- Experience working with evidence based model, a strong plus
- Computer literate
- Knowledge of NYC Child Welfare System, CONNECTIONS & PROMIS preferred.
- Flexibility in schedule, a strong plus.
- Bilingual Spanish required.
New Graduates: New Master’s Level graduates who are interested in developing clinical /family treatment skills working with high risk families are encouraged to apply.
- Manage a caseload of 12-14 families.
- Conduct extensive assessment of child developmental milestones, family history, functioning and well-being, parenting knowledge and skills and home environment.
- In consultation with supervisor and parents, develop a service plan with goals and objectives intended to improve safety, well-being and permanency for children.
- Through intensive home visiting and office based visits, deliver one-on-one parenting skills training utilizing an evidence-based curriculum.
- Link children with appropriate services available in their area, including pre-K, Head Start and Early Intervention Services.
- Provide information, referral, care coordination, follow-up and advocacy as appropriate to ensure that family needs are met.
- Follow research protocol regarding quality and timeliness of assessment and interventions.
- Actively participate in weekly reflective supervision.
- Attend all ESLS team meetings and case conferences, including those focused on joint service plan development with collaborating agencies.
- Plan and facilitate group activities for parents, children or families.
- Assist in planning of outreach and clients events.
- Bachelors degree in early childhood education, psychology or related field
- Minimum of two years experience working with children 0-5 and their parents
- Knowledge of resources available to low-income families in New York City
- Experience working with families impacted by HIV and/or substance-use a plus
- Bilingual Spanish Strongly Preferred
- Perform accounts payable activities on a regular basis and assist with audit preparation.
- Order, track and distribute metrocards and transitcheks.
- Manage Petty Cash, including submitting reimbursements.
- Review, document and code monthly American Express bill.
- Assist with Biweekly payroll processing and completion of reports.
- Assist with all aspects of human resources function as assigned.
- Create new hire folders and manage personnel file maintenance.
- Handle internet and website job posting.
- Do set up for new employees (keys, computer, phone, desk, id cards).
- Assist with benefit enrollment, changes and terminations.
- Assist with new hire orientation.
- Shared responsibility for reception function. Assist with access, check-in and check-out process &
client registration and billing.
- Answer and direct calls for automated phone system. Check messages and forward to staff.
- Handle mail and deliveries, including trips to post office, bank, and FedEx.
- Assist with ordering, tracking, maintaining and processing office and pantry supplies, including putting away and organizing supplies.
- Support staff and other meetings as necessary including handling catering and setting-up equipment.
- Troubleshoot computer and phone repairs and maintenance.
- Archive agency records.
- Other duties as assigned.
- BA OR AA degree with 2 years of administrative experience
- At least 2 years of administrative and office experience
- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
- Superb attention to details – the ability to catch and fix errors before final product is submitted
- Excellent judgment and problem solving skills
- Solid computer skills, especially Excel
- Bilingual Spanish / English preferred
- Currently enrolled in law school and a demonstrated interest in public interest law
- Strong interpersonal, organizational, research and writing skills
- Demonstrated interest in non-profit work and the law
- Spanish speaking preferred but not required
- Prepare study materials for data collection
- Obtain informed consent and assent from research participants
- Conduct research interviews with study participants in office, at partner agencies, and in participants’ homes
- Assist with creating databases for data entry
- Data Entry and coding
- Help with participant recruitment for the research study
- Other research related duties as assigned
- Currently pursuing a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in a related field (i.e psychology, social work)
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Superb attention to detail is critical
- Strong sense of initiative and ability to self-start
- Proficiency in Word, Excel and Power Point
- Spanish Speaking a plus
Child Development Specialist (Tuesday Through Saturday)
Law Student Intern
The Family Center’s Department of Legal Services seeks Law Students (2L or 3L), interested in non-profit work and possessed of strong interpersonal, organizational and writing skills. We have discrete projects for which we need immediate assistance in the areas of matrimonial and family law, the development and running of off-site clinics and housing law work. Also, The Family Center has Special Practice Orders in the First and Second Departments through which students can appear in court on behalf of clients under the supervision of an attorney.
Students are expected to work no less than 15 hours per week for the semester. Interns are expected to secure their own funding for the internship. The Family Center assists students in applying for monies. Please visit our website at www.thefamilycenter.org to learn more about our services.