Primary Responsibilities include:
with families to provide family support, advocacy and empowerment skills.
awareness of and enhance family strengths.
for services and systems that are fair, responsive, and family driven.
families to natural community supports.
effective parent-professional system partnerships and address barriers
that may prevent full service participation.
all required paperwork in accordance with funding and agency requirements
and submit by required deadline. This includes but not limited to
case records, timesheets, mileage forms and expense reports.
groups to offer opportunities for families to connect and reduce
workshops to enhance parenting skills.
and encourage family participation in community, regional, state, and
national activities to develop leadership skills and expand circles of
with other family support programs and the OMH Regional Advisor and
participate in workgroups that promote family support policy and planning.
all documentation in compliance to agency and funding regulations.
other tasks, projects and responsibilities as needed to ensure the
effective operation of the program.
Qualifications and Requirements include:
School Diploma, college degree preferred.
(Family Peer Advocate) Credential preferred or completed within first year
- Must have parented a child with emotional and/or
New York State driver's license with a safe and responsible driving
vehicle that is properly insured and registered in accordance with NYS DMV
to (10) hours per week.
schedule based on client's needs and availability, which will include