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Family Support Advocate - Bilingual (Spanish/English)

Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Boston


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Published 20 days ago

December 31, 2020

All applications must include a resume and cover letter describing your interest and relevant experience.

 

Position Summary:

Healthy Families Central Middlesex is an intensive weekly home visiting program for first-time parents 20 years of age and younger providing family advocacy and parental coaching. Family Support Advocates/Home Visitors are trained by Children's Trust and are employed by Jewish Family and Children's Service located in Waltham. The program goals are to prevent child abuse and neglect, support health and development of children, assist with parental education and economic self-sufficiency, promote optimal parental health and wellness and reduce repeat teen pregnancies. Our teamwork, training and work with families is currently being conducted virtually through Zoom, FaceTime, and WhatsApp. 

 

The Family Support Advocate provides intensive outreach and home based service (currently virtual) to pregnant or parenting moms and dads in the towns of Acton, Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Boxborough, Burlington, Cambridge, Carlisle, Concord, Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Needham, Newton, Somerville, Waltham, Watertown, Wellesley, Weston, Wilmington, Winchester and Woburn. 

Benefits:

  • 403b
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Pet Insurance
  • Health and Wellness Program

What can you bring to this position?

  • Spanish proficiency required
  • Bachelor's degree and or significant experience (3+ years) working with families and children
  • Ability to establish trusting relationships, accepting of individual differences 
  • Willing and able to work with culturally diverse populations
  • Open to reflective practice; capacity for self-reflection in relation to others 
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Knowledge of infant, child, and adolescent development
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite (excel, word, outlook, power point).

 

JF&CS is an equal opportunity employer who serves and employs people of all cultures and faith traditions and highly values diversity, equity and inclusion. Employment opportunities are available to all without regard for race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability.

All applications must include a resume and cover letter describing your interest and relevant experience.

 

Position Summary:

Healthy Families Central Middlesex is an intensive weekly home visiting program for first-time parents 20…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Entry level

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish proficiency

Spanish proficiency

Location

Waltham, MA

How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


https://jfcsboston.hirecentric.com/jobs/182020-35107.html

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


https://jfcsboston…

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