Bilingual Family Advocate

Job Type

Full Time

Published

06/07/2018

Start Date

06/07/2018

Address

333 East 70th Street
New York
New York
10021
United States

Description

·        Provide advocacy and case management to children and families seen at The New York Center for Children.

·        Conduct thorough in-person and telephone intakes for client referrals.

·        Provide bilingual services including interpreting for staff/families.

·        In person and telephone outreach to other organizations to facilitate professional relationships and referrals to NYCC.

·        Assist at reception desk to greet families and children when they arrive at the Center.

·        Contact outside agencies involved with families as needed.

·        Assist families in filling out appropriate forms including consents and OVS.

·        Maintain and update resource manual.

·        Complete records and monthly statistics.

Qualifications:

. Fluent in oral and written Spanish

·        Bachelor’s degree in social service field.

·        Minimum 2 years experience working with children and families.

·        Experience in advocacy work.

·        Knowledge of child welfare.

·        Excellent oral and written communication skills.

·        Ability to work collaboratively and independently as needed.

Level of Language Proficiency

  • Fluent in oral and written Spanish

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

http://www.newyorkcenterforchildren.org/

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to smcnamara@newyorkcenterforchildren.org. Please indicate family advocate position in the subject line.


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