Resource Coordinator, Parent Support Program

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package.

Published

11/08/2018

Application Deadline

12/08/2018

Address

60 Lafayette Street
New York
New York
10013
United States

Description

The Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit organization that works to create a more effective and humane justice system by performing original research and helping launch reforms around the world. The Center creates operating projects that have been documented to reduce the use of jail and prison, assist victims of crime, and strengthen communities. Nationally and internationally, the Center performs original research and provides consulting services to justice innovators.


The Parent Support Program has been operating in the Kings County Family Court since 2010 and in the Bronx Family Court since 2018. The Parent Support Program, designed to help non-custodial parents overcome barriers to participation in their child’s life and improve compliance with child support payments, is now expanding to the New York County Family Court.


The Center is seeking a Resource Coordinator who will be working in the New York County Family Court. Reporting to the Director of Family Court Programs, the Resource Coordinator is responsible for working with respondent parents, tracking their compliance with court orders and helping them overcome barriers to engagement.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assess, screen and refer parents to work, fathering and other programs
  • Collaborate with Judges, court personnel, support collection officers, and others to develop a problem-solving approach to support collection
  • Track respondent compliance with child support payments and program participation


Qualifications: 

M.S.W required. Prior experience with fatherhood and/or employment programs preferred. A background in child support, family, and/or domestic violence issues also welcome. Candidates must be able to work collaboratively with a variety of court personnel and partner agencies. Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds in a culturally competent manner required. Excellent organization and time management skills. This position requires a creative, assertive self-starter who can work well with others and get things done in a high-paced environment.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

How to apply: 

Send resume and cover letter with Resource Coordinator in the subject line to: wurmfeldk@courtinnovation.org


If you are unable to access email, you may submit materials by mail or fax to:


Attn.: Kate Wurmfeld

Director of Family Court Programs

Center for Court Innovation

520 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10018

Fax

(212) 397-0985

 

The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer. The Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities as well as individuals with prior contact with the criminal justice system.


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete an employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

Visit our website at www.courtinnovation.org.

The Center for Court Innovation is a project of the Fund for the City of New York.  



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