Bilingual Family Educator

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/30/2018

Address

116 East 16th Street
New York
New York
10003
United States

Description

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

●       Support families both in person and over the phone, assess needs, and promote self-advocacy for young people with disabilities.

●       Identify, research, and provide information and resources to help families and youth gain the confidence and skills to effectively partner with educators and other service providers.

●       Develop and deliver workshops to families and professionals.

●       Creatively problem solve and follow up with families; track and update this information in a secure database.

●       Represent INCLUDEnyc at meetings, outreach events, and professional conferences, as needed.

●       Dedicate time to ongoing personal and professional learning and growth.



REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

●       2+ years working with families, of infants, toddlers and youth with disabilities in educational and human services context or within a system that serves people with disabilities.

●       Written and verbal fluency in English and Spanish required; verbal fluency in Spanish is preferred.

●       Four-year college degree required, Master’s Degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience with high school diploma required.

●       Self-directed, well-organized, and committed to office efficiency with a strong ability to multitask; comfort with shifting deadlines and priorities.

●       Experience working on cross-departmental teams with members of various expertise and seniority.

●       Strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills, with the ability to remain calm, patient, and professional when faced with difficult or demanding situations.

●       Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

●       Proficiency with Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Apps for Business (Gmail, Docs/Drive/calendar) preferred; comfort with social media and electronic communications; working knowledge of Salesforce preferred.

●       Willingness to travel (approximately 3+ days of the week) via public transportation to locations across the five boroughs. Occasional evenings and Saturdays required.

●       Demonstrated commitment to INCLUDEnyc’s mission of building positive educational outcomes for young New Yorkers with disabilities, parent leadership, and self-advocacy skills in youth.



Level of Language Proficiency

English, Spanish

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

aguzman@includenyc.org

Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements in .doc or .pdf format, subject line: “LAST NAME_BIlingual Family Educator” to jobs@includenyc.org.


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