116 East 16th Street
● 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.
● 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
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements in .doc or .pdf format, subject line: “LAST NAME_BIlingual Family Educator” to email@example.com.