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Astor services for Children & Family Family Resources Specialist - Bronx - FRS-EC (Temporary/Seasonal) in Bronx, New York

Family Resources Specialist —Bronx - FRS-EC (Temporary/Seasonal)Job Title:

Family Resources Specialist

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Post Date:

December 3rd, 2021



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Education Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree

Job Description:

The Family Resource Specialist must work with parents and families to provide linkages to community based programs in the Bronx. A knowledge of DOE protocols and processes such as fair hearings, the Committee on Special Education and Citywide Standards of Intervention and Disciplinary Measures is required. The Family Resource Specialist must have experience working with families/children in a programmatic setting and demonstrate case management skills. They will need to develop agenda and facilitate meetings with families and various stakeholders within the school & program. This position is temporary and will last 6 months.

Working at Astor:

“Astor Services cares about your safety, and the safety of the children and families that we serve. We follow all NYS and CDC COVID-19 guidelines.”

Astor Services for Children & Families is a community based, non-profit organization that provides children’s mental health services, child welfare services, and early childhood development programs. Astor serves children and families in New York State’s Mid-Hudson Valley region and the Bronx.

Through a wide variety of premier quality education and mental health services, Astor provides support for pre-schoolers, children with behavioral and emotional health problems, children at risk of placement in foster care, and families that need assistance in developing the skills necessary to raise their children in an environment filled with increasing challenges. Astor currently serves thousands of children each year through its prevention, early childhood, special education, community behavioral health and residential treatment programs.

Many children in our communities struggle with emotional and psychological problems that make it difficult for them to experience the simple everyday pleasures of being a child.

ASTOR is there for them.

Many families, overwhelmed by financial, emotional and cultural challenges, need additional resources and support to be able to give their children a healthy, happy childhood.

ASTOR is there for them.