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Opportunities for Otsego, Inc. Family Partner in Richfield Springs, New York

Family Partner Head Start (https://ofoinc.org/find-program/home-based-and-preschool-programs) is seeking caring and resourceful individuals to work closely with families to promote their preschooler’s overall development and prepare them for kindergarten and life beyond school. As Family Partner you will:

  • Collaborate with classroom staff, program specialists, and families to develop child and family goals plans

  • Link families and children to community supports, healthcare, and other resources based on their strengths and needs

  • Coordinate family engagement events (e.g. program orientation, parent groups) and conduct home visits with each assigned family at least twice per program year.

  • Promote program participation by attending outreach events, canvasing neighborhoods, and maintaining relationships with community service providers

  • Assist with classroom activities as needed

    This position is located at our Richfield Springs and Cherry Valley centers, has school breaks and summers off, and is given access to an agency vehicle/mileage reimbursement for travel within Otsego County. Occasional evening and weekend hours. Qualifications: Associates degree in human services, social work, child and family studies or related field; one year of related experience in human services; proficient in basic computer skills and software; valid New York State driver’s license and reliable vehicle; obtain Family Development Credential within 18 months of hire. Pay Range Guide:

  • Standard Start Rate - education and experience meet job requirements

  • Advanced Start Rate - education and experience exceed job requirements (subject to approval)

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