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Requisition Number 18-0152
Post Date 11/27/2018
Title Community Care Specialist Per Diem
City Hudson Falls
State NY
Description

Join Our Team, Join Our Family!

We offer a wide-range of rewarding positions which strive to assist and develop youth and families throughout New York State.

Be A Part of Our Mission

As a Community Care Specialist for Berkshire, you will be responsible for working with foster and biological families on a one-to-one basis through recreational, educational, cultural and social activities.  The goal of the position includes assisting other treatment professionals and the team with supervising, counseling, teaching and supporting children, families, and foster families as needed.

Requirements

How Can You Help

  • Ability to provide individual and supportive services to youth and families
  • Ability to function as an advocate on behalf of youth; experience with developing relationships with schools, community partners, counties and agencies to facilitate linkages to resources 
  • Ability to form engaging and therapeutic relationships with children and families
  • Ability to work with an culturally and economically diverse population; must be able to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion
  • Demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written, including attention to detail

Essential Job Requirements

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED; Associate’s degree preferred
  • 1 year of experience working with youth and families preferred; experience working in a not for profit organization is a plus
  • A current, valid driver’s license is required
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holiday hours as necessary (up to 19 hours per week)

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