Employment Opportunities

Family_EllenvilleThroughout our history, the great strength of FAMILY has been the willingness of our volunteer and paid staff to give of themselves to help make a difference in our community. We are always looking for more people who want to join us, and we welcome everyone’s contribution. Call any of the programs listed in our Directory of Services for more information about how you can help, or fill out the form below to apply for a specific opportunity listed here:

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Family House has Direct-Care Residential Counselor positions open. We are looking for self-motivated, caring, individuals to work with at-risk adolescents in a residential crisis-shelter setting. The shelter is staffed 24/7- full and part-time permanent positions, awake overnight permanent position, and per diem positions are available.
Responsibilities and Duties: Provide program coverage; utilize trauma-informed principles to build trusting and healing relationships with the residents; ensure safety of household and residents; provide opportunities to learn and grow for residents based on life skills goals and individual interests; model appropriate communication and conflict resolution skills; support residents in maintaining a healthy and clean household; perform regular walk-throughs of household and attend to anything that needs attention; provide crisis counseling, as needed; maintain program logs; transport youth; participate in case conferences, occasional Planning Days, and training opportunities; assemble monthly statistics related to units of service. Qualifications and Skills: Ability to engage youth using a strength-based and culturally competent approach; ability to work through challenges, either collaboratively or independently; understanding of adolescent development; basic knowledge of working with “at-risk” youth, with willingness to learn. In addition to: HS diploma or GED, with experience working with adolescents; reliable, insured, and registered transportation; clean/valid NYS driver’s license; clearance from the State Central Registry; Clearance from the NYS Justice Center fingerprint/background clearance. Benefits for full-time and part-time permanent positions: Full agency benefits available upon completion of a 3-month orientation period. Wage: $11.34 awake hours and $10.40 for asleep hours (5 hours per overnight to allow for sleep-time)
Please send Cover Letter and Resume to cbennett@familyofwoodstockinc.org or fax (845)338-6178

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Domestic Violence Children’s Coordinator
full time- 35hrs; to provide Residential & Non Residential Domestic Violence Children’s programming for Family Domestic Violence Services & The Washbourne House based in Kingston.
Responsibilities and Duties: Provide childcare, plan and implement enriching activities individually and in groups, work with multi-age groups of children, assist in daily shelter activities. Candidate must; be willing to be trained on service delivery models; demonstrate ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; have computer competence with Microsoft Office applications; be able to learn new computer skills through training or online tutorials; have ability to follow oral and written instructions; possess excellent organizational skills; have ability to work independently.
Qualifications and Skills: Commitment to victim advocacy and domestic violence prevention; ideal candidate should enjoy working with children and have basic knowledge of child development; ability to work in crisis situations and maintain a calm environment; knowledge of area children’s resources and willingness to further develop this.
In addition to: Associate’s Degree and/or 3 years of experience working in childcare and or the human services field; Reliable, insured and registered transportation; Experience working with victims of domestic violence or trauma survivors preferred; Spanish speaking a plus; Clean/valid driver’s license; Clearance from the State Central Registry; Clearance from the NYS Justice Center fingerprint/background clearance
Benefits: Full agency benefits available upon completion of a 3 month orientation period. Wage: $11.34 /hour.

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Domestic Violence Residential Fill In
full time- 35hrs (flexible shift); to provide Residential Domestic Violence programming for Family Domestic Violence Services & The Washbourne House based in Kingston.
Responsibilities and Duties: The Full Time Fill In covers any needed shift (evenings, weekends, and overnights will be required) providing direct client services to victims of domestic violence at our shelter including but not limited to; overseeing the facility; ensuring the home is clean, safe and well maintained; simple meal preparation; and crisis intervention. Candidate must; be willing to be trained on service delivery model; demonstrate ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; have computer competence with Microsoft Office applications; be able to learn new computer skills through training or online tutorials; have ability to follow oral and written instructions; possess excellent organizational skills; have ability to work independently.
Qualifications and Skills: Commitment to victim advocacy and domestic violence prevention; ability to work in crisis situations and maintain a calm environment; knowledge of area resources and willingness to further develop this.
In addition to: Associate’s Degree and/or 3 years of experience working in the human services field; Reliable, insured and registered transportation; Experience working with victims of domestic violence or trauma survivors preferred; Spanish speaking a plus; Clean/valid driver’s license; Clearance from the State Central Registry; Clearance from the NYS Justice Center fingerprint/background clearance
Benefits: Full agency benefits available upon completion of a 3 month orientation period. Wage: $11.34 /hour.

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Domestic Violence Weekend Residential Coordinator
part time- 24hrs (12hr Saturday &12hr Sunday); to provide Residential Domestic Violence programming for Family Domestic Violence Services & The Washbourne House based in Kingston.
Responsibilities and Duties: To provide direct client services to victims of domestic violence at our shelter including but not limited to; overseeing the facility; ensuring the home is clean, safe and well maintained; simple meal preparation; and crisis intervention. Candidate must; be willing to be trained on service delivery model; demonstrate ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; have computer competence with Microsoft Office applications; be able to learn new computer skills through training or online tutorials; have ability to follow oral and written instructions; possess excellent organizational skills; have ability to work independently.
Qualifications and Skills: Commitment to victim advocacy and domestic violence prevention; ability to work in crisis situations and maintain a calm environment; knowledge of area resources and willingness to further develop this.
In addition to: Associate’s Degree and/or 3 years of experience working in the human services field; Reliable, insured and registered transportation; Experience working with victims of domestic violence or trauma survivors preferred; Spanish speaking a plus; Clean/valid driver’s license; Clearance from the State Central Registry; Clearance from the NYS Justice Center fingerprint/background clearance
Benefits: Full agency benefits available upon completion of a 3 month orientation period. Wage: $11.34 /hour.

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Fill In-Darmstadt Shelter, a program of Family of Woodstock, Inc., is hiring for fill-in staff.
Responsibilities include cooking in large quantity and transporting clients, providing crisis counseling,
maintaining records and documenting, conducting intakes and arranging discharges. A Liaison to other agencies for purposes of case planning. Good Boundaries, communication and organizations skills are necessary. Requirements include: a Valid NYS license, CPS clearance, and Fingerprinting clearance. Experience in the Human services field, homeless and mental health populations. Salary: $11/hr. Please send cover letter and resume via email to Liz Bahr at Lbahr@familyofwoodstockinc.org, fax to: (845)331-340-1753 or Mail to: 40 Thomas Street, Kingston NY 12401

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