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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Assistant Program Director (APD) – Family House is currently seeking an APD who will serve as the “right
hand” of the Program Director. This individual will help to provide supervision of the program and should be energetic,
observant, and apply sound independent judgement when ensuring that residents are housed safely, guided appropriately,
and are empowered and connected to resources. The APD will provide coverage as needed and work On-Call which
includes evenings/weekends and some holidays. This individual will understand how to effectively carry-out emergency
program procedures, provide crisis intervention, and adapt to changing priorities and deadlines in a calm and non-reactive
fashion. Some other responsibilities may include: participate with community outreach, resident groups, and special
events. Help with reports/data collection. Provide transportation for youth as needed. Answer phones, maintain logs, and
all necessary paperwork. Apply positive youth development and trauma-informed principles. Clean and assist with the
maintenance and upkeep of the program’s building and grounds as needed.

Annual Salary: $52K. Resumes should be
sent to: Program Director, Kie Ahmed: kahmed@fowinc.org and Team Leader of Adolescent Services, Robert Molina,
MSW: rmolina@fowinc.org.
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Residential Counselor (RC) – Family House welcomes persons to apply for this position if they are capable of
making our young people feel safe, welcomed, and inspired to rediscover their value as a person and connect to school
and other resources. RC’s should be able to exemplify professionalism, adaptability, and that they believe the best in our
young people, regardless of their difficult circumstances. RC’s must build trusting and healing relationships with at-risk
teenagers by providing direct care and assisting with independent living skills. Wage: $16 per hour, plus a $2.00 dollar
differential for overnight. Resumes should be sent to: Program Director, Kie Ahmed: kahmed@fowinc.org and Team
Leader of Adolescent Services, Robert Molina, MSW: rmolina@fowinc.org.
* Requirements for Family House positions: A minimum of an Associate’s Degree and/or knowledge of
working with “at risk” youth. Candidates should have reliable transportation, a clean/valid driver’s license, as well as
background clearances from the State Central Registry and the NYS Justice Center. We offer flexible work schedules,
along with plenty of paid-time off: four weeks a year of vacation, eleven Holidays, and two weeks of sick time. There is
also free health insurance for anyone who works Full Time. Part Time shifts are available, along with awake/asleep
overnight schedules and per diem/on-call work. Resumes should be sent to: Program Director, Kie
Ahmed: kahmed@fowinc.org and Team Leader of Adolescent Services, Robert Molina, MSW: rmolina@fowinc.org

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Restorative Justice School Coordinator – $17.60/hr 35 hrs/wk – serving 2 Ulster County School Districts. Responsibilities include:

  • Facilitate restorative practices with students, parents, teachers, school staff, and community members as an alternative to out of school suspension.
  • Coordinate the re-entry of students returning from discipline and incarceration through restorative practices to increase access to wraparound supports and connection to school site staff and resources.
  • Facilitate restorative mediation circles and community based circles for students.
  • Provide professional development for students and staff.
  • Offer Restorative and Social Emotional Learning based support for students acting out in the classroom.
  • Act as a county liaison to connect students with additional services.
  • Connect students experiencing homelessness or temporary housing with McKinney-Vento funds.
  • Flexible hours to work with school needs and priorities.

Qualifications: BA/BS in Human Services/Education or a related field and/or three years’ experience working with adolescents and Restorative Justice. Experience in group facilitation and knowledge of local supports is preferred. NYS valid driver’s license and clean driving record is required. Must be able to clear NYS Justice Center/fingerprint background clearance. Please respond with a cover letter and resume to dkatz@fowinc.org

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Our Non-Profit multi-program agency is seeking a team member for our Accounting
office. Team member would be responsible for the following:
o Auditing various funding sources
o Auditing prep work for the annual agency audit
o Various reconciliations, including bank reconciliation
o Assist with the retirement audit as well as workers’ compensation audit
o Assist with the annual CFR.
Qualifications/Skills:
 Must have excellent organizational skills with attention to details; 
 Ability to work efficiently, independently as well as on a team; 
 Must be computer literate with proficiency with MS Office and Gmail;
 Should have initiative and good judgement and ability to communicate well; 
 BA, AAS, or two years’ experience in a fiscal office environment.  
Starting wage is $17.60/hr with an excellent benefit package. Interested candidates
should submit a resume with cover letter. Equal Opportunity Employer.
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
o Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
o People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
o Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
o Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
o Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
o Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
o High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment

If you are interested in joining our team, please send resume and cover letter to
rwagner@fowinc.org

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Day Care Subsidy Outreach Manager/Navigator – Family of Woodstock Inc.’s Day Care Subsidy unit is looking for a part time Outreach Manager/ Navigator to assist our community members applying for child care subsidy and looking for child care. Day Care Subsidy is a federally funded program available to assist eligible families pay for safe, quality childcare. The Outreach Manager/Navigator will provide direct and indirect services to our clients. Duties will include, but not limited to: Building caseloads, meeting clients in public spaces such as libraries, community centers and Daycare centers and their private residence, if needed. · Keep records of clients contacted and outreach performed. · Assist in collecting documentation needed for initial application or recertification when needed. · Assist clients with translation and clarifying the Day Care Subsidy application process. · Assist clients with navigating the Day Care Subsidy application process. · Assist clients with navigating the Legally Exempt Enrolled process. · Assist clients with navigating the search for child care. · Must have exceptional communication and organizational skills. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required’ Knowledge of Columbia and Greene Counties businesses and community groups; Must have a clean drivers record, valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle; Bilingual Spanish speaker. Submit a resume to ahart@fowinc.org.

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Family Peer Advocate
RESPONSIBILITIES:

A Family Peer Advocate (FPA) provides an array of formal and informal services and supports to families whose child is experiencing social, emotional, developmental, substance use and/or behavioral challenges. This includes but is not limited to providing families with outreach in information on community resources and services; serving as a bridge between families and community providers; assisting families in expressing their needs, strengths, and goals; and supporting a productive and respectful partnership, along with advocating on behalf of and in collaboration with the family, to ensure the family’s needs are being met. This is a 20-hour a week position M-F 9-5 with occasional flexed hours depending on the family’s needs.

Requirements:
High School Diploma or equivalent. Must meet the requirements to apply for a Provisional Parents Empowering Parents (PEP) credential or already be credentialed. Applicants must have lived experience as a primary caregiver, caregiver meaning you are raising or have raised, a child or adolescent with significant social, emotional, behavioral mental health or developmental needs to qualify for PEP credential. Please see https://www.ftnys.org/workforce/parent-empowerment-program-pep/ for more details.

Other requirements: Reliable, insured and registered transportation; Clean/valid driver’s license; Clearance from the State Central Registry; Clearance from the NYS Justice Center fingerprint/background clearance; Ability to work independently; Solid verbal, written and technology skills; Strong organization and time management skills; Comfortable traveling to and working in families’ homes and communities

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

Parents or Guardians who has or have had a child with

  • behavioral, emotional, or mental health challenges (including ADHD)
  • an intellectual or developmental disabilities (including Autism)
  • an IEP special education services

AND you have ever successfully advocated for that child in

  • Children’s Mental Health Systems
  • Schools or other Educational Placements
  • Child Welfare Systems
  • Residential Placements
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Housing & Lifeskills Case Manager

Program Goals:

To ensure safety and provide a safe/stable transitional living environment for homeless young adults between 18-26 who have no permanent residence, to improve the basic life skills necessary for each young adult to live independently and achieve self-sufficiency, to assist young adults to address their barriers to achieving independence and self-sufficiency, to engage young adults in job training programs and secure pathways to meaningful employment or entrepreneurial opportunities.

Responsibilities:

Case Manager will meet with the clients at least once per week, assist them to find housing and provide comprehensive case management services such as but not limited to: Bridging to Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse Treatment, Building Work Readiness Skills, Assist With Seeking Employment, Building Community Connections, Help Identify Recreational Activities and Teaching an Array of Life Skills.

Requirements:

Bachelor Degree; Two Years’ experience working with youth or young adults; Reliable; insured and registered transportation; Clean/valid driver’s license; Clearance from the State Central Registry; Clearance from the NYS Justice Center fingerprint/background clearance; Ability to work independently; Solid verbal, written and technology skills; Strong organization and time management skills; Comfortable traveling to and working in clients homes and communities. 

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Child Care Connections, a program of Family of Woodstock, is hiring a Legally Exempt Enrollment & Outreach Manager. The position includes processing Legally Exempt Enrolled child care applications, offering technical assistance and conducting home inspections/complaints for legally exempt child care programs. Training adults in the topics of early childhood and program development is also required. Outreach to increase child care programs throughout Ulster County will be a task of the position. The position requires excellent communication and organizational skills with attention to detail, computer skills and working in a team environment. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be necessary. Qualifications for the position is a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/related field or Associates degree in Early Childhood/related field and experience in the child care field. Bilingual Spanish preferred. Must have a reliable vehicle for transportation.

Monday-Friday at $15.40 per hour (40 hours) Family of Woodstock offers an excellent benefit package.

Ulster County: If interested email/send cover letter and resume to Penny Dombrowski at pdombrowski@familyofwoodstockinc.org or Family of Woodstock, Child Care Connections, PO BOX 3516, Kingston, NY 12402

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Fill-In–The Darmstadt Shelter, a program of Family of Woodstock, Inc., is hiring for a fill-in position. Responsibilities: Must cover for various shifts, and be able to transport clients and maintain records. Good boundaries, communication and organizational skills are necessary. Requirements: A valid NYS Driver’s License, along with reliable transportation; be able to pass CPS Clearance; be able to clear NYS Justice Center. Fingerprinting background clearance; and have experience in human services, working with homeless and mental health populations. Possibility for advancement. Wage: $13 per hour with an additional overnight differential. Please send cover letter and resume by email to Liz Bahr at lbahr@familyofwoodstockinc.org or fax to (845) 340-1753, or mail to 40 Thomas Street, Kingston NY 12401.

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4 Overnight Managers–The Darmstadt Shelter, a program of Family of Woodstock, Inc., is hiring for 4full-time Overnight Manager positions. Schedule: Hours for each will be 10:30 PM—8:30 AM, details of schedule yet to be determined. Responsibilities: Cleaning, restocking, and provide crisis counseling. Good boundaries, communication and organizational skills are necessary. Requirements: Be able to pass CPS Clearance; and be able to clear NYS Justice Center Fingerprinting background clearance. Please send cover letter and resume by email to Liz Bahr at lbahr@familyofwoodstockinc.org or fax to (845) 340-1753, or mail to 40 Thomas Street, Kingston NY 12401.

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