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:

Emergency Housing Case Manager – Family of Woodstock Hotline, a program of Family of Woodstock
Inc. is seeking a case manager with a focus on emergency housing placements to join our staff.

Responsibilities: Facilitating emergency housing placements in motels for folks experiencing homelessness.
Duties will include collaborating with UCDSS, local and surrounding county motels, and transportation
companies. Paperwork includes filling out necessary forms for motels and program stats. Proficiency with
technology is required.

Qualifications: Applicant must have knowledge of and experience with mental health
situations as well as good telephone counseling skills and the ability to respond to crisis situations. A
commitment to the principles, philosophy, and values of Family is needed. The position requires a commitment
to the organization and a willingness to pitch in and help out, with the tedious as well as the rewarding
humanistic work. Some portion of the job will be answering the hotline and text line. A portion of the work is
mental health related, with an emphasis on crisis intervention. Case Manager must have taken or soon take Family’s 40-hour basic training. Position includes Family’s generous benefits package after 3-month trial period.

Schedule: This is a 35-hour a week position, Monday through Friday, from 2:30 pm to 9 pm. Staff meeting attendance is mandatory. The meeting is weekly on Mondays from 9:30 am to 11 am.
Wage: $17.60.

If interested, please email your resume to Sue Carroll at scarroll@fowinc.org.

Finance Accounting Assistant

We are looking for a Finance Accounting Assistant to join our team for the finance office of a local Non-Profit agency that will be responsible for general ledger spreadsheets for multiple programs, and various tracking of expenses.

Team member will also submit vouchers to various funding sources and maintain files for all assigned programs. Must have excellent organizational skills with attention to details; ability to work efficiently on a team; ability to communicate well; should have initiative and good judgement. An AAS, or two years’ experience in an administrative fiscal office environment is preferred. Must be computer literate with proficiency with MS Excel and Gmail.

Schedule is Mon-Thurs 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Friday 8am-4pm.Salary: $17.60 an hour.
Generous benefit package


  • Prepare and examine accounting records, financial statements, taxes, and other financial reports
  • Develop and analyze reporting for business operations and budgets
  • Perform audits, ensuring adherence to standard requirements
  • Create new processes to improve financial efficiency
  • Report analysis and findings to management team


  • Previous experience in accounting or other related fields
  • Fundamental knowledge of GAAP
  • Experience with current computer accounting programs and reporting tools
  • Detail and deadline-oriented
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Send your resume and cover letter to Tamanika Hammond at thammond@fowinc.org

Life Skills Educator – Midway I is looking for a life skills educator. Hours are Mon/ Wed/ Fri from 2:30pm to 930pm and Tuesday/Thursday from 9 am to 4 pm.  Staff meetings are alternate Wednesdays from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm and held virtually. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: running one weekly life skills group, giving a Casey life skills assessment when residents move into the program, assisting residents in improving their life skills during their 18 month stay, basic daily role modeling to youth in the program. 40 hours of required training annually. Team work makes the dream work! $17.60/ hr with benefits after 3 months. Please send resumes and cover letters to Jen Pineda at jpineda@fowinc.org 


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
Child Care Assistance Program Outreach Manager/Navigator – Family of Woodstock Inc.’s Child Care Assistance Program is looking for a part time Outreach Manager/Navigator to assist our community members applying for child care assistance and looking for child care. Child Care Assistance Program 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 child care 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 Child Care Assistance Program application process. · Assist clients with navigating the Child Care Assistance Program 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. 20 hours with potential for full time if caseloads increase.
$17.60/hour with travel reimbursement, very generous benefits package, flexible schedule, and paid time off. Submit a resume to ahart@fowinc.org

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


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 PlacementsPlease send resumes to tbarnes@fowinc.org


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.


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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