Bilingual Family Counselor
NY Council on Adoptable Children

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Post Date: Feb 06, 2023
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Immediate
Salary: Up to 46,500
Location: US - New York - New York City
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NY Council on Adoptable Children, "COAC", is a non-profit agency located in midtown Manhattan whose vision is to ensure that every child has a permanent, loving, and nurturing home and family. We provide free in-home services to diverse families located throughout New York City.

COAC is currently looking for a Bilingual Family Counselor for our Permanency Resource Center program to operate out of our main office with extensive fieldwork throughout NYC. Hybrid work schedule.

Responsibilities for Family Coordinator:
·provides all home, video, field and office-based case management services to post adoption and post guardianship families.

· conducts intakes, service plan development, and (re)assessment activities as well as coordinating with other service providers, providing referrals, advocacy, and support to ensure family needs are met.

· host support groups/events monthly to help support post-adoptive families.

· engages in ongoing outreach and recruitment activities including presentations and attending networking events to inform service providers about program services.

· maintains progress notes, case records, and tracking logs as well as assists Program Director with completing quarterly reports to inform funders of program progress.

The ideal candidate for this position must be respectful of ethnic, cultural, gender, and sexual orientation differences. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated and a go-getter.

COAC supports all aspects of diversity, and in accordance with federal, state and local laws, does not discriminate unlawfully against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, military status, national origin (including ancestry), predisposing genetic characteristic, race, sex, gender, actual or perceived sexual orientation, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Qualifications Required:
· Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or similar social service field
· Bilingual English/Spanish
· Minimum of one year of experience in direct service work
· Experience with ACS, foster care, and/or working with families who have adopted/kingap a strong plus
· Strong interpersonal, communication (verbal/written), and organizational skills
· Ability to work independently to meet client needs and within a team to meet overall needs of the agency

HYBRID work schedule
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Generous PTO
Retirement plan
Vision insurance

Contact Details
Name: Melissa Holiday
Address: 333 W 39th Street, Suite 201
City: New York
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10018
Country: United States
Ph: 646-483-5901