Case Associate/Outreach Specialist
New Alternatives for Children, Inc.
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Post Date: Apr 01, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: Starting 38,000
Location: US - New York - Mahattan
Job Reference: - n/a -
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Description
NAC Family Permanency Center offers families formed through adoption or guardianship, a place where they can find the support, advocacy, information, and a range of professional health and social services needed to help them create or maintain a successful and permanent home. Our goals are to prevent post-adoptive and post-guardianship dissolutions/disruptions, provide assistance to families so that children may be cared for in their own homes with their adoptive parent(s) or legal guardian(s), and strengthen post-adoptive and post-guardianship families.

•        Title of Position: Case Associate/Outreach Specialist
•        Position Type: Full Time | COVID vaccine required | Currently, hybrid work environment
•        Travel - Travel required for outreach events and community visit
•        Pay Range: Based on Experience
•        Location: 37 West 26th Street New York, NY 1001|
•        Department: Family Permanency Center

Description of Responsibilities:
•        Meets with community based agencies and child welfare partners to lead presentations
•        Explore and identify community fairs and outreach events to attend to increase awareness about post-adoption and post-guardianship services
•        Developing and strengthening relationships with community based organizations and child welfare agencies to provide them with information and resources about post-adoption and kinship services.
•        Network with community providers to plan in-service presentations and outreach events
•        Attend community fairs and in-person engagement events which includes tabling and disseminating brochures, flyers, and program posters
•        Coordinate outreach and recruitment efforts in all 5 boroughs to establish relationships with communities to target post-adoption and kinship families
•        Track outreach efforts for required program reports and maintain data for all outreach communications and events
•        Assist social work team on making referrals for families when needed
•        Outreach families to engage in trainings, support groups and workshops to encourage participation
•        Create flyers for monthly member support groups, outreach events and other program related opportunities for families
•        Perform other related tasks and/or special projects as assigned
•        Accompany clients to appointments such as Public Assistance, Medicaid, housing court, schools, IEP meetings, and medical appointments to provide support and advocacy.
•        Conducts collateral calls to community providers to gather information about client service needs.
•        Assist clients in obtaining grants and benefits as needed
•        Assist with case management and case-related administrative tasks, including filing, chart reviews, and data entry using the agency’s electronic health record.
•        Participate in case reviews, weekly supervisory sessions, and department meetings and trainings.
Required Education and Experience:
•        The candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in social work, policy, communications, business, or related discipline
•        Demonstrated experience in the area of outreach
•        Skilled in relationship building
•        Excellent organizational skills
•        Experience with Excel and PowerPoint

Skills
Required Skills:
•        Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus
•        Strong communication and interpersonal skills
•        Have public speaking and facilitation skills
•        Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging


Notes
How to Apply:   
Please indicate [Case Associate/Outreach Specialist] in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to: hr@nackidscan.org

For information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., visit our website at www.nackidscan.org


Contact Details
Name: Mary Ann Code
Address: 37 W 26th St
City: Mahattan
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10010
Country: United States
Email: hr@nakcidscan.org