Family Support & Advocacy Services: RESPITE
Respite Program Specialist, part time, 17.5 hrs/wk
Duties: The Program Specialist will provide quality individual and/or group respite and skill building for children with social, emotional and behavioral disabilities. The Program Specialist may also take responsibility for general program assistance.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalency required, Associate’s Degree preferred. Knowledge of recreational activities and child development required. Experience working with families with children with social, emotional and behavioral disabilities preferred. Self-starting, motivated individual able to work flexible hours. Clean driving record and 3 years’ experience driving.
Care Manager, full time 35 hrs/wk
Candidate must have the capacity to work closely within a team setting with clients to assist in problem solving and daily living. Assess service needs, liaison with the community agencies and coordinate treatment and provide advocacy.
Two years working in a direct care setting with clients who suffer from mental illness preferrred. Associates Degree or Bachelors degree in Human services preferred. Self starting individual who has a broad knowledge of the services available in Dutchess County.
Bi-lingual a plus.
Must have a valid NY driver’s license.