Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce
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Job Title.
   Family Outreach Educator
Short Description of the Job.
   Coordinate Family Services - After School Program
Complete Description of the Job.
   Under the supervision of the Project Lift Program Coordinator, the Family Outreach Educator will be responsible for coordinating the intake process including, but not limited to, recruiting families, registering all applicants, referring participating families to appropriate human service agencies, providing support for families, encouraging parental involvement with Project Lift, serving as a liaison between home and school, assisting with the planning, implementation, and oversight of the daily activities of Project Lift and other duties as required. Essential Job Functions: Assist Project Lift Coordinator with the implementation of all facets of Project Lift according to the research based goals and objectives of Franklin Community Center and Project Lift Coordinate intake process including but not limited to: recruiting students/families, registering all applicants, notifying school and families of acceptance into Project Lift Record, maintain, and report Project Lift statistical records and Project Lift database Refer Project Lift families to appropriate human service agencies and provide support needed for families to obtain these services while maintaining records of these referrals Assist with the interpretation of services and policies of Project Lift to families and help them carry out Project Lift recommendations according to the familyís needs Assist families with coordination of transportation to and from Project Lift and additional services Assist families with meeting basic needs: food, clothing, personal safety, shelter, holiday assistance, school supplies, health insurance, etc. Remain in regular contact with families and encourage parental involvement in Project Lift Coordinate and implement Project Lift family events focusing on education and current needs of enrolled families Provide summer camp opportunities for Project Lift participants and siblings including but not limited to: solicitation of funds, negotiation of costs, arranging transportation, proper attire, etc. Maintain ongoing dialogue with community professionals around social and prevention issues relating to youth services, networks and other providers Assist with participation in fundraising and public relations activities of Project Lift and Franklin Community Center, Inc. Perform other activities as assigned Qualifications: Bachelorís or Associateís Degree in Social Services, Human Services, or other field considered appropriate by the Executive Director and Board of Directors (Associateís Degree in related field with experience considered) Three years of relevant experience in child development, individual and group behavior, and recent developments in the field of social welfare Valid New York State Driverís License Job Type: Full-time
Job Category.
   Community/Social Services and Nonprofit
Job Level.
   Entry Level
Position Type.
   Full Time
For More Information Contact.
   Franklin Community Center
Employer Info.
   Franklin Community Center, Inc.
10 Franklin Street
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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