Family Coach

Posted 4 weeks ago

Reports to: Program Manager
Employment Status:  Non-Exempt/Full Time
Salary Range: $19.78 an hour


  • Preferred minimum of associate degree in a related field and 2 years of experience. A bachelor’s degree in related human service field in psychology, addictions, social work, education, human services, social science or related field is strongly preferred.
  • Have lived experience as a parent or guardian.
  • Demonstrated ability in program implementation and organization.
  • Current and valid NYS driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Help families and individuals identify goals and track progress through the Family Peer Advocacy model.
  • Participate as the FPA in specific evidence-based treatment models.
  • Initiate and support parent support and skills groups.
  • Help families learn about special education services, procedures, and rights.
  • Facilitate effective family-provider partnerships.
  • Provide support to incarcerated individuals and their families through the implementation of evidence-based parenting programs, including Parenting Inside Out, Active Parenting, Active Parenting of Teens, and Strengthening Families.
  • Becoming accredited in specific evidence-based family programming.
  • Must adhere to OASAS prevention guidelines with programming.
  • Foster effective parent-professional partnership and promote the practice of family-driven and youth-guided approaches.
  • Develop and provide community presentations as requested.
  • Will attend mandatory prevention and family programming trainings, workshops, and conferences.
  • Compile program data for local and state reporting requirements for monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  • Assist in strategic planning and development and following work plan.
  • Assist with completion of programming related to the work plan.
  • Build collaborative partnerships with local, regional and state agencies.
  • Travel required within Oneida County.
  • Become familiar and well versed in community agencies and supportive services.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

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