NY CAA Employment Listings

Commission On Economic Opportunity

Job title:

Family Advocate

Brief Job Description:

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a daily difference in the lives of children and families? Join our dedicated team and help support an agency that changes lives and improves our community!

We are excited to be seeking a Family Advocate here in Troy NY (SCHOOL 12).

CEO is a Community Action Agency driven by our dedication to innovation, respect, and teamwork. We care deeply about helping to improve the lives of people across Rensselaer County, while guaranteeing a work life balance and a collaborative culture for our team members.

Our Staff Enjoy:

12 plus paid holidays, a week off between Christmas and New Years, half days before holidays, and a shortened Friday workday all summer long.
A generous paid time off policy, starting with 5 front loaded vacation days, 8 front loaded sick days, tenure-based accrual, and the ability to roll over unused time annually.
Full-time 35-hour work week that includes professional development opportunities during work hours.
Mission driven work, and colleagues that also care about giving back to the community.
Competitive Hourly Rate Offered**

Your Day Would Look Like:

Assisting families in accessing community resources such as mental health, housing, employment, education and childcare
Plan, conduct, and assist with monthly parent meetings, events, and education sessions
Encourage parent involvement in program and classroom events
Assist families with transportation to appointments, as needed
Maintain complete and accurate case notes for each family

What YOU Would Bring:

HS Diploma or equivalent
Experience working with diverse populations
Knowledge of community resources for disadvantaged families
Valid and clean NYS driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle required
Associates/Bachelor's degree in Human Services or related field
FDC Credential
1+ years of case management experience
Prior experience working with disadvantaged families in an advocacy role and knowledge of community resources
Bilingual a plus

Other Benefits Include:

Full Time-35 Hour Work Week Monday-Friday
Casual Dress Code
Free Telemedicine
Employee Assistance Program
Healthcare, Dental, and Vision Insurance (Flexible Spending/Dependent Care Accounts)
Cash payment of three thousand dollars for waiving health insurance (FT)
Optional 403(b) Retirement Plan
Employee sponsored pension plan
CEO Qualifies Eligible Employees for the Federal School Loan Forgiveness Program

Please note: applicants for this position will be required to complete standard background clearances, which include fingerprints, New York State Child Abuse clearances, a physical, TB Test, and a pre-employment drug screen.

Apply: https://www.ceoempowers.org/about/join-us/

Call: 518-272-6012, ext. 301


Click here for a link to the full job description
How to Apply:

Apply: https://www.ceoempowers.org/about/join-us/

Call: 518-272-6012, ext. 301

Application Deadline: