Job title:

Family Advocate

Brief Job Description:

Would you like to establish and maintain relationships with families throughout the community?

Looking for a meaningful opportunity?

The Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO) is seeking a Family Advocate for our Early Childhood Services program!

Location: Troy

Salary: $16-$18/hr depending on experience/relevant education

We offer exceptional benefits including, but not limited to the following:

Follows a 35-hour schedule with paid school break periods in December, February, and April

Other Generous Paid Time Off

Casual Dress Code

Free Telemedicine

Employee Assistance Program

Professional Development Opportunities During Work Hours

Healthcare, Dental, and Vision Insurance (Flexible Spending/Dependent Care Accounts)

Cash payment of $3,000 for waiving health insurance (FT)

403(b) Retirement Plan

CEO Qualifies Eligible Employees for the Federal School Loan Forgiveness Program

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

Preferred Qualifications:
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


Call: 518-272-6012, ext. 301

Please note: Applicants for this position will be required to complete standard background clearances, which include a drug screen, fingerprint clearances, child abuse background check, physical and TB test and must be fully vaccinated.

We are proud to be an EEO employer.

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How to Apply:


Call: 518-272-6012, ext. 301

Application Deadline: