New Opportunities at the Coalition

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The Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York is growing. We are seeking dedicated and passionate individuals to fill the following positions: 

Adoption and Guardianship Assistance Program Family Support Specialists

Family Support Specialist Description: The Adoption and Guardianship Assistance Program for Everyone (AGAPE) Family Support Specialists will be part of a small and dedicated team that will launch and execute a new program which will serve adoptive and guardianship families.  AGAPE services will include a blend of referral, crisis intervention, case management, advocacy, training and supportive services. 

The AGAPE Centers, which are funded by a five-year contract with the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, will serve a total of fifteen counties – nine in the Hudson Valley, four in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes Region and two on Long Island. The AGAPE Family Support Specialists will work in partnership with other members of the Coalition team and will report to the Regional AGAPE Program Directors. 

Experience with foster care, adoption and/or kinship care is required Demonstrated success in working with adoptive and guardianship families preferred.  Adoptive parents, relative caregivers, foster parents, birth parents, adoptees and foster or kinship care alums are strongly encouraged to apply.  Candidates with knowledge of the regional social service and educational community will be especially well prepared for this position.  While not required, a related degree in human services, social work or psychology, for example, is beneficial.

The Coalition seeks candidates interested in a full-time position in Binghamton, as well as those interested in per-diem work in Long Island, Rockland and Binghamton Locations.

Detailed job description here AGAPE Family Support Specialist  if interested please email applications to info@affcny.org

All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status or domestic violence victim status, and shall also follow the requirements of the Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.


 

All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status or domestic violence victim status, and shall also follow the requirements of the Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.


See our Internship Page for more ways to help us at the Coalition.

 

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