In-Home Family Specialists
Job Code: 637797 Location: Queens, NYRecognized as the #1 Best Company to Work for In New York, the YAI Network is an award-winning, nationally acclaimed network of not-for-profit health and human services agencies dedicated to building brighter futures for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities of all ages and their families. We serve individuals, families, and communities in the NYC metropolitan area, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, and Sullivan Counties within New York State. The most recent additions to our network include services to New Jersey and Puerto Rico. Our full range of services include early intervention, pre-school, family supports, day treatment and day habilitation programs, employment training and placement, clinical and residential services, as well as recreation and camping services.
Proud recipients of the following awards:
- New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS SHRM)
#1 Best Company to Work For in New York Award
- American Psychological Associationís National Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award
Part-time 3:30pm-7:30pm; can work 1 to 6 days a week; extensive training provided
Responsibilities: The YAI Network has openings for In-home Family Specialists (3:30pm-7:30pm) to work with individuals with developmental disabilities in the Queens area. Join our dynamic team working with children, adolescents, and/or adults with developmental disabilities in their families' homes. Provide counseling and training in activities of daily living, behavior management, community integration, and advocacy. These positions require strong communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to work with families.
* BA/BS or some college a plus
* Willingness to work with ID/DD population
* Team Skills
* Locations throughout Queens
* Training provided
Apply online below. For additional information on YAI and all our current employment opportunities, please visit www.yai.org.
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