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Family Residence Support Worker

Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, education, or related field and/or four years’ experience working with children or adolescents. Provide general support to family. Job duties include recreation transportation and other related activities to assist children placed in foster care at the agency operated foster home. Overnight shift possible. Personal vehicle required; mileage reimbursed. Salary range $18.48- $22.03 per hour. 35 hours per week. The application review process will be ongoing until the position has been filled.

Long Term Leave Replacement Family Development Specialist

Long Term Leave Replacement Bachelor’s degree in sociology, psychology, or related field; and/or 4 years experience in counseling, community organizing or working with low income families and willingness to achieve Family Development Credential.  To assist low income families in improving the quality of their lives through family development case management.  Identify structural problems/barriers to clients achieving goals and develop strategies for institutional/structural change. 35 hours per week. Salary range: $19.98 per hour.

Parent Educator

High school diploma and/or one year’s experience working with children and families. Needed to provide in-home parenting education, transportation, supervised visitation and support to families within and outside of Delaware County. NYS driver’s license and personal vehicle required; mileage reimbursed. Safe driving record and no moving violations within past 2 years. Flexible hours, 35 hours per week; evenings, Saturday and Sunday required. Salary range $15.52-18.52 per hour.

Payroll Bookeeper

Associate's degree in accounting and/or two years' experience in basic accounting function. To perform a variety of duties related to the operation of the fiscal department, with primary responsibilities to be focused on payroll and related functions. 35 hours per week. Salary starts at $19.98. Paid time off, health/vision/dental insurance offered, generous retirement after one year. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Job is based at DO's Hamden location. Equal Employment Opportunity M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status