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Family Residence Support Worker

Family Residence Support Worker

This rewarding job includes fun job duties such as recreation, transportation and other related activities to assist children placed in foster care in Delaware County.

Flexible hours, Part-time and full-time positions open.

Bachelor's degree in psychology, sociology, education, or related field and/or four years' experience working with children or adolescents.

Salary range $20.38-24.32 per hour.

Sign on bonus of $250.00 after one month of employment.

Family Residence Support Worker

Are you looking for a job that is both rewarding and fun? Do you like working with children or adolescence? Delaware Opportunity has a job that affords you the opportunity to have fun while working with children or adolescence in the agency operated foster homes providing support to the parent and the youth in the homes. Four years’ experience working with children or adolescents and/or a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, education, or related field.

Victims Counselor/Advocate

Part and full time positions available. BA in sociology, psychology, women’s studies or related field and/or 4 years’ experience human services or social work. Provide services to victims of crime, domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse including medical and legal advocacy, accompaniment, and information and referrals to needed services. Experience and willingness to provide outreach education and public speaking desired. Valid driver’s license, personal vehicle required. 35 hours per week. Salary range $21.20-25.29 per hour.

Walton Senior Dining Center Driver

Valid NYS driver’s license, clean driving record. Ability to relate well to senior citizens and to help shut ins stay independent. 15 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. $14.98 per hour. Annual, Sick, and Paid Holidays. Sign on bonus of $250.00 after a month of employment. Applications accepted until filled at Delaware Opportunities Inc., 35430 State Highway 10, Hamden, NY 13782, or at the Walton Senior Dining Center. Equal Employment Opportunity MF/ F/ Disability/ Protected Veteran Status

Job Type: Part-time

Youth Engagement Specialist

Bachelor’s degree in psychology, Sociology, Education, or related field and/or four years’ experience in working with children or adolescents.  Candidate to provide intensive support and guidance to youth who are at risk of entering foster care in Delaware County. Duties would be inclusive of teaching basic life skills, social skills, communication skills, conflict resolution, and conducting potential recreational activities. Extensive travel and home visiting required for the position. 35 hours per week. Salary $21.20-25.29 per hour.