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Healthy Families- Family Resource Educator

Responsibilities: The Family Resource Specialist is a role, providing outreach assessments connecting families to community resources. This also includes cross training as a Family Support Specialist to provide home visiting services as needed. Initiate contacts with referral sources or community agencies and maintain collaborative partnerships through consistent contact, provision of in-service presentations and community event participation. Planning of program events in collaboration with the team.

Required Skills:

  • Effective communication and inter-personal skills for engagement and interaction with parents and children

  • Ability to plan and develop outreach events and activities

  • Ability to provide trauma sensitive and respectful interactions

  • Knowledge of child development and appropriate practice

  • Ability to use assessment tools and transfer curriculum into action

  • Critical thinking and adaptability for problem solving

  • Positive attitude and cooperation building

  • Managing difficult conversations and conflict resolution

  • Familiarity with community resources and support services

  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting

When assigned Family Support Specialist duties:

  • Provide strength-based services and engagement with families, primarily in their homes.

  • Responsible for establishing a relationship with assigned families while providing prenatal and other health education, child development assessments, parenting and life skills guidance, and linkages to appropriate community support services.

  • Assist parents in their parent-child relationships, optimizing the home environment (i.e. provide educational materials and activities that promote positive parent-child interaction).

  • When requested, assist parents in attending health and human services appointments (does not provide transportation of families), court appointments and activities related to parenting, employment and/or educational goals.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $16.00 - $20.00 per hour, 37.5 hours per week

Early Childhood Educator

Required Skills:
*Effective communication skills for engagement and interaction with parents and children
*Knowledge of child development and appropriate practice
*Enthusiasm for children and their individuality
*Patience and Humor
*Creativity and flexibility

Qualifications: Bachelor’s or Associates degree in Early Childhood or related field; or CDA Certificate preferred.

Two years of experience in an Early Childhood setting with young infants and children. (Parenting not included)

*Provide programming that provides a warm, safe, nurturing and loving environment where independence is encouraged and individuality is respected. *Provide a safe environment that meets the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of children (infants through school age) using NAEYC guidelines.
*Engage and interact during children’s activities, prepare activity materials, and prepare an environment that is clean, appealing and age appropriate as per agency and NAEYC guidelines.
*Communicate formally and informally with parents. Remain sensitive and responsive to parents. Offer referrals to services to families participating in the program.
*Provide child care services during evening parenting classes.

Typically daytime hours Monday through Friday. Some evening hours required to provide on site evening care during parenting workshops at the Penn Yan Family Resource Center

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 - $19.00 per hour

Expected hours: 35 per week


  • Dental insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Parental leave

  • Retirement plan

  • Vision insurance

Application Question(s):

  • Are you willing to become CPR certified?


  • Associate (Required)


  • child care: 2 years (Required)

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of infant and early childhood development and emotional and behavioral health, family systems, evidenced-based curricula to promote infant and early childhood mental health, formal and informal SE assessment tools.

  • Provide continuous support to child care providers regarding implementation of evidenced-based strategies related to classroom management and social emotional skill development and to referred parents regarding the child’s behaviors and skill development.

  • Work independently within a flexible schedule.

  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is needed. Willing to travel in Ontario, Seneca and Yates counties in all weather conditions.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Effective communication skills for engagement and interaction with providers, parents and children

  • Ability to provide trauma sensitive and respectful interactions

  • Knowledge of child development and appropriate practice

  • Attention to detail and organization

  • Critical thinking and adaptability for problem solving

  • Managing difficult conversations and conflict resolution

To provide training and consultation, coaching, mentoring to child care providers, teaching staff, directors, and parents within those programs to promote responsive and positive relationships and social emotional behavioral health developmentally appropriate practices within childcare settings to support infant and toddler’s healthy social-emotional (SE) development including those at risk for SE delays and those displaying challenging behaviors. This is a prevention-based service that pairs mental health professionals with people who work with young children and their families. It does not involve direct services to children.

- Bachelor’s Degree required (Master’s Degree preferred) in Psychology or Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or related field. Licensed-or-Licensed-eligible clinicians preferred.

At least 3 years’ experience in an early care and education setting, supervision of staff and adult education that has led to knowledge, skills, and ability to provide exceptional customer service.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $25.00 - $28.00 per hour

Expected hours: 18 per week


  • Flexible schedule

  • Mileage reimbursement

Work setting:

  • In-person


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Early care & education: 3 years (Required)


Office Manager (Temporary Position)

Temporary Position: Office manager needed for Canandaigua office location. Will serve as receptionist, office management and site scheduling, support to staff etc. Requires excellent computer and telephone skills, data entry experience, exceptional customer service and organizational skills and ability to adapt to changing customer needs.

Location: Canandaigua, NY

Job Type: Temporary

Pay: $15.00 - $18.00 per hour

Expected hours: 37.5 per week


  • 8 hour shift

  • Monday to Friday


  • Office management: 2 years (Required)

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