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Northern Rivers Family  Services
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  • Queensbury, NY
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Respite Provider

Northeast Parent & Child Society invites applications for per-diem Respite Providers for our Hourly External Respite Program in the greater Capital Region. The area of service need includes, but is not limited to: Albany, Columbia, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren County, and Washington County.

 

Respite services are provided in the community to children who may be experiencing various struggles at home, school, and/ or in the community. Respite includes Hourly Respite and Skill Building services. Hourly Respite activities are chosen based on the child’s treatment goals and individual strengths and interests. Skill Building services work on developing activities to increase children’s specific skills to be successful in the home and community. These skills include daily living, social skills, self-advocacy, age appropriate developmental tasks, job coaching, and other identified treatment goals.

Respite may be available to foster, kinship, and adoptive families, as well as birth families in need of support.

 

Work Schedule: Per Diem/Flexible; Days/Evenings/Weekends

Required Experience

 

  • GED or High School Diploma;
  • reliable transportation; valid NYS driver's license;
  • experience working with children who have mental health, behavioral health, and/ or emotional challenges required;
  • Must possess solid computer skills for entering Medicaid-compliant paperwork;
  • must be at least 21 years of age

 

Northeast Parent & Child Society is a member agency of Northern Rivers Family of Services, a family of human service agencies who work together and are committed to helping children, families, and adults. As the parent organization to both Northeast and Parsons Child & Family Center, Northern Rivers coordinates the quality of care, depth of programs, combined size and passion for the mission to provide care for more than 11,000 people each year in 37 counties throughout New York State.

 

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, Northern Rivers Family of Services will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. 

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.