Parsons, the area’s largest child and family service agency, is dedicated to helping families and their children succeed. Parsons believes that every child should have the opportunity to learn and grow in a loving, caring environment.
We are seeking a Family Support Worker to provide in-home support services for families and children in Schenectady County.
Specific duties include the following:
Work with DSS caseworkers to identify service needs of at-risk families
Conduct home visits to families to engage them to obtain needed services
Support families to obtain services by making referrals, providing transportation, and accompanying them to appointments (medical, schools, DSS, etc.)
Maintain good working relationships with DSS caseworkers
Complete progress notes or other case record notes in a timely manner
Knowledge of community services in Schenectady County required
Experience required in working to support families to obtain services
Valid NY driver’s license and vehicle; ability to work flexible hours