To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Parent Advocate to join its Foster Care Adoption.
This position will ensure that birth parents have an adequate voice for their concerns regarding their children in the foster care system, and that they will navigate the foster care system as effectively and efficiently as possible. The Parent Advocate (PA) is expected to collaborate with the Foster Care on all issues related to birth parents.
Title: Parent Advocate
Supervisor: Foster Care Unit Supervisor
Location: 37 West 26th Street, New York NY 10010
Description of Responsibilities
This position requires history of successful reunification with child/children after foster care placement.
TRAINING: Be trained by RISE training and remain engaged with RISE creating an on-going network of support.
HOURS: This is a full-time position and may require evening work with clients who need to be seen after 5 PM.
How to Apply:
Please indicate Parent Advocate in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
New Alternatives for Children, Inc. was founded on the principle of inclusion. We strive to create and maintain a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace at all levels. It is not enough to serve; we must strive to dismantle oppressive policies and practices. Please read our full DEIB Statement here.
Every day, NAC’s team of social workers, nurses, doctors, therapists, education specialists, van drivers, and so many more, make a lasting impact on the lives of the children and families we serve. Watch our video below to meet the youth and families whose lives have been changed because of NAC’s work.