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Healthy Schenectady Families (HSF) Family Support Educators – Schenectady,
Schenectady Families (HSF) Family Support Educators provide support to improve
healthy family and parenting choices among eligible families and individuals in
of the Healthy Families New York and Healthy Schenectady Families Programs,
these positions work closely with the team of educators and supervisors to
promote the well-being of parents, children, and families through the use of
existing evidence-based health education and parenting curricula delivered
through home visits. Positive, persistent and individualized outreach from the
educator keeps families involved in the program and leads to improved outcomes
for children, parents, and the community.
Degree. An Associate’s Degree and two years transferrable program/functional
experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s Degree.
relevant to the role of the position.
Requirements - Ability to meet the frequent travel requirements associated with
this position. A valid NYS driver's license with the ability to drive and
driving record acceptable for Association insurance coverage are required.
to frequently work flexible hours, which may include evenings and/or weekends,
to help ensure diverse, equitable, and inclusive programs. Commitment to
working in limited income urban settings with diverse program participants in
their surrounding communities.
Skills – Ability to effectively deliver related programs and trainings. Serve
as an effective subject matter resource. Maintain program data confidentiality.
Ability to effectively participate in professional team efforts, including
frequent collaboration with staff and outside organizations.
& Marketing Skills - Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in
writing with presenters, program participants, employees and others. Ability to
relate effectively to co-workers, volunteers, advisors, community and professional
Skills – Ability to effectively coordinate program efforts including data
management and reporting, scheduling and coordinating programs and events,
compiling and maintaining materials and resources, following financial reporting
Skills - Proficiency or ability to learn and effectively use software including
use of the internet, program related software, and Microsoft Office Suite
including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel.
Environment – In addition to the Working Conditions; the work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential
functions. This position frequently performs in-person home visits within the
assigned communities. When not in the field, this position works in a typical
“open” office environment with occasional to frequent distractions. This
position occasionally lifts, moves, or transports program materials.
or coursework in human services or related fields
to speak, read and write proficiently in the Spanish language, or other
non-English language as is spoken in the target community.
positions available. These are full-time, nonexempt positions. Excellent
benefits, based on eligibility, including:
Vacation, Sick, and Personal leave
Health Insurance Program (including free Dental Insurance)
Care Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Deferred Annuity Plan
Universal Life Insurance
Term Care Insurance
and Homeowner’s Insurance
York’s College Savings Program
Credit Counseling Solutions
applications must be received on-line by May 26, 2022.Position
closing dates may change based on Association needs.
To Apply & For Further Details:
Cornell Cooperative Extension is a
collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of
Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State.
Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate
governmental agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities
listed and not with Cornell University. Cornell Cooperative Extension is
an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and
Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse
perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Last updated May 16, 2022