Support for Families of Children with Disabilities is a non-profit organization that offers parent-to-parent emotional support to families who have children with disabilities, and information and educational services to families and the professionals who work with them. Support for Families is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, parents of children with disabilities, and those who are LGBT-identified are encouraged to apply.
Support for Families is hiring for the following positions:
Parent Mentor Coordinator - Cantonese
Under joint supervision of the Executive Director and the FRC Education Program Director, the Parent Mentor Program Coordinator, coordinates all aspects of Cantonese Parent Mentor Program.
Social Worker Bilingual Cantonese/English
The Social Worker Bilingual Cantonese provides short-term counseling and short-term case management for families of children with disabilities and other special health care needs and families facing high risk challenges; provides regular follow-up to ensure that the child and/or family needs were met through the referral, provides referrals; work with the Family Resource Center Program Director to support a team of Family Resource Specialists; represents agency in mental health settings; provides parent support groups; data collection and writing monthly reports.
Early Start Project Director
Family Resource Centers Network of CA (FRCNCA) Early Start Plus (ESP) Project Director will oversee FRCNCA ES Contract to ensure the expeditious delivery of outreach, information and referral to generic services to families of babies who are eligible or who may be eligible for Early Start in all 58 counties through local family resource centers.
Family Engagement Manager
The Family Voices of California (FVCA) Family Engagement Manager will assist FVCA to enhance the ongoing coordination, mentoring, support, and education of a growing network of California families of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). The Family Engagement Manager will research and identify health policy issues affecting CYSHCN, disseminate critical information about these policies to both the Project Leadership graduate network as well as the general FVCA network, and organize families around these issues to have their voices heard.
Family Voices of California (FVCA) Outreach Education Project Manager
Duties are programmatic and administrative and include: program development, collaboration with Department of Health Care Services/California Children Services, Family Resource Centers and families, planning and implementing trainings about insurance specifically the Whole Child Model (WCM), coordination and facilitation of meetings and communications, manage the collection of quantitative and qualitative data, reporting and documentation for funders, serving as a liaison between families, CA Children’s Services, and the CA Title V program.
A Caregiver at Support for Families of Children with Disabilities provides safe, fun, inclusive, and stimulating recreational care to children of parents accessing Support for Families services. Support for Families is not a licensed child care facility, and does not provide licensed child care services. Caregiving at SFCD is provided only for children whose parents are on-site at all times. Caregivers do not take children off-site on outings, or provide specialized care and services outside of the scope of Support for Families Caregiver training and expectations.