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Family Resource Network

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Family Resource Network

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Education Advocate/ Support Group Coordinator

Job Description

Education Advocate/ Support Group Coordinator

$13 an hour plus mileage reimbursement

Family Resource Network is looking for a part-time Education Advocate/Support Group Coordinator. Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting families to navigate the Special Education system by phone, email, and in person
  • Advocating for families and their children at CSE and other school meetings
  • Facilitating Support Groups: Planning and researching topics, presenting information and leading discussions at support group meetings
  • Meeting with families and community groups to facilitate inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities in community activities
  • Some weekend and evening hours are required
  • Must have reliable transportation

Qualifications:

Minimum: -Basic understanding of the special education system

-Strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred: Personal or professional experience advocating for individuals with developmental disabilities

Strongly preferred: Personal experience navigating the special education system as the parent or guardian of a student with an IEP.

Job Type: Part-time

Please contact Robin Piefer at 607-432-0001 for more information regarding this position.

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to Robin Piefer at:

[email protected]

What We Stand For

Individuals with special needs deserve every opportunity to achieve their unique potential. The Family Resource Network was founded by parents to enhance the lives of individuals with special needs and their families, empowering them to lead productive independent lives within the community.