Volunteers play an important part in the success of Parent Network of WNY. The Parent Network is grateful for the many volunteers and interns who have helped us achieve our mission over the years by donating their time and talents.
Want make a difference? Have a few spare hours?
Would you like to help with workshops and other events, assist the marketing department with developing flyers, prepare mailings or offer your talents to Parent Network of WNY?
Family Support Specialist (Full Time)
A Family Support Specialist helps families of individuals with disabilities by educating, connecting and empowering families in various ways; providing ongoing support to meet the needs of a family as appropriate. This includes support and information to families and professionals with concerns about a specific disability, special education, behavior or community resources. Information is provided via phone, email, or in person, and primarily by providing individualized information based on the contact’s needs.
It is essential that the candidate be able to work well with people, is a good listener, and has comprehensive knowledge of special education and community based services, while being able to effectively collaborate with schools and organizations throughout WNY. It is preferred that the candidate be the parent of an individual with special needs or be the primary recipient of services themselves.
Please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org