Volunteers Needed

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 to 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?

To get involved, please call us at 716-332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org

Thank you!

Family Engagement Facilitator (Full Time/35 Hours per week)

The Family Engagement Facilitator will work with the Family and Community Engagement Team under the direction of New York State Education Department (NYSED), in consultation with the Regional Partnership Center to provide a combination of regional training and support, targeted professional development and technical assistance, build capacity of educators and families, serve as a member of the Regional Level and Statewide Team and provide information and resources to upload to NYSED website. Masters degree required.

It is essential that the candidate be able to work well with people, be a good listener, have comprehensive knowledge of special education and community-based services, and be able to effectively collaborate with schools and organizations throughout WNY.

Job Description

Salary Range – $49,000 – $54,000

Behavioral Intervention Specialist – (Full Time/35 Hours/Week)

The Behavioral Intervention Specialist is responsible for providing individualized support for family members of school age children/young adults with DD and challenging behaviors in the individual’s home in Erie or Niagara County. All services will be provided for a period of time mutually determined by the family and the Behavioral Intervention Coordinator together. (not to exceed six (6) months.)  Family goals will include a focus on identifying barriers and solutions that will impact the family’s quality of life.


  • Review referrals for eligibility
  • Conduct an evaluation with the family and the individual in their home and conduct appropriate screenings to identify a baseline of areas of need.
  • Identify a goal valued by the family and draft a person/family centered behavior intervention plan.
  • Provide in-home assistance to the family to manage the plan, develop skills and implement strategies.
  • Respond to family questions and concerns in a timely basis.
  • Remain current and informed about available services and provide accurate and comprehensive information to the family.
  • Initiate referrals to appropriate services and follow through to ensure service linkages are made.
  • Complete home visits as needed to accomplish the above duties.
  • Set up and maintain a comprehensive case notes, utilizing Parent Networks Salesforce data system.

Job Description

Salary Range – $45,000 – $48,000

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