Technical Assistant - Parent Support Partner (Families CAN Program) - (STA008061)

Employer
University of Houston
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 4, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Auxiliary Services, Student Affairs, Counseling, Disabled Student Services
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time


This is a 50% FTE position (20 hours/week) with the primary responsibilities of providing family support services for about 40 families with children who have disabilities.

MUST be a prarent or close family member of a child with disability. Job Duties
  1. Provide Families CAN support services to families of children with disabilities.
  2. Provide support and consultation to individual families re resources and services for children with disabilities and their families. When indicated advocate for families re services for their child(ren). Actively search out resources to support client families.
  3. Maintain up to date records on families served, training and other activities delivered.
  4. Participate in bi -monthly staff meetings, quarterly Families CAN Advisory Committee meetings and Transition Workshop meetings.
  5. Provide outreach services and presentations.
  6. Where applicable, represent Families CAN at meetings and on committees related to concerns of children with disabilities.
  7. Participate in all individual Supervision Sessions.
  8. Participate in all Families CAN meetings and those departmental meetings as required.
  9. Complete 15 hours of Continuing Education per year.
  10. Be available for evening and weekend work as needed.
  11. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


EEO/AA

Qualifications :

Minimum of High School diploma; quality demonstrated communication skills; recordkeeping skills; currently has an automobile to use with Texas driver's license and current personal auto insurance. (Note: Mileage expenses will be reimbursed at current state level rates).

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Minimum of 2 to three (2-3) years of employment.
  2. Experience with supporting families of children with disabilities either as a paid or volunteer employee.
  3. Typing experience and skill enough to do basic word processing and excel on computer.
  4. Bilingual (English/Spanish)


Notes to Applicant: This is a grant funded position. This position is contingent upon continued funding after August 31, 2022.

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