Job Application - Cortland County Community Action Program

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Healthy Families Program Supervisor

Position: Program Supervisor, Healthy Families

Program: Healthy Families component of the Family Development Program

Reports to: Program Manager, Healthy Families

Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt, for 37.5 hours per week with benefits

Pay Range: $17 - $18/hr



Job Function: Responsible for the day-to-day management of the Healthy Families New York (HFNY) Program through the direct supervision of the Family Support Specialists.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Schedule and direct the work of each Family Support Specialist (FSS)


Coordinate staff training and development opportunities. Maintain a work environment that provides maximum support for well-being; responsible for recommending and acquiring necessary materials for staff development


In collaboration with the Program Manager and leadership, assist in interviewing and hiring, identifying and providing training opportunities, and monitoring and evaluating performance of the Family Support Specialists’ performance


Facilitate the Healthy Families Advisory Committee


Attends and participates in community meetings, assisting in the Program’s public relations


Attends professional meetings, conferences and workshops pertinent to the operation of the Program


Periodically provide comprehensive Program highlights to be shared with the Healthy Families Advisory Committee, CAPCO Board of Directors, and other community coalitions


Monitors collection, tracking, and communication of Program data for the Healthy Families component.


Monitor and oversee use of curriculum to assess effectiveness with the target population, including cultural diversity.


Arrange for, and conduct when necessary, family and child assessments during Family Support Worker home visit


Conduct participant record reviews and oversee quality of data management system


Provide documentation on services needed and provided to each family


Education and/or Experience   

Master’s degree in human services or fields related to working with children and families, or Bachelor’s degree in these fields with three years of relevant experience.

●          A solid understanding of or experience in supervising and motivating staff, as well as providing support to staff in stressful work environments

●          Knowledge of infant and child development and parent-child attachment.

●          Experience with family services which embrace the concepts of family-centered and strengths-based service provision

●          Knowledge of maternal-infant health and dynamics of child abuse and neglect.

●          Experience in providing services to culturally diverse communities/families.

●          Experience in home visiting with a strong background in prevention services to the 0-3 age population

●          Infant mental health endorsement preferred

                         ●          Experience with reflective practice preferred      


Supervisory Responsibilities                                                    

Directly supervise four (4) Family Support Specialists. In coordination with Program Manager, responsible for the day-to-day supervision and direction of the Healthy Families unit. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Acceptable NYS Driver's License.


Physical Demands & Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Must be able to travel to various locations. Ability to work flexible hours to support the program.


 The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate


CAPCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, and physical or mental disability. CAPCO will make reasonable accommodations for qualified candidates in adherence of the Americans with Disabilities Act and New York Human Rights Act.

Application Deadline: Interested candidates should apply using the application link, attaching a resume and letter of interest, no later than Friday, August 14, 2020.