Family Support Specialist, Foster Care
Job Details
Albany-New Karner-PCFC - Albany, NY
Full Time
High School/GED
Mixed Day & Evening
Nonprofit - Social Services

Northern Rivers is looking for a Family Support Worker to join our Foster Care team in our Albany, NY office. Our Family Support Workers provide support of children in care through transportation to visits and appointments, one-on-one respite services, and supervision of family visits using the family coaching model.  

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone just starting out in the Human Services field! With access to benefits including intensive paid training and continuing education, tuition reimbursement, free college courses through our Learn Where You Earn program, extensive paid time off, and a supportive, nurturing environment, Northern Rivers is the best place to begin or continue your rewarding career in Human Services.  

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • High school diploma (Associate's preferred)  
  • 1 year of experience working with children and families in need  
  • Valid, clean driver's license  
About Northern Rivers

If you want a rewarding career where you make a positive impact on children and their families, we want to talk to you!  At Northern Rivers Family of Services, we work together to make a difference in our client's lives while also strengthening our community. 
We are a family of human service agencies united in our passion to helping children, families, and adults reach their potential. Northern Rivers coordinates the quality of care, depth of programs, and combined size and passion for the mission to provide care for more than 18,000 people each year in 41 counties throughout New York State. If you’ve got the talent, drive and desire to make a real difference in your community, you need to be a part of Northern Rivers Family of Services! 
Our employees receive generous paid time off, an expansive health care package, tuition reimbursement, loan repayment assistance, free training/CEU opportunities, and much more! 

Apply today to become part of our team!

Northern Rivers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. We cherish the unique contributions of our diverse staff, and are building a culture where everyone has the opportunity to do the meaningful work here at Northern Rivers!

Make a difference in the lives of others...including YOURS!