Life Skills Educator - White Plains, NY
Company: Westhab, Inc.
Location: White Plains
Posted on: June 6, 2021
daily living skills to families with children ages 0-5 to better
prepare them for permanent housing.
collaboratively with Westchester County Department of Social
Services (WCDSS) and other service providers to help families
improve daily living skills.
families and develop a supportive, strength-based coaching
relationship with them.
- Develop a
customized life skills plan with families that details the goals to
be accomplished, identification of obstacles and plan of
education, training, conduct workshops and provide/distribute
materials that will further assist the residents to live in a clean
and safe environment.
- Focus on
issues such as housekeeping, time management, stress management,
budgeting, interpersonal skills and identifying community supports
and resources for their children, specifically the responsibility
for sharing resources and facilitating connection to early care &
- Participate in monthly
Town Hall meetings.
families with community-based providers that are able to meet their
long-term social support and service needs including early care and
accurate written record of services provided to families and all
required documentation in accordance with Westhab and WCDSS
- Maintain demographic and
other needed information regarding residents for use in statistical
reporting through ClientTrack HMIS and other
accurate, timely reports as
EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND
Bachelors degree in social work or
related field preferred. Strong computer, presentation, written and
verbal communication skills required. Must have experience in
one of the following areas: case management, home visiting,
homelessness, or child welfare. Ability to engage hard to
reach families. Understanding of and commitment to community
and strength-based work. Sensitivity to the needs of
culturally diverse communities and families. Must be
available to work occasional evenings. Fluency in Spanish is highly
AGENCY PROFILE & EMPLOYEE
Westhab is the premier organization of our kind
in our region, providing housing and supportive services for more
than 10,000 of the most vulnerable members of our community each
year. We are staffed by an extraordinary group of hard working
professionals that are fully committed to our mission - Building
Communities. Changing Lives. Working at Westhab is not easy.
Our expectations for all staff are high. We believe that the people
and the communities that we have the privilege to serve deserve our
very best every day. We are results-driven organization that
focuses on empowerment and impact. If you want to apply for this
opportunity, it should only be because you feel ready for the
challenges and expectations that come with joining this kind of
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