Employment Opportunities

Start your career with Family Enrichment Network and make a difference in your community

Below you will find the available opportunities at the Family Enrichment Network as well as an employment application. For more information, contact Mary DiFulvio at (607) 723-8313 ext. 814 or mdifulvio@familyenrichment.org.

Please mail all applications to:

Family Enrichment Network

Attn: Mary DiFulvio

24 Cherry Street

Johnson City, NY

13790

Click this link for an employment application: Employment Application


Speech/Language Pathologist

Become part of a multidisciplinary preschool team working in integrated early childhood settings.  Responsible for evaluations, treatment plans, and direct service.  Center based (no travel).  NYS licensed, preschool exp. preferred.  Competitive Salary.  Position is in Broome County


Early Head Start Teacher

The Early Head Start Teacher leads the classroom team in assessing and responding to the individual needs of Early Head Start participants and makes weekly contact to assess educational, health, nutrition, and social service needs and to enhance the parent(s)’ ability to meet those needs through the appropriate use of community resources. AAS in ECE or Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential for Infant and Toddler Caregivers or an equivalent credential that addresses comparable competencies. At least two years demonstrated experience working with infants/toddlers and families of low‑income.   Willingness to become knowledgeable regarding Head Start philosophy and regulations and the community we serve.  Car and Drivers License required.


Family Advocate

The Family Advocate works together with families enrolled in the Early Head Start Programs to assess family functioning and enhance parent(s)' ability to meet their own needs through the appropriate use of community resources. Additionally, the Family Advocate carries-out recruitment and transition activities.  BA Degree in Human Services or related field with knowledge of child development or completion of a degree and/or Family Development Credential within 18 months of employment.   Job requires traveling within area served by the program. Must have valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.  Position may require evening and weekend hours.


Certified Teacher

Leads the classroom team in assessing, planning, and responding to the individual needs of Head Start and Johnson City School District sponsored children enrolled in a full day, full year Universal Pre-kindergarten program.  Bachelor's Degree with Teacher Certification.  At least two years experience teaching in a developmentally appropriate preschool setting.  Willing to become knowledgeable regarding Head Start philosophy, local School District and NYS Office of Children and Family Services regulations, and the community we serve. Ability to work collaboratively as a team member with designated school district staff /officials. Job requires traveling within the area served by the program.  Must have valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.


Lead Teacher

Lead Teacher leads the classroom team in assessing and responding to the individual needs of Head Start and Community Development sponsored children in each of two sessions. This person oversees satellite center operations and provides daily support and assistance to classroom staff and volunteers. BA Degree in Education or Early Childhood Education.  At least two years experience teaching in a preschool setting. Previous work with preschool children and families of low income.  Willing to attain First Aid and CPR certification.   Job requires traveling within area served by the program.  Must have valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.


Assistant Teacher

Works with the classroom team to implement the education curriculum including individual assessment and planning for Head Start and Community Development sponsored children. AAS degree in Early Childhood Education or related field. One year demonstrated experience teaching in a preschool setting.  Previous work with families of low-income helpful.  Willing to attain First Aid and CPR certification.  Job requires traveling within area served by the program.  Must have valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.


Nurse

The Nurse attends to the health needs of the children, parents, and staff participating in all Agency programs.   NYS Licensed RN.  Current or recent pediatric/community health nursing experience.   Interest or experience in teaching Health Education to staff/children. Knowledgeable about the normal growth and development of the well child.  BS Degree in Nursing.  Demonstrated experience working with children and families in the home setting.  Professional Liability insurance coverage is recommended.  Job requires traveling within the area served by the program.  Must have valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.  


Special Education Preschool Teacher

The Special Education Services Teacher leads a multidisciplinary classroom team in assessing and responding to the individual needs of children with disabilities in the Special Education Services Program.  Birth-2 NYS Certification in Special Education.  Experience working in a classroom setting with preschool children with special needs.  Job requires traveling within area served by the program.  Must have valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.


1:1 Aide

The Special Education Services One-on-One Aide assists a designated child with disabilities participating in the Special Education Services Program to carryout their Individual Education Plan. High School diploma or GED.  Experience working one-on-one in a preschool setting with children with disabilities.

 


Independent Living Skills Training (ILST) Specialist

Provides assessment, training, and supervision of, or assistance to, an individual with issues related to self-care, medication management, task completion, communication skills, interpersonal skills, socialization, sensory/motor skills, mobility, community transportation skills, reduction/elimination of maladaptive behaviors, problem solving skills, money management, pre-vocational skills and skills to maintain a household.  Requires at a minimum an Associates degree and three (3) years of similar experience; OR (D) An individual with a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and four (4) years of similar experience for individuals with disabilities. Valid New York State driver's license and an insured, registered motor vehicle.  Job requires some nights and weekends.  Applicants must pass a pre-hire abuse registry check and comply with fingerprinting in accordance to regulations. 


Infant/Toddler Specialist

The Infant/Toddler Specialist plans and implements activities in conjunction with the Syracuse Region’s Infant/Toddler Technical Assistance (ITTA) Network and is responsible for the development and implementation of programs for infant/toddler care for providers, parents, and staff.  Job requires traveling within region area (Broome, Chenango, Tioga, Cortland and Tompkins Counties).  Position can be located in Broome, Chenango, or Tioga Counties.  BA Degree in Early Childhood, human services or related field with knowledge of child development, early education, adult education and program management.  Two years experience working with infants and/or toddlers and proven experience as an adult educator. Strong verbal and written communication skills necessary.  Job requires traveling within area served by the program.  Must have valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.


Respite Provider

The Respite Provider provides respite services to families who have dependents with developmental disabilities. These services will be provided to appropriate families based on established criteria, intake procedures, and prior approval by family Enrichment network. Responsible for insuring that confidentiality is strictly maintained concerning all agency related information.  High School diploma required. Associate’s degree in Human Services, nursing or other equivalent combinations of education and work/life experience preferred. Experience working with developmentally disabled individuals. Respects and maintains customer confidentiality. Demonstrates a positive and caring attitude towards all customers and staff.  Job requires traveling within area served by the program.  Must have valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.


Respite Provider

The Respite Provider provides respite services to families who have dependents with developmental disabilities. These services will be provided to appropriate families based on established criteria, intake procedures, and prior approval by family Enrichment network. Responsible for insuring that confidentiality is strictly maintained concerning all agency related information.  High School diploma required. Associate’s degree in Human Services, nursing or other equivalent combinations of education and work/life experience preferred. Experience working with developmentally disabled individuals. Respects and maintains customer confidentiality. Demonstrates a positive and caring attitude towards all consumers and staff.


Bus Driver

The Bus Driver safely transports children and families participating in the Head Start program and Agency sponsored programs. Position requires person with a High School Diploma / GED and successful completion of the NYS School Bus Driver Basic Course of Instruction.  Must be at least 21 years of age with a valid NYS Commercial Driver's License (Class "C" or higher with passenger endorsement) also has or is willing to attain an “S” Endorsement as required by Federal Regulations.   Position will require ability to work split shifts and evening runs as scheduled. 

Employment is contingent upon the ability to perform the following functions; passage of a physical examination required by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, passage of the School Bus Driver Physical Performance Test in accordance with Section 156.3C of the Commissioner’s Regulations.  Compliance, and compliance with Family Enrichment Network's alcohol and Controlled Substance Management Program in accordance with the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991.


Community Habilitation Specialist

The Community Habilitation Specialist works with individuals with disabilities to develop and implement the individual's Habilitation Plan, safeguards, and assists individuals in meeting their objectives. Associate's Degree with one year of hands-on experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred. Valid New York State driver's license and an insured, registered motor vehicle.  Job requires some nights and weekends.  Applicants must pass a pre-hire abuse registry check and comply with fingerprinting in accordance to OPWDD regulations. 


Physical Therapist - Norwich

The Physical Therapist performs evaluations, and provides pre-determined physical therapy treatments on an individual basis for assigned individuals. Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy and two years experience.  Must hold New York State Physical Therapist License.  Job requires traveling within area served by the program.  Must have valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.