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Bilingual Family Advisor 

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HUNE, Inc Hispanos Unidos para Niños Excepcionales

Job Title: Bilingual Family Advisor

Job Category: Family & Training Dept

Location: Philadelphia HUNE, Inc.

Travel Required: Yes

Level/Salary Range: $17 – 20/hr.

Based on experience Position Type: FT (Full-Time) 35 hrs/wk

External posting URL: contactus@huneinc.org Date posted:


Fax or E-mail Resume to:

(215) 425-6204 or contactus@huneinc.org and/or ybustamante@huneinc.org Attention: Human Resource Department

RE: Bilingual Family Advisor

Mail:

Philadelphia HUNE, Inc. Human Resources Department 2215 N. American Street Philadelphia, PA. 19133

JOB DESCRIPTION

Role and Responsibilities


The Bilingual Family Advisor provides families of children with disabilities and professionals who work with the children with information in both English and Spanish. They will provide the information in a linguistically appropriate and culturally sensitivity manner.

• Network with partners on the state-wide parent network and outreach efforts throughout PA;

• Provide technical assistance to parents via the telephone or in person in both English and Spanish;

• Works closely with supervisor and team on training throughout PA, as appropriate;

• Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders;

• Assist in the development of materials, curricula for the project, including revision and development of new workshops and materials;

• Attends state-wide meetings and conferences, as appropriate;

• Disseminate project training information, including exhibits, outreach activities and website

• Adhere to HUNE’s data requirements and documents all client information and contacts, in-person and collateral, in HUNE’s database, as per HUNE protocol;

• Participate in evaluation activities and assist in collecting and coordinating data on computer and maintaining database.

• Assist in conducting translation (English and/or Spanish) of materials, as appropriate and/or requested;

• The BPA will provide a monthly report on the status of trainings and clients served;

• Ensures that documentation is submitted in accordance with HUNE standards, and meets all designated requirements;

• Consults and collaborates with parents, team members, school faculty, and other referral agencies;

• Participates in regular staff meetings, trainings and annual parent conferences;

• Serves on committees designated by Philadelphia HUNE, Inc.;

• Keeps informed of current memoranda by checking individual mailbox, posted memos/newsletters and staff/child information board;

• Maintains current best practice standards through participation in conferences, webinars, workshops, reading related journals and literature;

• Maintains confidentiality at all times;

• Adheres to work schedule as directed;

• Represents Philadelphia HUNE, Inc. in professional dress, manner and appearance;

• Exhibits an ability to handle conflict in a calm, appropriate, and professional manner;

• Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor and/or Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

HUNE, Inc Hispanos Unidos para Niños Excepcionales

• Speak and write English and Spanish fluently.

• Strong networking skills.

• Willing and eager to learn, must be a self-starter.

• Computer literate. Microsoft Office experience.

• Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in an education related field, and two years’ experience.

• Experience in training and/or related field.

• Demonstrated writing skills.

• Ability to keep good records and collect required data.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Parents of children with disabilities encouraged to apply.

• Outspoken individual with experience with effective communication.

• Knowledge of special education laws.

• Bachelor’s degree and experience in an education related field.

• Experience in community/human/social service, especially within a Latino community.