Title: Family Child Care Network Family Worker/Counselor
Location: 1309 Louis Nine Blvd, Bronx, NY 10459
Reports to: Vice President, Home-Based Childcare Services
The Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco) is a community development organization founded on the radically simple idea that all people deserve healthy, vibrant communities. We build award-winning, sustainable, affordable homes – but our work is not over when our buildings are complete. WHEDco believes that to be successful, affordable housing must be anchored in strong communities that residents can be proud of. WHEDco’s mission is to give the South Bronx access to all the resources that create thriving neighborhoods – from high-quality early education and after-school programs, to fresh, healthy food, cultural programming, and economic opportunity. See www.whedco.org for more information.
WHEDco seeks a highly-motivated and energetic Family Worker/Counselor to work directly with children, their families, and providers to assess, engage and provide preventive services. The Family Worker/Counselor will provide play-based therapy techniques and activities to early childhood children in the South Bronx through individual, group and family modalities, as well as teacher and classroom support. The work will involve collaborating with providers and the education director and specialist.
Excellent benefits and competitive salary based on experience.
All new hires must provide proof of having received at least one dose of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) authorized COVID-19 vaccine by their first day of employment, and proof of full vaccination within 30 calendar days.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]
WHEDco affords all qualified applicants equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status or domestic violence victim status, or any other category protected by law. WHEDco follows the requirements of the New York Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.