BRONX INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICES (BILS) is a community based non profit organization that offers education, counseling and advocacy for people with all types of disabilities. BILS works to increase the opportunities for people with disabilities in mainstream society.
Early Childhood Specialist – Full Time
BRONX INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICES (BILS) is a community based nonprofit organization that offers education, counseling and advocacy for people with all types of disabilities. BILS works to increase the opportunities for people with disabilities in mainstream society. We are currently recruiting for an individual to serve as an Early Childhood Specialist. This position will report to the Director of Early Childhood Services.
Position: Early Childhood Specialist – Full Time
Salary: $30,000 with full benefits package available
The Specialist will be responsible for outreach to families in the Bronx as well as providing families with proper referrals to needed services for their children. S/he will assist the Director in the preparation of reports to funders. The Specialist will also assist in the preparation and delivery of formal presentations about Early Childhood Direction services and resources.
The Specialist will have at least two years prior experience working in educational and/or child care settings; supervisory skills and experience; knowledge of applicable laws, legislation and regulations; knowledge of disability issues and resources; two years of experience working with families of children with disabilities is also required; strong communication skills; knowledge of outcome-based services; knowledge of the Bronx, including its culture, resources and continuing challenges; strong organizational skills; effective speaking and writing skills; effective interpersonal skills; a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Education, Social Work, Special Education, Psychology, Counseling, Speech and Language Pathology or in a related service area for students with disabilities is required; bilingual (Spanish/English) capabilities; knowledge of ASL is a plus.
PLEASE E – MAIL A COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
Maura Rosado, Director Early Childhood Direction Center
4419 3rd Avenue, Suite 2C Bronx, NY 10457