We are looking to hire a talented and motivated individual to serve as a full-time Family Peer Support Training Specialist. Reporting to the Director of Children Services and Healthcare Innovation, and working in collaboration with the Peer Technical Assistance team, the Family Peer Support Training Specialist will be primarily responsible for advising, developing, reviewing, and delivering online, web-based and in-person training and technical assistance with a particular focus on integrating family voice across project activities. The ideal candidate will have the drive and desire to work and grow with a fast-paced team, have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills, and is able to work collaboratively with a diverse and high-energy team.
In collaboration with the Peer-TAC team, develop, review, and facilitate training and technical assistance to peer support providers.
Develop, coordinate and implement training and other offerings and events related to Family Peer Support.
Review and provide input into project work plans, paying special attention to Family Peer Support components of technical assistance activities and training.
Assist in the development of training curricula, communication tools (emails, bulletins, etc.) job aids, and other resources for family peers
Participate in planning and problem-solving activities with other Peer-TAC team members.
Coordinate, lead, and participate in focus groups, work groups, etc. to help shape policies and procedures of the peer workforce.
Effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders and keep the project team well-informed of changes and lessons learned from various events.
Remain informed and up-to-date on national organizations and initiatives related to family peer services.
Conduct outreach activities to engage peer service providers in the resources of Peer-TAC.
Develop relationships with peer support providers throughout the state to bring awareness of their needs to Peer-TAC.
General administrative support including, but not limited to: training logistics, maintaining calendars, and meeting summaries.
Performs other duties as assigned to ensure the Center meets contract deliverables.
Minimum of three (3) years of experience working as a Family Peer Advocate or similar role specializing in and/or navigating, on behalf of their child/youth, one or more of the following child and adolescent serving systems: Education, Mental Health, Foster Care, Substance Use, and Juvenile Justice
Must be willing to self-identify as a parent/primary caregiver with lived/life experience raising a child with a significant social, emotional, developmental, medical, substance use and/or behavioral disability.
Must have and be willing to self-identify as a person with lived/life experience
Demonstrated commitment to the core tenets of Family Peer Services including: mutuality, cultural humility, family-driven practice, focus on strengths, parent/caregiver empowerment, and instilling hope.
2 years relevant work experience in communications, event coordination, and social media management
Strong computer skills with knowledge of common programs such as: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google Suite
Familiarity with Zoom and/or Webex video conferencing platforms
Strong writing, editing, communication and interpersonal skills
Strong organizational, multi-tasking and prioritizing skills
Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
Proactive self-starter with desire to learn, grow and be challenged
Preferred experience in training, teaching and/or presenting.
Hybrid position requiring a minimum of 3 days on-site in either our Albany or NYC office.
Ability to travel as needed
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range (or hourly) for this position is $55,000- $75,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) the specific grant funding and the terms of the research grant when extending an offer.
Currently, NYU McSilver is operating on a hybrid schedule, all staff are expected to be on-site 3 days a week.
Please note: this is a grant funded position with the opportunity for ongoing renewal reviewed on an annual basis. This position does not qualify for visa sponsorship.
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