Are you a parent or guardian who has parented a child through some difficult challenges? Has your youth/child experienced interactions with Juvenile Justice, Police, and School Resource Officers? Have you experienced how hard systems can be to navigate but were able to find your way through to the other side? If so, we are looking for you to join the Children’s Crisis Outreach Response System (CCORS) team! CCORS Parent Partners are parents/guardians who have first-hand experience with a variety of systems including but not limited to: Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice, Drug and Alcohol, Domestic Violence, Mental Health etc.
This vacancy is a great opportunity to be a part of a team involved in providing inclusive, safe and caring environments, positive role models, creative activities and opportunities to serve the needs of others - all which are the essential building blocks for strong kids, strong families, and strong communities.
CCORS Parent Partners provide culturally competent, strength-based peer support to parents of children/youth in crisis, especially those that interact with Juvenile Justice, Police, and School Resource Officers on a regular basis. Our parent partners maintain a positive attitude while providing skills coaching to parents in order to help them learn to effectively de-escalate crisis and increase in-home stabilization. They identify parenting resources and supports and help teach parents advocacy skills to effectively navigate resources in order to meet their family’s needs. The Parent Partner is an integral part of a team that serves the family as a whole, the ideal candidate can collaborate effectively with peers, co-workers, supervisors and outside professionals to support the family.
* Within 30 days of employment or first available training.
** Within 30 days of employment.
Competencies for success at the Y:
Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. Competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible.
The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace.