Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Family Advocate-Full Time-$15.98/hour

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/12/2021 1:53 PM)
# of Openings
Community and Social Services


Thrive and Change Lives


At Catholic Charities over 70% of our managers were promoted from within!


We believe that quality service begins with a passionate, motivated and hardworking workforce; a positive and caring work environment, and recognition for the challenging work our employees perform in service to others. For these reasons and many more Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is a great place to work!


Flexible Work Schedules

Remitted Tuition

Professional Development

Competitive Pay and Work Life Benefits

Professional Supervision and Coaching

Recognition and Appreciation Programs

Opportunities for Growth and Promotion


The Family Advocate will teach, model and coach specific patterns of behavior by teaching and coaching basic living and parenting skills to parents whose children have been identified as risk for or placed in foster care. Implement as outlined in the purpose of services, home safety, increased nurturance appropriate discipline, child development household management health nutrition and supportive social network. Provide transportation on a limited basis as it relates to the purpose of service. Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities policies and procedures.


High School diploma with one (1) year experience in providing home based services with vulnerable populations required, preferable with parents and toddlers.   Associates/Bachelors Degree preferred. Home-visiting experience preferred. Demonstrates cultural and linguistic competence at all times. Valid N.Y.S. Drivers License, N.Y.S. Registered and insured vehicle. NYS Central Registry clearance.


Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice; helping people in need regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. We believe that all people have infinite value and are worthy of our respect and compassion. Above all, we are committed to creating hope and transforming lives.


Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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