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Family Communication Specialist (PT) – Home Base (Community)

Full Time, Part Time

Job Category:


Suffolk County

Job Sector:

Human Services

Family Communication Specialist (PT)

EAC Network, a not-for-profit social service agency that empowers, assists, and cares for over 54,000 people in need through 100 programs across Long Island and NYC, seeks a Family Communication Specialist to work part time for its Home Base (Community) Programs.

The Family Communication Specialist is a non-exempt position paying $30 per hour for up to 19 hours per week. The office is located in Hauppauge, NY and the role reports to Program Director.

Primary Purpose of Job:

The Family Communication Specialist is responsible for providing individual and family counseling to enhance and build relationships amongst the youth and family.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Provide in-home, community, and office-based services to guide clients and families through crisis and enhance communication skills by providing family counseling.
  2. Mediate and resolve relationship problems in the home with the youth and family.
  3. Collaborate with Case Managers to develop service plans for clients.
  4. Investigate and arrange supportive services for clients by establishing relationships and linkages with area hospitals and treatment programs.
  5. Maintain complete client records and have available for inspection by Supervision at any time.
  6. Provide crisis intervention when needed.
  7. Attend trainings, workshops and represent the agency meetings when requested.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

  1. Masters degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling. LMSW or LMHC preferred.
  2. Minimum of two years experience working with families required.
  3. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written; Ability to work cooperatively with criminal justice, treatment and mental health systems.
  4. Must be proficient in computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, Microsoft Office applications, calendar, email and/or database software necessary to perform work assignments.
EAC Network