Family Advocate


A CMCS (Cardinal McCloskey Community Services) career offers an excellent, comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement plan
  • Generous paid time off
  • In-service training
  • Flexible work schedules

The Family Advocate, Responsibilities:

  • The Family Advocate is responsible for maintaining high-quality, effective parent engagement practices that contribute to the healthy development of families.
  • The Family Advocate maintains a caseload, provide in-classroom support, make initial and ongoing assessment of family needs, and create work plans for families which involve goal setting, home visits, parent education, and family support services.
  • The Family Advocate is expected to adhere to the regulations and standards set forth by the Head Start Performance Standards and/or ACS Early Learn, Universal Pre-Kindergarten, New York City Department of Health regulations and all other applicable federal, state, and local entities.

Job Location/Schedule:

  • Bronx
  • No remote option


  • At a minimum a Family Development Credential (FDC) and High School Diploma/GED or, Associate or Bachelor of Human Services, Social Work or related field.
  • Experience working in low-income children families preferred.
  • Familiarity with Parent Family Community Engagement framework (PFCE) and Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • COVID 19 Vaccination required!

Salary or Hourly Rate

$31,000 - $35,000

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