Young Parent Support Worker

$20.50 hour

18 Degrees is where new beginnings come to light for children and families – and could be where your new career does the same!  Full time position as a Support Worker to assist young parents (teens to age 23) in developing the necessary skills and knowledge to be competent parents, live independently, lead productive lives, and ensure the healthy growth and development of their children. The Young Parent Support Worker acts as a liaison connecting young parents to community services, groups, resources, and pro-social activities. Must have knowledge of child and family development, community services, and working from a strengths-based perspective. Ability to work with diverse population of young parents to develop skills across a number of life domains. Must be able to conduct outreach, facilitate groups, complete assessments, and work collaboratively with other service organizations. Bachelor degree preferred; Associates degree with 2 years relevant experience in family support. Multicultural/multilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.  Proof of Covid vaccination required. Send cover letter and resume to Paula McDermott, 18 Degrees, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA  01201 or email pmcdermott@18 degreesma.org.  Visit our website at www.18degreesma.org.  AA/EOE

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