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Employment Opportunities

Opportunities for Otsego is currently seeking qualified applicants for the positions listed below. To apply, send a fully completed application package to Human Resources, Opportunities for Otsego, 3 West Broadway, Oneonta NY  13820, which includes:

* A fully completed Opportunities for Otsego employment application form and
* An updated resume and
* A cover letter

Be sure to specify the position(s) you are applying for and sign the application form. Applications may be downloaded by clicking below, picked up at 3 West Broadway in Oneonta, or can be requested by email or telephone (607.433.8012). 

Fully completed application packages are acknowledged by mail and forwarded to the hiring manager who will contact candidates whom they wish to interview.   OFO respectfully asks applicants not to call the agency regarding the status of their application. 

Applications are job specific.  For your convenience, applicants should make a copy of their original completed application form for use in applying for other OFO position(s) that open in the future.  OFO cannot update applications on the behalf of applicants.

Opportunities for Otsego is an equal opportunity employer.

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Early Childhood Services

NEW!  Assistant Teacher: The Assistant Teacher works in the Head Start Program that supports children, ages 3-5 from low income families, to develop the skills needed to be successful in school.  Responsibilities include assisting a classroom teacher in daily classroom activities, keeping records, and working with children and parents in a center based program.  Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED; current preschool CDA preferred; one year experience working with pre-school children; a valid New York State drivers license.

 

Center Associate:  The Center Associate works in the Head Start Program that supports children, ages 3-5 from low income families, to develop skills needed to be successful in school.  Responsibilities include assisting a classroom teacher in daily classroom activities, school bus monitoring, and working with children and parents in a center based program.  Qualifications:  High School Diploma/GED; one year experience working with pre-school children; a valid New York State drivers license.

 

Family Partner (Center-Based): The Center-Based Family Partner works in a community-based program that supports low income families with children enrolled in the  Head Start Program. Responsibilities include assisting families to design and implement development plans, planning and conducting client home visits, promoting full attendance in the program, maintaining data and records, and writing reports. Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Human Services or related field OR Associates degree in Human Services or related field with one year of related experience in Human Services; a valid New York State drivers License and reliable vehicle.


Family Partner (Home-Based):  The Home-Based Family Partner works in a community-based program that supports low income families with children and prenatal women enrolled in Head Start/Early Head Start.  Responsibilities include assisting families to design and implement development plans, planning and conducting client home visits, promoting full attendance in the program, maintaining data and records, and writing reports.  Qualifications:  Bachelors degree in Human Services or related field OR Associates degree in Human Services or related field with one year of related experience in Human Services; a valid New York State drivers license and reliable vehicle.


The Childrens Center Associate (Substitute): The Childrens Center Associate provides care to children, age birth-12, whose parents have business in the Otsego County Courts.  Responsibilities include assisting the classroom teacher in daily classroom activities and working with children and parents in a drop-in day care center.  Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED; one year experience working with pre-school children; a valid New York State drivers license.

  

Housing and Employment Services

Emergency Housing Associate (Substitutes): The Emergency Housing Associate works in the Emergency Housing Assistance Program to support and advocate for clients at the emergency housing residential facility, helping them attain permanent housing, employment, and other goals to achieve self-sufficiency. Responsibilities include ensuring the security, safety, and health of residents and staff, collaborating with other community programs and organizations, responding to the emergency housing hotline, and providing on-call coverage as assigned. Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED; experience in human services area; a valid NYS drivers license. 

 

Victim Services

Crisis Intervention Associates (Substitutes): The Crisis Intervention Associate works in the Violence Intervention Program to support victims of domestic violence and sexual assault by maintaining a safe environment at the domestic violence shelter, conducting intake interviews, providing client support, advocacy, and medical accompaniment, assisting in case management and crisis intervention, and answering the domestic violence/sexual assault hotline. This is a substitute position, working hours as needed by the program. Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED; a valid NYS drivers license; and experience in human services.

 

Employee Benefits Summary

Updated 02.13.2015

 


 

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