Location:New York, NY, USAPay Rate:$100 - $125 per visit
Pay Type:per visitEmployment Type:Part Time



JOB TITLE: Parent Support Group Facilitator

Department: Jack and Shirley Silver Center for Special Needs

Reports to: Director of Parent Support Groups

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Who We Are:

The Center for Special Needs builds and nurtures an inclusive and accepting community where individuals with disabilities and their families have opportunities to make meaningful connections to each other and their community. We serve as a catalyst and leader, transforming the ways in which the community at large understands and interacts with people with different abilities. The Center for Special Needs is made possible through the generous support of Jack and Shirley Silver.

The Center is seeking a dynamic facilitator to join the team! The candidate would assist with one or more more of the following established programs:

  • Support Groups for Parents of Children with Developmental Delays, LD, or ADHD
  • Support Group for Parents of Teens with Developmental Delays, LD, or ADHD
  • Support Groups for Parents of Adults with Developmental Delays, LD, or ADHD
  • Fathers Talk

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Program Facilitation:
    • Co-leader of bi-monthly, 1.5 hour, virtual support groups (with the possibility of becoming in person in the future) for parents of children/teens/adults with disabilities
    • Encourage participation and provide focus and guidance for discussions
    • Maintain a supportive, safe and confidential environment

Qualified Candidates Should Have:

  • Experience working with families, ideally those who are impacted by disabilities
  • Experience in group work, preferably in a support setting
  • Evening availability
  • Familiarity with:
    • Resources for referrals
    • Special education schools
    • Range of services, entitlements and testing available for this population
  • Compassion and patience

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to hcohen@mmjccm.org.

Hourly Rate: $100.00-$125 per session

Potential Start Date: ASAP

Diversity is a core value of The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan. Building an inclusive, high-performing team that is diverse across lines of personal identity is integral to our success and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We actively strive and evolve to develop and maintain workspaces that are fully inclusive.

Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
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