Bilingual Spanish/English Family Peer Advocate


Bilingual Spanish/English Family Peer Advocate

Hispanic Counseling Center is currently seeking a highly motivated/dedicated Bilingual (English/Spanish) Bilingual Family Peer Advocate to join our Respite Program

Duties and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Reports to Program Coordinator
  • Conducts intakes and provides support to family at the initial stage
  • Shall prepare an Individualized Service plan upon clients’ intake and update every six months
  • Shall conduct and write individual, group, and family FPSS session notes
  • Shall complete discharge summaries and linkage to other resources
  • Shall facilitate Parents Groups, trainings, and empower parents and caregivers on monthly basis
  • Shall conduct and collect parent program surveys
  • Shall prepare client progress record charts, write letters when indicated, and submit reports
  • Shall interface with County and State agencies and other community organizations
  • Shall participate in Local and State Conferences
  • Shall attend instructional seminars
  • Shall share information with referral agencies
  • Shall conduct a series of Education classes
  • Educate families on available resources
  • Shall assist CSE meetings when needed
  • Provide guidance and support, during crisis situations, assist with day-to-day activities such as: escorting parents to CSE meetings, connecting parents with community resources, helping parents improve parenting life skills and creating a more stable environment at home and provide parents the skills needed to strengthen their family and prevent hospitalization


  • Former or current parent or primary caregiver to a child who has special needs.


  • High School Diploma
  • Fully bilingual in Spanish/English
  • Ability to relate to and communicate effectively with a variety of multi-ethnic and socio-economic groups and/or individual.
  • Must be knowledgeable of resources available in the community to meet the needs of families.

COVID-19 considerations: Vaccination is required, surgical masks are required

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