Family Resource Specialist

The Autism Project
Parent of child with autism preferred
Bilingual Preferred
CHW Certified or willing to certify
Bachelor’s Preferred

Family Resource Specialist

Support parents and care givers with information and resources to empower them in their parenting skills and advocacy for their child with an ASD DD or related ID.

Answer parent phone calls and emails received at the office.

Meet with parents and care givers to provide support assist with navigating key resources (Katie Beckett Medicaid etc.)

Provide accurate information on available services programming and support in the state.

Develop and maintain resources for reference and report them to Manager for dissemination.


Coordinate participation in area outreach opportunities including Resource Fairs community activities and the annual Imagine Walk.

Attend area community meetings including HEZ Projects Thrive by Five Early Intervention to connect with area family members and professionals working with at-risk families

Work with team to support private Facebook page and other social media activities


Present Parent to Parent Creating the Connections and other trainings to families and community members.

Co-present and provide the parent perspective on trainings to clinicians and educators

Train to lead support groups independently


Enter and record pertinent information into FamCare.

Track training data as required. 


Parent of a child with an autism spectrum disorder preferred.

Be a Certified Community Healthcare Worker or be willing to take the certification training.

Bi-lingual preferred

Flexible work schedule including nights and weekends

Majority of hours are expected to be worked at The Autism Project

Bachelor of Arts preferred.

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Work Type: Full Time

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