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ORGANIZATION: New Jersey Parents Caucus, Inc.

  • 75 people are interested
NJPC Professional Parent Advocacy Training

NJPC is in need of a Volunteer who can help Promote our training programs, coordinate the registrations, and ensure that the information is offered on our website for parents caregivers and family members to sign up and register. We also need help Editing thetraining curriculums which consists of 20 courses of 22 PowerPoint slides per course. The training is provided nationally to parents and caregivers throughout the country who are raising children with emotional, behavioral, mental health and substance use challenges who are involved in the mental health, juvenile justice, and special education systems. To date, we have over 20,000 parent training hours and the training has been provided in four states.

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About New Jersey Parents Caucus, Inc.

Location:

275 Rt 10 East, Suite 220-414, SUccasunna, NJ 07876, US

Mission Statement

The New Jersey Parents' Caucus, Inc. is a non-profit, parent-driven organization whose mission is to ensure that every family who has children with special emotional and behavioral challenges is given an opportunity to play a strong and active role in the development and delivery of effective and timely services for their children.

Description

The New Jersey Parents' Caucus is committed to our mission through the provision of programs and services for families raising children with emotional and behavioral challenges who may be involved in the Mental Health, Special Education, DYFS and/or Juvenile Justice system. Our organization is primarily staffed by parents and caregivers, many of them with advanced degrees, as well as a multitude of volunteers who are committed to uplifting families in the state of New Jersey and improving their access to appropriate treatment, services and supports. Our programs include Information and Referral; Community Outreach; Training & Education: Parents' Empowerment Academy - Professional Parent Advocacy Training (6 week educational curriculum for parents, caregivers and professionals serving families); Advocacy services for families struggling in the Mental Health, Special Education, DYFS/child welfare, Juvenile Justice, and Developmental Disabilities arena; Man Talk Fatherhood Educational Initiative for fathers and male caregivers; NJ Youth Justice Initiative for special needs children who are incarcerated as adults; Monthly E-Resources Newsletter; Statewide Youth Group; Families Uplifted Prevention Initiative (OJJDP) for families raising children in at-risk communities; Youth Workforce Development Training Program; Parent Mentoring Program for families involved in the child welfare system and our website www.newjerseyparentscaucus.org

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Wharton, NJ 07885

(40.9129,-74.5812)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Child Development
  • Adult Education
  • Special Needs
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 20
  • @12 hours per week Or more in our Wharton or Elizabeth location

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