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Community Outreach Specialist

Ridings Rd, Syracuse, NY 13206, USA Req #7
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
We accept applications for open positions. We don’t keep resumes on file, so please resubmit your resume for any new position you qualify for. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Job Purpose:

Act as a community representative for the agency, promoting agency services and providing epilepsy specific assistance and support to individuals served and living with Epilepsy.



Essential Functions:

  • Respond to and assess Information & Referral calls for potential service eligibility
  • Links and refers consumer to supports and services
  • Oversee service delivery and reporting requirements for Central DDSO FSS contract.
  • Respond to requests from community agency/organizations and attend health fairs/community fairs, providing agency information, education and awareness
  • Keep up-to-date on current changes in the Epilepsy community
  • Coordinate events surrounding National Epilepsy Awareness Month in November
  • Participate in agency special events when possible
  • Complete required documentation and reports – Quarterly contract reports, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

 Education and Experience:

  • An Associate Degree in a health and human services field and one year of experience providing information, linkages, and referrals regarding community-based services for individuals with disabilities Or
  • 3-5 years’ experience providing information, linkages, and referrals regarding community-based services for individuals with disabilities.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid NYS Driver’s License; a vehicle is required to perform the job.
  • Ability to work independently and in the community

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to talk, hear, walk, twist, bend, use hand to finger; sit for extended periods of time.
  • Close vision
  • Ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to view computer screens and use fingers for key board
  • Ability to train in and perform all required trainings for this position
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee travels by automobile and will be exposed to changing weather conditions.

Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. Employment Requirements

All Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. employees must have:
- A valid NYS driver license
- Reliable transportation
- The ability to lift, transfer and move 50 lbs
- A high school diploma or Equivalent.

2 Townline Circle
Rochester, NY 14623
(585) 442-6420
(585)442-6964 Fax

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Ridings Rd, Syracuse, NY 13206, USA