Family Services Assistant

New Haven Unified School District

Class Title:

Family Services Assistant


Under supervision, to perform a variety of student assistance activities in support of the Family Services department for identified students and as directed by the Family Services department staff in a variety of settings; to provide assistance to identified students and their parents; and to do related work as required, consistent with the job description.


Directly responsible to the Director of Family Services and/or designated administrators.


  • Serves as a link between home and school to solve problems affecting identified students
  • Assists identified students to resolve problems and develop coping skills
  • Meets with parents at home or at school or contacts them by phone concerning student needs
  • Provides information and referrals to community services
  • Assists with the completion of applications and collection of information needed to provide support to identified students
  • Makes appointments and provides transportation for parents and students at risk to appropriate agencies for services
  • Provides liaison with other support agencies
  • Assists with parent involvement activities
  • Attends inservices arranged by District staff at various District sites
  • Prepares reports about individual achievement, attendance, and health status of identified students
  • Facilitates the ongoing participation of parents of identified students in parent involvement activities
  • Coordinates services with community agencies
  • Communicates correctly in oral and written form; understands and carries out oral and written instructions
  • Maintains cooperative relations with the supervising counselors, staff, and parents
  • Performs basic arithmetical calculations accurately.


Must pass qualifying tests. Must possess a valid California motor vehicle operator’s license.


Knowledge of community resources/agencies. Knowledge of county resources/agencies. Experience in community advocate work. Ability to do follow-up, keep records, and write reports. Second language.

Salary Range – 25

How to Apply


The application process is as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Browse New Haven US job listings and submit an online application on Ed-Join.
  2. When the hiring principal is ready to interview, applicants will be considered and may be selected to interview.
  3. If selected to interview, you will be contacted by the school to set an appointment.
  4. Once you have interviewed, if you are selected for the position, you will be contacted by the personnel department. If you are not selected for the position, you will be notified by the school.