Have you been looking for a way to give back?

You may be the one we are looking for! Parents Helping Parents encourages parents and adult siblings of individuals with special needs to apply for available positions. Your experience with differently-abled people could be applicable to the position.

We currently have the following open positions. Read on or click here for more information.

Resource Specialists – Multiple positions available!
Resources specialists are the amazing PHP program staff who teach classes and work 1:1 with parents.  If you have first-hand knowledge about special education, public benefits, and/or other critical special needs services and you want to give back to other families like yours, please apply!


We are currently hiring Resource Specialists in the following areas:
— Community & Family Services: one 40/week position; bilingual Eng/Spa REQUIRED
— Early Start: one 40 hour/week position; bilingual Eng/Spa preferred but not required
— Special Education: one 25 hour/wk position; bilingual Eng/Spa REQUIRED
— Special Education: one 35-40 hour/wk position; bilingual NOT required

Applicants should be able to utilize the skills and knowledge they’ve developed as the parent, caregiver, or sibling of a child with special needs. The job description can be found HERE. Interested? Email info@php.com for additional information and to submit your resume!

Data and Operations Specialist: A NEW position at PHP. Responsible for providing a variety of administrative and clerical support to the Analytics Manager and provides operational support to the Program Team. The Data & Operations Specialist will work behind the scenes to keep PHP grants and programs running smoothly and in accordance with funding requirements. Job description HERE. Email a cover letter and resume to info@php.com to apply.

No open position that fits your interests? Feel free to send a cover letter with your background (professional/personal) and career goals to info@php.com.  Please put “Work for PHP” in the subject line.  Individuals who are bilingual in any language are always welcome to apply!

Volunteers are always needed and these positions offer a lot of flexibility and the great feeling of meaningful help to the community. If you have time and an interest in volunteering, please take a look at the information on the website, HERE.

Parents Helping Parents is based in San Jose, California at the Sobrato Center for Nonprofits. The office is close to freeways, schools, downtown San Jose and Willow Glen and walking distance from the Race Street light rail station.
* FYI- we are all working from home right now.

Thank you for considering employment at Parents Helpihng Parents!