The Home Visitor will work with children and families in their home environment, building strong relationships that will make a lasting difference in their lives. The home visitor will support parents as their child's first teacher, providing comprehensive services to children, families, and expectant mothers including, screening and ongoing assessment of child development; medical, dental, and mental health services. The Home Visitor will form partnerships with each family, helping them to set goals and identify strategies to assist families to overcome barriers to become self-sufficient.
Casual work environment
4 weeks of Paid Time Off
Paid Life Insurance
12 paid holidays
Paid sick leave
Career advancement and professional development
5% contribution to your 401K whether you participate on your own or not.
Great co-workers and a great mission with an outstanding Community Action Agency
37.5 hour work week
CTI's WIC Program Assistant will be part of a team that is focused on helping families to meet their nutrition goals. This individual will perform income assessment and certification, issue benefits for healthy foods and support family needs through referrals.
Duties and Responsibilities
Maintain compliance with all federal, state and local regulations related to Head Start/Early Head Start.
Support and serve as a resource to the families and work with them in assessing their strengths, interests and needs, following the program case management systems and timelines, considering family structure and ethnic/cultural diversity in the home; make referrals as appropriate.
Design, plan and implement curriculum in conjunction with families that meets both group and individual child needs which encourages the cognitive, physical, emotional and social development of the child and family and assures that school readiness goals are being met.
Collaborate with parents around goals and needs related to income, employment, housing, safety, education, parenting skills and child development with the goal of enhancing parenting skills, parental coping, mental health and more general life management skills.
Encourage and support parental participation in home and socialization activities as well as other community based resources.
Encourage parents to become engaged in the program, involved in the decision making process through participation on the Policy Council, Socialization Parent Committee Meetings and training opportunities. Maintain accurate, integrated and current case records through the management information system.
Work as a liaison between referred families and the Department of Children & Families to protect the rights of children, families and staff from abuse and neglect.
Serve as an active participant in the programs recruitment efforts, and work in partnership with community agencies regarding services.
Seek professional skill development and growth for themselves and others through participation in related skills training, and educational activities.
Must have reliable transportation.
Licensures: Early Education and Care (EEC) Infant/Toddler or preschool Teacher Certification preferred.
6 months to 1 year teaching or home visiting experience preferred. 1 year of experience working with low income individuals or families preferred.
Minimum Education: AAS ECE, Bachelors Preferred
Desire to work with low income, culturally diverse, and at-risk families and individuals.
Excellent Customer Service, organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.
Proficient computer skills required in basic computer software and data collection systems.
Excellent crisis management skills.
Must be able to pass the EEC Background check which includes fingerprinting
How To Apply
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