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EHS FAMILY SERVICE WORKER COORD. – Early Childhood Ed. –Full time

To apply for this job, email your details to laurel@lacasadeesperanza.org

BASIC FUNCTIONS:         Provide support and coordination of services for children

                                               and families enrolled in the EHS Program.

SUPERVISOR:                    Director of Early Childhood Education

FLSA:                                    Hourly – Non-exempt

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.                  Recruit children/families and pregnant women for home-based and center-based Early Head Start services.

 

10%

2.                  Develop and maintain relationships with local organizations serving Early Head Start eligible children, families and/or pregnant women.

5%

3.                  Conduct initial screening/application for families to determine eligibility for services. 

5%

4.                  Act as Coordinator for health and mental health services for home-based and center-based children and families.

2%

5.                  Responsible for conducting all parent committee meetings and events.

 

5%

6.                  Submit reports of all parent committee meetings and events.

3%

7.                  Maintain accurate updated case files.

10%

8.                  Compile reports and statistical data as required or as requested by supervisor.

 

2%

9.                  Coordinate family orientation to services of La Casa de Esperanza.

3%

10.              Assess family needs.  Develop strategies to address identified needs through programs, services and other resources at La Casa and in the community.

 

 

5%

11.              Oversee case management and the provision of other direct services (i.e., counseling, medical care, etc.).

 

5%

12.              Identify home-based and site-based services to address strengths, interests and needs of families.  Establish mutual goals and plans for achieving desired outcomes.

 

3%

13.              Develop family partnership agreement with each family on caseload and review quarterly.

 

10%

14.              Conduct home visits in accordance with La Casa policies and EHS performance standards (more frequently if needed).

 

10%

15.              Maintain communication with EHS staff, parents and community organizations.

 

15%

16.              Coordinate Health Services Advisory Committee (quarterly meeting)

 

5%

17.              Perform other duties as assigned.

 

2%

                                              Total percentage

100%

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. 1-3 years professional experience in service coordination counseling, early childhood education or childhood development.
  2. Shall be at least 18 years of age.
  3. Diplomacy and human relations skills.
  4. Knowledge of or ability to quickly learn about services for pregnant women, infants, toddlers and their families.
  5. Must be reliable and flexible to meet the needs of the program.
  6. Ability to work as a team member.
  7. Ability to work effectively with diverse families.
  8. Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  9. Excellent written and oral communications skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is required to stand and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

To apply for this job, email your details to laurel@lacasadeesperanza.org

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