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TEACHER/FAMILY SUPPORT SPECIALIST NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE ASSOCIATION

Basic Job Assignment:

Site Location:
Area 4: 841 Suth 41 Street, San Diego, CA 92113 


Under the direction of a Family Service Supervisor, performs a wide variety of paraprofessional and professional-level duties in support of the Head Start Program by establishing and maintaining positive relationships with children's families to encourage participation in and ensure their awareness and use of the program's diverse activities; serves as an advocate for program children and their families.  Adheres to the core values of the Agency; NAEYC Code of Conduct for Early Childhood Practitioners and Professional Practice; Head Start Performance Standards; and required Head Start Competencies.

Employment Requirements:

Knowledge of:

Modern theories, methods and practices of early childhood education and child development; modern theories, methods and practices of social services, emotional and/or physical health needs of low-income children with culturally diverse backgrounds;

Federal, state and local laws and regulations applicable to the Head Start program and the assigned areas of responsibility and expertise;

Head Start Program Performance Standards; goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the NHA Head Start Program;

Modern theories, principles and practices of supervision, including training and staff development; recordkeeping and filing practices and procedures; and Basic counseling theories and practices.

 

Ability to:

Organize, set priorities and exercise sound, independent judgment within areas of assigned responsibility;

Interpret, apply, explain and reach sound decisions in accordance with program regulations, policies and procedures;

Instruct and train individuals in a group setting and one-on-on; communicate effectively orally and in writing;

Prepare clear, concise and accurate reports, correspondence and other written materials;

Exercise tact, objectivity, sensitivity, strategy and judgment in dealing with volunteers, parents and staff; and organize and maintain specialized documentation.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS, LICENSES & CERTIFICATES:

Certification in Pediatric First Aid and CPR must be met within 90 days of employment. A valid California driver license. Must meet and maintain State law and County licensing requirements regarding employment in a childcare center (Fingerprints, TB, Physical, Immunizations). 


Qualifications:

A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from a two-year college with an Associate’s Degree in Child Development/Social Work or related field; or “Basic Family Services Assistant Credential/Certificate” awarded by an accredited college and one (1) year of progressively responsible experience providing direct services to low income children and families of diverse cultural backgrounds; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must possess at least six (6) units of CD/ECE.


Example of Major Functions:

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this position.

  • Plans, coordinates and participates in the recruitment of eligible children into the Head Start program;
  • Acts as community liaison and promotes community relations; participates in parent recruitment activities;
  • Distributes information and literature to parents regarding program services, including health, dental, nutrition, social services, and other services;
  • Establishes and maintains supportive relationships with Head Start families;
  • Conducts home visits, participate in parent teacher conference to share outcomes of screenings, assessments and any identified need to refer families to the appropriate Head Start staff and/or outside agencies;
  • Ensure the safety of children through continuous supervision during breaks, transitions and emergencies;
  • Develop Individual Family Partnership Agreements and assists families in the preparation of Family Plans through interview to identify needs and referrals;
  • Develops and implements follow up plans to support family outcomes;
  • Documents activities and performs various other administrative duties;
  • Maintains complete and current files and records pertaining to activities; will enter data into our electronic system to prepare regular and special status reports;
  • Screen and assess each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools;
  • Identify and refer based on scores/outcomes;
  • Participate in all job related trainings and professional development;
  • Participates in the preparation of assigned center's Program Information Report; Coordinates and attends Center Committee and Staff meetings;
  • Completes incomplete screenings on the medical/health history records of children;
  • Works closely with center staff to identify children's needs and to ensure delivery of appropriate services;
  • Acts as liaison with local community organizations to provide resources to children and their families; ensures center compliance with health, social services and parent engagement requirements of the Head Start Program's Performance Standards;
  • Serves as an advocate for the program's children and their families;
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

 

San Diego , CA 92113 2021-06-04 View
ASSOCIATE TEACHER (EARLY HEAD START) NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE ASSOCIATION

Site Locations:



Area 1:


Walker:  9245 Hillery Drive, San Diego, CA 92126
Karen D. Love:  2230 East Jewett, San Diego, CA 92111

Area 2


First Step:  804 San Pasqual St. San Diego CA 92113
BYF:  841 South 41st San Diego CA 92113

 

Basic Job Assignment:

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, and when appropriate, under the guidance of a master teacher and/or teacher, assists in the instruction of children.  Adheres to the core values of the Agency; NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct for Early Childhood Practitioners and Professional Practice; Head Start Performance Standards; and required Head Start competencies.

Employment Requirements:

The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, independent worker who possesses a solid understanding of appropriate child development theories and practices; has the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with staff, managers, clients/ participants, and individuals of varying levels outside of the organization; has the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of Association management, employees, parents, and others encountered in the course of work; has the demonstrated ability and skills to create and maintain a safe learning environment for children and others; is willing to work effectively with parents, families, and childcare providers and be sensitive to the needs of culturally and ethnically diverse groups; has the demonstrated skills and ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public; is well organized and is able to plan and prepare in a thorough fashion; and has demonstrated experience working with culturally and ethnically diverse, low income or no income clients and unique populations.

Qualifications for Early Head Start:

  • A minimum of twelve (12) units of Early Childhood Education/Child Development with at least three (3) semester units related to the care of Infants/ Toddlers required and an unofficial copy of transcripts must be attached to the employment application; AND
  • Associate Teacher Permit required and  a copy of the permit must be attached to the employment application;     
    • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education/ Child Development preferred;
    • A minimum of six (6) months experience in a licensed Infant/ Toddler care center;
    • Current Certification in CPR/ Pediatric First Aid or the ability to obtain within the first 90 days of employment required;
    • Must meet and maintain state law and county licensing requirements regarding employment in a child care center including fingerprints, TB, and physical examination as well as provide proof of immunity to measles and pertussis, and must obtain an influenza vaccination, or provide a medical exemption;

Example of Major Functions:

  • Assist in developing weekly lesson plans which integrate activities that are developmentally appropriate for infants and toddler children, reflect an integrated Early Head Start curriculum and philosophy, and comply with the Performance Standards;
  • Recruits families for the Program as required by Performance Standards;
  • Assist in developing and maintaining a safe and pleasing environment for the children which facilitates their ability to grow physically, socially, emotionally, and intellectually;
  • Assist in screening each child using appropriate assessment tools, and apply the requisite knowledge and skills in translating those assessments into appropriate lesson plans to meet the needs of each child;
  • Assist in developing Individual Education Plans for children with special needs;
  • Assist in preparing monthly reports on attendance, excused absences, daily sign in/out sheets, in-kind, CACFP meal count, fluoride tracking, health and safety checklist, etc.
  • Complete forms such as writing anecdotal notes/observations, Home Visit, Parent/Teacher Conference, Classroom Meeting, training reports and agendas, Ouch Reports, Parent Engagement Permission Slips, and milestones.
  • Assist in ensuring that daily hygiene needs are met by modeling such routines as tooth brushing, hand washing, use of the bathroom, and meal times;
  • Assist in ensuring the safety of the classroom as well as the outdoor playground;
  • Provide emotional support and encourage high self-esteem in the children;
 

ABOUT NHA

 

The Neighborhood House Association is a non- profit organization. Head Start positions are funded in whole or in part by money provided through the State and Federal Government. Additionally, some Social Service Program positions may be funded in whole or in part through grant funds. Because positions and salaries may be funded through grants, and State and Federal funds ongoing employment will be contingent upon the continued receipt of these funds.

 

BENEFITS:

Eligible employees receive the following benefits:

  • Vacation;
  • Sick leave;
  • 13 paid holidays;
  • Two (2) personal days;
  • Four (4) days annual bereavement leave;
    • 401K Retirement Plan;
    • Medical;
    • Dental;
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA);
    • Life & Disability insurance;
    • Supplemental Life & Voluntary Products;
    • Social Security;
 

*Medical and dental benefits are provided to regular employees who work a minimum of 30 hours per week.

 

INTRODUCTORY PERIOD:

 

All regular appointees serve 6 months introductory period.

 

CITIZENSHIP/IMMIGRATION STATUS:

 

In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Neighborhood House Association hires only U.S. citizens and others lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

 

This Job Announcement is not an offer of employment. The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any of the provisions contained in this job announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Any person who is hired may voluntarily leave their employment upon giving proper notice, and may be terminated by the Agency at any time and for any reason.  Any oral or written statements to the contrary are hereby expressly disavowed and should not be relied upon by any prospective or existing employee.

 

Please note that offers of employment are only valid if they are made by the Human Resources Department

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

 

San Diego, CA 92111 2021-06-04 View
Consultant of Mental Health Services (Non-Permanent) Bassett Unified School District

BASIC FUNCTION 

Hours: On Call (M-F, hours will vary), not to exceed 600 hours between July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022
Location: Child Development - 7 School Sites

Eligibility Lists: One eligibility list will be created from this recruitment.

This is a continuous examination process and may close at any time, with little or no notice. An application review may occur at any time and qualified candidates who have submitted applications will be invited to participate in the testing process. Qualified applicants submitting applications after the review date will be considered in the next examination process. This list will be utilized to fill any vacancies that may occur during the one year life of the Eligibility List, which may include temporary positions. 
  

Under the supervision of the Child Development Program Director, provides consultative mental health and related program services to meet the MH needs of students, families and staff; works in consultation with all service area staff in assessing student needs and the developing, monitoring and implementation of mental health plans to meet students’ needs; and perform related duties as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs a varied range of professional duties related to mental health; in collaboration with the Mental Health Service Area Lead, plans, organizes, and responds to mental health related referrals from other service areas (FCE, ERSEA, Disabilities, Education etc.) for children, families and staff.  

Ensures compliance with state and federal regulations, serves as an advocate for family and child mental health issues; communicated with stakeholders including community partners; interfaces with parents, students, staff, District staff and community agencies/resources.

Coordinates and tracks mental health referrals and services.

Serves as a case manager given study issues and the interpretation of Individualized Education Plans. Completes tracking reports of performed activities for the mental health service area.

Provides input for mental health service area.

Assists staff in recognizing possible mental health problems and appropriate referrals and follow-through.

Provides staff/parent trainings.

Provides mental health information at monthly Parent Policy Council meetings as needed.

Interacts with public and private service agencies and conducts home visits, as needed.

Participates in multi-disciplinary and response to intervention team meetings.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral or social science or a related field (psychology, sociology, social work, human development, child development, education, etc.) from an institution of higher learning accredited by a regional accreditation association recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Experience:

Three years’ experience in management or direct services with young children and their families, preferably in a mental health–related capacity. Experience in social services involving social work, family or mental health counseling, psychology, or related field.

Language Requirements:

Bilingual English/Spanish

Licenses and Certifications: 

Licensed mental health professional – Marriage and Family Therapy

Valid Class C CA Driver’s License and Insurance

 

APPLICATION & EXAMINATION PROCESS

 

Application
1 - Complete an ONLINE Bassett USD employment
application by clicking the "Apply" button above.


Examination
2 - Applications will be screened to select the
most qualified candidates.


3 - The examination will consist of:

a. Oral Exam (100% of final score) - To Be Scheduled  

Visit our 
Recruitment Calendar for more details.

Examination dates may change or be canceled without advance notice.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

La Puente, CA 91746 2021-06-04 View
Consultant of Nutrition Services (Non-Permanent) Bassett Unified School District

BASIC FUNCTION 

Hours: On Call (M-F, hours will vary), not to exceed 600 hours between July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022
Location: Child Development - 7 School Sites

Eligibility Lists: One eligibility list will be created from this recruitment.

This is a continuous examination process and may close at any time, with little or no notice. An application review may occur at any time and qualified candidates who have submitted applications will be invited to participate in the testing process. Qualified applicants submitting applications after the review date will be considered in the next examination process. This list will be utilized to fill any vacancies that may occur during the one year life of the Eligibility List, which may include temporary positions. 
 

Under the supervision of the Child Development Program Manager, provides consultative nutrition and related program services to meet the Health Nutritional needs of students, families and staff; works in consultation with all service area staff in assessing student needs and the developing, monitoring and implementation of nutrition plans to meet students’ needs; and perform related duties as assigned. Assists clients and food services personnel to plan appropriate menus and diets for clients given group or individual assessments of medical histories and nutritional requirements; performs related duties as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Completes nutrition assessments and works with health care specialists, consultants, and program and management staff to formulate and implement nutritional care plans for children with special dietary needs.

Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, as needed.

Develops and provides oversight on nutrition education topics.

Prepares and presents related information about nutrition and food-safety standards.

Conducts nutrition education workshops and conferences for staff, parents, and students regarding instructions for food allergies and intolerances, as needed.

Prepares various reports, correspondence and notices, as assigned.

Provides oversight and may assist with menu and recipe development to ensure quality and compliance with USDA meal requirements.

May utilize nutritional software programs and databases for program assessment and nutrient valuation analyses.

May oversee or participate in placing large food service orders in accordance with prepared menus for assigned centers.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

Education

Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in nutrition, public health, dietetics, health/nutrition education, health administration, maternal and child health, or a related field from an institution of higher learning accredited by a regional accreditation association recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Experience:

Three years’ experience in management or direct services, preferably in nutrition or health services with young children and their families.

Language Requirements:

Bilingual English/Spanish

Licenses and Certifications: 

Registered Dietician certified by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Valid Class C CA Driver’s License and Insurance

APPLICATION & EXAMINATION PROCESS

Application
1 - Complete an ONLINE Bassett USD employment
application by clicking the "Apply" button above.


Examination
2 - Applications will be screened to select the
most qualified candidates.


3 - The examination will consist of:

a. Oral Exam (100% of final score) - To Be Scheduled  

Visit our 
Recruitment Calendar for more details.

Examination dates may change or be canceled without advance notice.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

La Puente, CA 91746 2021-06-04 View
Call for Bids/Proposals - Mental Health Consultant Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc. operates a Head Start and Early Head Start program, serving children 0-5 years of age. We are currently accepting bids for a Mental Health Consultant to support the mental health services offered to children and families. Services would be provided from July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022. Part-time weekly hours to be negotiated.

 

Direct Service to be Provided

Mental Health consultant(s) to work with Plaza Head Start administrative and teaching staff to implement a system of mental health practice that is: 

  • Child focus and family centered
  • Culturally responsive
  • Community based
  • Comprehensive, coordinated and integrated
  • Committed to continuous improvement and reflective supervision
  • Promoting healthy child development
  • Improving a quality of life for Head Start families
  • Promoting a healthy workplace for Head Start staff

Mental Health Services for Head Start Children and Families

Mental Health Consultant(s) activities will include 1) building collaborative relationships among parents, staff and children 2) enhancing awareness and understanding of mental wellness 3) demonstrating methods to mental wellness 4) soliciting information from parents regarding their observations and concerns, 5) providing anticipatory guidance regarding children's development, and 6) the supervision of Marriage and Family Therapy or Social Work (MFT/MSW) trainees/interns from various colleges/universities (i.e., Pacific Oaks College, USC, Cal State, and the University of Phoenix).

When necessary and appropriate, families may be referred to Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services for comprehensive assessment services which can include comprehensive developmental evaluations in addition to a complete mental health assessment of family concerns, relationships and resources and the environmental stressors contributing to family and child difficulties.

Mental Health Service for Staff

Mental Health Consultant(s) and/or MFT/MSW trainees/interns will 1) meet with staff regarding children with atypical behavior problems as needed 2) meet with staff regarding children identified with mental health concerns for possible referral to community agencies for additional evaluation as needed 3) observe the child in the classroom, interview the parents and teaching staff to make an overall assessment prior to making a community referral.

Mental Health Consultant(s) will provide staff development, training and technical assistance for the Plaza Head Start program. These services will be provided by qualified and experienced staff and will include:                              

  1. Individual, classroom, and group staff development activates that enhance skills in 1) providing high quality early care and education services 2)
    complying with the Head Start performance standards and clinical best practices.
  2. Training and mentoring activities that support staff growth in the areas of: 1) prenatal development 2) child development 3) stages of parenting, 4)
    attachment, 5) normal vs. abnormal behavior, and 6) collaboration and teamwork.
  3. Consultation and individualized coaching to support implementation of early care and education best practices within classroom settings.

Parent Support Groups and Parenting Education

Mental Health Consultant(s) will assist staff in center and home based programs be promoting pro-social skills. This will be accomplished through 1) direct intervention with identified children and/orparent-child dyads as appropriate, and 2) through modeling proactive behavior management strategies.

Coordinate directly with Head Start Mental Health and Disabilities staff

Mental Health Consultant(s) will maintain ongoing communication with the all Content Area Managers/Coordinators to create a program environment that encourages parental interest and involvement in all aspects of mental health activities. Opportunities will be regularly provided for parents and program staff to identify and discuss issues related to child mental health through individual meetings with staff, parent center meetings, parent discussion groups and trainings, and parent input in planning and implementing mental health interventions for their children. Special mental health issues which place families
at risk are substance abuse, child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, marital discord, depression, and for pregnant women lack of access to comprehensive prenatal and postpartum care, and postpartum depression. Confidentiality will be respected.

Mental Health consultant(s) will work with the Mental Health Manager to design and implement program practices, which are responsive to behavioral and mental health concerns of each child and family. As part of this effort, the Mental Health Consultant(s) will provide group and individual education and training on identified mental health issues.

Supervision of Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT/MSW) Trainees/Interns

 

The Mental Health Consultant will supervise MFT and/or MSWs interns/trainees provided by various universities/colleges (i.e., Pacific Oaks College, University of Phoenix, Cal State, and USC) according the requirements put forth by the State of California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS), Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services and all criteria for Clinical Placement.  These requirements include: 

  • Provide trainee with at least one hour of direct supervisor contact each week of experience.
  • Assure that the trainee receives at least one hour of direct supervision for every five hours of client contact.  Direct Supervisor contact constitutes one hour face-to-face individual supervision or two hours of face-to-face group supervision (with no more than 8 supervisees per group).
  • Provide supervised fieldwork experience to trainee within the scope of practice of an MFT/MSW including legal and ethical standards.
  • Abide by the ethical standards for supervisors promulgated by the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and the California Association for Marriage and Family Therapists.
  • Notify the trainee and the MFT/MSW Department Representative of any lapse in licensure or other changes affecting supervision and/or the ability to continue providing direct supervision to the trainee.
  • Assure that each trainee has a written plan for handling emergencies, including a plan of action for the trainee in in the absence of immediate availability of the supervisor.
  • Review and sign the trainee's experience log sheet and other BBS verification forms, on a weekly basis.
  • Provide trainee with training and assistance in:
    • Interviewing, developing treatment plans, assessment, practice in forming diagnostic impressions, case management plans, and appropriate interdisciplinary referrals;
    • Specific clinical approaches in child, individual, couple, group and family systems therapy;
    • Developing personal qualities and skills related to the psychotherapeutic situation such as integrity, sensitivity, flexibility, listening, insight, compassion, and personal presence;
    • Utilizing effective therapeutic techniques and modalities that may be used to improve, restore or maintain a healthy individual, couple and family system, within the scope of practice of a MFT/MSW;
    • Integrating cross-cultural mores and values in their clinical work experience and developing the necessary cultural competence with a variety of mental health clients.

Provide at least one form of direct observation of the trainee as part of the supervisory process.  Direct observation can mean (among other things) review of audio or videotapes, live observation or co-therapy.

 

Methods of Supervision

1. One-way mirror:                            

2. Live observation:   

3. Videotaping:          

4. Audiotaping:          

5. Co-therapy:            

6. Case presentation: 

  • Inform trainee of the means by which the supervisor will evaluate and monitor the trainee's clinical work and progress.  Specify, discuss and explain the method of supervision to be used.
  • Involve the trainee in ongoing evaluations of his/her progress and performance in the placement setting: identify problems, as early as possible, and develop a plan for their resolution.  Notify the MFT/MSW Department Representative, as soon as possible, if the resolution on a given concern or conflict between the supervisor and the trainee has not been reached.
  • Provide the school regular progress notes and three written evaluations, provided by the end of each of the three Practicum coerces, if required.
  • Give at least one week notice to the trainee if the supervisor intends not to certify any further hours of experience.  If such a notice is not provided, the supervisor will sign for hours of experience obtained n good faith where the supervisor actually provided the supervision.
  • Inform and consult with the MFT/MSW Department Representative in the case of early termination on the part of the trainee, supervisor or the fieldwork setting and take into account the clinical necessity of an appropriate termination or transfer of clinical cases.
  • Maintain one's eligibility to provide supervision to a MFT/MSW Trainee, according to the relevant BBS regulations, including the completion of the mandatory hours of Supervisor training for every cycle of license renewal.

Work with Multidisciplinary team

Mental Health Consultant(s) will provide observation, assessment intervention to children (approximately 10 hrs. per referral). Services may include: 

  • Observation, teacher interview, preliminary guidance
  • Interview with parent
  • Multidisciplinary meeting
  • Feedback to parent and teachers with strategies to handle challenging behaviors
  • Case follow-up

 Ensure timely completion of activities and reports in compliance with LACOE and Plaza’s Mental Health policies and procedures.                                                                                

Ongoing services will be provided by qualified and experienced staff that will:                                                                                                           

  • review and maintain tracking logs on services,
  • observe/screen and review files for children who have been referred,
  • participate in case conferences and multidisciplinary meetings; and
  • arrange for transition IEPs/IFSPs as necessary,

Submit a professional invoice that will summarize the work done by date, description of services, number of hours and amount by the end of the end of each month.

 

Requirements

  • Registered Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT) by the California Board of Behavioral Services
  • Five (5) years of experience in supervising Masters of Social Work (MSW) interns and Associate Marriage Family Therapist (AMFT)
  • Documentation of clearance from the State, FBI and Child Abuse Central Index
  • Documentation of a TB Clearance, TDAP and MMR Immunization
  • Verification of Liability Insurance

Interested Candidates Must Provide Bids with the Following Documentation:

  • Letter of interest and resume
  • Statement of hourly rate expectation
  • Copy of Board of Behavioral Services (BBS) Licensure
  • Availability and limitations, if any

 

Please submit your Bid/Proposal via email to:

Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Attention: Rachel Delgadillo, Mental Health Coordinator at Rdelgadillo@pdlr.org

 

Deadline: Friday, June 18, 2021

City of Industry, CA 91746 2021-06-04 View
HOME VISITOR II & III NEIGBORHOOD HOUSE ASSOCIATION

Basic Job Assignment:

Location: Various sites thorough out San Diego

POSITION PURPOSE:

Under the general supervision of the site supervisor, provides comprehensive, individualized educational, social and health services to children and their families and provides a planned program of activities which enhance the parent's ability to serve as the primary educator in their child's development.


Employment Requirements:

DESIRED MINMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulations relative to Head Start/child care operations;
  • Working knowledge of adult learning concepts and child development theories/strategies and community resources.

Ability to:

  • Ability to problem-solve and make decisions, develop and implement program plans;
  • Flexibility in adapting to changing job demands;
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to diverse client populations.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public primarily in English. The ability to speak a second language is desirable.

 

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals, ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, & SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Certification in Pediatric First Aide/ CPR and food handling must be met within 90 days of employment. Must meet and maintain state law and county licensing requirements regarding employment in a childcare center (fingerprints, TB, physical, and immunizations).


Qualifications:

Training and Experience:

A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is a:

Child Development Teacher’s Permit or 24 units of Child Development/Early Childhood Education (CD/ECE) plus one (1) year of experience in a program that emphasizes the parent’s role in the child’s development. Experience working with low-income families and in working with persons of varied experiences and ethnic backgrounds required.

The training and experience listed above is required of all Home Visitors in addition to the specific educational requirements listed below based on the Home Visitor position level:

 

Home Visitor II –  An Associate’s degreein Child Development, Social Work, or a related field or unit’s equivalent to an Associate’s degree if working towards Bachelor’s degree.

 

Home Visitor III –   A Bachelor’sdegree in Child Development, Social Work, or related field.

 

For Early Head Start Home Visitor I, II, or III – A minimum of three (3) units of demonstrated coursework with Infants and Toddlers.


Example of Major Functions:

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this position.

  • Assists in the design and delivery of early childhood education program;
  • Collaborates with parents in providing individualized education program for children in home-based option;
  • Ensures that the curriculum meets the children’s unique needs;
  • Provides for parent education and involvement in planning and decision-making regarding the education of the child;
  • Connects children and families with community-based resources that meet their unique needs;
  • Maintains student data and prepare reports;
  • Administers developmentally appropriate assessments for each child;
  • Provides training for parents to assist them in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to become the primary teacher of their own children and to become self-sufficient;
  • Screens family applications for income qualifications and eligibility requirements;
  • Facilitates parent involvement;
  • Coordinates field trips to provide enrichment for children;
  • Assists parents in ensuring that a safe, orderly learning environment is maintained in the home;
  • Assists families in developing knowledge and skills in health and nutrition;
  • Assists with recruitment of families for home-based program;
  • Conducts parent meetings;
  • Conducts weekly home visits to assigned families;
  • Provides transportation services for children and families as needed;
  • Recruits families for the Head Start Program as required by Performance Standards;
  • Prepares monthly school activity and annual theme calendars; processes applications for supplementary services to families;
  • Assists in mainstreaming children with special needs.

 

 

San Diego , CA 92111 2021-06-04 View
Family Service Advocate NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE ASSOCIATION

Basic Job Assignment:

Location:
Area 3:  2820 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, CA 92108

Under the direction of a Family Service Supervisor or designee, performs a wide variety of duties in support of the Head Start Program goals and objectives by establishing and maintaining positive relationships with children’s families to encourage participation in and increase their awareness and use of supportive services; serves as an advocate for program children and their families; has a caseload of forty to sixty children’s files; and performs related work as required.



Employment Requirements:

        Knowledge of: 

  • Modern theories, methods and practices of social services, emotional and/or physical health needs of families with culturally diverse backgrounds;

  • Federal, state, and local laws and regulations applicable to the Head Start Program and the assigned areas of responsibility and expertise;

  • Head Start Program Performance Standards;

  • Local community resources;

  • Goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the NHA Head Start Program;

  • Recordkeeping and filing practices and procedures;

  • Basic counseling theories and practices.

 

        Ability to:

  • Build strong, healthy relationships with diverse families utilizing a strengths-based, family-centered exosystemic framework to elicit positive goal-oriented change;

  • Use self-awareness and reflection to inform the delivery of high quality family services;

  • Organize, set priorities and exercise sound independent judgment within areas of assigned responsibility; 

  • Interpret, apply, explain and reach sound decisions in accordance with Program regulations, policies and procedures;

  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing;

  • Prepare clear, concise and accurate reports, correspondence and other written materials;

  • Exercise tact, objectivity, sensitivity, strategy and judgment in dealing with volunteers, parents and staff;

  • Organize and maintain documentation;

  • Be a team player and demonstrate flexibility.

Qualifications:

Typical ways to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities outlined above are an Associate’s Degree in Child Development, Early Child Development, Social Services or a closely related Human Services field (preferred); Three  (3) years of experience providing direct services to low-income children and families of diverse cultural backgrounds.

 

Licenses, Certifications & Special Requirements:

Certification in pediatric first aid and CPR must be met within 90 days of employment. Must meet and maintain state law and county licensing requirements regarding employment in a child care center (fingerprints, TB, physical, immunizations). Required within eighteen (18) months of hire, a minimum of a credential or certification in, social work, human services, family services, counseling or related field.


Example of Major Functions:

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this position.

  • Acts as a resource and provides and/or makes referrals for necessary services;

  • Informs, educates and distributes information and literature to parents regarding health, social and other services that are available;

  • Establishes and maintains supportive relationships with Head Start families; engages families to co-develop a Family Partnership Agreement;

  • Makes family home visits to conjointly discuss and assess family needs;

  • Develops and implements family case management models in support of Head Start goals and objectives;

  • Documents activities and performs various other administrative duties;

  • Maintains complete and current files and records pertaining to activities;

  • Prepares regular and special status reports;

  • Monitors records and reports prepared by other staff;

  • Works with center staff to promote parent involvement and advocacy; 

  • Participates in the preparation and attends parent advisory committee meetings;

  • Assists with the obtainment of complete medical/health history records of enrolled children;

  • Enters data of support services into an automated tracking system;

  • Acts as liaison with local community organizations to provide resources to children and their families;

  • Ensures center compliance with health, social services and parent involvement requirements of the Head Start Program’s Performance Standards;

  • Assists in the general operation of site;  

  • Enters health, social services, and family partnership goals on PROMIS;

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

San Diego , CA 92113 2021-06-04 View
ASSOCIATE TEACHER (HEAD START/EARLY HEAD START) NORTHERN SAN DIEGO NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE ASSOCIATION

Basic Job Assignment:


Site Locations:


Area 1 (Head Start)

Balboa Lutheran: 7250 Eckstrom Ave San Diego, CA 92111
City College: 1601 B St. San Diego, CA 92101
Stem: 808 W Cedar St. San Diego, CA 92101
Area Office: 2820 Camino Del Rio South Suite 212 San Diego, CA 92108

Area 1 (Early Head Start)

Bethel: 3085 K St. San Diego, CA 92102
Walker: 9245 Hillery Dr. San Diego CA 92126
Karen D. Love 2062 Drescher St. San Diego, CA 92111


Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, and when appropriate, under the guidance of a master teacher and/or teacher, assists in the instruction of preschool children. Adheres to the core values of the Agency; NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct for Early Childhood Practitioners and Professional Practice; Head Start Performance Standards; and required Head Start competencies.
The Head Start Associate Teacher works primarily with children ages 3-5 years.

 

Employment Requirements:
The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, independent worker who possesses a solid understanding of appropriate child development theories and practices; has the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with staff, managers, clients/ participants, and individuals of varying levels outside of the organization; has the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of Association management, employees, parents, and others encountered in the course of work; has the demonstrated ability and skills to create and maintain a safe learning environment for children and others; is willing to work effectively with parents, families, and childcare providers and be sensitive to the needs of culturally and ethnically diverse groups; has the demonstrated skills and ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public; is well organized and is able to plan and prepare in a thorough fashion; and has demonstrated experience working with culturally and ethnically diverse, low income or no income clients and unique populations.

 

Qualifications:
A minimum of twelve (12) units of Early Childhood Education/Child Development is required and an unofficial copy of transcripts must be attached to the employment application; AND
Associate Teacher Permit required and a copy of the permit must be attached to the employment application; AND
A minimum of at least six (6) months experience in a licensed preschool facility;
Current Certification in CPR/ Pediatric First Aid or the ability to obtain within the first 90 days of employment required;
Must meet and maintain state law and county licensing requirements regarding employment in a child care center including fingerprints, TB, and physical examination as well as provide proof of immunity to measles and pertussis, and must obtain an influenza vaccination, or provide a medical exemption;
Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education/ Child Development preferred;

For Early Head Start:

Incorporated to what is listed above, and must have successfully complete at least three (3) semester units related to the care of infants and toddler and at least six (6) months experience in a licensed infant/toddler care center.


Example of Major Functions:

  • Assist in developing weekly lesson plans which integrate activities that are developmentally appropriate for infants and toddler children, reflect an integrated Early Head Start curriculum and philosophy, and comply with the Performance Standards;
  • Recruits families for the Program as required by Performance Standards;
  • Assist in developing and maintaining a safe and pleasing environment for the children which facilitates their ability to grow physically, socially, emotionally, and intellectually;
  • Assist in screening each child using appropriate assessment tools, and apply the requisite knowledge and skills in translating those assessments into appropriate lesson plans to meet the needs of each child;
  • Assist in developing Individual Education Plans for children with special needs;
  • Assist in preparing monthly reports on attendance, excused absences, daily sign in/out sheets, in-kind, CACFP meal count, fluoride tracking, health and safety checklist, etc.
  • Complete forms such as writing anecdotal notes/observations, Home Visit, Parent/Teacher Conference, Classroom Meeting, training reports and agendas, Ouch Reports, Parent Engagement Permission Slips, and milestones.
  • Assist in ensuring that daily hygiene needs are met by modeling such routines as tooth brushing, hand washing, use of the bathroom, and meal times;
  • Assist in ensuring the safety of the classroom as well as the outdoor playground;
  • Provide emotional support and encourage high self-esteem in the children;
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

ABOUT NHA

The Neighborhood House Association is a non- profit organization. Head Start positions are funded in whole or in part by money provided through the State and Federal Government. Additionally, some Social Service Program positions may be funded in whole or in part through grant funds. Because positions and salaries may be funded through grants, and State and Federal funds ongoing employment will be contingent upon the continued receipt of these funds.

BENEFITS:

Eligible employees receive the following benefits:

  • Vacation
  • Sick leave;
  • 13 paid holidays;
  • Two (2) personal days;
  • Four (4) days annual bereavement leave;
    • 401K Retirement Plan;
    • Medical;
    • Dental;
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA);
    • Life & Disability insurance;
    • Supplemental Life & Voluntary Products;
    • Social Security;

*Medical and dental benefits are provided to regular employees who work a minimum of 30 hours per week.

INTRODUCTORY PERIOD:

All regular appointees serve 6 months introductory period.

CITIZENSHIP/IMMIGRATION STATUS:

In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Neighborhood House Association hires only U.S. citizens and others lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

This Job Announcement is not an offer of employment. The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any of the provisions contained in this job announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Any person who is hired may voluntarily leave their employment upon giving proper notice and may be terminated by the Agency at any time and for any reason.  Any oral or written statements to the contrary are hereby expressly disavowed and should not be relied upon by any prospective or existing employee.

Please note that offers of employment are only valid if they are made by the Human Resources Department.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

 

 

San Diego, CA 92111/9210 2021-06-04 View
Long-term Substitute Home Visitor Glenn County Office of Education

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Position Title:             Long-term Substitute Home Visitor

Program:                     Early Head Start

Salary:                         $146.99 to $158.90 per day with benefit package

Work Year:                  40 hours per week starting 7/1/21 to no later than 6/30/2022

Deadline:                   Until Filled

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Hold/qualify for a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit
  • (visit https://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/req-child-dev for permit requirements)
  • Three (3) infant/toddler units and six (6) units in a Human Service field
  • One (1) year of experience working with infants and toddlers.
  • Two (2) years of experience working directly with families
  • Must have a valid California Driver’s license and insured reliable transportation
  • Bilingual English/Spanish desired.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Support and guide parents to be their child’s “First Teacher” utilizing and individualizing the evidence based curricula Partners for a Healthy Baby & Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers, and Twos.
  • Conduct weekly one-and-a-half-hour home visits with prenatal mothers and/or families of enrolled children ages 0-3.
  • Plan and provide twice a month play group (Socialization) experiences for enrolled families
  • Support families to set and achieve family goals building safety and stability for their family.
  • Support families in accessing services and resources within the community.
  • Complete developmental screener(s) and support parents in assisting with observations of child growth and development.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records and documentation
  • Support parents to be involved in all components of the Early Head Start/Head Start programs

 

 

Application Procedure

Applications without the required documentations will not be considered

 

  1. Complete Application and Resume
  2. Copy of High School Diploma
  3. Copy of Permit (if applicable)
  4. Copy of Unofficial Transcript(s)
  5. Letters of Recommendations (1 professional and 1 personal)

 

How to Apply

  • Applicants can apply online at www.glenncoe.org, by clicking the tab “career opportunities.”

                                                                         

ORLAND, CA 95963 2021-06-03 View
Teacher Aide Glenn County Office of Education-CaFS

Qualifications:

 

  • High School diploma/GED
  • Hold/qualify for a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or willing to take 12 units in Early Childhood Education within the first year of employment to remain eligible for employment for a second year. Visit https://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/req-child-dev for permit requirements.
  • Experience working with children
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10-30 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds
  • Valid California driver license and insured reliable transportation

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the implementation of age-appropriate curriculum under the guidance of Teacher/Director.
  • Assist Teacher/Director and Teacher in the supervision of children.
  • Assist in providing a safe, sanitary, healthy and attractive learning environment.
  • Assist in the communication between child and teacher, and parent(s) and teacher when language barriers exist.
  • Model appropriate behavior and interact in a positive, friendly and courteous manner with children, staff, families and community volunteers in order to build and foster responsive relationship.
  • Provide childcare at parent meetings for the community you work in and other activities, as assigned.

 

Orland, CA 95963 2021-06-03 View
Kitchen and Safety Aide Glenn County Office of Education - CaFS

Qualifications

  • High School diploma/GED
  • One year of work or volunteer experience in a child care center is desired
  • Must have or willing to take six (6) units in Early Childhood Education within the first year of employment to remain eligible for employment for a second year.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10-30 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds
  • Valid California driver’s license and insured reliable transportation

Responsibilities:

  • Meal and snack preparation and clean up, including dish washing
  • General overall safety and cleanliness of the center environment
  • Ongoing center cleaning, organizing, and sanitizing     
  • Provide help with preparation of curriculum materials, and activities under the direction of the Teacher/Director.
  • Ongoing monitoring of the condition of toys and materials inside the center and out on the play yard
  • Provide breaks for other staff members
Orland, CA 95963 2021-06-03 View
Health Specialist Foothill Family

SUMMARY

The Health Specialist supports the Foothill Family Early Head Start staff and Child Care Partners to deliver and implement quality health and nutrition services to children and families as stated in the Head Start Performance Standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports and promotes the mission of the Agency: Foothill Family empowers children and families to achieve success in relationships, school, and work through community-based services that advance growth and development.
  • Effectively represents the Agency in interactions with parents and other clientele.
  • Compiles reports, surveys, and other program documentation, as well as analyses data as directed on a regular basis to assist in monitoring of the health/nutrition/safety service area.
  • Provides support to Early Head Start direct staff by providing health education, resources, staff training, and one-on-one meetings.
  • Facilitates health referrals and follow-ups to ensure services for health promotion, prevention, early identification of health concerns, and treatment of children and pregnant clients are met.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal requirements related to health services for both pregnant clients and children, including but not limited to well-baby checks, prenatal care, dental exams, immunizations, medical/dental home, and health/dental insurance.
  • Ensures that health and nutrition records are reviewed, evaluated and interpreted to collect statistics and other data affecting health and nutrition services.
  • Assists with health screenings such as vision and hearing screening for children at their home and/or child care facilities to assist the program to stay compliant with the Office of Head Start (OHS) regulations.
  • Displays sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomics characteristics.
  • Performs work in a safe manner at all times and ensures that other individuals do not put themselves or others at risk.
  • Follows all policies, procedures, and legal mandates including HIPAA, client confidentiality, releases of information, protected health information (PHI) and client files.
  • Ensures performance and behaviors support the Agency’s performance quality improvement (PQI) goals and objectives.
  • Reports to work on time and maintains reliable and regular attendance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Researches and prepares materials for Health and Nutrition workshops/trainings, as well as for staff and families as resources.
  • Provides health and nutrition related T/TA support for staff as needed.
  • Prepares Health Letters and other correspondence as requested.
  • Provides written and verbal translations for the Program Nurse/Program Nutritionist/Health Manager as needed.
  • Researches and informs the Health Manager of current health events and activities in the community.
  • Participates on outreach efforts and uses approved presentations, brochures, and other advertisement materials when conducting outreach.
  • Actively seeks out and engages in regular recruitment and outreach throughout the year to promote the program and engage the community, aligning to the program’s recruitment plan and the community’s health related needs.
  • Attends related meetings and community events in support of the program.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS 

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Health Sciences, Health Education, or Human Development with coursework in public health and/or health education.
  • Knowledge and experience in public health, prenatal health, early childhood development, nutrition, and social services preferred.
  • Knowledge of Early Head Start Performance standards and experience in an Early Head Start Program preferred.
  • Good computer skills; word processing, spreadsheets and data entry.
  • Excellent organizational skills to manage high activity level.
  • Detail oriented; high level of accuracy.
  • Skill and experience in data aggregation and analysis.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent people skills; ability to work cross culturally.
  • Leadership skills and motivated to mentor and train others to be successful in their jobs.
  • Flexible and enthusiastic; demonstrates initiative and creativity.
  • Affinity for working with pregnant women, young children and families from low-income families.
  • Must be familiar with the ethnic backgrounds and heritages of families in the program and able to effectively communicate, either directly or through interpretation and translation, with children who are dual language learners and to the extent feasible, with families with limited English proficiency.
  • Effective screening and assessment skills and intervention strategies.
  • Ability to learn and carry out empowerment for children, families, staff, and community.
  • Valid CA Driver’s License and maintains insurability on the Agency’s auto liability policy (including a minimum of 2 years driving experience) and maintains the California state required auto insurance liability limits.
  • Bilingual-Spanish required.

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.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Travel to other program locations or offsite meeting sites is required.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Foothill Family is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

El Monte, CA 91731 2021-06-02 View
Inclusion Technician - Head Start/Early Head Start Episcopal Community Services (ECS)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the supervision of the Designated Supervisor, the Inclusion Technician will be responsible for providing support to the center staff, parents, and children with Special Needs in activities designed to promote social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth. The IT is also responsible for implementing specific interventions determined necessary for children. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: curriculum development and implementing, promotion of positive inclusion, and the assurance of safety for all children.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:    

1. Assist teacher(s) in implementing daily classroom activities ensuring inclusion of all children.  

2. Assist with personalized special services for children with disabilities (i.e. feeding assistance, toileting, diapering, urine bags, physically lifting and carrying the child, etc.)  

3. Assist staff in making referrals for further evaluation or services.  

4. Discuss the progress of the child(ren) with supervisor and teacher(s) as needed.  

5. Assist teacher(s) in maintaining classroom control by interacting with all the children including children without Special Needs during the classroom routine.  

6. Participate in all classroom activities including field trips and socializations.  

7. Lift, carry and ensure the safety of children as needed.  

8. Advocate, as appropriate, for the rights of the children with Special Needs and their families.  

9. Implement behavior management techniques as advised by the ECS Head Start Mental Health Specialist or other professionals.  

10. Maintain and update assigned center files of children with Special Needs as required.  

11. Assist the teacher(s) in completing monthly observations and recording observations on appropriate record keeping forms.  

12. Work cooperatively with the Site Supervisor and all other staff to coordinate center responsibilities. Assisting in the classroom, kitchen or outdoors as needed.  

13. Be involved with meal times and provide necessary support.  

14. Attend Center Staff meetings, staff in-service, and other required meetings and trainings.  

15. Maintain and enhance professional competence through participation in professional organizations and other activities on a voluntary or assigned basis.  

16. Assume responsibility for parent involvement as appropriate.  

17. Attend not less than 15 clock hours of professional development per year. Such professional development shall be high-quality, sustained, intensive and classroom focused in order to have a positive and lasting impact on classroom instruction.  

18. This job description is not intended to be all inclusive, and employee will also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by immediate, supervisor and other management as required.  

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE :
AA degree in Child Development or related field to include courses designed for working with children with special needs, or BA in Special Education or related field. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.  

LANGUAGE: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

OTHER/SPECIAL: Ability to lift 50 pounds. Must pass a physical examination and tuberculin skin test. Fingerprint clearance and criminal record check required. Ability to get to all required meetings, trainings, workshops and other in-county locations on a consistent basis. Verification of current driver’s license and insurance required for personal car usage. Meet the State of California immunization requirement for employees of day care centers, immunization proof against influenza, pertussis and measles.

For complete job description, please visit: https://www.ecscalifornia.org/careers

National City, CA 91950 2021-06-02 View
Associate Teacher - Head Start Episcopal Community Services (ECS)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the supervision of the Teacher, the Associate Teacher will assist with the preparation and presentation of the daily plan of activities for the children and generally help in all teacher and center related activities. This includes, but is not limited to: curriculum implementation, coordinating volunteers in the classroom, promotion of a positive self-image for each child and the assurance of the safety of all children. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:    

1. Assist in the development of lesson plans with goals, objectives, activities and outcomes. 

2. Provide opportunities for children to develop positive self-images and experience success. 

3. Ensure that all children are appropriately supervised at all times. 

4. Assist the teacher in setting up daily activities and presenting them to the children. 

5. Establish routines and provide positive guidance and implement positive discipline when required. 

6. Discuss identified concerns and needs with professionals as appropriate. 

7. Clearly and effectively communicate in a manner that children understand. 

8. Implement the daily classroom program as prepared in conjunction with other center staff and parents that enhances the positive self-image of each child and assures the safety of all children. 

9. Assist with completing child assessments/screenings, child observations, individual educational plans and identification of children with special needs or challenging behavior. 

10. Assist the teacher on home visits and parent teacher conferences as needed. 

11. Assist the teacher on emergency and earthquake preparedness drills. 

12. Assist in center food preparation and food services including clean up. 

13. Assist in the general clean-up and packing of furniture as needed. 

14. Help maintain a clean, safe and healthy classroom environment. 

15. Assist in maintaining an attractive and stimulating learning environment that encourages children’s independence and self-selection of activities. 

16. Assist in any hygiene needs of the children (i.e. diapering etc.) 

17. Attend not less than 15 clock hours of professional development per year. Such professional development shall be high-quality, sustained, intensive and classroom focused in order to have a positive and lasting impact on classroom instruction. 

18. Promote positive, professional relationships with children, staff and parents. Coordinate activities of parents or other volunteers in the classroom and on field trips. 

19. Encourage parent participation at all levels of the program.  

20. Other reasonable duties as assigned. 

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE :

AA degree in Early Childhood Development.

Minimum of One (1) year paid experience working in a preschool classroom environment.   

LANGUAGE: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

OTHER/SPECIAL: Must be at least 18 years of age. Excellent oral and written skills. Ability to pass a physical examination and tuberculin skin test. Meet the State of California immunization requirement for employees of day care centers, immunization proof against influenza, pertussis and measles. Fingerprint clearance and criminal record check required. Verification of current driver’s license and insurance required for personal car usage.  

For complete job description, please visit: https://www.ecscalifornia.org/careers

National City, CA 91950 2021-06-02 View
Early Head Start Home-Based Supervisor Foothill Family

SUMMARY:

The Home-Based Supervisor supervises the Home Visitors and other staff as assigned. Reports to and collaborates with Early Childhood Education Program Manager ensuring that staff follow and reinforce Agency policies, Office of Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS), and State and Federal Law. This position will provide regular reflective supervision, coaching, observations, and feedback for staff to provide high quality comprehensive Early Head Start services.  Works closely with the EHS management team  to  ensure  provision  of  quality  services  for  children  and  families  through  on-going monitoring and program improvement process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports and promotes the mission of the Agency: Foothill Family empowers children and families to achieve success in relationships, school, and work through community-based services that advance growth and development.
  • Guides  others  in  theories  and  principles  of  child  growth  and  development,  early childhood education and effective parent and family engagement.
  • Assures contract compliance by implementing tracking and monitoring process.
  • Creates and maintains a creative, positive, sustainable and        supportive work environment.
  • Consults with staff and community members regarding cases.
  • Completes program reports and community presentations.
  • Works  independently  and  as  part  of  a  team;  responsible  to  ensure  coverage  of caseloads during absences and/or in case of emergencies and disasters.
  • Participates in interviewing of new staff as part of a team.
  • Provides  on-the-job  onboarding  and  training  to  new  and  on-going  staff  based  on assessment of individual staff needs and contract requirements.
  • Participates in Agency staff training activities and provides input on overall staff training needs.
  • Ensures assigned staff participate in Early Head Start and Agency wide staff meetings.
  • Collects and analyzes various data efficiently to meet the reporting duties; as well as utilizes analyzed data to inform the program for effective program monitoring, assessment, and improvement.
  • Assures accurate data is submitted by staff on a timely basis to meet all funding source and contract requirements.
  • Identifies any individual, Agency or systems problems which impede service to clients and/or productive team work and submit recommendations for problem resolution.
  • Works with Early Head Start program management team and staff to help address identified gaps in and barriers to service.
  • Provides outreach in a culturally appropriate way to various segments of the community for promotion of goal achievement by existing clients and development of relationships with others for the benefit of clients, program and Agency.
  • Ensures program staff, consultants or contractors are familiar with the ethnic backgrounds and heritages of families in the program and able to effectively communicate, either directly or through interpretation and translation, with children who are dual language learners and to the extent feasible, with families with limited English proficiency.
  • Facilitates the development and maintenance of networks, cooperative and collaborative relationships with both public and private community organizations, groups and individuals.
  • Represents the Agency at community meetings and outreach events. Consult with other agencies and schools.
  • Prepares  for  and  participate  in  meetings,  supervision,  training  sessions  and  other activities pertaining to Early Head Start or Foothill Family as required by the Agency.
  • Keeps abreast of new developments in the field of early childhood development, parent and family engagement, social services, pregnancy and related areas.
  • Works in close harmony with all levels in the Agency.
  • Displays sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
  • Performs work in a safe manner at all times and ensures employees are abiding by safety practices; takes action when employees put themselves or others at risk.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and legal mandates including HIPAA, client confidentiality, releases of information, protected health information (PHI) and client files.
  • Ensures staff follows all policies, procedures and legal mandates including HIPAA, client confidentiality, releases of information, protected health information (PHI) and client files, and takes applies appropriate coaching, counseling and disciplinary action to reinforce staff compliance.
  • Ensures performance and behaviors support the Agency’s performance quality improvement (PQI) goals and objectives.
  • Reports to work on time and maintains reliable and regular attendance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Agency's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Examines, analyzes and evaluates program operations, productivity data and personnel needs, prepares necessary reports and makes recommendations to reconcile program budget(s) and resource allocations.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work, Psychology, or related field.
  • Two years of supervisory and/or direct home visiting service experience in Early Head Start or related program preferred.
  • Training and experience in providing/receiving Reflective Supervision preferred.
  • Sound organizational and time management skills to manage high and varied activity level.
  • Exhibits initiative, flexibility, creativity, and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to be an excellent representative of the agency to the community.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to read and write complex material.
  • Ability to administer a complex program by being detail oriented, following up on concerns, and understanding the systems which help insure quality of service and accurate record keeping.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work cooperatively as a team leader and team member.
  • Knowledge and sensitivity to cultural differences.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Ability to gather, analyze, and utilize data efficiently and effectively; and create useful reports to communicate with others.
  • Ability to relate harmoniously with staff and clients of diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds.
  • Valid CA Driver License and maintains insurability on the Agency’s Auto-liability policy (including a minimum of 2 years driving experience) and maintains the California state required auto insurance liability limits.

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.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Travel to other program locations or offsite meeting sites is required. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

 

Foothill Family is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

El Monte, CA 91732 2021-06-02 View
Partner Coach Foothill Family

SUMMARY

The Partner Coach is responsible for assuring the delivery of comprehensive early childhood and education services to children enrolled in the Early Head Start Child Care Partnerships option. The Partner Coach provides training and technical assistance to Center and Family Child Care (FCC) Partners to ensure quality services and compliance with the EHS-CCP contract between Foothill Family and the FCC provider/Center Partner which is guided by the Head Start Program Performance Standards and State of California licensing regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports and promotes the mission of the Agency: Foothill Family empowers children and families to achieve success in relationships, school, and work through community-based services that advance growth and development.
  • Develops, plans, and implements one-on-one training/modeling/assisting on a variety of topics specifically needed by the EHS-CCP Child Care Partner. This includes assisting in applying the training material, role modeling of skills and building quality into the Provider’s/Partner childcare program to meet the contract requirements.
  • Implements practice-based coaching with the partner, including the use of reflective supervision
  • Supports Partners in the implementation of the curriculum and assists with maintaining curriculum fidelity, as well as getting parent feedback on its cultural and linguistic relevance for the children and families served.
  • Completes the Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale (FCCERS) and the Infant/ Toddler Environment Rating Scale (ITERS) Assessments for each partner and submits assessments and action plans to the EHS-CCP Manager for review. 
  • Conducts child observations and assists the Provider/Partner on the completion of the child assessments, developmental screens and individualized child goals and lesson plans that support children’s development and the program’s School Readiness Goals
  • Works with the FCC Provider, completes the parent/partner/teacher conferences and home visits.
    • Introduces and/or recommends educational materials appropriate for the developmental stages of children and best practices.  Demonstrates a variety of ways the materials may be used with the children.
    • Collaborates with Family Service Specialists, discusses and tries to resolve any issues that may have come up during the week related to working with the children and/or parents.
    • Assists the Partner to provide an atmosphere that promotes and reinforces parental engagement in the Partner environments.
    • Works with Family Services Specialists and other relevant staff, supporting partners with implementation of School Readiness and Parent Family Community Engagement Goals.
    • Conducts case conferences with the Family Services Specialist to ensure the health and nutrition of every child is taken into account in the daily routines and activities.
    • Conducts health and safety inspections and develops plans with FCC Providers and the Partner Center to address any health and safety concerns.
    • Produces reports after every concluded visit, observes for trends and patterns and submits aggregated reports for caseload to the EHS-CCP Manager on a monthly basis.
    • Serves as the primary point of communication between the assigned group of providers and Foothill Family, and address any contractual questions and concerns.
    • Works with the EHS team to accomplish the program’s long term goals and objectives.
    • Participates in EHS-Child Care Partnerships program implementation activities.
    • Attends any training/meetings as requested by the EHS-CCP Manager or Directors.
    • Participates in weekly individual supervision with the EHS-CCP Manager to review and discuss any issues that need to be addressed.
    • Assists the EHS-CCP Manager, Training Coordinator, and/or ECE Manager with specific Child Care Partner and/or Early childhood education items as needed.
    • Works with the Family Services Specialist and child care partners, conducts monthly Parent Meetings.
    • Participates in recruitment efforts to ensure a child wait list of eligible applicants and FCC Providers is maintained throughout the year.
    • Displays sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomics characteristics.
    • Performs work in a safe manner at all times and ensures that other individuals do not put themselves or others at risk.
    • Follows all policies, procedures and legal mandates including HIPAA, client confidentiality, releases of information, protected health information (PHI) and client files.
    • Ensures performance and behaviors support the Agency’s performance quality improvement (PQI) goals and objectives.
    • Reports to work on time and maintains reliable and regular attendance.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

 POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related field.
  • Knowledge of Early Head Start and early childhood development for infants and toddlers
  • Experience with practice-based coaching for child care providers.
  • Experience with developing, organizing, planning and conducting trainings on early childhood related topics relevant for child care providers.
  • Knowledge and skills in reflective practice.
  • Sound organization and time management skills.
  • Initiative, flexibility, creativity, and enthusiasm.
  • Valid CA Driver’s License and maintains insurability on the Agency’s auto liability policy (including a minimum of 2 years driving experience) and maintains the California state required auto insurance liability limits.
  • Bilingual (Mandarin/Cantonese) preferred.
  • Ability to be an excellent representative of the Agency to the community.
  • Ability to work well with staff in a team setting.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively and successfully interact with individuals from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Must be familiar with the ethnic backgrounds and heritages of families in the program and able to effectively communicate, either directly or through interpretation and translation, with children who are dual language learners and to the extent feasible, with families with limited English proficiency.
  • Must be able to work during weekends or evenings as needed for Family Child Care Providers and Partner Trainings.
  • Must have computer skills and ability to work with electronic record keeping systems and reporting.

Childcare employees must be able to perform the following essential functions:

  • Observe, see, hear and respond to children’s needs, emergencies and conflicts that may occur in the child development center or on the playground.
  • Be aware of the cognitive, social and physical needs of children.
  • Communicate verbally and writing in English to the degree that child, parents and other staff members are able to understand and respond

The qualifications listed above are guidelines for selection purposes; alternative qualifications may be substituted if sufficient to perform the duties.

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.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Travel to other program locations or offsite meeting sites is required.

 

Foothill Family is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

El Monte, CA 91731 2021-06-02 View
Early Head Start Program Director Foothill Family

SUMMARY:

The EHS Program Director oversees contractual compliance and manages the daily operations of the Early Head Start program. The EHS Program Director leads the Early Head Start Management Team to ensure a coordinated approach to providing high quality and comprehensive services to achieve Child and Family Outcomes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supports and promotes the mission of the Agency: Foothill Family empowers children and families to achieve success in relationships, school, and work through community- based services that advance growth and development.
  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the Early Head Start program.
  • Assures contract compliance including yearly requirements for ongoing monitoring, self-assessment, program plans, community assessment, and reporting requirements.
  • Ensures the adequacy and high quality of services delivered following the Head Start Program Performance Standards and adherence to the principles on which the Early Head Start program was founded.
  • Oversees the ongoing monitoring for program performance in school readiness goals/outcomes and program goals/outcomes.
  • Develops and monitors the implementation of both corrective actions and strategies that support continuous quality improvement and improve child/family outcomes.
  • Ensures Quality Assurance, Quality Improvement, and record keeping requirements for services are met in accordance to the contract and Agency’s policies and procedures.
  • Ensures a continuous process for assessing risk and implementing strategies to reduce risk with contracted partners is followed by the staff managing partner contracts.
  • Develops and implements the Early Head Start Training and Technical Assistance Plan in concert with the management team.
  • Develops and monitors program budgets and participates in the Agency’s budgeting process.
  • Ensures services are supported with and by the necessary fiscal resources.  
  • Completes required reports and funding applications to key stakeholders and funding services, including the Board of Directors, Policy Council and the Office of Head Start.
  • Communicates regular with the Board Program Committee and Policy Council through the provision of key program information; attendance at meetings; and presentation of reports and action items that require their review and approval.
  • Proposes new programs, assists in seeking funding and administration of new programs.
  • Displays sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomics characteristics.
  • Provides effective, strength- and competency-based supervision to assigned supervisees.
  • Builds the capacity and skill of management team members to manage programs and employees effectively and efficiently.
  • Supports, reinforces, and implements Agency policies.
  • Works effectively and cooperatively with other Agency staff, collaborating when appropriate.
  • Ensures the timely submission of all performance appraisals, new hire and termination paperwork and other employee status changes including informing HR of employee leaves, work-related injuries, and employee incidents.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and legal mandates including HIPAA, client confidentiality, releases of information, protected health information (PHI) and client files.
  • Ensures staff follows all policies, procedures and legal mandates including HIPAA, client confidentiality, releases of information, protected health information (PHI) and client files, and takes applies appropriate coaching, counseling and disciplinary action to reinforce staff compliance.
  • Represents the Agency effectively at community meetings, provides in-service training to other agencies and Foothill employees, consults with other agencies and schools and represent the Agency at marketing events.
  • Markets all Agency programs to the community through presentations to groups of varying size.
  • Performs work in a safe manner at all times and ensures employees are abiding by safety practices; takes action when employees put themselves or others at risk.
  • Ensures performance and behaviors support the Agency’s performance quality improvement (PQI) goals and objectives.
  • Reports to work on time and maintains reliable and regular attendance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s Degree in public administration, social work, human services, early childhood education, business or a related field, and a minimum of 5 years of experience in a director, associate director, manager or similar leadership role with full responsibilities for program and contractual oversight or  Bachelor's degree or equivalent in public administration, human services, business or related field anda minimum of 10 years of experience working with families and children prenatal to four years of age with at least 5 years in a management capacity with full responsibilities for program and contractual oversight.
  • Experience in fiscal management and program administration, including program planning and budgeting, operations and evaluation, and management information systems.
  • Experience in supervising both direct service delivery staff and supervisory and management staff.
  • Strong knowledge of theories and practices of Early Childhood Education/Development, Family Engagement/Social Services with a focus on Infant/Toddler development.
  • Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Experience working with the Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Program and Early Head Start Home-Based Program options preferred.
  • Strong leadership, organizational, and time management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strategic thinker, excellent problem solving and communication skills.
  • Ability to be an excellent representative of the Agency to the community.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work cooperatively as a team member.
  • Ability to relate harmoniously with community partners, staff and clients of diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds.
  • Valid CA Driver’s License and maintains insurability on the Agency’s auto liability policy (including a minimum of 2 years driving experience) and maintains the California state required auto insurance liability limits.
  • Bi-lingual in English/Spanish preferred.

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.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Travel to other program locations or offsite meeting sites is required. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 5 pounds and occasionally move or lift up to 10 pounds.

 

Foothill Family is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

El Monte, CA 91732 2021-06-02 View
Early Head Start Home Educator II Volunteers of America

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA

SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

IDENTIFYING DATA:

 

POSITION TITLE:                   EHS HOME EDUCATOR II

S.A.P. LEVEL:                          GRADE 4  

REPORTS TO:                         HOME BASE COORDINATOR

SUPERVISES:                          NONE

DIVISION:                              CHILD DEVELOPMENT

PROGRAM:                             EARLY HEAD START

REVISED:                               FEBRUARY 2020

 

Position Summary:

Under the Supervision of the Home Base Coordinator provides an educational program for infants and toddlers consistent with the Volunteers of America Southwest Child Development program’s philosophy and goals. Develops and maintains an educational environment conducive to effective learning.

 

Essential Job Functions:

The duties below are intended to provide an overview of the duties required of the Early Head Start Home Base Educator.

  • Recruits, Selects, and Enrolls qualified families for Home Visitor services. 
  • Provides a structured child-focused home visiting that promote parents’ ability to support the child’s cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development.
  • Assist family in establishing and meeting obtainable family goals.
  • Assist in promoting interest in parent and community volunteers.
  • Follows and adheres to Standard Code of Conduct at all times when representing the district as an employee to ensure for the safety and wellbeing of all children.
  • Plans and implements differentiated lesson plans.
  • Using technology accurately maintains and updates required records, assessment data, reports, and contact logs.
  • Ability to use time wisely and manage schedule.
  • Provides parents with necessary skills and support to help them prepare their children for preschool.
  • Assist parents in planning and implementing activities for the Early Head Start home visits.
  • Assists parents in promoting emergent literacy in their children from birth through age 3, including use of research-based strategies to support the development of literacy and language skills for children who are limited English Proficient.
  • Ascertain what health and development services the family receives and working with providers of these services to eliminate gasps in service by offering annual health, vision, hearing, and developmental screening for children from birth to entry into preschool when needed.
  • Serve as a resource for parents in the area of curriculum, parent involvement and community resources in order to help families’ access resources for all the elements of the Early Head Start program.
  • Implement comprehensive services in the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Performance Standards in the areas of education/child development, health, nutrition, and family and community engagement.
  • Conduct a development screening (within 45 days of entry into the program) for each child to identify any concerns about a child’s developmental functioning.
  • Administer three (3) ongoing assessments annually. The first to be within the first 60 days of entry into the program.
  • Plans and implements activities that are developmentally, linguistically, and culturally appropriate, recognizing individual interests, temperaments, languages, cultural backgrounds and learning styles.

 

Qualifications:

 Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts in the following: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development, or related field.
  • Process 6 units of Infant/Toddler coursework
  • Process the appropriate California Child Development Teaching Permits, Master Teacher, or Site Supervisor.

 

Experience:

  • At least one year of experience working in an Early Head Start Program, or an infant toddler setting.
  • Previous working experience with families in planning family goals and child educational goals.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Experience with effective communication, working with parents in a multi-ethnic setting.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Implements Child Development Social Emotional Curriculum.
  • Perform other duties assigned

 

Licenses/Permits/Certifications:

  • First Aid Pediatric CPR Certification
  • Teacher Permit Preferred

 Supervision:

  • Supervised by the Home Base Coordinator for organizational guidance, performance evaluation, and professional development planning.

 

Relationships:

  • Staff & Parents

 

Requirements:

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

  • All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work.
  • Completed and signed statement of any pending and prior criminal arrests/charges/convictions related to child sexual abuse, child abuse and neglect, and/or violent felonies
  • Successful completion of an initial health examination, performed by or under the supervision of a physician, to determine, at a minimum, if the prospective employee can perform the duties outlined in the position description
  • Proof of the absence of Tuberculosis, from a physician, to show that the prospective employee is cleared to work with children and families.
  • Must present documentation of current immunization against Influenza, Measles (MMR), and Pertussis (TDAP).
  • Use of an automobile with proper insurance coverage and valid California driver’s license.

 

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:

 

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds if required.
  • Ability to squat, bend, stoop, sit on floor, stand, and walk for required periods of time.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

San Bernardino, CA 92408 2021-06-01 View
Advocate II / III Community Action Partnership of Madera County

Location: Mariposa, California

Salary: $18.39 hourly for Advocate II; $19.32 hourly for Advocate III

Budgeted:  Full time at 10 months

Benefits:  403(b) retirement plan, medical/dental/vision/life, Employee Assistance Program

Final filing date: Open Until Filled

Apply: submit an application to employment@maderacap.org; may obtain application from CAPMC’s website, www.maderacap.org.

CAPMC is seeking a strategic and creative person to support family supports family engagement in the program by offering activities that support parent-child relationships, parent’s needs, referral and indirect service (health, social services, education and nutrition) assist parents in advocating for their children in the community and school system, recruiting, registering families and children and maintaining family and child records and files.  The individual will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Speak, read, and write Spanish is required.
  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with family members, community resource workers, center staff, and coordinates.
  • Communicate and work effectively with families from all socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Use computer software – Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook; inclusive of program tracking software ChildPlus/COPA/CenterTrack, as applicable to the program.
  • Manage and prioritize time and tasks to ensure all component areas are in compliance and services to children and families are provided in a timely manner.
  • Maintain accurate records.
  • Use verbal and written communication skills effectively.
  • Adapt to change and be flexible.

The individual will demonstrate to possess the knowledge of:

  • Community and health resources for children and families.
  • Family system theory and communications techniques.

Minimum Qualifications:

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

Advocate III

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology, or related field.
  • Experience in case management preferred.
  • Ensures yearly a minimum of 15 hours of professional growth hours are completed and documented.

Advocate II

  • Associate’s Degree in in Social Work, Sociology, or related field.
  • Two (2) years of work experience in the field of social service.
  • Experience in case management preferred.
  • Ensures yearly a minimum of 15 hours of professional growth hours are completed and documented.

LICENSES / CERTIFICATES / PERMITS:

  • Valid California Driver’s License

General Physical Requirements:  Medium work: climbing; exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

The CAPMC is an equal opportunity employer.  CAPMC provides equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, national origin, religion, color, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, sex stereotyping, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, and any status protected by applicable federal, state and local laws.

Appointment will be contingent upon passing a pre-employment alcohol and drug screen, fingerprint clearance, and reference checks, pre-employment physical, immunization requirement, and TB test is required for Head Start funded positions.

 

Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity / Drug Free Employer

Mariposa, CA 95338 2021-06-01 View
Advocate II / III Community Action Partnership of Madera County

Location: Mariposa, California

Salary: $18.39 hourly for Advocate II; $19.32 hourly for Advocate III

Budgeted:  Full time at 10 months

Benefits:  403(b) retirement plan, medical/dental/vision/life, Employee Assistance Program

Final filing date: Open Until Filled

Apply: submit an application to employment@maderacap.org; may obtain application from CAPMC’s website, www.maderacap.org.

CAPMC is seeking a strategic and creative person to support family supports family engagement in the program by offering activities that support parent-child relationships, parent’s needs, referral and indirect service (health, social services, education and nutrition) assist parents in advocating for their children in the community and school system, recruiting, registering families and children and maintaining family and child records and files.  The individual will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Speak, read, and write Spanish is required.
  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with family members, community resource workers, center staff, and coordinates.
  • Communicate and work effectively with families from all socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Use computer software – Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook; inclusive of program tracking software ChildPlus/COPA/CenterTrack, as applicable to the program.
  • Manage and prioritize time and tasks to ensure all component areas are in compliance and services to children and families are provided in a timely manner.
  • Maintain accurate records.
  • Use verbal and written communication skills effectively.
  • Adapt to change and be flexible.

The individual will demonstrate to possess the knowledge of:

  • Community and health resources for children and families.
  • Family system theory and communications techniques.

Minimum Qualifications:

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

Advocate III

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology, or related field.
  • Experience in case management preferred.
  • Ensures yearly a minimum of 15 hours of professional growth hours are completed and documented.

Advocate II

  • Associate’s Degree in in Social Work, Sociology, or related field.
  • Two (2) years of work experience in the field of social service.
  • Experience in case management preferred.
  • Ensures yearly a minimum of 15 hours of professional growth hours are completed and documented.

LICENSES / CERTIFICATES / PERMITS:

  • Valid California Driver’s License

General Physical Requirements:  Medium work: climbing; exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

The CAPMC is an equal opportunity employer.  CAPMC provides equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, national origin, religion, color, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, sex stereotyping, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, and any status protected by applicable federal, state and local laws.

Appointment will be contingent upon passing a pre-employment alcohol and drug screen, fingerprint clearance, and reference checks, pre-employment physical, immunization requirement, and TB test is required for Head Start funded positions.

 

Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity / Drug Free Employer

Mariposa, CA 95338 2021-06-01 View
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