Job Title Agency Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Teacher I, II, III (Early Head Start) Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time positions in Santa Maria & Lompoc with benefits.

All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

Develops plans for the experiences and care of infants and toddlers in partnership with another EHS Teacher.  Maintains a safe and positive classroom climate, and a language rich and attention rich environment for the children; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes the educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments.  Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds as their child’s primary teacher. 

REQUIREMENTS

Teacher I: 12 units in ECE/CD in core course or hold Associate Teacher permit or Child Development Associate permit. 6 units of Infant/Toddler Development are required.

Teacher II: Associates Degree in ECE/CD or a related field and eligible for a Child Development Teacher permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience.  6 units of Infant/Toddler Development are required.

Teacher III: Bachelor’s or higher with 12 units of ECE/CD and eligible for a Child Development Master Teacher permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience and one year experience as Early Childhood Teacher. 6 units of Infant/Toddler Development required.

Teachers must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card.  Valid California driver’s license with acceptable driving record as determined by the Agency and current insurance. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2019-05-03 View
Teacher Assistant Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time position in Santa Maria with benefits.

All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

Teacher Assistants supports the classroom teachers of a center to carry out a high quality early childhood program.

REQUIRES:

Child Development Teacher Assistant Permit or higher from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and enrolled in a Child Development Associate credential program to be completed within two (2) years of hire. Some computer knowledge required. Obtain and maintain a current Child Development Permit for position held.  Must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable. Position in Santa Maria solely works with children with disabilities and bilingual (English/Spanish) is required. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2019-05-03 View
Family Service Advocate Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time, benefits. Positions located in Goleta and Carpinteria.

Responsible for recruitment of children, parent orientations, Home Visits, referral of parents to community resources and local social services agencies. Creates and keeps all sections of child/family files and referral records up to date. Partners with families in a strength bases approach. Monitors the changes in each family’s need, and their qualification, for services.

REQUIRES: Equivalent to graduation from high school; and three years experience in client casework and/or client eligibility work in a social services setting or related field OR twenty-four units of college-level course work in Child Development/Social Work or related field, plus one year work experience in client casework and/or client eligibility work in a social services setting. Strong computer skills with knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software. Valid California Driver's license and appropriate insurance per Agency requirements. Must have reliable transportation with an acceptable driving record as determined by agency. Ability to speak, read & write fluent Spanish required. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Goleta, CA 93117 2019-05-03 View
Mental Health Caseworker Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time position with benefits located in Lompoc.

Responsible for rehabilitation and case management services through the Mental Wellness program with Children’s Services Department including development of a mental health care plan that will optimize a child’s capacity for success in the classroom, home environment and community.

REQUIRES: Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services, Human Development or other behavior sciences field and one year experience in a social services setting such as working directly with children, families and young adults, or in a case management, mental health or family services agency. Strong computer skills required. Valid California Driver’s License required. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Lompoc, CA 93436 2019-05-03 View
Chief Financial Officer Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Bring your skills to this opportunity to provide financial leadership for a leading private non-profit social services agency in Santa Barbara County. 

As the CFO, you will be responsible for all financial operations of the Agency including accounting, compliance, tax filings, financial reporting, payroll, budgeting, audits, forecasting, internal controls, and treasury activities.

REQUIRES: Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field and a minimum of 7 years of professional accounting experience that includes gathering and evaluating financial information and making actionable recommendations to senior leadership. A CPA and/or MBA is preferred.  Experience in a senior financial management role, partnering with leadership, resulting in the development and implementation of financial management strategies, is critical.   Preferred candidates will have experience managing finance (accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting) for a complex nonprofit with multiple funding sources including government (federal and state) contracts. Qualified candidates must be mission-driven and effective in a team-oriented working environment. Become a key contributor to the success of a diverse and dynamic organization!

Please provide a cover letter that describes your interest in the position and salary requirements.

Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara/AA/EOE

Goleta, CA 93117 2019-05-03 View
Teacher I, II, III Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

Full-time positions with benefits in Santa Barbara, Goleta, Carpinteria & Santa Maria areas. Now offering Location Stipend for all regular teaching staff in Goleta, Santa Barbara & Carpinteria (Example: $150 - $250 monthly locality stipend)!

All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

Teachers work in partnership with the team teacher to develop weekly lesson plans for preschool children, develops and maintains safe and positive classroom climate, and intentional learning environment; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments.  Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds in their Child's education.

REQUIREMENTS

Teacher I: 12 units in ECE/CD in core course or hold Associate Teacher permit or Child Development Associate permit. Obtain and maintain a current Child Development Permit for position held. 

Teacher II:  Associates Degree in ECE/CD or a related field and eligible for a Child Development Teacher permit or higher from CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience.

Teacher III: Bachelor’s Degree or higher with 12 units of ECE/CD and eligible for a Child Development Master Teacher permit or higher from CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience and one year experience as Early Childhood Teacher.

Teachers must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 40lbs. Substitute positions always available.

Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County, AA/EOE

Santa Barbara, CA 93101 2019-05-03 View
Teacher I, II, III Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County

 

Full-time positions with benefits in Santa Maria & Lompoc areas.

All of our classrooms are NAEYC accredited and all of our regular positions are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance as well as a 5% salary match for a tax deferred retirement plan (403b, match is after 1 year of employment). We also offer tuition reimbursement and continual training opportunities.

 

Teachers work in partnership with the team teacher to develop weekly lesson plans for preschool children, develops and maintains safe and positive classroom climate, and intentional learning environment; screens and assesses each child using appropriate screening/assessment tools; individualizes educational plans for each child based on ongoing developmental assessments.  Engages parents of various cultural backgrounds in their Child's education.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Teacher I: 12 units in ECE/CD in core course or hold Associate Teacher permit or Child Development Associate permit. Obtain and maintain a current Child Development Permit for position held. 

 

Teacher II:  Associates Degree in ECE/CD or a related field and eligible for a Child Development Teacher permit or higher from CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience.

 

Teacher III: Bachelor’s Degree or higher with 12 units of ECE/CD and eligible for a Child Development Master Teacher permit or higher from CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing with three semester units in supervised field experience and one year experience as Early Childhood Teacher.

 

Teachers must obtain and maintain a Pediatric First Aid and CPR card. Experience working with children with disabilities desirable; Bilingual preferred. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 40lbs. Substitute positions always available.

 

Santa Maria, CA 93458 2019-05-03 View
Program Manager Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

The Program Manager is a member of the administrative team and is responsible for the implementation and oversight of comprehensive State and Federal funded Early Childhood Education services for children 0-5. The scope of the position includes lead responsibility for Early Head Start (EHS), education, disabilities, and mental health services for all ages, as well as coordination with all other content services. In collaboration with other administrative team members, the Program Manager will ensure service integration, coordination, and related administrative functions to achieve compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, and FECE’s policies and procedures, including but not limited to: Head Start, Early Head Start, California State Preschool (SPS), Community Care Licensing, and Agency contracts as applicable. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university with a major in Early Childhood Education and/or Development, Behavioral Science (Phycology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Development, etc.) Heath or related field.

  • Master’s Degree in a related field is preferred

Permit: Child Development Program Director Permit

Experience: Minimum of five years of professional, supervisory, and management experience in Head Start/Early Head Start

  • Minimum three years’ experience in teaching pre-school age children, and expertise in the theories and principals of child growth and development, early childhood education, and family support
  • CLASS Reliable Observer, Trainer (Preferred)
  • ECERS Rater
  • Minimum three years’ experience in implementing the Creative Curriculum, ASQ-3, ASQ-SE, DRDP-PS 2010
  • Minimum three years’ experience in Early Head Start
  • Minimum two years’ experience with ChildPlus

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to utilize data analysis for monitoring and identifying corrective actions.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and be flexible to the demands of the position.
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries with other employees and with children and families.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all records and information that pertain to children, families, employees, agency, and its related interests.
  • Competence in computer literacy, including Microsoft Office applications, Internet, email, ChildPlus, and other relevant programs.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and in writing, with staff, clients, professional organizations, and community leaders.
  • Knowledge of relevant federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations, including those related to Head Start, EHS, California State Preschool, and Community Care Licensing.
  • Knowledge and familiarity of the communities and populations served through FECE’s programs.
  • Interpersonal skills that support constructive and collaborative workplace relationships.
  • Strong ability for critical thinking and analytical processing, problem solving, organization, group facilitation, and the ability to work well with others.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish, not required but preferred

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

Eligibility to Work: All potential employees will be asked to present supporting documents establishing proof of identity and employment eligibility upon completing the I-9 form.

Medical Examination: Must submit a medical examination demonstrating capability to perform type of work required; must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray. Proof of the following immunizations: Influenza, Pertussis TDAP (Whooping Cough), and Measles (MMR).

Fingerprint Clearances: All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Child Abuse Central Index, and Megan’s law prior to starting work.

Other Special Requirement: Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid California driver’s license, or have available transportation.                              

*Failure to meet medical standards and/or criminal record clearance may result in withdrawal of job appointment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.

 

The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Applicants must complete Foundation for Early Childhood Education employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Interested individuals may obtain an employment application from Human Resources Department located at 3360 Flair Dr., Ste. 100, El Monte, CA 91731 or may download the application at our website – www.foundationheadstart.org

Interested candidates must forward the following documentation to the address listed above – in c/o Human Resources Department:

1.      Employment Application – with original signature 

2.      Cover letter

3.      Resume

4.      Copy(ies) of Degrees

5.      Copy(ies) of Transcripts

6.      Letters of Recommendation

7.      And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary

 

El Monte, CA 91731 2019-05-01 View
Head Start, Technical Assistance Coordinator - Region 10 **Relo Assistance** ICF

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

Seattle, WA Client Office (Region 10)

**Relo Assistance Available**

Extensive travel up to 50%

Job Description:

ICF International seeks a Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) Coordinator to provide project management and oversight to a team of Grantee Specialists and Early Childhood Specialists who provide high quality training and technical assistance (T/TA) that improves the capacity of Head Start and Early Head Start programs to meet or exceed the national Head Start Performance Standards. The Region X Head Start Training and Technical Assistance Center is part of the OHS National HS Training and Technical Assistance System consisting of National Centers, and direct funding to grantees.   
 
The T/TA Coordinator will serve as a liaison to ACF Regional office; support T/TA staff to work with grantees in school readiness initiatives; professional development of TA staff; sustainability of non-compliance and deficiency corrections; and other Regional and OHS priorities as identified.  The T/TA Coordinator will also assist with strategies that develop collaboration between Head Start Programs, State and local agencies as well as other community partners supporting the HS/EHS grantees. Additional duties include maintain on-going communication with the Regional Program Manager and Program Specialists (to include RO messaging, priorities, T/TA updates, new materials/resources), supervise the ECE Manager, Grantee Specialists, and the System and Health Specialists, develop progress reports, goals and quality improvement plans to ensure high quality services are being provided. The T/TA Coordinator will work in collaboration with the Regional Office to develop and implement a yearly TA plan for grantees ensuring implementation of all OHS/RO priorities. ICF is committed to ensuring that the position will be filled by the best professional dedicated to delivering excellence.  This position will be based in the Region X Federal location, Seattle, WA with travel as needed within Region X  

 Basic Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to program design and management from an accredited university or college. 
  • 8+ years experience in provision of training and technical assistance and consultation with directors, boards of directors, staff and parents; and experience analyzing and redesigning systems for grantees in order to improve the effectiveness and quality of program operations.
  • Experience with project management, Early Childhood Education, and knowledge and experience working with children and families from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.    
  • Demonstrate ability to review, aggregate, and present data gathered from multiple sources, upon the request of the Regional Office.
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively supervise and mentor/coach across the T/TA Center infrastructure, as directed by the Regional Office.
  • Ability to manage contracts, including budgeting, monitoring deliverables and project accomplishments, planning activities, and addressing challenges.
  • Must have valid driver's license and successfully pass a Motor Vehicle Records (MVR) check.

Preferred Skills:

  • Master’s degree in a field related to program design and management from an accredited university or college.
  • Experience in a leadership position within a Head Start Program.
  • Experience providing training at State, Regional, or National Meetings and technical assistance to individual organizations preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). .
  • Knowledge of Head Start performance standards and all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.

Professional Skills:

  • The successful candidate must be able to work independently and collaboratively under critical time frames and be able to work with complex and sensitive information. 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing. 
  • Excellent presentation skills; small and large group trainings.  

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. 

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

Washington Client Office (WA88)

 

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Seattle, WA 98104 2019-04-30 View
Partner Coach Foothill Family

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: Building Brighter Futures for Children and Families.
  • 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 the Family Service Specialist, 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, supports 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 License and maintains insurability on the Agency’s Auto-liability policy and maintains the state of California required auto insurance liability limits.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required
  • 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 2019-04-30 View
Family Service Specialist Foothill Family

The Family Service Specialist provides home visiting and family support services in the Early Head Start (EHS) Child Care Partnerships (CCP) program. The Family Service Specialist (FFS) will develop and maintain relationships with families and ensure that the children receive comprehensive services such as health and social service, disabilities, and high quality child care through contracted child care providers. The FSS will have meetings with parents at family’s home, maintain enrollment, connect families with services needed, and work with the family towards their child’s development and family goals. The FSS will do outreach and coordinate services for EHS families. The FSS will work closely with parent to increase communication between parent and the child care provider to ensure child’s individual goals and needs are met.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports and promotes the mission of the Agency: Building Brighter Futures for Children and Families.
  • Conducts at least one parent meeting per month to discuss family services, children and family goals.
  • Works collaboratively with child care partners and teachers to ensure coordination of care for each family.
  • Conducts home visits on at least a once a month basis or as social service needs arise.
  • Partners with families to help them identify their family strengths, needs, and appropriate ways of meeting those needs through family goals and referrals.
  • Act as a liaison between family and childcare providers.
  • Collaborates with child care providers, parent and partner coach to participate in two parent conferences per year.
  • Completes Family Assessment with families, and uses results to develop the family goals.
  • Monitors and evaluates children’s health status, medical appointments and nutrition.
  • Uses Microsoft Office software, including Outlook, to perform essential functions.
  • Participates in the ongoing quality improvement process.
  • Conducts outreach activities to recruit prospective families and child care partners.
  • Ensures health requirements are met according to Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Provides health, safety, nutrition, and parent education, as well as information on disabilities services and transition information to head start programs to families.
  • Makes appropriate internal and community referrals for identified family needs.
  • Works collaboratively with other program areas to ensure family needs are addressed appropriately.
  • Conducts Health and Safety checks at child care partner homes or facilities.
  • Works collaboratively with assigned therapists and community partners to provide services to EHS children and families as determined by their individual learning and family plan.
  • Maintains case records of own case activity and completes in a timely and comprehensive manner pursuant to Agency deadlines.
  • Complies with client service provision, documentation requirements and rules and regulation as specified by the Agency and funding sources.
  • Performs recordkeeping, including written documentation, scheduled reports, and mandated reporting, in a timely accurate and confidential manner.
  • Prepares for and participates in meetings, attends and facilitates training sessions and other activities pertaining to program or Foothill Family as directed by their supervisor.
  • Prepares for supervision and is able to incorporate their supervisor’s input into services provided.
  • Prepares for and facilitates assigned Parent Committees.
  • Represents the Agency at community meetings, provides in-service training to other agencies and Foothill employees, and consults      with other agencies and head start programs, and represents the Agency at recruitment events.
  • Collaborates within the Agency and the community as directed and/or necessary for attainment of program goals.
  • Works diligently with families and provide necessary support with the child care application process.
  • Obtains proof of child care subsidy from families or child care provider.
  • Obtains verification of need for child care through acquiring paystubs and/or school schedules from families.
  • Collects attendance sheets from assigned sites on a weekly basis and enters them in database.
  • Monitors weekly and monthly attendance of assigned caseload.
  • Displays sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomics 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.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • At minimum, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field; Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field preferred.
  • Two years of case management, home visiting experience, or work with at-risk families preferred. 
  • Knowledge and experience in an Early Head Start Program preferred, especially in the area of family services.
  • Experience working with families with children ages birth to three preferred. 
  • Excellent organizational skills to manage high activity level.
  • Extremely detail-oriented; high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to effectively and successfully interact with individuals from diverse socio-economic/ethnic groups.
  • Ability to effectively and successfully communicate and interact with the child care partnership team.
  • 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.
  • Ability to be an excellent representative of the Agency to the community.
  • Affinity for working with pregnant women, young children and parents.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Detailed 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 member.
  • Knowledge of early childhood development and community resources.
  • Effective screening and assessment skills and intervention strategies. 
  • Ability to observe and report accurately on the functioning of individuals and families
  • Flexible schedule in which may need to work some evening hours throughout the month.
  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately.
  • Ability to set appropriate limits and boundaries with clients.
  • Valid CA Driver License and maintains insurability on the Agency’s Auto-liability policy and maintains the California state required auto insurance liability limits.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
El Monte, CA 91732 2019-04-30 View
Home Visitor Foothill Family

The Early Head Start Home Visitor provides home visiting and family support services in the Early Head Start home based program. The Home Visitor (HV) will provide early childhood education in the family’s home, maintain enrollment, connect with services, and work with the family towards their child’s development and family goals. The HV will do outreach and coordinate services for EHS families.  The HV will work in teams to plan and execute twice monthly socializations and assist in peer review and mentoring opportunities for new home visitors.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports and promotes the mission of the Agency: Building Brighter Futures for Children and Families.
  • Conducts at least one weekly home visit lasting a minimum of 90 minutes to each enrolled family to provide child development education, family support and educational opportunities to families.
  • Ensures that all service components are incorporated and that parents actively participate in home-visits.
  • Delivers child development curriculum during home visits and in family group activities.
  • Conducts home visits for pregnant women and provides fetal development education, family support, and health and nutrition referrals and information.
  • Ensures Head Start performance standards are incorporated in services provided to pregnant women.
  • Assists in the planning and execution of bi-monthly socialization groups for families enrolled in the EHS Home-based program option.
  • Conducts screening and developmental assessment of participating children.
  • Works with families to develop appropriate goals as part of family partnership agreements.
  • Encourages parental involvement in curriculum planning, program governance and other aspects of the Early Head Start Program.
  • Monitors and evaluates children’s health status, medical appointments and nutrition.
  • Uses Microsoft Office software, including Outlook, to perform essential functions.
  • Participates in the ongoing quality improvement process.
  • Recruits EHS eligible families for home-based model.
  • Provides health, safety, nutrition, and parent education, as well as information on disabilities services and transition information to head start programs to families.
  • Makes appropriate internal and community referrals for identified family needs.
  • Works collaboratively with other program areas to ensure family needs are addressed appropriately.
  • Develops and maintains good working relationships with their supervisor and their EHS home based team.
  • Works collaboratively with assigned therapists and community partners to provide services to EHS children and families as determined by their individual learning and family plan.
  • Maintains case records of own case activity and completes in a timely and comprehensive manner.
  • Complies with client service provision, documentation requirements and rules and regulation as specified by the Agency and funding sources.
  • Prepares for and participates in meetings, training sessions and other activities pertaining to program or Foothill Family Service as directed by their supervisor.
  • Prepares for supervision and is able to incorporate their supervisor’s input into services provided.
  • Represents the Agency at community meetings, provides in-service training to other agencies and Foothill employees, and consults with other agencies and head start programs, and represents the Agency at recruitment events.
  • Collaborates within the Agency and the community as directed and/or necessary for attainment of program goals.
  • Displays sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomics 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 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

  • A home-based Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher or Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 12 units of Early Childhood Education-Child Development including core courses (Child Human Growth and Development; Child, Family and Community or Child and Family Relations; and Program Curriculum) or AA Degree or higher in Early Childhood Development, Child Development.
  • Demonstrated competency to plan and implement home-based learning experiences that ensure effective implementation of the home visiting curriculum and promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five, including for children working with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate and to build respectful, culturally responsive and trusting relationships with 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.
  • Experience working with infants and toddlers, and/or families and some previous case management preferred. 
  • Experience in Home Visiting, the creative curriculum, and working with an electronic record keeping software system preferred. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to manage and prioritize duties are necessary to be successful in this position.
  • Initiative and flexibility, creativity and enthusiasm.
  • Extremely detail-oriented; high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to effectively and successfully interact with individuals from diverse socio-economic/ethnic groups.
  • Ability to be an excellent representative of the Agency to the community.
  • Affinity for working with pregnant women, young children and parents.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Detailed oriented, following up on concerns, and understanding the systems which help insure quality of service and accurate record keeping.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including the ability to work cooperatively as a team member.
  • Knowledge of early childhood development and community resources.
  • Effective screening and assessment skills and intervention strategies.
  • Ability to observe and report accurately on the functioning of individuals and families.
  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately.
  • Ability to set appropriate limits and boundaries with clients.
  • Valid CA Driver License and maintains insurability on the Agency’s Auto-liability policy 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.

 

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

El Monte, CA 91732 2019-04-30 View
ERSEA Specialist Foothill Family

Processes pre-enrollment applications, including eligibility determination, for the Early Head Start program. The ERSEA Specialist compiles and runs reports, surveys, and other program documentation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports and promotes the mission of the Agency: Building Brighter Futures for Children and Families.
  • Processes pre-enrollment paperwork with new or walk-in clients; processes referrals, verifies program eligibility, collaborates with referral sources and child care subsidy programs.
  • Links waitlisted applicants with appropriate child care subsidy agencies and support families to acquire child care subsidies before enrollment.
  • Conducts phone and in-person interviews with clients to determine program eligibility, including but not limited to, parent enrollment orientations at all EHS and Partnership sites
  • Secures information such as medical, psychological, and social factors contributing to client's situation to determine selection criteria points using program guidelines.
  • Provide educational materials on health requirements including immunization schedule to applicants and provide resources and linkage for children to be up to date on the health requirements before enrollment.
  • Provides clients with community resources based on client needs disclosed in the interview process.
  • Uses judgment to determine when to consult with Supervisor and/or Content Area Experts (e.g, Mental Health) about any clients who may have high needs.
  • Follows up with waitlisted applicants to update status, especially concerning subsidies.
  • Provides support and information to child care partners throughout the contractual relationship including but not limited to enrollment, teacher-child ratio, and subsidy related information.
  • Works as a team with Family Service Specialists and Partner Coaches and engage in on-going and consistent communication.
  • Assists with collecting and monitoring Community Care Partnership (CCP) daily attendance. Maintains pending call lists, waitlists and other reports as needed.
  • Enters and updates client data into the program database.
  • Compiles and runs reports, surveys, and other program documentation.
  • Participates in Community Outreach events and program recruitment.
  • Displays sensitivity to the service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
  • Types memos, letters, and other program correspondence.
  • Effectively represents the Agency in interactions with partners, parents and other clientele.
  • 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.

SECONDARY DUTIES

Provides facilities support as needed (e.g., front desk coverage, meeting/training set up, answering and transferring calls, checking-in clients, greeting visitors).

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); with some college preferred.
  • Expertise in business, administrative practices.
  • Computer literate; word processing, spreadsheets and data entry
  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Detail oriented; high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to conceptualize.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent people skills; ability to work cross culturally.
  • Organized; ability to manage several tasks simultaneously.
  • Flexible and enthusiastic; demonstrates initiative.
  • Valid CA Driver License and maintains insurability on the Agency's Auto-liability policy and maintains the Agency required State of California auto insurance liability limits.
El Monte, CA 91731 2019-04-30 View
Home Visitor Volunteers of America

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (ages 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond. Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday, 7:45 am to 4:15 pm (10-1/2 months per year).

Responsibilities:

The Home Visitor supports the Early Head Start program cornerstones of child development, family development, community-building and staff development.  This role fosters the view and practice in parents that they are their child’s first teacher and provides practical suggestions to families to reinforce this concept.

The Home Visitor:

  • Identifies, recruits and enrolls families for participation in the Head Start Program
  • Maintains caseload of 10 - 12 families; visits each family home for at least 90 minutes weekly
  • Consults with families and staff to identify the challenges and needs of each family and/or child; explores and suggests possible solutions
  • Works with parents to make weekly activity and home visit plans based on the child's assessment and identified family needs
  • Works with parents to establish and attain agreed-upon goals
  • Plans, implements and participates in socializations twice monthly
  • Acts as a liaison between community resources and Head Start families
  • Helps families as necessary to arrange and keep medical and dental appointments required by Head Start

Requirements:

 The Home Visitor must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Child Development or related field including:
    • 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development
    • 6 units infant/toddler studies
    • 12 semester units in General Education
  • Valid Child Development Teacher Permit preferred
  • Experience working with and knowledge of community resources
  • Excellent computer skills including strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with family, staff and community members
  • Valid California driver’s license and access to dependable automobile with adequate insurance in order to make home visits and/or to travel to different school and office sites
  • Fingerprint clearance prior to employment
  • First aid and CPR certification

Health Requirements:

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

Additional Preferred:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and oral) desirable
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in child development, social work, parent involvement or health education in a Head Start or Early Head Start program is a plus 
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

 

South Bay, CA 90250 2019-04-26 View
Teacher Assistant Volunteers of America

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (ages 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond. Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday, 9:15 am to 5:45 pm (10-1/2 months per year).

Responsibilities:

The Head Start Teacher Assistant assists teaching staff in instructing children and stimulating learning.  This position assists in planning individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children. The Teacher Assistant performs the following:

  • Provides children with an environment that includes varied age-appropriate activities with the goal of achieving social competence for each child
  • Implements the program curriculum for children enrolled in morning and afternoon classes (double session).
  • Plans individual and group activities to stimulate learning as well as supports and enhances the role of parents as prime educators of their children
  • Conducts daily classroom planning and maintains children's records; submits accurate monthly paperwork and reports on a timely basis
  • Observes, screens and assesses each child's developmental level and develops goals that relate to the child's individual development
  • Integrates various Early Head Start services into learning such as parent involvement, social services, nutrition, health and mental health services
  • Provides a physical environment consistent with state and local licensing requirements as well as the health and safety of the children
  • Provides a learning environment that reflects the varied cultural and ethnic backgrounds of the children in the program and in the larger communities in which they live

Responsibilities:

The Head Start Teacher Assistant assists teaching staff in instructing children and stimulating learning.  This position assists in planning individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children. The Teacher Assistant performs the following:

  • Provides children with an environment that includes varied age-appropriate activities with the goal of achieving social competence for each child
  • Implements the program curriculum for children enrolled in morning and afternoon classes (double session).
  • Plans individual and group activities to stimulate learning as well as supports and enhances the role of parents as prime educators of their children
  • Conducts daily classroom planning and maintains children's records; submits accurate monthly paperwork and reports on a timely basis
  • Observes, screens and assesses each child's developmental level and develops goals that relate to the child's individual development
  • Integrates various Early Head Start services into learning such as parent involvement, social services, nutrition, health and mental health services
  • Provides a physical environment consistent with state and local licensing requirements as well as the health and safety of the children
  • Provides a learning environment that reflects the varied cultural and ethnic backgrounds of the children in the program and in the larger communities in which they live

Requirements:

  • Associate's degree  in Early Childhood Education or related area preferred
  • Transcripts required to prove a minimum of 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education / Child Development
  • Valid Child Development Associate Teacher permit
  • Excellent computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Fingerprint clearances required prior to employment
  • Valid California driver's license and access to automobile with adequate insurance (or have easy access to other means of reliable transportation) to make home visits and travel to other school sites
  • Must have experience working with children with in the home or in an education program
  • Must be able to clearly impart information to children in a manner that is understandable to them according to age and background

Health Requirements:

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

Additional Preferred:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and oral) desirable
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.
North Hollywood, CA 91606 2019-04-26 View
Family Advocate II Volunteers of America
About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (ages 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond. Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday, 7:45 am to 4:15 pm.

Requirements:

Under supervision, the Family Advocate:

  • Manages a caseload of families; makes regular home visits within established requirements; disseminates and collects materials pertaining to services available to families
  • Interviews parent(s) and compiles mandated background information; assists families with identifying and attaining milestones of family goals
  • Maintains outreach and recruitment to ensure site enrollment of eligible children; actively participates in re-involvement efforts
  • Establishes child file; collects, maintains, updates and disseminates information, as needed
  • Promotes parent advocacy; facilitates parent activities and training and ensures parent participation and involvement
  • Provides health-related services to children such as vision and hearing screenings
  • Establishes and maintains contacts with community-based service organizations and resources; initiates and follows-up on referral process in conjunction with families, teachers, and service support staff
  • Actively participates in classroom environment and with parent volunteers

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Services, Health or related field
  • Must have excellent computer skills including strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing
  • Must have first aid and CPR certifications
  • Must have valid California driver’s license and access to dependable automobile with adequate insurance in order to make home visits and/or to travel to different school and office sites
  • Fingerprint clearance required prior to employment

Health Requirements

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

Additional Requirements

  • Experience working in social work, case management, or as a health or parent involvement aid in a related program a plus
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and oral)
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.
North Hollywood, CA 91606 2019-04-26 View
Home Visitor (EHS/North Hollywood) Volunteers of America

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (ages 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond. Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday, 7:45 am to 4:15 pm (10-1/2 months per year).

Responsibilities:

The Home Visitor supports the Early Head Start program cornerstones of child development, family development, community-building and staff development.  This role fosters the view and practice in parents that they are their child’s first teacher and provides practical suggestions to families to reinforce this concept.

The Home Visitor:

  • Identifies, recruits and enrolls families for participation in the Head Start Program
  • Maintains caseload of 10 - 12 families; visits each family home for at least 90 minutes weekly
  • Consults with families and staff to identify the challenges and needs of each family and/or child; explores and suggests possible solutions
  • Works with parents to make weekly activity and home visit plans based on the child's assessment and identified family needs
  • Works with parents to establish and attain agreed-upon goals
  • Plans, implements and participates in socializations twice monthly
  • Acts as a liaison between community resources and Head Start families
  • Helps families as necessary to arrange and keep medical and dental appointments required by Head Start

Requirements:

 The Home Visitor must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Child Development or related field including:
    • 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development
    • 6 units infant/toddler studies
    • 12 semester units in General Education
  • Valid Child Development Teacher Permit preferred
  • Experience working with and knowledge of community resources
  • Excellent computer skills including strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with family, staff and community members
  • Valid California driver’s license and access to dependable automobile with adequate insurance in order to make home visits and/or to travel to different school and office sites
  • Fingerprint clearance prior to employment

Health Requirements:

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

Additional Preferred:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and oral) desirable
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in child development, social work, parent involvement or health education in a Head Start or Early Head Start program is a plus
  • First aid and CPR certification preferred 
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.
North Hollywood, CA 91606 2019-04-26 View
Family Advocate II Volunteers of America

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (ages 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond. Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday, 7:45 am to 4:15 pm.

Requirements:

Under supervision, the Family Advocate:

  • Manages a caseload of families; makes regular home visits within established requirements; disseminates and collects materials pertaining to services available to families
  • Interviews parent(s) and compiles mandated background information; assists families with identifying and attaining milestones of family goals
  • Maintains outreach and recruitment to ensure site enrollment of eligible children; actively participates in re-involvement efforts
  • Establishes child file; collects, maintains, updates and disseminates information, as needed
  • Promotes parent advocacy; facilitates parent activities and training and ensures parent participation and involvement
  • Provides health-related services to children such as vision and hearing screenings
  • Establishes and maintains contacts with community-based service organizations and resources; initiates and follows-up on referral process in conjunction with families, teachers, and service support staff
  • Actively participates in classroom environment and with parent volunteers

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Services, Health or related field
  • Must have excellent computer skills including strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing
  • Must have first aid and CPR certifications
  • Must have valid California driver’s license and access to dependable automobile with adequate insurance in order to make home visits and/or to travel to different school and office sites
  • Fingerprint clearance required prior to employment

Health Requirements

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

Additional Requirements

  • Experience working in social work, case management, or as a health or parent involvement aid in a related program a plus
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and oral)
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.
South Bay, CA 90260 2019-04-26 View
Substitute Teacher Volunteers of America

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (ages 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond.  Head Start positions are generally 32 hours per week for a 10 month assignment. The Substitute Teacher travels throughout Los Angeles County on regular basis.

Responsibilities:

The Head Start Teacher Substitute (as needed)instructs children in activities designed to promote their social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth.  This position assists in planning individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children.  The Teacher is performs the following:

  • Provides children with an environment that includes varied age-appropriate activities  with the goal of achieving social competence for each child.
  • Implements the program curriculum for children enrolled in morning and afternoon classes
  • Plans individual and group activities to stimulate learning as well as supports and enhances the role of parents as prime educators of their children
  • Conducts daily classroom planning and maintains children's records; submits accurate monthly paperwork and reports on a timely basis.
  • Observes, screens and assesses each child's developmental level and develops goals that relate to the child's individual development
  • Integrates various Early Head Start services into learning such as parent involvement, social services, nutrition, health and mental health services
  • Provides a physical environment consistent with state and local licensing requirements as well as the health and safety of the children
  • Provides a learning environment that reflects the varied cultural and ethnic backgrounds of the children in the program and in the larger communities in which they live

Requirements:

  • Transcripts required to prove a minimum of 12 semester units in Early Childhood Education / Child Development
  • Valid Child Development Teacher permit or higher preferred
  • Excellent computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Fingerprint clearances required prior to employment
  • Valid California driver's license and access to automobile with adequate insurance (or have easy access to other means of reliable transportation) to make home visits and travel to other school sites

Health Requirements:

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

Additional Preferred:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and oral) desirable
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

 

Los Angeles, CA 90010 2019-04-24 View
Administrative Assistant Creative Child Care

Overview of Position: The Administrative Assistant is the first point of contact for Creative Child Care, Inc. as well as supporting management in the administrative office. The Administrative Assistant provides general office support for a variety of clerical activities and tasks including answering incoming calls, managing the reception area, mail, requisitioning supplies, organizing office communication and activities on a day-to-day basis.

Qualifications:

  • AA Degree or higher preferred with 2-4 year experience in supporting an administrative office.
  • High school Diploma
  • Must be 18 years of age

Essential Functions

  • Greet and welcome guests as soon as they arrive at the office
  • Direct visitors to the appropriate person and office
  • Answer, screen and forward incoming phone calls
  • Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable, with all necessary stationery and material (e.g. pens, forms and brochures)
  • Provide basic and accurate information in-person and via phone/email
  • Receive, sort and distribute daily mail/deliveries
  • Order and maintain front office and site level supplies
  • Update calendars and schedule meetings
  • Perform other clerical duties such as filing, photocopying, transcribing and faxing
  • The ability to speak, read, and write fluently in both English and Spanish

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as an Administrative Assistant, Receptionist, Front Office Representative or similar role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Hands-on experience with office equipment (e.g. fax machines and printers)
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Customer service attitude
Stockton, CA 95202 2019-04-24 View
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