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Grant Accountant Crystal Stairs, Inc.

FISCAL – GRANT ACCOUNTANT

What We're Looking For:

We are seeking a Fiscal Grant Accountant  who is responsible for fiscal oversight, maintenance, developing and reporting of financial information for the Head Start/Early Head Start Programs and other federal, state and private funding sources. Other funding sources minimally include California State Preschool Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, and in-kind donations. This position also prepares annual budgets in conjunction with the Head Start Director and finance staff; provides budget comparison against actual expenditures reports and makes recommendations for budget modifications as needed. The ideal candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  1. Perform accounting and financial functions, including preparing monthly fiscal reports and budget and expense analysis.
  2. Monitor grant related expenditures, revenue, and budget reporting any inconsistencies with the approved budget and management plan to the Accounting Supervisor and Head Start Director.
  3. Ensure all transactions for programs including all accounts payable and general ledger entries are recorded accurately, making adjustments as needed.
  4. Prepare program budgets and financial reports, having developed a complete understanding of the Performance Standards, Head Start Act, Administrative and Cost Principles for federally funded programs, and other funding sources requirements, operational requirements, cost to enrollment model, allowable costs and in-kind or matching contributions.
  5. Serve as Finance liaison to the Head Start Director, program staff and Policy Council.
  6. Be the "go-to" person for questions regarding Head Start/Early Head Start related financial procedures, reporting and budget issues.
  7. Prepares all budget information for funding/refunding applications and uploads to the Head Start Enterprise System.
  8. Assist in annual independent audit and ongoing grantor's monitoring reviews by preparing audit work papers.
  9. Prepare a variety of financial reports, including Head Start/Early Head Start monthly fiscal reports, federal FFRs and SF-425 reports, CDE 9500 reports, CACFP claims and other reports as required by funders.  Also prepare internal and ad hoc reports as needed Examine grant activities for compliance with management plans and granting agency policies.
  10. Prepare grant revenue and expenditure projections used in budget development and other financial planning activities.
  11. Attend departmental and Head Start Fiscal training as required.
  12. Attend monthly Policy Council meetings to provide monthly financial reports and other updates.
  13. The Fiscal Grant Accountant may be assigned other related tasks in support of the department's mission and goals.   

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field, preferably accounting; extensive related work experience in accounting/financial analysis may be substituted for college level education.     
  • Minimum of three years experience and responsibility of government funded contract or grants; three years experience in non profit accounting and financial reporting preferred.
  • Must have strong knowledge of financial accounting
  • Knowledge in preparing financial statements and various statistical reports
  • Knowledge of federal cost principles and administrative requirements for non profits
  • Must have strong computer skills with proficiencies in computerized accounting system and Excel; non-profit accounting experience desired.
  • Requires considerable accuracy and attention to details; strong multi-tasking and organization skills; must be analytical and have the ability to identify variances; able to prepare a variety of financial reports; able to meet tight deadlines and juggle priorities; able to work collaboratively with all levels or agency staff and work effectively in a fast pace environment
  • Requires the exercise of independent discretion and judgment in performing accounting duties; requires meticulous, thorough detailed approach to work.  Involves application of broad knowledge of finance, accounting, and government funding principles.
  • Working with minimal supervision, the Fiscal Grants Analyst is accountable for organizing daily and monthly workload in order to ensure timely issuance of financial information and reports. 

Crystal Stairs is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce and culture.  As part of this commitment, Crystal Stairs provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, medical condition as defined by state law, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identification, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2017-09-18 View
Early Head Start - Child Development Specialist Crystal Stairs, Inc.

Early Head Start Child Development Specialist

Location: South Los Angeles and Compton Area

The following job summary is for descriptive purposes only.  Actual job descriptions and job title is subject to change

What We're Looking For: 

We are seeking a Child Development Specialist to coordinate, design, organize, deliver and evaluate high quality services to Family Child Care Home (FCCH) programs serving children birth-kindergarten age. Provides training and professional development to family home providers to increase the capacity and strengthen practices that enhance the healthy growth and development of young children.  The EHS Child Development Specialist is responsible for working with Family Child Care Providers in their role as the primary educator of the children they service in the FCCH program.  The Child Development Specialist is responsible to ensure all comprehensive Head Start Services are integrated with the FCCH and approaches the families' needs holistically ensuring full integration of health, nutrition, mental health, disabilities, parent involvement and social services that reflect and respond to their unique culture, roles, values and beliefs. The ideal candidate will have the following responsibilities: 

  1. Responsible to provide Early Head Start services to 12 children in a family child care home setting.
  2. Responsible for all documentation related to providing services in the areas of education, social services, disabilities, mental health, nutrition, and health.
  3. Responsible to work with family child care provider collaborative to ensure the family child care home meets all Head Start and State Standards.
  4. Responsible to ensure the systematically enrollment of eligible children, including those with disabilities into both the State and Head Start program.
  5. Provides direct services to children as needed in the Family Child Care home.
  6. Works with each family to ensure that child meets all the State Well Child Standards.
  7. Works in collaboration with the Family Child Care Home Providers for the completions of the Head Start documentation, reports, tracking, and services.
  8. Supports Head Start families in making choices and decisions that will improve the conditions and quality of life for all family members.
  9. Engages each family in a goal setting process leading to a family partnership agreement and provides for collaborative planning.
  10. Collects and disseminates information and materials regarding local services available to families.
  11. Establishes and maintains direct communication channels between the family, site supervisor, coordinators, managers, and all members of the Early Head Start team.
  12. Participates on the multi-disciplinary team for case management approach to holistic service provisions.
  13. Establishes trusting and culturally responsive relationships with Family Child Care Providers and works with families to engage them in a family goal setting process including family partnerships supported by resources that meet their diverse needs including health, nutrition, mental health, social services as well as job preparedness, crisis intervention, family support services and other special needs.
  14. Maintains confidentiality and trusting relationships that are culturally responsive.
  15. Responsible for the completion of each child ongoing assessment including the completion of child portfolio, DRDP-R, Individual Developmental Plan.
  16. Responsible to conduct 2 home visits and 2 parent conferences to each family.
  17. Responsible for the collection of non-federal share documentation
  18. Responsible for the submission of monthly attendance documentation.
  19. Maintains both child and Family Child Care home providers records, notes, and information and adhering to confidentiality policies.
  20. Researches and prepares recommendations on instructional materials, teaching methods, and related equipment for the purpose of providing high quality services to children.
  21. Works with a team to plan and implement a comprehensive child development program that meets the Head Start definition of curriculum in all program options and settings.
  22. Inspects Family Child Care Homes for health, safety, fire, and occupancy violation for the purpose of recommending necessary corrective action to assure environmental health and safety.
  23. Communicates effectively with others including giving and receiving feedback on the quality of services.
  24. Follows-up regularly to ensure the referrals and resources met the expectations and needs of the family. 
  25. Provides leadership and support to Family Child Care Providers in implementing research based teaching strategies in early literacy. Enhance Head Start's capacity to deliver a quality early literacy program to all enrolled children
  26. Other duties as assigned

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:

  • Three or more years experience working with families in a supporting and empowering environment with knowledge of working with children from 0 to 36 months. 
  • Two (2) or more years of experience in a State funded child care program, Head Start, or Early Head Start program. 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Human Development or related field.  California Commission of Teachers Teacher's Permit or be eligible to obtain. 
  • Knowledge of Head Start and Early Head Start Performance Standards
  • Knowledge of state funded FCCH programs
  • Knowledge of community resources and links families through referrals with services that meet their unique circumstances. 
  • Knowledge of Community Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best practices related to education and early childhood development, family involvement and ERSEA.
  • Knowledge of Community Care Licensing and California Child Care requirements.
  • Knowledge of administrative basics.
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles and leadership competencies.
  • Ability to communicate, both oral and written, to individuals with diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to speak, read and write English well enough to understand and be understood by others; bilingual skills are helpful
  • Ability to speak before groups of individuals
  • Ability to accept, reflect and act upon feedback.
  • Ability to relate to diverse groups of people including low-income families.
  • Ability to develop warm, open relationship with children, parents and staff.
  • Ability to promote Head Start to children, families, co-workers and community.
  • Ability to work as a team member with other staff and parents.
  • Ability to coordinate projects, work independently and follow through with project completion.
  • Must have a working knowledge of various computer programs including Microsoft Word, and Excel.
  • Excellent computer skills required.
  • Experience in statistical analysis and working with social services or related community activities preferred.
  • Must facilitate and model respectful, professional communication and teamwork, demonstrating a positive attitude.
  • Some knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards and best practices related to education and early childhood development, staffing and program options as well as services to children with disabilities.

Special Requirements

  • Must have reliable transportation and possess a valid California Driver License in good standing with DMV required; current liability insurance
  • Must meet State health requirements to include passing a physical examination as condition of employment, Live Scan, and TB clearance.

Crystal Stairs is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce and culture. As part of this commitment, Crystal Stairs provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, medical condition as defined by state law, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.

For more information about Crystal Stairs, please visit our website at: www.crystalstairs.org

  All Head Start positions are implemented in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards in each service area.

Los Angeles, CA 90056 2017-09-18 View
Curriculum & Child Development Manager Westside Children's Center

JOB SUMMARY: The Curriculum & Child Development Manager will support and coordinate educational program services within Westside Children’s Center’s Early Head Start, California Department of Education, Family Child Care Home Education Network, and other child development and parent support programs.  This position is responsible to work both collaboratively and independently to ensure program operations and compliance, and meet full compliance with Head Start Program Performance Standards and California State licensing regulations. The Curriculum & Child Development Manager will provide direct support, training, and professional development to early educator staff to ensure WCC is implementing high quality, developmentally appropriate early education and care to children.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

Coaching & Professional Development Support for Early Educators

  • Provide professional development and Practice-based Coaching support to all early education staff (teachers, child development specialists, home educators, and family support specialists)
  • Coaching strategies may include: resolving specific instructional problems, teaching new skills, refining skills previously mastered, providing intentional observations of the learning environment, assessing teaching practices, reflective planning and feedback sessions, modeling effective strategies, goal-setting, and conferencing
  • Review and provide weekly feedback to early educators on lesson plans, individualized plans, monthly plans
  • Provide early education trainings, resources, and plans to support implementation of: Creative Curriculum, STEAM, CSEFEL, school readiness goals, culturally sensitive care, individualization for children, assessment, and other appropriate topics that are developmentally appropriate practice
  • Create data-informed improvement plans for early education program; support and coach all education teams on utilizing data-informed assessments to enhance child outcomes
  • Provide ongoing feedback and goal-setting to early education staff for quality improvement
  • Conduct monthly education supervision meetings with teachers, family support specialists, home educators, and child development specialists to implement quality improvement plans and program goals
  • Formulate specific coaching plans, throughout the duration of the program year, for each coachee to provide hands-on support, observation, reflection, and feedback to enhance educational quality
  • Provide coaching support, feedback, and guidance on the implementation of: Parent-Teacher Conferences, Home Visits, DRDP-2015 assessments, Environment Rating Scales (ITERS/ECERS), Individualized Development Plans, school readiness goals, and all other education related programmatic goals/plans
  • Develop, facilitate, and execute annual professional development plans and goals for early education individual staff and for the program
  • Provide child development and curriculum assistance, as appropriate, for the agency
  • Lead NAEYC reviews, trainings, and support for center-based early education staff

Monitoring & Reporting:

  • Create yearly roadmaps for all early education programs; monitor and support program teams with meeting deadlines
  • Develop and implement a process of ongoing monitoring of: Individualized Development Plans, home visits, parent conferences, lesson plans, progress in school readiness goals
  • Document and track ongoing support given to early education staff (accountable data)
  • Track and monitor progress on meeting EHS, EHS-CCP, and CDE continuing application guidelines: dual-language framework, CSEFEL strategies, literacy development, STEM, and school readiness goals and other educational-related benchmarks
  • Support program development by aggregating and analyzing DRDP data, three time per year for EHS and two times per year for ECE programs; develop quality improvement plans based upon data results; create and plan for sharing results to program teams
  • Complete Creative Curriculum Fidelity Tool center-based classrooms (frequency determined by Center & EHS Director); report out on findings, develop quality improvement plans, as needed.
  • Conduct and report on the Environment Rating Scales results (ITERS/ECERS/FCCERS) for the program once a year; develop quality improvement plans, as needed
  • Participate in quarterly monitoring of child education files
  • Coordinate and conduct the implementation annual parent survey for all children across all early education programs
  • Complete monthly report of early education progress, assessment tools, quality improvement updates, progress toward school readiness goals, and other topics as requested by the Early Education Center & EHS Director
  • Develop early education policies and procedures, as needed; review yearly for updates
  • Track progress of children after each DRDP rating period; create a plan with early education staff for enhanced individualization for children falling below developmental benchmarks
  • Track progress of teachers’ professional development throughout the year; meet with teachers semi-annually to determine progress and needs

 Training & Collaboration:

  • Lead monthly coaching and training for TLC facilitators; facilitate TLC for CDE staff, support TLC implementation in other programs, if necessary; complete TLC summary for Center & EHS Director
  • Provide monthly Practice-based Coaching for family support specialists, child development specialists, and home-educators (lead home-educator)
  • Conduct bi-monthly educational support meetings for home educators
  • Conduct bi-monthly educational support meetings for child development specialists & family support specialists
  • Conduct monthly education supervision meeting (collaborate with Early Education Center Manager)
  • Collaborate with Early Education Center Manager and the Early Education Center & EHS Director to facilitate the weekly center-based Teacher Collaboration meetings
  • Facilitate monthly early education trainings for early education staff throughout the program year
  • Facilitate early education trainings for family child care providers, child development specialists, family support specialists, and home educators, as needed
  • Support development and implementation of training for families
  • Support the process of developing a yearly training calendar for early education staff

 Management Support:

  • Generate program data for PQI efforts, present as needed
  • Ensure compliance of the Head Start Program Performance Standards: Education and Child Development Program Services; develop/update education service area plan yearly
  • Collaborate with the Early Education Center Director and the Early Education Center Manager to analyze and submit CDE and EHS annual reports, including Program Self Evaluation and annual continuing applications
  • Participate in the hiring and training of early education teachers, home educators, family support specialists, and child development specialists
  • Participate in monthly manager meeting and one-on-one bi-monthly supervision meetings with director
  • Support the operations of the center-based program, as needed
  • Perform other relevant responsibilities as required by the program and as assigned by the director 
  • Model the Standard of Conduct Policy when interacting with parents, community members and Colleagues
  • In accordance with our "team" philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Minimum of three (3) years leadership and administrative experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Master’s Degree preferred) in Early Childhood Development or related field.
  • Experience working with infants/toddlers and preschoolers’ principles and practices
  • Valid Program Director permit, California Commission on Teaching Credential
  • Experience working in or overseeing Early Head Start, Head Start and/or California Department of Education preschool programs
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a privately owned vehicle with liability insurance for use in completing work responsibilities as needed
  • Knowledge of data analysis
  • Strong and effective verbal and written communications skills
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus but not required
  • Knowledge of ChildPlus
  • Creative problem solver with a can-do attitude
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent organizational and analytical skills with the ability to research best-practice and compliance guidance, complete work accurately, meet deadlines, and follow through on job duties and projects
  • Ability to prioritize workload, multi-task and be flexible
  • Ability to liaise effectively with a range of relevant authorities, individuals and organizations; demonstrated effective interpersonal, leadership, public speaking and management skills.
  • Desire to be a part of a diverse team, and the ability to both think independently and work collaboratively
  • Ability to understand budgets and expense reports
  • Knowledgeable of program, finance, compliance and evaluation in a non-profit organization
  • Strong computer literacy skills (MIS, word processing, database and spreadsheets, Internet and e-mail use required)
  • Must be responsible, be able to handle confidential information, organize effectively, and work independently
  • Fingerprint background clearance (DOJ, FBI & Child Abuse Clearance Index), or approved exemption
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical and PPD Risk Assessment
  • Class “C” driver’s license, proof of insurance and access to reliable transportation required

Westside Children’s Center is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all applicants and seeks to hire qualified staff who reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve.  We define diversity in broad terms to include race, ethnicity, nationality, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, geography, socio-economic status and other unique attributes that make us who we are.

 

 

Culver City, CA 90230 2017-09-17 View
Early Head Start Director (4C) Community Child Care Council of Santa Clara County, Inc.

Position:         Director of Early Head Start Program      

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

                       

Reports to:     Executive Director   

  

Agency Background:

The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work primarily in Santa Clara County, California.  The agency and its staff are proud to serve the Silicon Valley families, for more than 44 years.  It is currently supported by the California Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Agriculture, County of Santa Clara and the City of San Jose. The 4C Council provides Early Care and Education, Information, Referrals, childcare voucher payments, nutrition services and family supportive services to over fifty thousand children each year. Most recently, the agency also provides Senior Nutrition Services.

 

Position Summary:

The Director of the Early Head Start Program is responsible for ensuring that the 4C Council’s Federal Agency Programs are in compliance with all applicable government regulations, mandates standards, and internal policies and guidelines. The Director oversees all of the staffing, fiscal, legal, and programmatic aspects of the program.  This position supports a Policy Council, attends all specified agency meetings, and promotes the program to the community.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assures compliance with all funding source mandates, that all applicable laws, regulations and standards are being met
  • Provides guidance and leadership to program staff to emphasize the importance of the program achieving high standards of quality- internally and through public and private sector partnerships
  • Reviews and analyzes monthly financial and statistical reports to assess the budget status and to initiate preventative measures if any problems appear to be predicated
  • Oversees and monitors agreements for the purchasing of goods and services, ensuring that bids are solicited in accordance with state and federal regulations
  • Assures that the program serves the number of eligible children for which it is funded, at all times
  • Reviews management and leadership materials and program-related materials to keep abreast of developments in comprehensive early childhood programs
  • Works with other organizations in the community to foster collaboration
  • In cooperation with the Executive Director, staff, and Policy Council, leads educational meetings in which long and short-term goals for improvement are established
  • Conducts a complete Community Assessment as required
  • Completes an EAS Annual Report for the program
  • With input from program participants and management, develops a re-funding application every year
  • In conjunction with the Executive Director, seeks additional outside funding for the program in order to meet the non-federal share requirement
  • Facilitates the continuing professional development of all staff as part of the commitment to excellence
  • Evaluate performance, ongoing development, and training of department staff on program requirements, policies and professional customer services to clients
  • Maintains effective and ongoing communication with the Executive Director, including:
  1. Regular meetings to inform any and all aspects of the program
  2. Attending all regular and special meetings, and committee meetings
  3. Providing a written report to the Executive Director of the fiscal and programmatic status and administrative activities of the program, which includes monitoring results and strategies developed to resolve identified problems
  4. Communicating relevant information received from the funding sources
  • Monitors the implementation of staff responsibilities through observation, monthly supervisory meetings, team meetings, and review of files and documentation
  • Assumes an active role in the annual program self-assessment
  • Assures remediation of any non-compliance findings in the program, and incorporates action plans to correct and improve the program
  • Provides and/or secures training and technical assistance for all staff
  • Maintains a close working partnership with the Accounting Manager and provides the Executive Director with information for budget status to facilitate effective oversight of program expenditures
  • Hears and resolves community complaints about the program, seeking input from staff, parents, or the Executive Director, as needed
  • Carries out the function delineated in procedures for staff and family child care grievances
  • Must be able to coach, mentor and discipline staff and successfully enforce company policies and procedures
  • Hires, and if necessary, recommends terminations to staff, complying with applicable laws, regulations, Agency Personnel Policies and Procedure to assure management input into the hiring and/or firing of staff prior to seeking their approval for the personnel action
  • Completes and submits regular reports to the funding sources, the Executive Director, and the Policy Council
  • Monitors the program's administrative cost, assuring it does not exceed the allowed amount
  • Monitors the program's non-federal share to assure that the amount required is met.
  • Meets with staff, parents, and the Executive Director to develop strategies for increasing the amount of the program's accumulated non-federal share, if necessary
  • Maintains open lines of communications with the granter personnel in conjunction with the Executive Director
  • Manages contracts and agreements with family child care vendors for the program
  • In consultation with program staff, assures that family child care partner’s home and playgrounds are well-equipped and are in compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Maintain full knowledge of program guidelines; learn and apply all functions of the department
  • Maintain full confidentiality of information of clients and all agency matters
  • Must be able to work long hours above and beyond the regular work day and weekends to meet the responsibilities of the position
  • Additional duties may be assigned as required

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of a BA in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Social Welfare, Public or Private Administration, Human Resources, Social Sciences or related fields
  • A minimum of five (5) years of general management experience
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office, Excel, and word processing applications
  • Proficient leadership skills
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal daily guidance
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Successful experience working in a team setting
  • Visual and auditory acuity within professionally determined normal ranges, with correction if needed
  • Ability to present a positive image of the organization to members of the community
  • An understanding of Federal Program philosophy and the ability to implement its principle of shared authority and decision-making
  • Knowledge of theories and practice of Early Childhood Education/Child Development and Family/Social Services
  • Knowledge and experience working with Early Childhood, Health, Disabilities and Nutrition services as it relates to Early Head Start/Head Start
  • Experience in human services program management, including program planning, operations and evaluation, and the use of management information systems
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work positively and compatibly with the Executive Director and other agency administrator
  • Must be comfortable working with diverse ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds of the communities and must be able to effectively communicate with children and families of the community

License or Other Requirements

  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, use an insured personal or company car, and possess a clear driving record
  • Ability to pass a health examination and criminal background check
  • Must be able to travel to Santa Clara County areas to facilitate assignments, meetings and other off-site destinations; Must be able to travel, locally and nationally

Language Skills:

  • English proficiency
  • Bilingual Vietnamese or Spanish is a plus

 

 

 

 

For consideration please send resume with cover letter to:

 

jobs@4c.org

Human Resources Department

www.4c.org

 

The 4C Council of Santa Clara County, Inc. is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, disability, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, gender, sexual orientation or non-job related factors in hiring. We invite all applicants to confidentially self-identify when applying. The 4C Council adheres to the provisions of ADA regarding reasonable accommodation procedures.

 

 

 

San Jose, CA 95134 2017-09-15 View
Family Advocate (4C) Community Child Care Council of Santa Clara County, Inc.

Position:         Early Head Start Family Advocate

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

 

Reports to:      Compliance and Integrity Supervisor

 

Agency Background:

The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work primarily in Santa Clara County, California. The agency and its staff are proud to serve the Silicon Valley families, for more than 44 years. It is currently supported by the California Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Agriculture, County of Santa Clara and the City of San Jose. The 4C Council provides Early Care and Education, Information, Referrals, childcare voucher payments, nutrition services and family supportive services to over fifty thousand children each year. In addition, the agency also provides senior nutrition services.

 

Position Summary:

Family Advocate assists with enrollment, conducts family interview, and assesses family needs and strengths. This position establishes and maintains accurate service record for each family.  The family advocate interviews families to identify interest, concerns, services, strengths and refers families to community service providers. Family Advocates assist families with transition planning.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop strength-based assessments with families that describe their goals, strengths, resources, and support networks, as well as necessary services and supports
  • Screen child for development, sensory, and behavioral concerns using appropriate assessment tools such as ASQ and ASQ-3
  • Refer families to appropriate community service provider for health, medical, dental, disability and mental health services and follow up on the effectiveness of referrals
  • Develop a family service plan which includes services being provided to the child and ensure follow up on needed services are obtained
  • Follow-up with the family on the progress toward meeting their goals and any needed revisions to the plan
  • Develop a medical and dental health care monitoring process which includes scheduling medical appointments and follow up support to parents
  • Identify with parent new or recurring health concerns and make appropriate referral
  • Identify nutritional needs of children
  • Document family and child information in EHS department data management system
  • Initiate transition planning for children and develop transition plan for children turning three in collaboration with parent and child development service provider
  • Conduct outreach, recruitment, and enrollment and provide orientation on philosophy of program and services provided
  • Coach, consult, educate, and utilize counseling skills, where appropriate to advocate for the family and support them in advocating for themselves
  • Provide and/or coordinate training and educational opportunities for parents such as engaging parents in volunteering, community service, and other ways of contributing to program activities and services
  • Apply knowledge of health, mental health, disabilities, and child development in order to ensure holistic service delivery
  • Perform record-keeping and internal and external reporting tasks in a timely and objective fashion
  • Attends meetings and trainings as assigned
  • Conducts home-visits as assigned
  • Ability to maintain agency code of ethics and standards of conducts
  • Must be comfortable working with diverse ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds of the communities and must be able to effectively communicate with children and families of the community
  • Experience working with a Head Start or Early Head Start program preferred
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the Behavioral Sciences or Social Work and experience in social services, community relations, psychology, human development, social welfare or a closely related subject.
  • Two years’ experience working with families in the field of social work preferred.
  • Administrative skills are necessary to plan and monitor all aspects of Early Head Start Family Services component.
  • Coordination and planning skills are necessary to develop an effective relationship with the communities in 4C EHS’s service area.
  • On-going professional development through education, role modeling, mentoring, and training.

 

License or Other Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, access to an insured motor vehicle, and possess a clear driving record.
  • Required to travel to Santa Clara County areas to facilitate assignments to center/classroom sites, meetings and other off-site destinations.
  • Must be able to travel, locally and nationally.
  • Must be willing to work beyond the usual work week to accomplish the job.
  • First Aid Certification
  • Must pass criminal background check
  • Must have up to date physical and tuberculosis screening results

 

Language Skills:

  • English proficiency is required. Bilingual Vietnamese or Spanish is preferred.

For consideration please send resume with cover letter to:

 

jobs@4c.org

Human Resources Department

www.4c.org

 

The 4C Council of Santa Clara County, Inc. is committed to workforce   diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to   race, disability, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry,   veteran status, gender, sexual orientation or non-job related factors in   hiring. We invite all applicants to confidentially self-identify when   applying. The 4C Council adheres to the provisions of ADA regarding   reasonable accommodation procedures.

San Jose, CA 95134 2017-09-15 View
Executive Administrative Assistant (4C) Community Child Care Council of Santa Clara County, Inc.

Position:         Jr. Executive Administrative Assistant

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

 

Reports to:      Executive Director

 

Agency Background:

The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work primarily in Santa Clara County, California.  The agency and its staff are proud to serve the Silicon Valley families, for more than 44 years.  It is currently supported by the California Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Agriculture, County of Santa Clara and the City of San Jose. The 4C Council provides Early Care and Education, Information, Referrals, childcare voucher payments, nutrition services and family supportive services to over fifty thousand children each year. Most recently, the agency also provides Senior Nutrition and Senior Wellness Services.

 

Position Summary:

The Jr. Executive Administrative Assistant will greet clients, schedule appointments, field calls, and handle calendars for the Executive team. The Jr. Executive Administrative Assistant will also take minutes at all Executive meetings including: Board Meetings, Manager Meetings and all other meetings when needed. Along with this, s/he will type letters accurately, file reports for Executive team and HR as needed. Other tasks include: Developing purchase orders for Executive Team, handling billing tasks, updating company website as needed, and making travel arrangements for Executives. Junior Executives need to be accomplished typists with an above average understanding of computers and applications. Must be positive, motivated, organized, and professional at all times. Must be able to follow instructions from Executive the team and they will work closely with the Executive team. Must be flexible with time and be able to work after hours and weekends when needed.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to management on all projects.
  • Prepare and attend Board meetings and Manager Meetings and all necessary coinciding binders.
  • Take meeting minutes for all Executive Meetings.
  • Handle Executive calendars and coordinate outside meetings.
  • Responsible for setting up Board Meetings which includes: ordering the meal, preparing the documents, reserving and setting up the conference room.
    • Provide regular updates on delegated tasks to ensure progress on deadlines.
    • Maintain procedures manual related to position to ensure consistent performance of routine and duties.
    • Compose correspondence/reports for records, arrange mail in priority action for executive, take initiative and keep executive updated on progress made on all assigned projects.
    • Handle all inquiries within capacity, arrange "callbacks" for efficiency, provide back-up materials for callbacks, and route calls elsewhere as needed.
    • Maintain calendar; ascertain which events require executive’s presence, fix meetings/commitments to maximize efficiency, prepare agendas in advance, arrange meeting facilities, act as recording secretary; prepare action minutes, and assure discreet handling of all business.
    • Screen visitors to control interruptions, arrange amenities for visitors as needed, and act as minder and make sure meetings go as planned.
    • Arrange travel through internal or outside agents, prepare itinerary, prepare expense report tools for executive, and complete expense reports after trip.
  • Responsible for routinely ordering department supplies and break      room supplies.
  • Handle administrative detail on all projects, seek greater role in      projects within administrative and other areas of competence, and seek      training on projects outside your range.
  • Attend trainings for professional growth, study and review company      or department procedures, recommend management action to improve standard      operating procedures, and present comparisons on costs, risks, and      benefits if applicable, develop and test new procedures.
  • Take part in any administrative meetings to assure administrative      tasks are followed - through, and take initiative on requests and      inquiries of administrative nature.
  • Additional duties may      be assigned as required.

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • BA/BS required with 5 years of significant prior successful      experience in a professional administrative role.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.
  • Prior successful professional experience providing confidential,      administrative support.
  • Knowledge of office practices, procedures, and equipment,      including professional correspondence and report writing, telephone      etiquette and public relations.
  • Knowledge of office management, organization skills and      techniques.
  • Exercising good judgement and discretion in analyzing and problem      solving.
  • Ability at planning and successfully organizing assignments and      projects.
  • Ability to maintain complete confidentiality of all administrative      information.
  • Ability to multitask and perform assigned work with speed and      accuracy.
  • Ability to maintain agency code of ethics and standards of conduct.
  • Outstanding communication skills; oral and written.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team.

 

Language Skills:

  • Bilingual is a plus

 

 

For consideration please send resume with cover letter to:

jobs@4c.org

Human Resources Department

www.4c.org

 

The 4C   Council of Santa Clara County, Inc. is committed to workforce diversity.   Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race,   disability, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran   status, gender, sexual orientation or non-job related factors in hiring. We   invite all applicants to confidentially self-identify when applying. The 4C   Council adheres to the provisions of ADA regarding reasonable accommodation   procedures.

 

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Preventative Health Trainer (4C) Community Child Care Council of Santa Clara County, Inc.

Position:         Resource & Referral Preventive Health Trainer  

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

                       

Reports to:     Resource & Referral Manager       

  

Agency Background:

The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work primarily in Santa Clara County, California.  The agency and its staff are proud to serve the Silicon Valley families, for more than 44 years.  It is currently supported by the California Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Agriculture, County of Santa Clara and the City of San Jose. The 4C Council provides Early Care and Education, Information, Referrals, childcare voucher payments, nutrition services and family supportive services to over fifty thousand children each year. Most recently, the agency also provides Senior Nutrition Services.

 

Position Summary:

The Resource and Referral Preventive Health Trainer provides preventive health and safety training to childcare providers in the region and offers technical assistance to link childcare providers to additional training opportunities.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute training plans to      meet the needs of Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey County      providers.
  • Conduct and maintain a needs assessment      of the region to determine strategy for training plan and implementation. Provide      for at least one preventive health and safety training quarterly.  Trainings will be scheduled and locations      varied to meet the needs of all Counties in the service area. Support      professional development of childcare providers via direct instruction or      referral to other training resources.
  • Collect and analyze data for reporting and      compliance.
  • Maintain professional knowledge by      attending workshops and conferences as appropriate, review professional      publications, and maintain required credentials.
  • Contribute to the team effort by joining      in projects, researching and suggesting solutions, providing training as      needed, participating in agency events, programs and publications, and      completing special assignments from the Program Director.
  • Assist with Agency educational workshops      and presentations.
  • Additional duties may be assigned as      required

 

 

 

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • BA or AA degree in education, public      health, child development, early childhood education, or social service      related field.  Two years’      experience working in a child care setting, child care resource and      referral, health and human service agency or related field desired.
  • Health & Nutrition background      preferred.
  • Experience working for a state-funded      and/or a non-profit organization is a plus.
  • Ability to prepare instructional plans      and instructional materials at the modular level.
  • Experience in      presenting. Able to maintain communications with students and colleagues      to assure efficient and effective instruction.
  • Ability to teach effectively in an adult learning      environment.
  • Experience that demonstrates understanding of      company policies and procedures and ability to apply this information to      meet data collection goals.
  • Demonstrated prior successful experience      completing assignments with accuracy and attention to details required.
  • Demonstrated prior successful experience      in accepting and valuing supervision required.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle and input      data with accuracy required.
  • Experience in successfully performing      administrative tasks such as recordkeeping and document processing with      accuracy required.
  • Demonstrated experience applying      outstanding communication skills- written and oral required.

 

License or Other Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid California driver license,      have access to an insured motor vehicle and clear driving record.
  • Required to travel to assigned counties (Santa      Clara, Santa Cruz, San Benito, Monterey)
  • Must be able to travel, locally and nationally.
  • Must be willing to work beyond the usual work      week to accomplish the job.
  • Active CPR/First Aid certification/training with      at least 8 hours of Health & Safety teaching experience.
  • Ability to work well with a diverse population of      coworkers, clients, childcare providers, and the community. Must be able      to maintain a professional demeanor (poised, tactful, diplomatic), and      maintain confidentiality at all levels at all times.

 

Language Skills:

  • English Proficiency is required. Bilingual      Vietnamese or Spanish is preferred.

 

 

 

 

 

For consideration please send resume with cover letter to:

 

jobs@4c.org

Human Resources Department

www.4c.org

 

The 4C Council of Santa Clara County, Inc. is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, disability, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, gender, sexual orientation or non-job related factors in hiring. We invite all applicants to confidentially self-identify when applying. The 4C Council adheres to the provisions of ADA regarding reasonable accommodation procedures.

 

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Subsidy Program Supervisor (4C) Community Child Care Council of Santa Clara County, Inc.

Position:         Subsidy Program Supervisor

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

 

Reports to:     Subsidy Program Manager

 

Agency Background:

The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work primarily in Santa Clara County, California.  The agency and its staff are proud to serve the Silicon Valley families, for more than 44 years.  It is currently supported by the California Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Agriculture, County of Santa Clara and the City of San Jose. The 4C Council provides Early Care and Education, Information, Referrals, childcare voucher payments, nutrition services and family supportive services to over fifty thousand children each year. Most recently, the agency also provides Senior Nutrition Services.

 

Position Summary:

The Subsidy Program Supervisor provides administrative and programmatic support to the Program Manager in all aspects of the subsidized department leading to quality subsidized childcare services to eligible families and children.  The Program Supervisor supervises program staff in the delivery of services to clients, in conjunction with program guidelines, agency policies and with the mission of the organization.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises Case Management staff and other      Subsidy staff to implement and process required criteria and documentation.
  • Evaluate performance and ongoing development and      training of department staff on program requirements, policies and      professional customer service to clients.
  • Maintain full knowledge of program      guidelines.  Able to learn and apply      all functions of the department.
  • Assist Program Manager to represent 4C Council in      community and public activities.
  • Assist with the quality control of Subsidized Program services and database.
  • Assist in management information system      development by overseeing and maintaining computer database information.
  • Maintain a caseload amount assigned by the      Program Manager.
  • Attend meetings to provide or obtain information.
  • Promote and protect the full interest of the      organization and its services.
  • Able to work extended hours to meet agency and      client needs.
  • Maintain full confidentiality of information of      clients and all agency matters.
  • Works collaboratively as a team with other      supervisors and management in all areas of the department, including in      the absence of the Program Manager.
  • Evaluate performance, ongoing      development and training of department staff on program requirements,      policies and professional customer services to clients
  • Must be able to coach, mentor and      discipline staff and successfully enforce company policies and procedures
  • Maintain full knowledge of program      guidelines; learn and apply all functions of the department
  • Able to work extended hours to meet      agency and community needs
  • Additional duties may be assigned as required

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor degree or higher in social work, child      development or related fields
  • 3-5 years education or experience in supervision
  • Experience      using, training, and problem solving specialized database software
  • Strong      Analytical and Organizational Skills
  • Strong      business communication skills and accuracy of written reports
  • Ability      to maintain a high level of confidentiality and appropriate professional      boundaries
  • Experience in childcare subsidy and case management
  • Strong written and oral communication skills as well as public speaking and presentation
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to the community,      parents, providers and co-workers.
  • Basic typing and advanced computer skills
  • Ability to work effectively with management, and all staff
  • Knowledge      of CalWORKs program and Alternative Payment Program regulations and      policies
  • Experience      in the child care subsidy field, administration, case management and      provider contracting and payment

License or Other Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid California driver license,      have access to an insured motor vehicle and clear driving record.
  • Occasional      In-State Overnight Travel.
  • Must be able to travel, locally and nationally.
  • Must be willing to work beyond the usual work      week to accomplish the job.

 

Language Skills:

  • English Proficiency is required. Bilingual Vietnamese or Spanish      is preferred.

 

 

 

 

For consideration please send resume with cover letter to:

 

jobs@4c.org

Human Resources Department

www.4c.org

 

The 4C   Council of Santa Clara County, Inc. is committed to workforce diversity.   Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race,   disability, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran   status, gender, sexual orientation or non-job related factors in hiring. We   invite all applicants to confidentially self-identify when applying. The 4C   Council adheres to the provisions of ADA regarding reasonable accommodation   procedures.

 

 

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Case Manager (4C) Community Child Care Council of Santa Clara County, Inc.

Position:         Case Manager

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

 

Reports to:     Program Supervisor

 

Agency Background:

The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work primarily in Santa Clara County, California.  The agency and its staff are proud to serve the Silicon Valley families, for more than 44 years.  It is currently supported by the California Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Agriculture, County of Santa Clara and the City of San Jose. The 4C Council provides Early Care and Education, Information, Referrals, childcare voucher payments, nutrition services and family supportive services to over fifty thousand children each year. Most recently, the agency also provides Senior Nutrition Services.

 

Position Summary:

The Case Manager assists low income parents who work or attend school/training, in obtaining and arranging subsidized child care services and payment to their chosen child care provider.  The Case Manager functions as a family partner and provides supportive resources that will enable parents to achieve self-sufficiency with the goal to help families hope learn and succeed. An effective Case Manager will need to balance with technology, communication, problem solving, relationship building and coaching/educating parents and child care providers.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determine eligibility and need for services in accordance with      State Department of Education program requirements
  • Maintain family files, hard copy and electronic
  • Maintain communication with family & child care provider      regarding changes in need of family
  • Request, verify and process information/documentation prior to      authorizing child care payment
  • Maintain full confidentiality of      information of clients and administrative information
  • Provide community resources, information and support about child      development/education/parenting issue and may coordinate services with      appropriate agencies depending on need of the family
  • Engage parent in a positive relationship, supporting progress      toward family goals
  • Ability to relate positively and effectively with people of varied      academic, cultural and socio-economic background using tact, diplomacy and      courtesy with a professional demeanor
  • Works collaboratively with other departments in a professional and      timely manner
  • Ability to multitask and perform assigned work with speed and      accuracy
  • Enter data into database and maintain case notes
  • Work extended hours when required
  • Exercise good judgment and discretion in analyzing and problem      solving

 

  • Outstanding communication skills oral and written
  • Additional duties may be assigned as required

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • BA degree in Social Work, Child Development, or social service      related field
  • Prior paid professional experience working with parents and      families providing parent education or family support preferred
  • Ability to engage with others in a positive, friendly, energetic      and helping manner
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to express empathy and caring in the context of      professional relationship
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of low income families
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to coach/educate parent to make informed childcare      decisions in regards to the development of their children

 

License or Other Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid California driver license,      have access to an insured motor vehicle and clear driving record
  • Required to travel to Santa Clara County areas      and other off-site destinations
  • Must be willing to work beyond the usual work      week to accomplish the job

 

Language Skills:

  • English Proficiency
  • Bilingual English/Vietnamese or English/Spanish      is preferred

 

 

 

For consideration please send resume with cover letter to:

 

Jobs@4c.org

Human Resources Department

www.4c.org

 

The 4C   Council of Santa Clara County, Inc. is committed to workforce diversity.   Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race,   disability, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran   status, gender, sexual orientation or non-job related factors in hiring. We   invite all applicants to confidentially self-identify when applying. The 4C   Council adheres to the provisions of ADA regarding reasonable accommodation   procedures.

 

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Family Enrollment Intake Specialist (4C) Community Child Care Council of Santa Clara County, Inc.

Position:         Family Enrollment/Intake Specialist

 

Salary:            Depending on Experience

 

Reports to:     Program Supervisor

 

Agency Background:

The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work primarily in Santa Clara County, California.  The agency and its staff are proud to serve the Silicon Valley families, for more than 44 years.  It is currently supported by the California Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Agriculture, County of Santa Clara and the City of San Jose. The 4C Council provides Early Care and Education, Information, Referrals, childcare voucher payments, nutrition services and family supportive services to over fifty thousand children each year. Most recently, the agency also provides Senior Nutrition Services.

 

Position Summary:

The Enrollment/Intake Specialist screens families each day for program eligibility and need requirements. The Enrollment/Intake Specialist requests and verifies information, enters client’s information into data management system, provides client will all necessary information and conducts enrollment appointment activities with Provider Coordinator and Case Managers leading up to enrollment of family.

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Calls and screens families from wait-list, outreach advertisements,      and referrals
  • Manages Enrollment hotline by answering phone and screening for      program eligibility and need
  • Daily returns all voice message left on enrollment line
  • Mails letters to all new referrals and follows up with telephone      calls
  • For the program enrollments, runs and prints waitlist reports from      data system, calls and screens families, tracks contacts
  • Collects faxed/mailed documentation such as paystubs, school      schedules and conducts initial meeting with family.  Performs initial income assessments to      determine program eligibility.
  • Schedules family with enrollment appointment and works with      Resource & Referrals if family needs assistance finding a child care      provider
  • Conducts enrollment of families into the agency’s subsidy programs     
  • Assists families with completion of documentation such as      preadmission paperwork (Health History, Preadmission Health History, and      Emergency forms, etc.)
  • Completes initial data entry of family into data management system
  • Calls families from waitlist and updates information if necessary
  • Runs and prints waitlist reports by priority, conducts enrollment      appointments with case managers and other support staff
  • Conducts bilingual enrollment orientation for families
  • Assists with Spanish family enrollment recruitment when needed
  • Provides assistance and support to case managers with their daily      file processing such as organizing family files, completing service plans,      creating notices, enrollment packets, and mailing of documentation
  • Participates in Outreach/Recruitment in field including canvassing      neighborhoods and attending fairs and other events
  • Attends weekly/monthly department meetings
  • Additional duties may be assigned.

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • AA and/or 5 years of successful experience in a professional      administrative or child services role
  • Proficient      in MSWord, EXCEL, and Power point
  • Prior      successful professional experience in providing confidential,      administrative support
  • Knowledge of      office, procedures and equipment, including professional correspondence      and report writing, telephone etiquette and public relations
  • Knowledge of      office management and organization skills and techniques
  • Exercising good      judgments and discretion in analyzing and problem solving
  • Ability at      planning and successfully organizing assignments and projects
  • Ability to      maintain complete confidentiality of all administrative information
  • Ability to relate      positively and effectively with people of varied academic, cultural and      socio-economic background using tact, diplomacy and courtesy with      professional demeanor
  • Ability to      multitask and perform assigned work with speed and accuracy
  • Outstanding oral      and written communication skills

 

License or Other Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid California driver license,      have access to an insured motor vehicle and clear driving record.
  • Must be able to travel locally.
  • Must be willing to work beyond the usual work      week to accomplish the job.

 

Language Skills:

  • English      Proficiency is required. Bilingual Vietnamese or Spanish is preferred

 

 

 

For consideration please   send resume with cover letter to:

 

jobs@4c.org

Human Resources Department

www.4c.org

 

The 4C Council of Santa Clara County, Inc.   is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive   consideration without regard to race, disability, color, creed, religion,   age, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, gender, sexual orientation or   non-job related factors in hiring. We invite all applicants to confidentially   self-identify when applying. The 4C Council adheres to the provisions of ADA   regarding reasonable accommodation procedures.

 

 

 

 

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Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance Specialist 4C Council of Santa Clara County, Inc.

Position:         Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance Specialist

 

Salary:            Depending on experience

                       

Reports to:     Early Head Start ERSEA Supervisor

 

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the ERSEA (Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance) component of the Early Head Start (EHS) Program. The ERSEA Specialist screens families each day for program eligibility and need requirements.  The ERSEA Specialist requests and verifies information, enters client’s information into data management system, generates reports,  provides client with all necessary information and follows up with families’ enrollment appointments. This position assures implementation of policies and procedures to maintain integrity of state and federal enrollment and maintain computerized files and records of all applicants. 

 

Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Calls and screens families from the Centralized      Eligibility List (CEL) and walk-ins
  • Manages      enrollment hotline by answering phone calls and screening for program      eligibility and need
  • Daily      responds to all voice messages left on enrollment line
  • Collects eligibility documentation, such as: birth certificates, immunization, income, proof of residency, public assistance documentation, foster care documentations, and/or homeless documents from families during initial intake appointment
  • Performs initial income assessments to determine program eligibility
  • Assures that all ERSEA components  are in compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Assists families with completion of documentation
  • Calls families from the waitlist to give provider referrals when there is a vacant spot in the program, and updates information if necessary
  • Participates in Outreach/Recruitment in the field, including canvassing neighborhoods and attending fairs and other events
  • Assists with data entry to fulfill Program Information Report (PIR) requirements
  • Approves the completed application and submits it      to the ERSEA Supervisor for final approval
  • Completes initial data entry of family into EHS      data management system
  • Works closely with the ERSEA Supervisor to assist      the parent in selecting an EHS contracted Family Child Care Provider
  • Conducts bilingual enrollment orientations for      families, if needed
  • Assists with Spanish family enrollment      recruitment when needed
  • Enters participant attendance into data      management system on a monthly basis
  • Conducts biweekly ratio checks to update      vacancies (or openings) of Family Child Care Provider homes
  • Reports the number of children that are no longer      under FCC Provider’s care to ERSEA Supervisor
  • Prints out Google document “EHS Recruitment”      bi-weekly and stores it in Recruitment binder
  • Prepares and submits requested      Child Care Computerized Management Reports
  • Attends weekly/monthly department meetings
  • Maintains confidentiality in accordance with the      agency policy and legal requirements
  • Additional duties may be assigned as required

Education and/or Experience:

  • BA/BS and three years of successful experience in      a professional administrative or child services role
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and Power point
  • Prior successful professional experience in      providing confidential, administrative support
  • Knowledge of office practices, procedures and      equipment, including professional correspondence and report writing,      telephone etiquette and public relations
  • Knowledge of office management and organization      skills and techniques
  • Exercises good judgment and discretion in analyzing      and problem solving
  • Ability to plan and successfully organize      assignments and projects
  • Ability to maintain complete confidentiality of      all administrative information 
  • Ability to relate positively and effectively with      people of varied academic, cultural and socio-economic background using      tact, diplomacy and courtesy with a professional demeanor
  • Ability to multitask and perform assigned work      with speed and accuracy
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills

 

License or Other Requirements:

  • Must have access to a dependable car with minimum      legally required insurance coverage, possess a current California driver      license, and possess a clear driving record
  • Must be able to work overtime hours
  • First Aid Certification
  • Must pass criminal background check
  • Must have an up to date physical and Tuberculosis      screening results

 

Language Skills:

  • English proficiency
  • Bilingual Vietnamese or Spanish is preferred
San Jose, CA 95134 2017-09-15 View
Resource Teacher Wu Yee Children's Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Resource Teacher provides coverage and support to teaching staff. They will provide consistent, responsive and respectful care to the children, and is also responsible for the safety, care, and development of all of the children.  The Floater supports the program in many different classrooms/sites throughout a select region and based on the program’s needs.

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • 1 year of teaching experience with young children and diverse populations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and other staff
  • Good communication, as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude
  • Demonstrated competence in supporting families
  • Models good judgment, effective problem solving and priority setting skills
  • Able to bend and lift up to 50 pounds

 EDUCATION REQUIRED:

 

  • A valid California Child Development Associate Teacher permit or higher

 

HOW TO APPLY:

  • To apply for an open position, please submit your resume and a copy of your transcript to humanresources@wuyee.org
  • If invited for an interview, a copy of your permit or verification form (from your local college advisor) will be required 
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ASSOCIATE TEACHER (TIER I, III, AND IV) AND ASSOCIATE TEACHER/INFANT TODDLER SACRAMENTO EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING AGENCY

Position Summary:

ASSOCIATE TEACHER TIERS I, III, AND IV: Under general supervision, an Associate Teacher conducts school readiness and educational activities for children 18 months to 6 years old in a Head Start and/or California Department of Education child development program; to supervise and assist children with learning activities; to assist teachers with daily classroom activities; to work with parents; to provide direction to parent volunteers; and to do related work as required. 

Salary:  Tier I: $12.06 p/hour; Tier III: $14.55 p/ hour;  Tier IV: $16.01 per hour

ASSOCIATE TEACHER/INFANT TODDLER:  Under general supervision, to conduct activities for children birth to 3 years old in an Early Head Start Infant Toddler program; supervise and assist children with learning activities; work with parents; provide direction to parent volunteers and substitutes; and perform related work as required.

Salary: Starting at $14.91 per hour

Minimum Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASSOCIATE TEACHERS BY TIER 

TIER I: EDUCATION:  A minimum of six (6) college units in Early Childhood Education (ECE) and obtain a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher as issued by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing with 24 months of hire date. 

EXPERIENCE:  Successful completion of the permit will qualify a Tier I/Substitute as a Tier III/Permitted Associate Teacher.  The time in the position will be dictated by the Individual Staff Development Plan (ISDP) as approved by the employee and the Supervisor.               

TIER III: EDUCATION:  Possession of a current Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher as issued by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, or, possession of a CDA, or possession of an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or similarly applicable field of study.

EXPERIENCE:  A minimum of one (1) year of successful work experience as a teacher or a teacher assistant in a child development program in an educational or recreational setting.

TIER IV: Degreed

Must meet the training and experience requirements of Tier III and possession of an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or similarly applicable field of study.  If degree is not in ECE or similarly applicable field of study, a CDA or permit at the Associate Teacher level or higher is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASSOCIATE TEACHER/INFANT 

Education:

Possession of a current Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher as issued by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, including a minimum of six (6) units infant/toddler development coursework.

OR

An Associate, Bachelor’s or advanced degree in early childhood education and three (3) units of infant/toddler development coursework.

OR

An Associate degree in a field related to early childhood education and possession of an Associate Teacher Permit or higher as verified by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, plus six (6) units of infant/toddler development coursework.

OR

A Bachelor’s or advanced degree in any field and possession of a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit or higher as verified by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, plus six (6) units of infant/toddler development coursework.

Experience:

At least one (1) year of successful work experience as a Teacher Assistant.

SACRAMENTO, CA 95815 2017-09-11 View
Early Childhood Teacher Positions Wu Yee Children's Services

Wu Yee Children’s Services is actively looking for team members to join our growing team.  We are looking for passionate individuals interested in the critical work of helping children and families succeed throughout San Francisco. Below is a list of our current open positions throughout our 12 Locations.

Wu Yee delivers a comprehensive range of Child Development, Family, and Provider Services — including Early Head Start, Head Start, and State Preschool programs, the Joy Lok Family Resource Center, Single Stop benefits assistance, child care Resource and Referrals, child care subsidies, child care provider training, a food program for child care providers, and the Family Child Care Quality Network (FCCQN). If you’d like to learn more, please visit wuyee.org

 

OPEN POSITIONS:

  • Infant/Toddler Lead Teachers
  • Infant/Toddler Associate Teachers
  • Preschool Lead Teachers
  • Preschool Associate Teachers
  • Resources Teachers
  • Center Assistants
  • Substitute Teachers

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Varies based on position):

  • Plan and implement a developmental and age appropriate program for children.
  • Ensure a safe, healthy and nurturing classroom environment.
  • Prepare materials and lesson plans which meet the individual needs of all children.
  • Perform ongoing screening, assessments and formal observations of children’s development.
  • Develop trusting relationships with children, parents and colleagues.
  • Maintain ongoing, open communication with parents and conduct parent conferences.
  • Participate in a multi-disciplinary team approach.
  • Develop portfolios that document the unique strengths, skills and areas of growth for the children in your care.
  • Contribute to ongoing development and evaluation of center’s goals and objectives.
  • Plan and attend parent/teacher meetings, in-service trainings and events.
  • Attend workshops, conferences, and professional development opportunities as needed.

 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Bilingual in Spanish/English or Chinese/English is preferred.
  • Experience with young children and diverse populations preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and other staff.
  • Good communication, problem solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude.

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED (Varies based on position):

  • Infant/Toddler Lead Teachers will need at least a Teacher permit and 6 I/T ECE Units
  • Infant/Toddler Associate Teachers will need an Associate Teacher permit and 6 I/T ECE Units
  • Preschool Lead Teachers will need at least a Teacher permit
  • Preschool Associate Teachers will need an Associate Teacher permit
  • Resources Teachers will need an Associate Teacher permit
  • Center Assistants will need an Assistant permit
  • Substitute Teachers will need at least an Assistant permit

 

HOW TO APPLY:

San Francisco, CA 94133 2017-09-08 View
Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher Wu Yee Children's Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

In collaboration with the Center Manager and teaching team, the Lead Teacher creates an environment to reflect the cultural values and diversity of the children and families served. S/he provides consistent, responsive and respectful care to the children as a primary caregiver (teacher), and is also responsible for the safety, care, supervision, and development of all children in the classroom.   The Lead Teacher develops and is responsible for the implementation of lesson plans and classroom activities, as well as ongoing monitoring of the environment and interactions in the classroom.  The Lead Teacher is a role model and mentor for staff, parents, and children.  S/he shares information about child development, best practices, and encourages family engagement in the classroom and center. 

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Two years of teaching experience with young children and diverse populations preferred.
  • Experience in leading a team in implementing a developmental and age appropriate curriculum.
  • Good communication, problem-solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude.

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • B.A. in Early Childhood Education or related field.
  • A valid California Child Development Teacher permit or presently eligible for permit application with proof of application submittal.
  • 6 infant/toddler ECE units required
San Francisco, CA 94124 2017-09-08 View
Preschool Associate Teacher Wu Yee Children's Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Associate Teacher assists in developing an engaging environment that reflects the cultural values and diversity of the children and families served. They provides consistent, responsive and respectful care to the children as a primary caregiver (teacher), and is also responsible for the safety, care, and supervision of all children in the classroom.

The Associate Teacher supports the Lead Teacher in development and implementation of lesson plans and classroom activities. They share information about child development and serves as a partner to involve all families in the classroom and center.

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

•    Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred not required

•    A minimum of 1 year teaching experience with young children and diverse populations

•    Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and other staff

•    Good communication, as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude

•    Demonstrated competence in supporting families

•    Models good judgment, effective problem solving and priority setting skills

•    Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

•    A valid California Child Development Associate Teacher permit

•    AA degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred

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Family Advocate Wu Yee Children's Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Family Advocate (FA) promotes family wellness and parent involvement in the Early Head Start/Head Start Programs while acting as a liaison between classroom and home settings in the areas of health and family services. The FA learns and follows Early Head Start/Head Start Program Performance Standards, California Department of Education requirements, and all Wu Yee Children’s Services Child Development policies and procedures.  The FA will maintain and manages a caseload of 35-45 families throughout a program year and assists in recruiting additional eligible families.

 

The FA assists the families with documents and in planning for the program options.  They collaborate to plan and implement all required screenings and evaluations of children; complete all documentation and follow-up services as required by Wu Yee; and outlines clearly to parents the results of all screenings and evaluations and the need for additional follow-up services.

 

Conduct initial eligibility screening of families, including verification of income, ensuring all documentation obtained are accurate and complete, and begin the application/enrollment process and ensuring ongoing eligibility in the HeadStart and CDE Child Development Program.

  

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Bilingual in Cantonese/English preferred
  • One year experience working with children and family services  
  • Demonstrated competence in supporting families and identifying cultural needs
  • Skill in dealing with sensitive family situations in a non-threatening and professional manner
  • Demonstrated effective approach to collaboration with internal and external partners
  • Knowledge of early childhood education and intervention
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook, including knowledge of working with databases

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Human Services, family services, counseling, or related field.  Without one of these related degrees you will be required to complete a certification or credential, in one of the above fields within 18 months of hire.
San Francisco, CA 94133 2017-09-08 View
Infant/Toddler Associate Teacher Wu Yee Children's Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Associate Teacher assists in developing an engaging environment that reflects the cultural values and diversity of the children and families served. S/he provides consistent, responsive and respectful care to the children as a primary caregiver (teacher), and is also responsible for the safety, care, and supervision of all children in the classroom. The Associate Teacher supports the Lead Teacher in development and implementation of lesson plans and classroom activities. S/he shares information about child development and serves as a partner to involve all families in the classroom and center.

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred not required
  • A minimum of 1 year teaching experience with young children and diverse populations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and other staff
  • Good communication, as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude
  • Demonstrated competence in supporting families
  • Models good judgment, effective problem solving and priority setting skills
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • A valid California Child Development Associate Teacher permit
  • AA degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred
  • 6 infant/toddler units required
San Francisco, CA 94124 2017-09-08 View
Program Director Community Development Institute Head Start

Oversees the day-to-day program operations of a Head Start program and support the goals of the program. Assures regulatory and legal compliance with federal, state and local regulations. Bachelor’s degree and experience in supervision of staff, fiscal management, and administration. Pay D.O.E. $2,061.45 Biweekly

For questions or copies of job descriptions and applications contact: Jeanine Cursey, HR/Fiscal Admin Assist

Email: hr@htazhs.org. Phone: 928-769-2522. FAX: 928-769-2457

In person: Stop by the Head Start Center @ 479 Hualapai Way, Peach Springs, AZ 86434

Peach Springs, AZ 86434 2017-09-06 View
Family and Community Partnership Coordinator Community Development Institute Head Start

 

Works as a part of the content area team of coordinators to integrate Head Start services for children and families.  This position is responsible for family services and community partnerships, to include social services, ERSEA, child files, volunteers and parent involvement/fatherhood as well as being the lead for child abuse and neglect related activities.

This position is also responsible for education and early childhood health services. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, Family Studies or related field. Pay D.O.E., 40 hours per week, and 52 weeks per year.

For questions or copies of job descriptions and applications contact: Jeanine Cursey, HR/Fiscal Admin Assist

Email: hr@htazhs.org. Phone: 928-769-2522. FAX: 928-769-2457

In person: Stop by the Head Start Center @ 479 Hualapai Way, Peach Springs, AZ 86434

Peach Springs, AZ 86434 2017-09-06 View
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