Summary of Duties
The Home Base Visitor provides home-based services to Early Head Start families. This position promotes child development, family development, community building and staff development via home-based and center-based programs; works collaboratively with other program areas by providing direct services to families and their children, as well as technical assistance to other staff.
Qualifications & Experience
Education: Associate’s degree in early childhood education, child development or related filed is required and a California Child Development Center or Child Development Teacher Permit is required.
Experience: One (1) year of experience working in child development and early childhood education programs with infants, toddlers, or young children is required. Some experience working in a Head Start/Early Head Start program is highly desirable.
Prior to first day of employment, employees must submit an initial health screening, tuberculin (TB) skin test or chest x-ray clearance, immunization records for measles, pertussis (whooping cough) and influenza.
All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Child Abuse Index, and Megan's Law prior to starting work.
Other Special Requirements:
Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid California drivers license, or have available private transportation.
* Failure to meet medical standards and/or criminal record clearance may result in withdrawal of contingent offer of employment.
Benefit Plans: Plaza offers eligible employees the opportunity to select plans and programs that meet individual and family needs through our comprehensive benefit plans
Health Care: Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, and FSA
Financial: 401(k) Plan and Direct Deposit
Time Away From Work: Annual Leave, Holidays, Personal /Sick Days, Leave of Absence, Jury Duty and Bereavement Leave
Work/Life Solutions: Life Assistant Program
Physical Demands The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met, or are encountered, by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee may frequently lift and/or move a minimum of 25 pounds up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Employment application packets must include all of the following documentation:
* Only complete application packets will be considered for the screening and selection process.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER In addition to fully meeting its obligations for nondiscrimination under federal and state law, Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility, and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to economic status, ethnic background, veteran status, political views, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.
Location: Los Angeles County, CA
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted On: June 28th, 2019
Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc. (Plaza) is a comprehensive early childhood education program with a focus on school readiness for children zero to five years of age. Developmentally appropriate services are provided for children from low income families, zero to five years of age. Plaza currently serves over 1,600 children and their families.