Enrollment Specialist

CAPE, Inc - Livermore, CA

Enrollment Specialist 18.00 - 22.00 per hour, FT, 12 months


- up to 15 days of accrued sick

- up to 10 days of accrued vacation

- 13 paid holidays after probation

- 100% paid medical - monthly premium


The Enrollment Specialist functions as the content specialist in areas of program eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment and attendance (ERSEA).  The Enrollment Specialist will work to develop partnerships and collaborations in the community to expand the agency’s capacity to recruit and enroll eligible children.  As a part of support services, the Specialist participates in developing agency plans, monitoring and assessing program performance and planning and carrying out staff training.


 The responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Take the lead in the development of area plans for recruitment and enrollment.
  • Ensure that all enrolled requirements and regulations are met.
  • Develop, monitor and revise as necessary, all policies and procedures relating to recruitment, selection, enrollment and attendance of eligible children.
  • Work with the Recruitment and Selection Committee to involve parents in the enrollment process.
  • Represent the enrollment area during program reviews.
  • Monitor program recruitment, enrollment and attendance, produce reports as necessary and communicate information to staff, PC and Board of Directors.
  • Develop a plan for the recruitment and selection of eligible children and monitor implementation.
  • Ensure that a Child Plus data base is established and produce reports as required.
  • Oversee recruitment efforts and ensure a waiting list of eligible children to fill program vacancies.
  • Take an active role in compiling the Community Assessment and analyzing data.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required
  • Assist with all major CAPE events
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned.






*        Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Sociology, or a field related to human services preferred


*        Strongly preferred bi-lingual in Spanish

*        Minimum of 2-3 years work experience in an ERSEA related position

*        Knowledge and experience with a broad range of Tri-Valley community agencies and resources

*        Strong organizational skills

*        Experience with ethnic and cultural minorities as well as knowledge of the needs and problems of low-income families

*        Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and effectively with diverse individuals

*        Computer skills, familiarity with Microsoft Word/Windows''

*        Familiarity with Child Plus computerized data base system

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Contact Info

Gianna Phillips

Job Details

Category: Program Support

Type: FT

Location: Livermore, CA

Salary: 18.00 - 22.00

Posted On: August 1st, 2018

Agency Details

Website: www.capeheadstart.org

About CAPE, Inc.

In 1962, three years before the National Head Start Program was conceived, local nursery school teachers and community leaders started the Nursery School Scholarship Fund (NSSF) to pay the tuition of children from low-income families, allowing them to attend local, private preschools. CAPE originated from that organization. At the time superheroes were very popular with young children, who wanted to dress up with a cape and pretend to be their favorite character. After the name “CAPE” was chosen by the founders, the acronym was then defined as “Community Association for Preschool Education”.  And thus CAPE also became a superhero, advocating and providing for low-income children by delivering comprehensive services to their families. In 1966, CAPE, Inc. received a federal grant to provide Head Start programs in the Tri-Valley area.  As a delegate agency, CAPE, Inc. now serves over 200 children and families at eight different sites in Livermore, Pleasanton, and Dublin.

CAPE was recently awarded an Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) grant under President Obama’s Early Learning Initiative. This new grant will allow CAPE to act as a grantee, expand our service area, and partner with local child care centers and family child care providers to provide Early Head Start services for 89 infants and toddlers for qualifying families in Hayward, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, and Dublin.

Our expansion will provide high quality learning opportunities to infants and toddlers through the EHS-CC Partnerships. The partnerships will also support working families by providing full-day and year round services so children will have healthy and enriching early education experiences.

CAPE’s Early Childhood Development Program options include:

  • Head Start
  • Early Head Start
  • State Preschool
  • Full Day Child Care
  • Extended Day Preschool
  • Part Day Preschool
  • Partnership Programs:
    • Pleasanton Unified School District
    • Kidango

CAPE’s Comprehensive Serves include:

  • Health Services
  • Nutrition Services
  • Disability Services
  • Family Advocacy
  • Parent Involvement
  • Mental Health Services