Bilingual Family Support Service Provider

Merced County Head Start - Atwater, CA

SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Comprehensive Service Supervisor, identify health and social service needs of assigned families and children in center based and wrap-around programs; plan and implement program activities to meet those needs. Plan and implement parent activities including parent education, parent committees, and facilitate parent participation in all aspects of the program. Conduct outreach and recruitment activities and implement enrollment procedures for preschool aged children. Make regular home visits. Prepare and maintain detailed child and family records, and maintain confidentiality of all information acquired.


EDUCATION: Associate’s Degree or the equivalent 60 units of college coursework in human services, psychology, social services, health services or a closely related field. Bachelor’s Degree in human services, psychology, social service, health service or a closely related field desired. EXPERIENCE: One year of experience providing direct services to families in an agency or organization that provides health or social services. Experience in family case management at a health or social services agency desired.

CERTIFICATIONS/SKILLS: Bilingual in English/Spanish, English/Hmong, and/or English/Punjabi. Possess or obtain a valid pediatric first aid certificate within 90 days of employment. Knowledge of community resources available within Merced County; principles of case management; philosophy of family self-sufficiency. Ability to plan, coordinate and organize activities; analyze and solve problems; ability to prepare detailed records accurately and in a timely manner. Knowledgeable in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Excellent interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Ability to communicate orally and in writing using correct English usage, spelling, grammar, vocabulary and punctuation. Proof of valid CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV printout required. 

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Contact Info

Dorothy Dunbar (209) 381-5154

Job Details

Category: Family Services

Type: FT

Location: Atwater, CA

Salary: 16.98 - 18.75

Posted On: May 15th, 2019

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