Sacramento Employment and Training Agency - Sacramento, CA

We are looking for a Family Services Worker – Range II to provide support at a Head Start site. 

Position Summary: Under general supervision, the FSW class is responsible to maintain full enrollment at the site level and to ensure enrollments follow applicable selection criteria and enrollment procedures put in place by the Head Start and State funded programs operated by the Sacramento Employment and Training Agency. In addition, the FSW class is responsible to provide services to families.

Starting Salary: $17.36/hour

Minimum Qualifications:
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain this knowledge and ability would be:
I. Previous experience in working with community groups on a paid or volunteer basis is highly desirable. Some selection preference may be given to current or past Head Start parents;

II. At least one (1) year similar work experience in the following: Responsible for carrying a caseload of 40-60 Head Start/EHS families. Responsible for data entering all fields for health events in child tracking/reporting system; maintaining state required documentation including enrollment applications, work/school verification, and completing and updating Notices of Action (NOA’s) on a routine basis; serve as an Agency representative for recruitment fairs and events that take place within the community; workshop facilitation; knowledge of funding terms and conditions for State funded programs;

III. An Associate’s Degree in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field.
A Family Development Credential.
The ability to earn one of the above within 18 months of hire.

Who May Apply: This is an OPEN examination. Open to the public, current employees, and employees eligible for transfer or voluntary demotion.

How To Apply:  A completed SETA application must be submitted by the deadline date using the online application which can be found at Copies of all degrees, permits, and credentials must be attached to the application.

Upon job offer individuals will be required to complete a pre-employment health screening, TB test, and background check, and provide copies of immunization records for MMR, TDAP and flu (or flu waiver).


*Due to COVID-19, the recruitment for this position may be virtual, meaning exams and interviews will utilize electronic mediums such as video conferencing.


Posting Date: Thursday, June 10, 2021

Final Filing Date:  Wednesday, June 23, 2021 by 5 p.m.

Applications will not be accepted after the 5 p.m. deadline. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

SETA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Contact Info

Debbie Schneider

Job Details

Category: Family Services

Type: FT

Location: Sacramento, CA

Salary: 17.46 - 17.90

Posted On: June 10th, 2021

Agency Details


The SACRAMENTO EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING AGENCY (SETA), a joint powers agency of the City and County of Sacramento, was formed in 1978. From its inception SETA has been an effective force in connecting people to jobs, business owners to quality employees, education and nutrition to children, assistance to refugees, and hope to many Sacramento area residents. For additional information visit us at