University Settlement Society

Job Title

FAMILY/CHILD SPECIALIST

Job Description

OVERVIEW:  The Zero to Three Child Development program integrates Early Head Start and Family Child Care services into a single program that offers full-day home-based child care services, family support services and advocacy to low income pregnant women and families with children under three years of age. The program provide developmentally appropriate home-based child care, and Home visits to families and family child care providers.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·        Manage a caseload of families and conduct home visits

·        Coordinate parent/family involvement with Parent Provider conference workshops and activities

·        Take some program-wide responsibilities that may include annual events, parent/child groups, etc.

·        Develop consistent, stable and supportive relationships with families and children

·        Be part of a team in assessing family needs and child developmental status

·        Be part of a team in developing an individualized family/child plan addressing family and child needs

·        Provide appropriate services to families/children based on the individualized family plan

·        Work closely with families on specific issues and difficulties those individual families are experiencing

·        Provide families with appropriate referrals and follow-up with families and service providers on referrals

·        Provide workshops to families and staff

·        Assist in the recruitment of families

·        Assist in developing the Parent Council and other parent support groups

·        Maintain proper documentation on families and children

·        Other duties as requested by supervisor to fulfill job responsibilities

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

·        BA in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Human Development or related field

·        Knowledge of child development birth to three.

·        Two to three years of experience working with families in a supportive and empowering environment.

·        Bilingual Chinese required

 

 

Contact: Submit cover letter and resume: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ussofny&jobId=132063&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

Salary Information

Hours: Part time 17 hours per week
Salary: $18.34 per hour

To Apply

Contact: Submit cover letter and resume: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ussofny&jobId=132063&lang=en_US&source=CC3

University Settlement is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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