NEKCA


FAMILY SERVICE WORKER

Reference ID: 2366
Location: Barton, VT
Category: Education/Training
Job Type: Full Time
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Description

Summary


FAMILY SERVICE WORKER: The NEKCA Head Start/Early Head Start program seeks a self-motivated individual enthusiastic about providing hands-on support to integrate parent and family engagement strategies into all systems and program services to support family well-being and promote children’s learning and development. The Family Service Worker will provide information, referrals and coordinating efforts to link staff and families with appropriate community resources. Assist in public relations, parent involvement, and cultural competency to promote the HS/EHS programs. Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field. Knowledge of community resources including local service providers; state and federal agencies. Experience working with adults in a learning environment, group organization and group facilitation. Experience working with community organizations. Sufficient transportation is needed to meet job requirements.



To apply, send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to email provided below; FAX to 802-334-5249; or mail to NEKCA Human Resources, PO Box 346, Newport, VT 05855. E.O.E. 


Duties


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:


             1) Offering activities that support parent-child relationships and child development including language and literacy (duel language and bi-literacy as appropriate).

              2) Providing parents with information about the importance of child’s regular attendance and partner with them, as necessary, to promote consistent attendance.

              3) For duel language learners, information and resources for parents about the benefits of bilingualism and bi-literacy.


Requirements


Minimum Requirements Include:


•          Bachelors Degree in Human Services or related field

•          Knowledge of community resources including local service providers; state and federal agencies

•          Experience working with adults in a learning environment, group organization and group facilitation

•          Experience working with community organizations

•          Sufficient transportation is needed to meet job requirements


Benefits


Health & Dental Insurance

Life & Accidental Death Insurance

Long Term Disability

Supplemental Insurance Options

Employee Assistance Program

Wellness Initiatives

Pension Plan (SEP)

403b

Holidays

Vacation

Sick / Family Leave



Minimum Education: Bachelor's
Job Type: Full Time
Category: Education/Training
Minimum Experience: 1 Yr
Location: Barton, VT