NEKCA


FAMILY SERVICE WORKER

Reference ID: 4430
Location: Newport, VT
Category: Education/Training
Job Type: Full Time
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Description

Summary


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. The closing date for applications is September 23, 2019 or until filled. 


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


Duties


Responsibilities Include:



Requirements


Minimum Requirements Include:


•          Must comply with NEKCA policies if hired

•          Required to authorize and pass NEKCA’s criminal record check process

•          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: Newport, VT