Work with families who may need more individual attention or may be more isolated to assess their strengths and assist them in setting and meeting their goals. Develop a working knowledge of curriculum, performance standards, lesson plans, service plans and policies and procedures. Become familiar with community resources in the area. Advocate for families in dealing with issues in the community. This is a full-time, full year position.
The wage scale is $12.85-$13.88 with an Associate's Degree, $13.62-$14.71 with a Bachelor's.
Work Experience Required: Home visiting experience preferred.
Education and Training: Minimum of a home-based CDA credential or comparable credential or equivalent coursework as part of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. Associates degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services, or related field preferred. Competent in planning and implementing home-based learning experiences. Willing to undertake, within 18 months, any additional required training for effective family counseling.
Special Conditions: Ability to lift 40 pounds, stoop, bend, reach, move easily and work on the floor with small children. Valid driver's license and a driving history acceptable to agency insurer. Involves extensive organizing, problem solving, record keeping and time management; ability to travel to assigned services area extensively. Overnight travel for training may be required. Ability to work a flexible schedule.
Ability to pass a JFS criminal background check
Ability to pass a physical examination with a tuberculosis (TB) test
Current TDAP and MMR immunizations
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