Family Involvement Coordinator

University Settlement
Date Posted: 06/26/2017
Salary / Wage:
Location: New York, New York
Job Type: Other

Description:

The Early Head Start and Head Start Program provides comprehensive child and family development services through home visits, center-based classrooms and case management. The program provides family support services and advocacy to low-income pregnant women and families with children birth to five.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist ERSEA Coordinator with enrollment including eligibility applications, referrals, intake and recertification 
  • Coordinate all family activities including monthly Parent Workshops and Newsletter
  • Coordinate and support the implementation and ongoing development of the Health Advisory Committee
  • Assist in developing the Policy Council and Parent Committee
  • Maintain and develop relationships with other community-based organizations that support the Program's work with families and children
  • Monitor and track ongoing medical and health forms/records 
  • Develop consistent, stable and supportive relationships with families, children and providers to assess their needs
  • Assist with programmatic implementation of Parent Family Community Engagement framework
  • Create individualized family/child plans and provide families with appropriate referrals. Manage a small caseload of families and conduct home visits
  • Monitor the ongoing provision of home visits and ensure that staff maintain proper documentation on families and children
  • Coordinate outreach and assist in the recruitment of families 
  • Purchase outreach, workshop and training supplies 
  • Maintain appropriate records that comply with Fiscal requirements
  • Develop and maintain community resource materials for families and staff including referrals 
  • Assist in program evaluation and assessment
  • Other duties as requested by supervisor to fulfill job responsibilities
  • Coordinate transition plans for 3 & 4 year olds
  • Assist with staff and provider trainings

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Education, Human Development or related field with knowledge of child development (birth to three years)
  • 2-3 years' experience working with families and providing home visits
  • Bilingual English/Mandarin or English/Cantonese strongly preferred

Application Instructions:

Please follow the link to apply. 

http://www.universitysettlement.org/us/jobs/early_head_start/record/