Family Child Specialist

UNIVERSITY SETTLEMENT
Date Posted: 07/26/2017
Salary / Wage:
Location: NEW YORK, New York
Job Type: Other

Description:

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 provides 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

Application Instructions:

Submit cover letter and resume: 
https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ussofny&jobId=127205&lang=en_US&source=CC3
University Settlement is an Equal Opportunity Employer