We are seeking a full-time Family Advocate to work in our 5-Star Early Learn Program. The Family Advocate will be responsible for addressing individual family needs including providing referrals and resources. H/she will work with the Advocate Supervisor and Program Director to build relationships with parents and guardians that support parent engagement and ensure positive outcomes for children. H/she will design monthly parent engagement activities in collaboration with the educational staff.
The essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Associate degree or Child Development Associate credential with 1-2 years of experience working with families with young children.
Ability to relate well with children and parents from diverse cultural, low income and/or homeless populations. Must have good verbal and written communication skills; as well as good interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of a team.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.
See at normal distance; hear normal conversations & sounds; bend, squat, sit on floor, climb stairs, skip & run. Use hands & fingers to fill out required forms on paper and use computer keyboard & office equipment. Safely lift or assist children weighing up to 40 lbs. as needed.
Must submit to job-pertinent examinations including tuberculosis test and criminal record background checks. Employment is conditional pending satisfactory results of required tests, etc.
How to Apply
Salary Range & Benefits: $30.6k to $32.2k SEBNC offers a benefits package that includes: paid holidays, PTO (vacation, personal, sick); health, dental & vision and 401(k).
SEBNC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.