Family Advocate - Early Head Start -19 hrs/wk

A part-time (19 hrs/wk) position has become available for a Family Advocate in our Early Head Start program at our 4500 South site. The Family Advocate provides services for pregnant women and for children and their families in the areas of early childhood development, prenatal education, disabilities, child health and safety, nutrition, and family partnerships. Job duties include conducting weekly home visits to provide education, referrals, and other advisory services to program participants, assisting parents and pregnant women in ensuring that their health and mental health needs are met, and providing emotional support for families and assisting them in their role as an advocate for their child. Driving is required so you must be at least 21, have reliable transportation, a current driver's license, car insurance, and a good driving record. A bachelor=s degree in Human Development, Family Studies, Early Child Development, or a related field is preferred and a minimum of one year of related experience in early childhood education, family services, or another related field is required. Knowledge of community resources is a plus. This position comes with good benefits including vacation and sick leave, 18 holidays, 401(k) and Roth IRA options, mileage reimbursement at 50 cents a mile, and a flexible schedule. A background screen and motor vehicle report will be done on all new hires.

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Additional Info

  • Area: Early Head Start
  • Status: Part-time
  • Location: 4500 South
  • Hours per week: 19 hours