Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal, to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857, Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan is Illinois’ first comprehensive human services agency and reaches more than 72,000 individuals and families in Chicago, Evanston/Skokie, the southwest suburbs and DuPage County with services promoting education, economic stability, emotional wellness and empowerment.
We are now hiring for a full-time Parent Child Educator to join our Empowering Families Team!
The Parent Child Educator will provide in-home instruction as well as a group socialization experience to parents and children which will enhance the parents' ability to fill the role of primary teacher of their child.
Essential Job Functions:
Provides services appropriate to client population to maximize client potential and promote their optimal functioning in the community.
Responsible for conducting weekly ninety minute home visits with each client. Client caseload will consist of fourteen families with children ages 0-3.
Responsible for planning and facilitating bi-monthly socialization groups with all clients.
Works in office, client home, and community based settings.
Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development required
OR Psychology with Early Childhood Education credits.
Multiple Bilingual and Monolingual positions available.
Positions at our Southeast, Midway, North and Calumet available.
Experience in working with low income families preferred
Ability to work with diverse groups.
Metropolitan Family Services offers a very generous benefits packet to our professionals:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, Traditional PPO, or PPO w/ HSA contributions.
Dental and Vision Insurance Options
11 paid Holidays
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Training and Professional Development Plan with E- Learning
Metropolitan Family Services is an accredited nonprofit agency that has more than 800 full and part-time professional staff dedicated to providing quality services by empowering families to learn, to earn, to heal, and to thrive. We value our professionals for serving as a mentor, a motivator, and advocate to families in need. Since 1857 Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change t...hat empowers Chicago and Suburban- area families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities.