Christopher House is a catalyst for strengthening and empowering low-income children and their families. Our integrated web of support services helps build thriving families by equipping them with the tools they need to become self-sufficient and progress in their social, emotional, educational and economic development. We place a high value on program excellence. Our programs are dynamic and innovative and we lead the field in having measurable outcomes that we reach and exceed. Each employee plays an important role in creating an environment where children and families feel safe, valued and respected. Our culture encourages personal growth. This helps children and families become happy and healthy, and communities to become stronger.
Responsibilities: Ensure eligibility and enrollments are completed in a timely fashion and in accordance with agency, local, state and federal regulations. Maintain current knowledge of eligibility and program requirements that affect service delivery. Maintain accurate records by utilizing systems in place that can be employed by all key staff members.
Conduct initial family intakes ensuring families meet program eligibility guidelines prior to enrollment. Complete family enrollment ensuring all required documentation for program is collected at time of enrollment. Serve as liaison between families and program, interpreting agency and program policies to parents and family members. Assist parents in completing annual CACFP (USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program) application. Collaborate with classroom in maintaining accurate CACFP records. Complete all redeterminations ensuring eligibility requirements are met. Monitor communications with the city regarding childcare eligibility policies.
Compile weekly and/or monthly program enrollment status reports. Provide reports to Associate Director of Enrollment and Contract Compliance indicating trends and changes in enrollment.
Assist in agency recruitment, fundraising, donor relations, special events and public relations activities in coordination with the agency’s development office. Maintain effective working relationships with all funding partners and licensing agencies.
Qualifications: Three years of business administrative. Experience in Head Start and governmentally funded child care programs preferred. Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office a must. Accuracy and attention to detail. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate with people of diverse socioeconomic and educational backgrounds.
Education: Associate of Arts or Applied Science in business administration, bookkeeping or related field required. A Bachelor of Arts or Applied Science in business administration, bookkeeping or related field highly preferred.
Respond with cover letter, resume and transcripts to attention of Marie Ayala, Manager of Eligibility and Enrollment.
Christopher House is an Equal Opportunity Employer.