Position Summary: Supports home visiting team in recruitment, community resource development, and planning of parent workshops and/or advisory committee meetings.
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Child Development, Education, Sociology, Psychology, Public Health, or related field.
Experience with home visiting programs required. Certified in Parents as Teachers strongly preferred.
Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
Bilingual (Spanish and English) preferred
Job Responsibilities: (Other responsibilities may be assigned.)
Actively engages in recruitment activities to ensure full enrollment of the program.
Serves as an advocate for Parents as Teachers families and as a liaison between families, the program, and the large community.
Identifies potential community partners and maintains community linkage agreements with new and existing stakeholders.
Supports all home visitors in facilitating parent workshops to meet the needs and interests of enrolled families
Organizes and implements program advisory committee and parent alumni groups.
Supports development and implementation of staff professional development plans, and provides ongoing coaching for team of Parent Educators.
Uses data (screening and assessments) to assist supervisors in development of meaningful continuous quality improvement.
Substitutes for Parent Educators and conducts home visits during vacancies or extended absence.
Establishes trusting, nurturing relationships with program staff, children, and families.
Assists supervisors in case file supervision or staff with peer review.
Assists supervisors in ensuring that children with potential developmental or health delays are connected to appropriate resources.
Participates and facilitates regular reflective supervision and staff meetings as required by the program.
Enters participant information and other required program information into Visit Tracker and other data management systems in a timely manner
Carry a small caseload (up to 8 families) when required
Conduct monthly car seat safety training for community members upon completion of car seat technician certification.
Other duties as assigned.
Why ChildServ? ChildServ in numbers:
We cover 80% of the medical insurance cost.
Since 2015, we have promoted over 24% of our staff.
86% of employees value the diverse backgrounds of ChildServ staff.
87% of employees value the cooperation and teamwork throughout the agency.
81% of employees report satisfaction with the flexibility ChildServ offers.
96% of our clients were satisfied.
23% of our employees are in management role.
Benefits & perks
Market competitive pay Medical, dental, vision, credit union 401k & Birthday Holiday Voluntary legal plan & Short-term Disability Veterans Day off with pay for our Veterans Voluntary AFLAC coverage Agency paid life insurance & additional voluntary life insurance 13 paid agency holidays Generous paid vacation days and sick days Flexible schedules Ability to work from home Employee referral bonus Ongoing training Wellness plan with fun challenges Employee of the Month program Agency wide holiday party Mileage reimbursement Laptop & Cell phone for mobile workers Casual dress for most office locations Paid Training for DCFS Licensure Paid Training for Early Childhood Programs
Mission- Building a better life for children at risk.
Vision-We will be an innovative, nimble leader in providing high-quality, effective services to support children, youth and communities in meeting the ever-changing challenges of society.