Early Head Start Home Visitor
Department: Family Development Center
Position Summary: The Family Development Center home based program provides comprehensive services and addresses all areas related to Head Start Performance Standards. The Home Visitors services are delivered as the parent as the first teacher of their children during home visits and monthly socialization.
Minimum Qualifications: BA/BS in Child Development, Family Studies, Social Work or related field with the equivalent of a home based CDA credential as part of the degree, or a Level 3 Family Specialist Credential from Illinois Gateways to opportunity. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills Experience work process/ computers is required Must possess a pleasing personality and ability to establish and maintain rapport with families and staff. Must be capable of representing the Family Development Center and University in a positive manner. Must be able to transport enrolled children and families in agency vehicle to and from agency events as needed. Must possess a valid Drivers license , and ability to use personal vehicle on the job. Must possess a clean driving record Must report all changes in driving record to supervisor and Executive Director of the FDC Must possess proof of current auto insurance.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in Child Development, Family Studies, Social Work with the equivalent of a home based CDA as apart of the degree,or a Level 3 Family Specialist credential from Illinois Gateway to opportunity. Must meet all the additional qualification outlined in the minimum qualification section. Parent as Teacher Certification Bilingual Speaker- English and Spanish
Work Schedule: Typically the hours are 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Depending on the needs of the families served, hours may change.
Type of Position Being Requested: Grant Funded
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Collective Bargaining Status of Position: Non-Unionized
FLSA Status: Exempt
Posting Number: AP0171P