Family Advocate at River Street, and Long Term Temporary at River Street Center

Location: Various LocationsPosted 6/28/2022

Would you like to join a team of dedicated professionals who are committed to making a difference in the lives of children and families?

 

L.E.A.P. Head Start is looking for individuals with a human services background who enjoy working with young children and assisting families to meet their goals.

 

The Family Advocate is directly responsible to the Family Services. Coordinator and assists the coordinator in ensuring that Family Services are in compliance with the Performance Standards and with the Washington County Head Start/Early Head Start Comprehensive Program plan. It is the understanding and expectation of this organization that all employees will take the opportunity to contribute to the overall success and mission of the agency above and beyond the basic requirements of their job.

 

Salary: $15.51/hr.          Hours per week: 35

Weeks per Year: 52 – you will receive 35 hours of personal time your first day of hire and accrue paid sick time each pay period.

 

Take care of yourself and your family and plan for the future with our benefits in health insurance, 401k retirement account with agency match up to 1%, optional vision, dental, life, and accidental insurance!

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assist with recruitment and identification of children.
  • Assist in planning and providing educational activities for parents.
  • Encourage parent and community engagement in all areas of the program.
  • Preparation of required documents/records.
  • Provide information, referrals and advocacy, counseling, and follow-up services to families.
  • Monitor children’s attendance.
  • Serve as an advocate for Head Start/Early Head Start families.

 

Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Human Services or related field.
  • Valid driver’s license.

 

How to Apply:

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to Jacqui Bell, L.E.A.P. Head Start/Early Head Start, 11 St. Paul’s Drive, Hudson Falls, NY 12839, or email [email protected] In the subject line please put the position and center you are interested in.

L.E.A.P is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

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