Head Start Specialized Substitute – Home Visitor – Dix Avenue

Location: Dix Avenue Head Start Center, Hudson Falls, NYPosted 1/25/2021

Job Title:         Specialized Substitute Home Visitor

Department:   Family Development

Status:             Full Time, Non-Exempt

 

The Home Visitor is directly responsible to the Home-Based Coordinator, and ensures that the Home-Based Program is in compliance with the Performance Standards and 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.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Adhere to the agency’s policy on confidentiality both within the agency and the community and adhere to all program policies and procedures.
  2. Work closely with all program staff to ensure an integrated approach and provide comprehensive services to children and families.
  3. Maintain a caseload of 10 children and their families to whom Head Start/Early Head Start services are delivered within the home setting.
  4. Promote and support the program’s School Readiness Goals and the Parent, Family and Community Engagement (PFCE) goals.
  5. Provide early childhood services to children and families in the caseload.
  6. Provide health services to children and families in the caseload.
  7. Provide family and community partnership services to children and families in the caseload.
  8. Recruit families for the Home Based program.
  9. Complete all documentation and appropriate filing on families.
  10. Utilize professional reading, writing and communication skills in order to carry out necessary job requirements.
  11. Complete and submit all required reports to the Home Based Coordinator.
  12. Maintain home-based materials and equipment.
  13. Adhere to all requirements for random drug and alcohol screening.
  14. Meet weekly with the Home Based Coordinator and other administrative and program staff as needed.
  15. Assist in the annual revision of the Comprehensive Program Plan, the Policies and Procedures Manuel, Community Assessment and in the Program Self Assessment.
  16. Attend upon request all staff and other appropriate meetings, trainings and conferences. Some of which may require out-of-county travel and evening/overnight attendance.

 

Qualifications:

  1. An Associates degree or equivalent college degree in Early Education and/or Human Services.
  2. A valid driver’s license.
  3. An understanding of young children and low-income families, and an appreciation of parents as the primary educators of their children.

Apply

If you wish to apply, please forward a resume along with a letter of interest to Kim Kenyon, Head Start/Early Head Start Administrative Office, 11 St. Paul’s Drive, Husdson Falls, NY 12839, or email to [email protected]    In the subject line please put position and center you are interested in (Specialized Substitute Home Visitor Dix Ave).