The Resource Connection of Amador & Calaveras Counties, Inc.
  • San Andreas, CA, USA
  • $14.82 - $17.50
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Comprehensive Benefit Package Available! (See details below the requirements section.)

We are looking for a Family Advocate to build relationships with families based on dignity and respect in a non-judgmental environment for our program in Calaveras County.  Under the supervision of the Family Services Manager for Early Childhood Programs, our Family Advocate is responsible for social services, parent engagement, and ERSEA (Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance) as specified in the Head Start Performance Standards and other applicable regulations.

The Early Childhood Program Engage families by supporting the development and growth of children and their families by providing quality child care, parent/child activities, enriching parental education and individual family support services.

No two days in the life of a Family Advocate are the same. We work with families from all walks of life and it is the job of a Family Advocate to walk with them providing support, guidance and resources.  Family Advocates ensure that parents and families enrolled in our Head Start and Early Head Start Programs receive the culturally -sensitive support, education and resources they need. They play a critical role in connecting parents and families with resources in the community to meet these needs.  Part of this process involves determining family strengths and needs as well as setting goals with parents and families and assisting them in figuring out the steps needed to start and complete the goal setting process. Family Advocates are responsible for recruiting and completing enrollments with eligible families for our Head Start and Early Head Start Programs. Family Advocates work independently, throughout the county, maintaining contact with parents and families on their path and continue to empower them to obtain the resources and services they need to lead healthy lives.

Regular Full Time Position:   Monday through Friday/ 32 hours per week

Pay Range: $14.82 - $ 17.50

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefit package. Health insurance at a cost of $70.00 a month for employee only coverage, 12 paid holidays, sick and vacation time, an Employee Assistance Plan & Life Insurance. You may elect a 401(k), Dental, Vision or Aflac Plan after meeting eligibility requirements.

Requirements: High School Degree or Equivalent. Must obtain within 18 months of hire, at a minimum, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field. One-year work experience in social services field serving low-income families.

Criminal background clearance, current Health Screening, proof of current negative TB test, immunizations required by Community Care Licensing along with current influenza shot, required. Valid California Driver's License and proof of automobile insurance coverage.

For Application or additional information on job opportunities:  Apply Today!

The Resource Connection is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ADA

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