Family Service Advocate - Head Start-Qualifies for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
Company: Piedmont Community Actions
Posted on: May 27, 2023
JOB TITLE: FAMILY SERVICE ADVOCATE
Under the supervision of the Family/Community Partnership Division Manager the Family Service Advocate will provide comprehensive child development services for enrollees and parents by implementing health and family service activities in the assigned Head Start center according to federal regulations and Piedmont Community Actions policies and procedures. These services will include securing routine and any needed diagnostic documentation and treatment services. Also any activities related to outreach, recruitment and maintenance of enrollment of eligible children. Enhance families aware of community resources and assist families in their own efforts to improve their condition and quality of life via referrals.
Recruits children to identify enrollees.
The Family Service Advocate is directly responsible to the Family/Community Partnership Division Manager.There will be on-going monitoring of the Family Service Advocate by the Family/Community Partnership Division Manager, and an evaluation conducted annually. The Head Start Director will serve as the reviewer of evaluations.
Other Significant Facts:
-Must have reliable transportation, drivers' license and insurance.
-Will be required to conduct and/or attend center parent meetings.
-Must secure a physical examination annually.
-Highly recommend obtaining a commercial driver's license.
Must have a baccalaureate degree or a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field. Must have a minimum of one year's experience in the area of family services or family partnerships. Willing to continue education in respect of personal development. Possess an ability to serve as an advocate for low-income families and children.
Position will remain posted until filled.
If Interested, please complete online application and return to firstname.lastname@example.org along with resume and cover letter stating your additional qualifications for the position.
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