Early Head Start Home Visitor

Focus on Renewal

McKees Rocks, PA, USA

Employment

Counseling/Social Work

Full time

Sep 19

Join a team of experienced professionals at Focus on Renewal who know the importance of a healthy pregnancy and the first three years of life. 

Home Visitors in the Family Foundations program: 

  • Make weekly hour and a half visits to diverse, low income families who are expecting a baby or have children from birth to 3 years old. 
  • Partner with parents to provide developmental experiences that support their child’s readiness for school. 
  • Educate parents about good health and nutrition 
  • Promote and enhance healthy parent-child relationships while engaging with family members, 
  • Provide support, health and educational experiences for expectant mothers.
  • Plan twice monthly playgroups for children and parents. 

The home visitor must have: 

  • BS in Child development or Early Childhood or degree in related field
  • Nine credits of Child Development coursework or a Child Development Associate certificate
  • Criminal, Child Abuse, FBI fingerprint and Megan’s Law clearances
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • At least 22 years of age
  • Must have reliable transportation

Preferred skills include: 

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with infants and toddlers 
  • Home visiting experience 
  • Working knowledge of services/resources in community 
  • Experience with families and young children in low-income neighborhoods
  • Experience with immigrant families 
  • Possess organizational skills, case recording and data entry skills 

Full Time, Non-Exempt: 37.5 hours per week 

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