• Home Visitor for Early Head Start

    Home Visitor for Early Head Start
     
    Are you looking full-time job that pays well in a positive work environment? Do you enjoy working
    with expecting mothers, infants, toddlers and their families?
     
    CenClear is looking for a Home Visitor for their Early Head Start Program who will be responsible for the Clearfield County, PA area.
     
    Location:
    Clearfield County
     
    Schedule:
    48 weeks per year, 37.5 hours a week.
     
    General Description of Duties
    The Early Head Start Home Visitor will provide quality comprehensive services in a manner consistent with the CenClear agency's philosophy of Reaching Children through Families. The Home Visitor will integrate the components of health/safety/nutrition, child development, social
    services and parent involvement into child/family services for the Early Head Start Program while
    meeting the supervision, training, and documentation requirements of the position.
    *This position will also be responsible for working in coordination with Child and Youth Services of Clearfield County.
     
    Qualifications
    · Minimum Associates' Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with experience working
    with children
    · Experience working with adults
    · Computer skills
    · Access to transportation
    Must obtain the following Clearances:
    · PA Criminal Record (State Police), https://epatch.state.pa.us,
    · Child Abuse History Check, www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis
    · FBI Clearance, https://uenroll.identogo.com/,
    · Mandated Reporting Certificate, www.reportabusepa.pitt.edu.
     
    Specific Description of Duties
    · Provides a scheduled one-to-one family focused 90-minute visit in the family home on a
    weekly basis in accordance with program guidelines.
    · Assists families in identifying and utilizing needed community resources.
    · Assists parents in developing ways of using household resources in educational activities with
    their child.
    · Assesses children and develops goals in cooperation with parents.
    · Plans and facilitates child/parent socialization experiences at a minimum of twice monthly.
    · Assists families when necessary in the arrangement of medical/dental appointments.
    · Plans nutrition activities for children and families.
    · Supports parents in the planning of monthly parent meetings and facilitates parent-focused group activities.
    · Encourages parent participation in Early Head Start policy groups and in the community.
    · Presents a favorable image to children, parents, and staff by exhibiting a friendly, caring and
    warm attitude.
    · Maintains confidentiality regarding children and families.
    · Submits required paperwork in a timely manner.
    · Recruits for children to be enrolled in program.
    · Attends trainings and meetings as required.
     
    Physical Requirements
    · Reach overhead.
    · Lift and carry objects over fifty (50) pounds.
    · Bend to a childs level and retrieve items from the floor.
    · Walk and stand for periods of over one hour.
    · Sit on the floor for over 30 minutes.
    · Hold children on lap.
    · Stoop to move objects.
    · Sit at child size tables.
    · Participate in gross motor activities.
    · Climb stairs.
    · Operate kitchen appliances.
    · Use sweeper and other cleaning apparatus (push and pull).
    · Hand wash and rinse dishes using chemical disinfectants.
    · Clean various surfaces using chemical disinfectants.
    · Visit homes for 1-1/2 hours where adults may smoke or have pets.
    · Vision and hearing within normal limits.
     
    Benefits
    · Full-time employees are eligible for health insurance, life insurance, 401k and paid time off.
    If interested please submit resume to resume@cenclear.org. Position will remain open
    until filled.

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