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University Settlement Society of New York


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As the first settlement house in the nation and for over 130 years, University Settlement has been empowering New York residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to improve the community as a whole. 


Early Head Start offers comprehensive child development services, family support services and advocacy to low income pregnant women and families with children under three years of age. The program provides developmentally appropriate care and home visits to families in East New York, Brooklyn.


What you Will Be Doing:

  • Manage a caseload of families and conduct home visits
  • Participate in parent/specialist conferences. and activities
  • Take some program-wide responsibilities that may include annual events, parent/child groups, etc.
  • Develop consistent, stable and supportive relationships with families and children
  •  Work with colleagues in assessing needs and develop plans for families
  • Provide appropriate services and workshops and follow up with families and providers
  • Work with families on issues and difficulties they are experiencing
  • Assist in the recruitment of families
  • Assist in developing the Policy Council and other parent support groups
  • Maintain proper documentation on families and children
  • You have a strong commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion


What We Are Looking For:

  • You have a BA in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Human Development or related field
  • You have 2+ years of experience working with families and child development birth to three. 
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred



As the first settlement house in the nation and for over 130 years, University Settlement has been empowering New York residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

Why you should join our team:

  • You’re part of a mission driven organization that empowers and advocates for the community 
  •  20 days of vacation, 2 personal days, and 12 sick days
  • Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
  • Commuter Benefits
  • 403b retirement plan with up to 6% match 

Why you should join our team:

  • You’re part of a mission driven organization that empowers and advocates for the community 
  •  20 days of vacation, 2 personal days, and 12 sick days…

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Location

565 Livonia Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207

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