Family/Child Specialist

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/10/2018

Address

184 Eldridge Street
New York
New York
10002
United States

Description

Overview: The Zero to Three Child Development program integrates Early Head Start and Family Child

Care services into a single program that offers full-day home-based child care 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 home-based child care, and Home visits to families and family child care

providers.


Responsibilities:

  • Manage a caseload of families and conduct home visits
  • Coordinate parent/family involvement with Parent Provider conference workshops 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
  • Be part of a team in assessing family needs and child developmental status
  • Be part of a team in developing an individualized family/child plan addressing family and child needs
  • Provide appropriate services to families/children based on the individualized family plan
  • Work closely with families on specific issues and difficulties those individual families are experiencing
  • Provide families with appropriate referrals and follow-up with families and service providers on referrals
  • Provide workshops to families and staff
  • Assist in the recruitment of families
  • Assist in developing the Parent Council and other parent support groups
  • Maintain proper documentation on families and children
  • Other duties as requested by supervisor to fulfill job responsibilities

Qualifications:

  • BA in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Human Development or related field 
  • Knowledge of child development birth to three. 
  • Two to three years of experience working with families in a supportive and empowering environment.
  • Bilingual Chinese required

Hours: Full time (35 hours per week) 

Level of Language Proficiency

Chinese (Fluent)

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Send cover letter and resume and APPLY


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