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- Employee Type: FT Non-Exempt
- Job Category: Child Development, Regular, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year
All Neighborhood House employees and volunteers must be fully vaccinated (and submit completed documentation) from COVID-19 by October 18, 2021. New employees must meet this requirement, prior to their start of employment, effective immediately.
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Child Development Department staff support the Neighborhood House mission framework and Strategic Plan by contributing to the school readiness of low-income children and supporting their parents, care givers and community. The primary responsibility of the ParentChild+ Supervisor is the oversight of the ParentChild+ program for one site , ensuring that high quality services to children and families are delivered. The ParentChild+ Supervisor guides and supervises the ParentChild+ Home Visitors in their delivery of the ParentChild+ model to children and families.
At Neighborhood House we have a deep commitment to our employee’s and client’s diverse experiences and backgrounds that guides our work for a more equitable future. We are seeking a team member that represents our dedication to service, equity and inclusion, to join our diverse team.
- Maintain liaisons with appropriate school district staff and other early childhood programs, ensuring wide knowledge of available resources.
- Give presentations on the program, as requested, to local community groups, school boards, and funders.
- Work closely with community agency personnel who provide support services to families, and help families access services at their request only.
- Prepare and maintain records, reports and /or test data on participating children.
- Participate in research activities conducted by the ParentChild+’s National Center and funders.
- Collect and preserve data, through the ParentChild+ web-based Management Information System, and as requested by funders.
- Participate in follow-up research on families.
Child and Family Support
- Carry a small caseload (1-3) of families and provide high quality Parent Child+ services.
- Visit and interview all program families at least twice a year and, when requested or deemed necessary by either home visitor or family.
- Provide referrals and resources to families as requested, coordinating with home visitor for follow up.
- Assist participating families, at their request only, to interpret evaluations and procedures that have resulted from a Parent Child+ referral. (e.g. special needs services)
- Ongoing Monitoring, Evaluation and Fidelity to the Parent Child+ Model
- Complete monthly, quarterly and annual program reports, both for internal and external uses and, ensure (by facilitating or participating) meaning making and building agreement on final version before submission.
- Co-facilitate annual self assessment process with staff, families, colleagues and community partners.
- Facilitate or participate in highly collaborative ways at weekly Coordinators meetings for reflection and learning, accountability, problem solving, support for colleagues and leadership development.
- Engaged in an ongoing process for learning and ensuring fidelity to the Parent Child+ model; utilizing relationships built with National and local Parent Child+ reps, Site Coordinator colleagues and with monitoring materials (e.g. KEEP form), grant materials (e.g. logic models) and reports.
Staff Supervision, Reflection and Support
- Provide leadership, motivation and reflective supervision to the home visiting staff. Recruit, hire, train and supervise qualified staff in alignment with NH and program requirement
- Work in a collaborative, learning, team environment; focused on supporting home visitors, families & children and colleagues.
- Provide clear expectations, set individual and project goals, emphasize the highest quality management decision-making, mediate conflict, and promote employee growth and development.
- Regularly observe delivery of services, appraise the ongoing performance of staff and provide formal and informal feedback. Hold staff accountable for meeting performance expectations.
- Provide ongoing coaching and problem solving with staff to ensure strong service delivery and client outcomes.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's or higher degree in Human Services, Social Work, Social Services, Administration or related field or Associate's or higher degree in Human Services, Social Work, Social Services, Administration or related field and approval from National ParentChild+ Office
- One year supervisory or three years work experience in an early learning program or human services setting
- Experience in home visiting. Experience working with young children and families in the community.
- Demonstrated ability to relate to families in a variety of home and environmental situations.
- Experience working with low income families of diverse ethnic, language and cultural backgrounds. Ability to relate sensitively to families with young children and an expressed interest in early literacy.
- Have working knowledge of various computer software such as Word and Excel.
- Willingness to comply with the established agency performance standards which include: productivity/personal responsibility, client/customer service orientation, embracing a team player orientation, entrepreneurialism, and maintaining a professional demeanor.
- Willingness to comply with Parent Child+ Program’s national standards, and meet required written expectations of funders.
- Must have reliable, independent transportation for frequent travel between sites and to client homes.
- COVID-19 Vaccination (must be obtained and documentation submitted prior to employment).
- First Aid Certification (within 30 days of hire).
- CPR Certification (within 30 days of hire).
- Sexual Harassment Training within 30 days of hire.
- Current Blood Borne Pathogens training certificate within 30 days of employment (maintain current certificate during employment).
- Child Abuse and Neglect training (within 2 weeks of hire).
- Current Health Exam, Tuberculosis Screening, and record of Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) vaccination or immunity (must be obtained prior to employment).
- Department of Early Learning portable background check
- Must pass Neighborhood House Background Check Requirement.
- Position requires Washington State bi-annual criminal background re-check.
- Bilingual ability in East African or Southeast Asian language.
- within 30 days of employment (maintain current certificate during employment).
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Neighborhood House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are considered without regard to race, age, sex, color, creed, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, mental or physical handicap, sexual orientation (heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality) and expression of gender identity or any other classification protected by law. Neighborhood House encourages and gives hiring preference to current and former Head Start parents and children. We encourage people of color and residents of the communities we serve to apply.
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