Family Service Worker (Wisner Ne Location)

Become part of a team building a strong community with a common goal of providing a good learning environment for our children and support for families to grow. NENCAP’s Head Start Program in

partnership with the Wisner Pilger Public Schools has an immediate opening for a FAMILY SERVICE WORKER.  Work at the Wisner Pilger Public School, 40 hours per week M-F, with seasonal layoff.

Hourly wage, plus benefits. Responsible for continuous recruitment of children, support and engage families, facilitate parent curriculum and other engagement activities, and assist in the classroom as

needed.  Job  application, job description, education requirements, wage and benefit information are located on our website www.nencap.org under Employment or contact HR at 1-800-445-2505 or 402-385-6300. To apply, submit a completed Agency application.  No resumes accepted. Send applications to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, PO Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667.  Position open until filled.

EOE

80% Federally Funded

Non-Profit Agency

JOB SUMMARY:

The Family Service Worker is responsible for recruitment of children and families into the Head Start Program, documenting all action taken pertaining to outreach and continuous recruiting, ensuring the classroom is fully enrolled at all times. Accurately enter data through the program’s on-line assessment system.  Assist families in enrolling in a system of on-going health care, required screenings, exams, necessary referrals, and follow-ups and be a referral source for parents. Maintain Parent Corner and provide parent resources, as needed.  Complete Home Visits and Parent/Teacher Conferences with each family. Complete Family Partnership Agreement for each family and assist with goal setting. Be available to all over-income families on an as-needed basis. Facilitate parent engagement activities and parent committees according to program requirements. Maintain and organize accurate family records. Assist Teachers in recruiting and training volunteers as needed. Assist in classroom when needed. Occasional kneeling, stooping, bending, and lifting up to 50 pounds. Maintain confidentiality of program participants and follow Program and Agency standards and policies.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) required. Acquire within 18 months of hire, at a minimum, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling, or a related field.   Six months to 1-year related experience preferred.

WAGE & BENEFITS: 

The starting wage is $14.50 per hour, plus benefits.  Wage may increase depending on education level & degree.  Benefits include health, life, dental and vision insurance.  Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave, EAP, 401K Retirement.