Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, in conjunction with South Sioux City Community Schools has an exciting opportunity for a SIXPENCE ADVOCATE through our Healthy Families Program. Work location will be at the South Sioux City Community Schools. 40 hours per week M-F. Hourly wage plus benefits. Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) a plus. Advocate responsible for facilitation of case management including health and parenting education to home visitation. Will be working with pregnant women and parents of young children and provide referrals and advocate for the client by assisting in the coordination of services. Bachelor’s degree required in one of the following areas: early childhood education, early childhood special education, nursing, sociology or psychology, social work or human services. Must meet Agency auto insurance standards. For Agency application, job description, education requirements, wage and benefit visit www.nencap.org or contact HR at 1-800-445-2505 or 402-385-6300. No resumes accepted. To apply, submit a completed Agency application with education credential or transcripts to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, PO Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667.
Position open until filled.
JOB SUMMARY: The Healthy Families Sixpence Advocate will initiate and maintain regular contact with families, primarily in their homes, establishing trusting relationships. Provide prenatal and other health education and assist to strengthen parent-child relationships. Follow Sixpence targeted population for enrollment. Maintain good communication and relations between NENCAP Healthy Families and school district. Follow Nebraska Early Learning guidelines and attend training sessions as required. Locate educational information and develop and complete outreach activities. Complete reporting requirements and assist with grants as required. Assist with assessments, surveys and compilation of data and evaluation of activities. Update forms and brochures and keep track of program contacts and client information. Loading and unpacking supplies and files, approximately 50 pounds. Maintain confidentiality of all participant client information and follow Program and Agency standards, policies, and procedures.
EDUCATION: Required: Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following areas: Bachelor’s degree required in one of the following areas: early childhood education, early childhood special education, nursing, sociology or psychology, social work or human services. Must meet Agency auto insurance standards. Experience with outreach, case management and/or public health education, human services, home visits, or skills in early childhood development or early childhood mental health is preferred.
WAGE & BENEFITS: Wage starting at $20.00 per hour, plus benefits. Benefits include health, life, dental and vision insurance. Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave, EAP, 401K Retirement.