Early Childhood Family Support Specialist

Early Childhood Family Support Specialist

Southwest Human Development Inc | Phoenix, AZ, 85003, US
Salary Range:$25,000 – $36,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 11 days ago

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A positive future for every child Do you love to meet new people and want to make a difference in the lives of others? Join Arizona’s largest nonprofit dedicated to early childhood development. Southwest Human Development is seeking Home Visitors to empower and impact families for generations in our Healthy Families Program. This role provides home visiting services to children and their families in Maricopa County. Watch this Short Video to learn more about the role. Your skills, experience, and passion are needed at one of the nation’s largest nonprofits dedicated to early childhood development. Join our team and experience a long-term career which brings joy and satisfaction in knowing you make a difference. We offer over 40 programs and services to more than 140,000 children. Why choose us? You can make an impact in a child’s life by promoting child health and development. You can be the person a family remembers as making a difference in their lives. You help families get connected to appropriate community resources. We focus on your ongoing professional development and overall well-being. We have a supportive and collaboration environment. We have great benefits, including zero contribution health plan options, wellness programming and ample time off (including one week fully compensated office closure for winter break.) Opportunities for program bonuses. Job title: Healthy Families Family Support Specialist Learn more about Healthy Families Job description: This role provides home visiting services to children and their families in Maricopa County. You will work with families in their home and deliver services in a fun, engaging, and supportive way to help build stronger families and happy kids. Program details: Healthy Families is a home visitation program that supports pregnant women and families with newborns to promote child health and development, enhance parent-child relationships, improve school readiness and increase family self-sufficiency. Watch this video to see the impact of the program from a family’s perspective. In this role you will: Implement the Healthy Families model and curriculum with fidelity and follow all program and agency policies and procedures. Conduct visits in a family’s home and maintain a caseload of 15-25 families. Complete accurate and timely documentation including electronic family records and billing reports. Attend and participate in required virtual and/or in-person trainings and program meetings. Build and maintain relationships with community agencies and partners to share program information and learn about resources available for families. Participate in Continuous Quality Improvement activities. Engage in community outreach activities. Administer screenings for parents and children. Celebrate little and big successes along the way and be passionate about seeing children and families thrive. If you don't think you can meet every qualification below, we still encourage you to apply. We value both current experience and future potential! What it takes: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Associates degree with experience in early childhood (such as: home visitation, child welfare, prevention, child development, family dynamics) considered. Experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations. Attention to detail with ability to perform assignments and job responsibilities efficiently, accurately and in a timely manner. Valid Arizona Driver’s License Registered vehicle with valid auto insurance. Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card - OR - must qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card. Learn more Our core values embody Southwest Human Development’s commitment to services that uplift the lives of children, families and other care providers, and the communities in which they live. These values are intended to guide the professional development, ethical conduct, and skilled practice of all our staff, whatever their specific role within the agency. All staff are valued as making essential contributions to strengthening the foundation that Arizona’s children need for a great start in life. Learn more about our values and benefits here. Experience Preferred home visitation, child welfare, prevention, child development, family dynamics Education Preferred Bachelors or better in Early Childhood Education or related field Associates or better in Early Childhood Education or related field Skills Preferred Time Management Detail-oriented Diversity Cultural Sensitivity Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)