The Parent Child+ Home Program Early Learning Specialist is responsible for providing home visits to families with young children age two and three in the community. This position follows the family and provides weekly educational engagement with them over a 2 year period. The focus of these visits is to model how to use books and educational toys for generating enthusiasm for learning and verbal interactions which will increase & support school readiness. Families of the Parent-Child Home Program have remarkable success in school and much higher rates of graduating high school. This is a full time position.
This position has a social justice component that requires critical thinking through the lens of racism and intersections with poverty. Knowing the core principals of antiracism and grounding those principles in everyday work are required job skills and core values. As an equal opportunity employer, we highly encourage people of color to apply.
Responsibilities and Duties
· Attend required trainings for the Parent Child Home visiting program provided by the Site Coordinator or National Center for Parent Child Home Visitor Program
· Meet outcomes for services delivery determined by PC+ and Supervising staff
· Provide home visits 23 weeks 2x a week to parents of children age 2 and 3 according to the agency and National PCHP guidelines and provide age and culturally competent services
· 2x a week home visits 30 minutes each and bring book or toy provided by the program and demonstrate how to use to cultivate language and verbal skills
· Work hours convenient for the parents and children being visited
· Model behaviors that enhance children’s development and promote school readiness
· Maintain detailed and updated case notes, forms, documents, and any DVD, VHS, or audio recordings of home visits and interactions with the families, parents, or children
· Attend weekly individual and team meeting with Site Coordinator and other parent child home visitors
· Maintain a current Washington State Driver’s License, proof of insurances and access to a vehicle
· Respond to messages on a daily basis Monday through Friday
· Provide additional resources to families in the program based on needs (i.e. food, clothing, housing, etc.)
· Associate of Arts or Bachelor’s Degree in or related to early learning, education, social services, psychology, sociology, cultural studies, community development – preferred but not required
· Strong experience in community outreach and/or early learning
· Alumni parents of the PCHP Program are highly encouraged to apply
Founded in 1974 by leaders of the local Black community, Southeast Youth and Family Services provides comprehensive early learning and mental health services that are based on the needs and strengths of the people who turn to us for help.
Southeast Youth and Family ServicesOur mission is to assist children, youth and families in achieving safe, self-sufficient, and stable lives. Founded in 1974 by leaders of the local Black community, Southeast Youth and Family Services provides comprehensive early learning and mental health services that are based on the needs and strengths of the people who turn to us for help.