Family Advocate (FT)


Essential Job Duties: Responsible for recruiting and enrolling children into the program. Candidate will be required to make regular home visits with all families in caseload and develop family partnership agreements. Other duties will include development of parent functions, M-Teams, and other committee meetings. Must attend meetings and workshops as scheduled, provide transportation for children and families as needed, maintain up-to-date records, enter information into the ChildPlus database, and comply with all program policies and procedures.

Qualifications: Associate's degree in social work, human services, family services, counseling or related field.  Bachelor's degree in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field is preferred.  Knowledge and skills to include excellent computer, written and verbal skills and experience in case management.  Current Tennessee driver’s license and vehicle with liability insurance and vehicle are required.

 $14.73 - $16.69 per hour
(Commensurate on Education)
Excellent Benefits Package: 100% Coverage Health Insurance paid by Employer during months worked, 6% Employer Provided Profit Share Plan Contribution, Vision, Dental, AFLAC available
12-Month/80 hr. – Biweekly/ Full-time Position

Applications may be downloaded from the website (Careers Page), picked up at your local Head Start/Early Head Start Center
Or, you may call 731-364-4825 to have an application mailed, faxed, or emailed to you for your convenience.

**Submit Complete Applications to:
(YOU MUST SUBMIT AN ORIGINAL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT
TO VERIFY ANY RELEVANT COURSEWORK)

Northwest Tennessee Economic Development Council
Head Start/Early Head Start Program
231 South Wilson Street
Dresden, TN 38225
Attn: Human Resource Department, Suite 212
REFERENCE: Family Advocate -Humboldt Head Start

**Applications for these specific positions will be accepted until

Monday, October 3, 2022 @ 2:30 p.m.

However, this program accepts employment applications on an on-going basis.
(ALL REQUESTED DOCUMENTATION MUST BE SUBMITTED
 TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ANY POSITION.)

 

FAXED APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED!

We are an equal opportunity employer!
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