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Head Cashier-Bend OR $16.00 to $19.00

Company: Lowe's Home Improvement Stores
Location: Bend
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Head Start Family Advocate

  • POSITION SUMMARY: The Family Advocate is responsible for creating and implementing Family Partnership Agreements with families of Head Start, and advocating on behalf of all Head Start families through case management services
    • PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Actively participate with the process of recruiting participants for the Head Start program.
    • Receive applications and interview applicants applying to the Head Start program.
      • Enroll participants into the Head Start program after they are deemed eligible for the program.
      • Promote enrollment to families enrolled into the Head Start program into State funded programs, School Readiness and Voluntary Prekindergarten, and other Community Action programs.
      • Create and maintain both electronic and hard files of family information and records in accordance with the agency's policies and procedures.
      • Monitor attendance of participants enrolled in the Head Start program.
      • Assess the needs of families enrolled into the Head Start program and create a Family Partnership Agreement with each participant enrolled into the Head Start program.
      • Document notes in the ChildPlus software system that reflects the participant's progress towards the completion of their Family Partnership Agreement, and notes that reflect the case management services being offered.
      • Assist families in scheduling medical, educational, and emergency appointments.
      • Participate in all required agency meetings, trainings, and community outreach.
      • Network with the staff of other community agencies and organizations as an advocate of children, parents and staff in the Head Start program, and provide referrals if necessary.
        • Prepare and submit monthly reports as required.
          • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
          • This job may require sitting for long periods of time; walking; lifting at least 35 pounds; bending or kneeling.
          • This job requires the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle for travel to locations other than the assigned Head Start Center.
          • REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
            • Maintain confidentiality with participant interactions and participant records.
              • Knowledge of public and private resources in the local community.
              • Ability to present ideas effectively both orally and in writing.
              • Knowledge of various software programs such as MS Word, Excel, ChildPlus, etc.
              • Maintain knowledge of Early Learning Coalition School Readiness programs and Department of Children and Families.
              • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
              • Must have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field, i.e. social work, psychology or human sciences.
              • Five years of experience in a Head Start program or agency may be substituted for two years of college.
              • Within six months of hire date, orientation for the Getting Ahead program must be complete.
              • Must have a valid State issued driver's license and be able to be insured by the organization.
                • Must pass all background screenings: local, state, federal and drug testing.Job Type: Full-timePay: $16.00 - $18.00 per hourBenefits:
                  • 401(k)
                  • 401(k) matching
                  • Dental insurance
                  • Employee assistance program
                  • Flexible spending account
                  • Health insurance
                  • Life insurance
                  • Paid time off
                  • Vision insuranceSchedule:
                    • 8 hour shiftEducation:
                      • Bachelor's (Required)Experience:
                        • Family or Child Advocacy: 3 years (Required)Language:
                          • Bilingual (Preferred)License/Certification:
                            • Driver's License (Preferred)Work Location:
                              • One locationWork Remotely:
                                • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Lowe's Home Improvement Stores, Bend , Head Cashier-Bend OR $16.00 to $19.00, Hospitality & Tourism , Bend, Oregon

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