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Program Support Floater
position, Non-Exempt, for 37.5 hours per week, 46 weeks per year (Program-Year
with summers off) with benefits.
To facilitate and perform under the guidance of the Nutrition Manager, Health
Coordinator, Family Services Coordinator, and Education Services area, stated
job duties, responsibilities, and support functions of the functional area
components of the Head Start/Early Head Start Program while abiding by all Head
Start Performance Standards and NYS Child Care regulations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
include the following.
Other duties may be assigned.
for the following as needed and designated routine duties of the different
functional areas of the Head Start/Early Head Start Program:
Aid Bags, lock boxes and Blood Spill Kits with necessary items for each
care items for each classroom, following the distribution procedures for such
tracking book for vision and hearing screenings. Determine which children need
a vision & hearing screening following procedures to ensure 45 day
requirements are completed on time.
hearing screenings using the MAICO OAE machine; complete vision screenings
using the SPOT screener. Complete other hearing and vision screenings as needed
in a timely manner.
hearing and vision screening procedures, including notifying staff at all
HS/EHS centers of dates hearing and vision screenings will be completed.
health and safety checklist monthly for all HS/EHS centers, entering all
findings into Child Plus database in a timely manner and sending Excel
spreadsheet report to the Health Services Coordinator.
heights and weights in the fall and spring for all children enrolled in the
monthly inventory of health services supply cabinet and inform Health Services
Coordinator of any needed items.
Cavity Free Kids curriculum and correlating with Children’s Dental Health
Month, complete dental education for children and families, including at PAG
meeting per the request of the Family Services component.
Serve as a
community liaison to the Health Services Community on behalf of the HS/EHS
Program. Attend all required trainings and community meetings/events, including
school and community health fairs while overseeing any HS/EHS health and/or
nutrition displays and educational booths.
all Federal Head Start Performance Standards and NYS Child Care regulations.
agency procedures for reporting suspected child abuse and neglect.
adequate inventory and food supplies on a daily basis.
Nutrition Manager with inventory system and various administrative kitchen
duties as necessary.
pack list of food and good supplies for centers, efficiently packing food and
food supplies for centers while organizing according to delivery schedule for
easy delivery accessibility.
and food supplies to center sites as necessary.
responsibilities in the CAPCO kitchen and center kitchen sites as substitute
necessary in the CAPCO kitchen and center kitchen sites, including the dish washing
and sanitation of various kitchen items and sanitation of kitchen areas.
work in HS/EHS center classrooms to provide overall support and assistance to
classroom staff, including the maintenance of appropriate NYS child care
provide break relief to designated classroom staff.
Family Services function of the HS/EHS Program through supporting Family
Advocates with the facilitation of family and classroom activities.
Education and/or Experience
diploma or general education degree (GED); plus or one to three months related
experience and/or training in human services; or equivalent combination of
education and experience. Must have the ability to interpret and record data,
including but not limited to nutrition and health data.
Selected candidates must be or receive through onboarding
process clearance through the NYS
Maltreatment Registry, Annual Physical Examination, TB Test and Fingerprinting
for criminal background.