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Family Services Support Worker
Services Support Worker
Reports to: Family
Full-time, Non-Exempt, for 37.5 hours per week, Program Year (44 weeks per year
with summers off) with benefits
Job Function: Supports the overall operation of the Family Services functional area,
while assisting with Home Visitor & Family Advocate Duties. Responsible for assisting in implementing the
home visiting, family partnership, and family engagement functions of the Head
Start/ Early Head Start program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
Other duties may be assigned.
Recruits and complete intake process for participants in the program.
Assist in implementing and overseeing program wide Family Events.
Support Family Services Coordinator & Assistant as needed.
Shadow Home Visitors and Family Advocates and fill in as needed,
fulfilling HV & FA job requirements such as, but not limited to:
families on an individualized basis to identify family goals, strengths and
necessary services and supports.
or refer families through formal or informal networking in the community.
and follow-up on referrals for support services for reporting requirements.
the delivery of appropriate child development activities to infants, toddlers
and their families in the Home Based option.
families on parenting skills, problem solving, coping skills, knowledge of
child development, and advocacy skills for their children and themselves.
absenteeism and provide necessary follow-up/ family support plan and
documenting steps taken and progress
parents are involved in the development of the program services for children,
including home visits; parent conferences; the delivery of health care services
to children; the development of the curriculum; planning, implementing and
evaluating services for children with special needs.
planning and communications systems which assure that information is processed
in a timely manner to parties needing that information.
and disseminate required reports to supervisor.
regularly with the Family Services Coordinator, Family Services Assistant and
other Head Start support staff.
in intensive staff pre-service, in-service, and orientation sessions.
role as mandated reporter as stated in Child Abuse and Neglect Policy.
Education and/or Experience
Associate's degree (A. A.) in Human Services or Early Childhood, or
related field or equivalent; plus minimum of two years experience in Human
Services; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Acceptable NYS Driver's License. Clearance through the NYS
Maltreatment Registry. Must complete Dare Care regulation trainings as
required. UPK classroom teacher must possess NYS initial or professional
Physical Demands & Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently
required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands
and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally
required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must
occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
Must be able to travel to all Head Start
sites, training, children homes, etc. as necessary and requested.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
CAPCO is an Equal
Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate against employees or applicants
for employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to:
veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, age, and physical or mental disability. CAPCO will make
reasonable accommodations for qualified candidates in adherence of the
Americans with Disabilities Act and New York Human Rights Act.
Application Deadline: Interested
candidates should apply using the application link and/or forward a resume and
letter of interest to the HR Director, Greg Richards, no later than Friday, September 27, 2019