Job Posting OPEN
Home Visitor, Early Head Start
Reports to: Family
Full-time, Non-Exempt, for 37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year with benefits
Start Date—June 2021
Job Function: Provides for the delivery of appropriate child development activities
to infants, toddlers, pregnant women, and their families in a Home Based
Program. EHS Home Visitors help parents grow in parenting skills, problem
solving, coping skills, knowledge of child development, and advocacy skills or
their children and themselves. EHS Home Visitors develop partnerships with
families which facilitate parental understanding of children’s developmental
needs and their role in meeting those needs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
Other duties may be assigned.
Recruit and complete intake process for participants for the Early
Head Start Program.
Work with families on an individualized basis to identify family
goals, strengths and necessary services and supports, and to track progress in
achieving family goals.
Coordinates or refer families through formal or informal networking in
Participates in intensive staff pre-service, in-service, and
Prepare, and implement individually tailored activities for infants,
toddlers, pregnant women, and their families during weekly home visits.
Monitor absenteeism and provide necessary follow-up and family support
plan and document steps taken and progress.
Maintains and updates child’s file and ensures that all documentation
is current. Record, monitor and follow-up on referrals for support services for
Implement, and oversee program-wide Family Events.
Maintain planning and communications systems which assure that
information is processed in a timely manner to parties needing that
Prepare and disseminate required reports to supervisor.
Work closely with the Family Engagement Assistant to follow the
reflective supervision model.
Communicate regularly with the Family Engagement Assistant and other
Head Start support staff.
Assist families in crisis
Offer at least 18 group socializations per year.
Fulfill role as mandated reporter as stated in Child Abuse and Neglect
Education and/or Experience
Minimum of a home-based CDA credential or
comparable credential, or equivalent coursework as part of an associate’s or
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Acceptable NYS Driver's License.
Clearance through the NYS Maltreatment Registry. Annual Physical
Examination, TB Test and Fingerprinting for criminal background
Physical Demands & Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently
required to stand; walk; use hands to 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, visits, etc.
as necessary and requested
The noise level in the work environment is
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.
Deadline: Interested candidates should apply using the application link or forward
a resume and letter of interest no later than Thursday, May 13, 2021 via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or at the Main Office, 32 N. Main St., Cortland, NY 13045.