The EHS home-based option is a method of service delivery that capitalizes on the home as the young child's primary learning environment. This position is responsible for planning and implementing a child development and family support program in the home-based setting.
The Family Support Coordinator (FSC) must demonstrate relationship-based practices when working with children and their families. The FSC works with peers to facilitate the group socialization experience (parent-child playgroup) at the Early Head Start center. Programming also involves providing parenting education and connecting families to health and social services including providing early intervention service coordination where assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Associates Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or related field and one year experience in childcare or early childhood setting, or working with families with young children is required. Bachelors Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or related field is preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Employees in this position must possess reliable transportation, a valid driver license, and CPR and First Aid Certificates. A Family Service Worker, CDA, Parents as Teachers Educator, or PITC credential is preferred and may be required once hired.