As the first settlement house in the nation and for over 130 years, University Settlement has been empowering New York residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to improve the community as a whole.
The Early Head Start and Head Start Program provides comprehensive child and family development services through home visits, center-based classrooms and case management. The program provides family support services and advocacy to low-income pregnant women and families with children birth to three.
What You Will Be Doing:
Manage a caseload of families and conduct home visits
Coordinate parent/family involvement with Parent Provider conference workshops and activities
Take some program-wide responsibilities that may include annual events, parent/child groups, etc.
Develop consistent, stable and supportive relationships with families and children
Develop an individualized plan addressing needs and provide services
Provide appropriate referrals and follow-up with families and service providers
Provide workshops to families and staff
Assist in the recruitment of families
Assist in developing the Parent Council and other parent support groups
Maintain proper documentation on families and children
You have a strong commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion
You have 2+ years of experience working with families and child development birth to three.
You are Bilingual English/Cantonese or English/Mandarin.
You have a BA in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Human Development or related field.
Additional Salary Information: Mid 30s
Why you should join our team:
You’re part of a mission driven organization that empowers and advocates for the community
20 days of vacation, 2 personal days, and 12 sick days
Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
403b retirement plan with up to 6% match
Internal Number: 1894
About University Settlement Society of NY
University Settlement is one of New York City's most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For 130 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, senior services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 30 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to improve the community as a whole.