We are looking for dedicated professionals with experience in home visiting and a commitment to serving their community to apply for the position of Home Visitor in our Early Head Start program. The Home Visitor works to support and partner with parents from all over the world as they maneuver one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of life: parenting a child under the age of three.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The Home Visitor will:
Serve as the case manager for infants, toddlers and their parents, providing referrals and follow-ups and, if needed, participating in service staffing, and assisting in the coordination of needed organization, Part C, health and/or community services for the child’s presenting developmental, educational, and/or health needs
Form and maintain a trusting, supportive partnership with each Parent that includes clear, professional boundaries
Serve as an advocate for Early Head Start families and work with families to become advocates for their children within the community
Assist parents in strengthening their involvement in the their child’s learning by creating a home learning environment, participating in group socialization activities and volunteering on their Center Committee
Implement program’s parent education curriculum; based on parents’ interests and needs, plan and conduct parent workshops
Complete no fewer than 46 home visits and 22 group socializations, evaluating results and updating family and children’s plans
Minimum of a home-based CDA credential or comparable credential, or equivalent coursework as part of an associate's or bachelor's degree; and,
Two years of experience working with children birth to three years old
Work experience conducting home visits with an established caseload
Work experience in a Head Start, ECEAP, or Early Head Start program
Additional Salary Information: Full benefits and retirement package, paid holidays and paid leave.
About Edmonds College Head Start, ECEAP, & Early Head Start
Edmonds College is a Head Start, Early Head Start, and ECEAP grantee, serving families throughout Snohomish County in Western Washington.