Head Start Family Support Specialist

Keystone Human Services Harrisburg , PA 17101

Posted 3 weeks ago

Keystone Human Services is the parent organization of six nonprofit subsidiary companies. We work to create an environment where all people, regardless of ability, can grow, make choices and be valued and contributing members of the community. In this vision, we see the welfare of all people being vested in the welfare of each individual. Our services include the areas of intellectual disabilities, autism, mental health, Head Start, and an internationally accredited service dog program.

Sign On Bonus Eligible

Capital Area Head Start is seeking full time Family Support Specialist to join our mission in providing a comprehensive child development program designed to give children a head start in life, empowering parents and strengthening families. If you have the passion and heart to make a difference and uplift communities, Head Start is the place for you!

The Family Support Specialist is responsible for providing direct services to families with multiple and complex needs. Services include education, home visits, goal development, access to community resources and attendance monitoring and support.

Position Details/Benefits:

  • $11.74 per hour, pay may increase based on education and/or experience

  • Salaried, Non Exempt position, Standard biweekly salary paid throughout the entire year

  • Schedule is based on the school year and does not require work during the summer months

  • Knowing you make a difference everyday

  • Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K and more

  • Generous paid time off program

  • Mileage reimbursement

  • Extensive training and learning opportunities

  • Career development and advancement opportunities

  • $500 sign on bonus per incentive guidelines

Minimum Educational Requirements:(One of the following)

  • High school diploma or equivalent and 2 years of experience working with at risk families

  • Associates degree in human services and 1 year of experience working with at risk families

  • Bachelor's degree in social work or related field

Additional Minimum Requirements:

  • Valid credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or related field or the ability to obtain one within 18 months of employment

  • Significant experience/knowledge regarding community resources including emergency assistance providers, understanding of community systems and programs and ability to navigate/access them with families

  • Basic computer skills, ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and learn web based systems

  • Ability to maintain tracking systems, analyze data, create written materials and form templates

  • Valid driver's license and access to properly insured vehicle, or public transportation

  • Successful completion of pre-employment process, including Criminal History, MVR, Child Abuse and FBI clearances

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bi/multi-lingual

  • Participation in Head Start or Early Head Start

Keystone Human Services is committed to an inclusive workplace that does not discriminate against race, nationality, religion, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law. We believe in diversity and encourage any qualified individual to apply.

Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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