FAMILY WORKER

Qualifications

  • AAS Degree in Human Services or Related Discipline
  • Previous experience in community advocacy or social services preferred
  • Bilingual Abilities (English/Spanish) a plus

Responsibilities/Duties

Advocate for and work with Head Start families in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards.  Work with the parents of the Head Start enrolled children to strengthen the family’s knowledge of community resources to link families with appropriate agencies and services.      

Terms of Employment

Requirements that must be satisfied prior to hire:
Proof of Degree/Certification and Experience Required to meet the Qualifications for position
FBI Fingerprints; PA DHS Registration; Service Code 1KG756
Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
Successful completion of Pre-Employment Physical Examination which includes a Tuberculosis screening (arrangements made upon conditional offer of employment)

Location, Hours & Salary:
WILKES-BARRE – 23 Beekman Street, Wilkes-Barre
Full Time, 37.5hrs/wk, Non-Exempt Status
Salary/Hourly: $14.60
Bilingual Adjustment 5%, if applicable

Fringe Benefits:
Enrollment into agency Health Insurance plan after 90 days with Geisinger Solutions Extra HMO and Guardian Dental and VSP Vision, HRA plan included/Cash Out Option Available
Retirement plan 401(k) with 7% agency contribution and Employee Roth option
PAID Holidays immediately (20-25/yr), with extended holiday break between Christmas-New Year
PAID Sick Time
PAID Personal Time
PAID Training Opportunities
Flexible Benefits – Medical/ Dependent Care Spending, and much more!

Our employees…
…receive attractive salaries and unique career opportunities;
…do meaningful work that is constantly changing and evolving;
…enjoy successful careers without sacrificing their personal lives;
…enjoy limitless opportunities for professional growth;
…work in an environment of professional respect.

Reports To

Center Manager – Direct Supervisor with technical assistance from the Family Engagement, Health/Nutrition, Enrollment Teams

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