Kids and Company of Linn County (Kidco Head Start/Early Head Start) provides a comprehensive preschool program in Linn and Benton counties for children from low-income families and children with special needs. Kidco Head Start is now accepting applications for the following position in Linn and Benton counties:
WAGE: $14.55 per hour w/ 6% increase for demonstrated Bilingual Spanish/English proficiency.
HOURS: 35 to 40 hours per week depending on placement/classified non-exempt
BENEFITS: Employer-paid medical, dental and life insurance, paid vacations, holidays, sick/personal leave, and job-related training opportunities
Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred. Associates degree; or High School Diploma/GED and two years’ experience in the social services field; or satisfactory combination of education and experience. Must complete social service credential within 18 months of hire. Preferred qualification: completed credential or certificate in social work, human services, family services, counseling or related field.
Experience establishing/maintaining effective working relationships with children, parents, staff, agencies and the public.
Family Partnership Building: Enroll families into the program and share information about transitioning to Head Start; assist families in the development of Family Partnership goals and other necessary follow up; assess family goals and provide recommendation and referral for relevant community resources; provide crisis intervention as needed. Conduct regularly scheduled home visits.
Recordkeeping and Reporting: document and track follow up needs, Family Partnership Goals; document all significant parent contacts and home visits; document support consultation to teachers regarding particular concerns with families at scheduled staffing; report, document and monitor child abuse; ensure up to date documentation in agency database and family file; complete all local, regional and federal reporting requirements in a timely and accurate manner.
Please note: A program application is required.
Questions: Human Resource Department 541-451-1581 x115 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This institution is an equal opportunity provider
Kids and Company of Linn County reserves the right to cancel this recruitment without notice