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Family Advocate

Company: TrulyHired
Location: Punta Gorda
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

PCN 0626109912Calendar 194/Hrs 7.5Paygrade 5 - $17.50/HrCharlotte County Public Schools boasts a competitive compensation packag for employees. This package includes a robust employee benefits offering with access to plan options for supplemental and options plans. CCPS offers plan members an onsite Wellness Center. The Wellness Center provides no-cost preventative care, low-cost acute care appointments, behavioral health services, and prescription dispensing for select prescriptions at no additional cost! If an eligible employee does not need medical coverage, CCPS has a paid benefit opt-out option.Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Human Services, or related field
  • Ability and interest to work with children, families, other employees, and the public Proficient use of technology
  • Meets Head Start performance standards for Health Screening Performance Responsibilities:1. Learns and follows Charlotte County Public Schools Head Start policies and procedures as related to the Head Start/EarlyHead Start Performance Standards.2. Develops the Family Partnership Agreement with families.3. Documents information obtained through family contacts, disabilities service, and health screenings.4. Maintains up-to-date child master files on all assigned children.5. Assists with workshops and Parent Committee meetings.6. Assists the Head Start Director in implementing all parent activities.7. Assists families with verbal and written communication with community service providers, businesses or employers.8. Takes direction from Family and Health Services Coordinators.9. Provides family support services to assigned families as needed and makes appropriate referrals and follow-up.10. Makes home visits to families.11. Practices and models appropriate child behavior management techniques.12. Establishes partnerships with community agencies and utilizes community resources.13. Develops collaborative partnerships with parents to establish mutual trust and to identify family goals, strengths andnecessary services or support.14. Observes children in classrooms and provides additional classroom support as appropriate, including class coverage.15. Works collaboratively with teachers and parents to maintain consistent attendance.16. Works collaboratively to plan and implement parent involvement programs for Pre-K families.17. Meets with Head Start instructors periodically and documents with Family Advocate Teacher (FAT) Reports.18. Assists with identifying, selecting, recruiting, and enrolling eligible children in the Early Childhood Programs.19. Assists with sensory, health, and dental screenings.20. Assists with transportation for families as needed for health and human services medical appointments and other necessitiesrelated to the program.21. Establishes/maintains positive, professional relationships with parents, always treating them with respect and privacy.22. Maintains confidentiality at all times, within and outside of the program.23. Flexes schedule to meet the needs of parents and program.24. Performs other job-related functions as may be assigned.Full job description can be found: information can be found here: information can be found here: eligibility will be determined and communicated to new hires during the onboarding process. Charlotte County Schools promotes Equal Educational and Employment Opportunities.
    • Position Type:Full-time
    • Positions Available:1Job Category :Online > OnlineJob Requirements
      • No experience requiredContact Information
        • Adrienne McElroy
        • 1445 Education Way
        • Port Charlotte,Florida 33948
          • Phone: 941-255-0808
          • Email: click here

Keywords: TrulyHired, Cape Coral , Family Advocate, Other , Punta Gorda, Florida

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