Job Title:

Family Advocate (Part-Time)

Provider:

OLHSA - A Community Action Agency

Employment Type:

Family Advocate

Job Description/ Duties:

  1. Promote and support family wellness and family engagement programs to assigned Head Start families.
  2. Work as a liaison between classroom and home settings in all content areas including early education, child development, health, nutrition and mental health.
  3.   Bridge families from Early Head Start to Head Start programs and services.
  4.  Recruit eligible families throughout the community.
  5. Conduct enrollment/re-enrollment with families, including entering all data into agency database.
  6.  Provide needs assessment, goal setting, support, referrals, advocacy, case management, follow up and maintain up-to-date file documentation
  7. Ensure all health/dental screenings and follow-up for children per Head Start performance standards.
  8.  Carry out all other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

Requirements/Credentials:

  1. Bachelor degree required. A Bachelor degree in social services is preferred.
  2. One year experience working with low income, preschool families of various racial, social and cultural backgrounds.
  3.  Licenses required: Valid Michigan’s drivers licenses and reliable transportation required.
  4.  Bilingual in Spanish a plus
  5. Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job.
  6. Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.

 

How to Apply:

Human Resources

Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency

196 Cesar E. Chavez Ave.

P.O. Box 430598

Pontiac, MI 48343-0598

Email: employment@olhsa.org

(248) 209-2615 FAX

Website: www.olhsa.org