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Head Start Family Advocate (2 Positions) Job Openings by Midcoast Maine Community Action in Brunswick

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Midcoast Maine Community Action Jobs 2021

The latest jobs is from Midcoast Maine Community Action in Brunswick. Midcoast Maine Community Action need a new worker to fill Head Start Family Advocate 2 Positions that will be placed in Brunswick. If you are extracted and want to know the formations and qualifications, please look the description below:

Job descriptionIf you enjoy working with young children and their families, consider working as HEAD START FAMILY ADVOCATE.The Family Advocate works with families of enrolled Head Start and Early Head Start students to help establish goals for personal, educational and vocational growth; identify problems and needs affecting or inhibiting the realization of these goals; and develop plans toward their achievement. Other responsibilities include: conducting comprehensive family intakes and assessments to determine risk factors for families; assisting family members in obtaining appropriate community services; and advocating on their behalf when needed.This person will perform periodic progress reviews to ensure services are being utilized in an effective and timely manner by the families and are appropriate for addressing family needs, and will work with families to make changes as necessary. The Family Advocate also participates in community outreach activities designed to assist with recruiting families and students to the Head Start and Early Head Start program.One position is located in the Newcastle Head Start center and will also work with Early Head Start families in the Bath center. The other position is located in the Brunswick Head Start center.These positions are full-time (37.5 hours per week) and are eligible for benefits. MMCA offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and disability insurance; paid vacation, sick/personal time and holidays; and a retirement plan.QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors degree in social work or related human service field required; LSW or MSW preferred.
3 years of prior experience in a related position, including experience in social service case management and supportive counseling, preferably working with low-income families.
The successful candidate should have knowledge of family systems and ability to develop rapport and establish trust and respect with families.
Must understand and maintain current knowledge of relevant laws and regulations pertaining to care of children and must also be familiar with the various state and local social services and resources available to low-income families.
Proficiency with computers related software for data entry and recording of case notes.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
Must have a client-centered focus and a commitment to providing quality services in a helpful and professional manner.
Ability to work as part of an integrated service team as well as independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to organize paperwork to meet deadlines.
Must have valid driver's license and reliable, insured transportation.

Prior to employment and periodically thereafter, must satisfactorily complete background checks to indicate no previous or current record of involvement with child abuse, neglect, or exploitation, no disqualifying criminal record, and no motor vehicle record as outlined in state regulations.Please supply a cover letter, resume with complete work history, and contact information for three professional references.MIDCOAST MAINE COMMUNITY ACTION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER.All applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, o physical or mental disability.Job Type: Full-timePay: $16.25 - $20.00 per hourBenefits:Dental insurance
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off

Schedule:8 hour shift
Monday to Friday

Work Location:Multiple locations

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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Notes :
  • All applications are appreciated and will be treated confidentially.
  • Only shortlisted candidate will be proceed on the next step.

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