COMMUNITY ACTION

Kearney , NE
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Family Service Assistant

COMMUNITY ACTION
Kearney, NE Full-time
Posted on August 24, 2019

Family Service Assistant

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit eligible families, including children with disabilities, maintain a waitlist and generate enrollment acceptance letters.
  • Maintain funded enrollment, replace open slots within 30 days of opening, and maintain a waitlist throughout the program year.
  • Ensure behavioral/emotional, hearing, vision, dental and physical screenings (TB & lead) are completed within the required time frame.
  • Provide information to families regarding community events, parent education classes, and other items of importance.
  • Assist in ensuring nonfederal match is met and pursue partnerships with community resources.
  • Recruit and maintain Policy Council representatives and alternates, provide transportation to required meetings, and communicate agenda, minutes, and meetings dates to members.
  • Assist in the classroom during staff absences, or as needed.
  • Ability to be a team player as well as work independently to meet the needs of our children and families.

Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent; previous experience working with families to include family goal setting, identification and referral to community resources, and curriculum planning. Prefer degree and/or experience in Early Childhood Education or related field such as social work, health or human services.