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Bilingual Head Start Home Based Visitor

To apply for this job, please contact Natalie Link at HR@ccdenver.org.

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Contact Natalie Link
EmailHR@ccdenver.org
Websitehttp://ccdenver.org
PositionBilingual Head Start Home Based Visitor
OrganizationCatholic Charities
LocationDenver, CO 80211
Closing dateMarch 30, 2017
Salary
StatusFull Time
TypeDirector
Application requirementsCompensation/Benefits
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Denver offers a comprehensive benefits package. Please visit our website at www.ccdenver.org for more information.

How To Apply
How can YOU be a part of our organization? The quickest way is to apply online by clicking on the specific position in which you are interested. Resumes can also be emailed to hr@ccdenver.org or faxed to 303-742-4431. We only accept resumes/applications for current openings.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcome
qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, faith, gender,
age, marital status, or veteran status.

We conduct background checks as part of our hiring process.

Pre-employment drug screen required.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Consistent with applicable laws, Catholic Charities makes all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship without regard to race, color, sex, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship, the presence of any physical or mental disability of someone otherwise qualified, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. Discrimination and/or harassment based on any of those factors are inconsistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated. This policy of non-discrimination applies to all aspects application procedures, hiring, advancement, transfers, reductions in force, discharge, compensation, training, or other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.

Mission: As the charitable arm of the Archdiocese of Denver and inspired by God's love and compassion, Catholic Charities extends the healing ministry of Jesus Christ to the poor and those in need.

Vision: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Denver will continue to anticipate and stimulate support for your services, provide those services effectively and faithfully and through our charitable ministry seek to influence the political, social and cultural environments in which we serve.
Description & SkillsSUMMARY

Enrolls families into the program. Plans, schedules and implements home visits and socializations with families to assist them with the development of their children under the premise that parents are the first and most influential educators of their children.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Plans and develops with parents an individualized program for their family, through establishing a caring professional relationship and a climate of mutual trust and respect through weekly home visits.
Works with families to strengthen their knowledge of child development; helps parents understand how children learn and grow; plans and conducts appropriate activities together with parents that meet their child’s intellectual, physical, emotional and social needs.
Works with parents to strengthen the family’s knowledge of health and nutrition, by integrating health and nutrition education into the program, coordinating with other staff and parents health screenings for family members and providing information and referrals, if necessary.
Assists parents in strengthening their knowledge of community resources and supports parents in developing problem solving skills.
Provides developmental screenings and information to parents and families and provides referrals to other agencies when appropriate.
Plans and implements the appropriate number of socializations according to Head Start Performance Standards.
Maintains accurate and timely program data to meet reporting requirements. Enters data and generates reports.
Ensures accurate and complete records are maintained.
Completes necessary administrative duties (paperwork, etc.) timely and accurately.
Works with parents to develop weekly home visit activity plans based on each child’s developmental assessment and the Family Partnership Agreement.
Manages and informs parents of scheduled field trips, extra curricular activities and other scheduled activities.
Prepares and submits internal and external reports and documentation in accordance with federal, state and local regulations, guidelines and operating standards.
Provides crisis intervention including, but not limited to, child abuse reporting.
Provides guidance to parents volunteering in group activities.
Supports, promotes and adheres to Catholic Charities’ vision, mission, values and Code of Ethics
Reflects Catholic Charities’ commitment to treating all persons with dignity and respect.
Maintains confidentiality of client and agency information.
Regular and predictable attendance.
Uses creativity and innovation in program development and service delivery.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Good steward of Agency human, financial and capital resources
Participates effectively as a team member through communication, cooperation, information sharing and problem solving.
Participates in staff trainings and programs as required.
Any other tasks or duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in applying the practices and principles of child development and early childhood education; child health, safety, and nutrition; adult learning; and family dynamics.
Skilled in communicating with and motivating people, including people whose first language is not English
Must be knowledgeable of all Head Start Program Performance Standards
Able to communicate effectively orally and in writing in English and Spanish
Ability to effectively manage time and meet deadlines within established timeframes
Ability to use computer programs such as Excel and Word, as well as use of internet applications to enter data, generate reports, research resources, and create communications.
Ability to remain calm in an emergency and/or confrontational situation.
Ability to calm others under stressful or confrontational conditions.
Knowledge of the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and the appropriate techniques and practices for the client population.
Ability to interact effectively as a team member and independently with Agency staff and with a diverse client base.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and 6 months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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To apply for this job, please contact Natalie Link at HR@ccdenver.org.


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