MUST HAVE BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN FAMILY/HUMAN SERVICES, SOCIAL WORK, FAMILY HEALTH, SOCIOLOGY, PSYCHHOLOGY, OR A RELATED FIELD WITH EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH YOUNG CHILDREN AND/OR PARENTS.
Parent Educator/Home Visitor is responsible for maintaining a regular and positive long-term relationship with families. The goal is to establish a trusting relationship with parents and to assist in strengthening parent-child relationships.
Parent Educator assists parents in improving their skills to optimize the home environment and parenting practices that promote the optimal development of children.
Assists in increasing the family support system and increase the family's ability to problem solve and assume the role of advocating for themselves and their children.
Assists family in establishing goals and a plan for the accomplishment of those goals. Interventions are family-centered and strength-based.
Identify and refer to other supportive agencies, including healthcare appointments.
Responsible for the coordination of all social service, health, and program activities.
Responsible to schedule workshops and special events for parents.
Assist in the fulfillment of ensuring compliance of the Parent as Teachers (PAT) standards and requirements.
Must be detail-oriented, able to take initiative, and have excellent written and oral skills.
Must be able to multi-task and be highly organized, dependable, and professional. Ability to collect, enter, and analyze data.
Experience preferred in working with children and/or families.
This position requires valid Driver’s License.