Family Advocate (Bilingual Spanish Required) - 10248

Acelero Learning | Camden, NJ


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Posted Date 12/20/2021
Expiration Date1/19/2022

The mission of Acelero Learning is to bring a relentless focus on positive child and family outcomes to close the achievement gap and build a better future for children, families, and communities served by the Head Start program. Acelero Learning is a pioneering provider of early childhood education and family engagement services through our three business units, all focused on closing the achievement gap for thousands of Head Start children and families across the country. With over $50 million in revenue and unparalleled child outcome data, we are both one of the largest and one of the most innovative companies in our space.

Are you a socially conscious, dedicated individual who is committed to building a better future for children, families, and their communities? If so, join us as we support early childhood education programs across the country to create positive outcomes for the children and families served.

Working as a Family Advocate at Acelero Learning Learning gives you the opportunity to give back to your local community by engaging and supporting the families and children in our program. You will empower parents to have an active partnership in their child's path to kindergarten readiness. Are you ready to make this impact?

Job Responsibilities:
• Engage families as partners in their children’s healthy development and school readiness
• Engage in a process of collaborative partnership building with families of children receiving (Early) Head Start services
• Foster a sense of community and sense of belonging among families in order to strengthen social capital
• Build relationships that will enhance communication and collaboration among internal and external stakeholders
• Effectively manage workload and ensure accurate record-keeping and documentation
• Ensure the eligibility, selection, and enrollment processes adhere to HSPS and Shine Early Learning ISP/PP

Job Requirements:
• Previous experience working with vulnerable families
• The commitment and passion for achieving positive child and family outcomes through high-quality family engagement
• Associate’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services, Family Services, Counseling, or a related field, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• Reliable personal transportation as travel from site to site is required, locally or long-distance up to 10% of the time for work-related meetings and functions
• An eagerness to adopt our values: Embracing Diversity, Teamwork & Community, Data-Informed Learning, Open Communication, and Follow-Through

This position earns $17.31/hr and the work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm.This position is eligible for our FEARLESS pay initiative between June 1- December 15, 2021. During this time, the rate of pay for this position is $19.31 per hour.

FEARLESS Distribution Payment: This position may also be eligible for a FEARLESS distribution payment of up to $500 subject to meeting policy criteria.

FEARLESS stands for Full Enrollment And Retention, Lifting Employees' Spirits

Why Acelero Learning or Shine Early Learning?
• Ability to make an impact in the lives of the children, families, and partners we serve
• Career growth and professional development opportunities
• Supportive working environment
• Average of 5 weeks of paid time off during 1st year of employment
• Comprehensive benefits, including 401K matching and 100% vesting program

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse and healthy work place.


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