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Position Title: Assessment Worker
Department: Family Strengthening
Salary: $3,000 monthly
FTE Classification: 37.5 hours/week, FTE Non-Exempt
Report To: Program Manager
Location: Fresno, CA and Kerman, CA
Job Announcement: Centro La Familia Advocacy Services is seeking a qualified candidate to implement its Home Visitation Initiative Program through its Neighborhood Resource Center in the target community. The goal of the program is to engage parents for this voluntary service and implement home visitations to address the diverse needs of children and families at risk, including child abuse prevention and intervention and working to ensure that children and families can reach their full potential. The program utilizes the evidence-based home visitation model, Health Families America (HFA) and the Growing Great Kids (GGK) curriculum. This position is funded by the Fresno County Department of Social Services.
Position Summary: The assessment worker will work with home visitors to implement, track, and measure intake forms, assessments and surveys conducted in the Home Visitation Initiative program. Using the HFA model and GGK curriculum, the program will provide home visitation services to first time parents or parents with children under the age of two. For each family, services will consist of at least one home visit per week for the first six months after the child’s birth. After the first six months, visits may be less frequent and based on families’ needs. Visits will last one hour minimum and services will be offered prenatally or at birth and continue through the first three to five years of life. Services will address reducing child maltreatment, improving parent-child interactions and children's social-emotional well-being, and promoting children’s school readiness. Assessment workers will serve as support staff to ensure that families are engaged and receive appropriate intake processes and assessments. The assessment worker will work with home visitors to track progress on intake assessments and conduct community outreach and linkage activities.
Qualifications: Candidate must possess excellent written and verbal communication, ability to follow-through, and be detail-oriented. Candidate must be organized, professional, and able to work in a fast-paced, multi-faceted environment. Candidate must be proficient in the use of technology to collect, analyze and manage program data as well as computer literate in Windows platform; proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Google Applications. Candidate must possess the ability to maintain good recordkeeping and documentation, good presentation skills, and have the capacity to be self-motivated. It is mandatory to meet employment eligibility requirements of the organization.
Required Education: Minimum Associate’s Degree in Child Development.
Required Experience: Minimum two-years experience in home visitation/parent education programs working with and/or providing services to children and families. Knowledgeable in home visitation, parent education, child development, and parent infant toddler care. Worked with and implemented appropriate lesson plans, curriculum and/or assessments.
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Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $3,000.00 /month