Is this position exempt from overtime pay?
Works with selected families to identify and arrange for delivery of community-based services related to adult education, parenting workshops, early identification and special education services, health services, child care, and other aspects of service coordination and family support. Works with the Judy Center Program Manager to design and implement program activities. This is a 12-month grant funded position for one year and is dependent on annual funding approval.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
1. Under supervision, assists in the design and implementation of Judy Center program activities.
2. Works with families to identify needs and arrange for services related to adult education, parenting workshops, early identification and special education services, health services, child care, and other aspects of service coordination and family support.
3. In collaboration with Program Manager, collects, maintains and analyzes data related to services provided to families and children.
4. Assists in the preparation of reports for the Board of Education, the community, and MSDE.
5. Collects and analyzes service coordination and family support data.
6. Conducts home visits as necessary to assist parents and young children in their home setting. May accompany staff from Child Find or Infants and Toddler's Program to evaluate the functional level of a baby or young child, or to assess the social service or other family or adult service needs.
7. Act as a Family Advocate in SST, IEP, and RST meetings held at the school on an as needed basis.
8. Provide Social Emotional Foundations of Early Learning sessions to Judy Center families, Prekindergarten, and Kindergarten students.
9. Attends partner meetings and parent teacher conferences as needed.
10. Maintains case management folders for each family receiving services from the Judy Center.
11. Makes referrals to agencies on behalf of families and documents all referrals made.
12. Identifies resources in the community and maintains an updated resource binder that families can access.
13. Facilitates playgroups in the absence of the Program Facilitator.
14. Performs other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made on request to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, or other area related to the responsibilities of the position.
- Two (2) years of experience in social work, social service delivery or related field
- Experience in case management services and service coordination
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Experience working with young children and their families.
- Knowledge of and ability to work in partnership with community agencies and programs.
- Ability to relate to families.
- Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with parents, partners, and volunteers.
- Demonstrated knowledge of working with students of various ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.
- Ability to independently implement, direct, and supervise a model program.
- Availability to work flexible hours that may extend into the early evening and to drive to meetings.
- Experience working with grant programs.
- Must possess high energy, excellent human relations, and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively work and communicate with diverse populations.
- Ability to employ business technology tools (e.g. E-mail, AACPS Intranet, electronic benefits enrolment tool, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).
- Possess a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license and have daily access to a car.
Career Ladder Requirements
- As required by the duties and responsibilities of the job.