Family Engagement Specialist

Implement center and home-based training to build knowledge, increase skill set and create a continual source of lifelong learning for staff to share with families, thus supporting Performance Standards, Office of Head Start Parent, Family and Community Engagement Framework, School Readiness agency plan and Community Care Licensing.  Monitor and report all program data related to Family Services, Governance and education services for the Head Start/Early Head Start program.  Responsible for the involvement of Head Start/Early Head Start parents in governance activities.  Bachelor’s degree from any accredited college or university with major in one of the following disciplines is desired: Human Development, Family Development, Social Services, Psychology, and Sociology.  Additional experience may be substituted for education requirements.  Minimum two (2) years of case management experience in family services with Head Start, Early Head Start, Child welfare, Medical Social Work, Public Assistance, Psychiatric Social Work, or related group work and community organizations. Two (2) years’43 experience in working in a preschool setting, preferably with state and/or federal contracts. Must be fingerprinted if required by funding source or state licensing and have such records filed with the State Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing.  Possession of a valid California Driver’s License and state automobile insurance and acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout. Must have reliable transportation during work hours.   $23.43 /Hr. + benefits.  Open until filled. 

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