Family/Health Advocate

Full Time
  • Post Date: September 30, 2020
  • Apply Before: October 1, 2022
  • Salary Range $30,000 - $50,000
  • Experience Required 2-4 Years
  • Early Childhood Industry Area Head Start
  • Minimum Qualifications CDA/Other Certificate
Job Description

This position performs a key role in three service areas, ERSEA, family/community engagement, and health services. Performs all activities in the implementation of ERSEA (Enrollment, Recruitment, Selection, Eligibility and Attendance) requirements ensuring responsiveness to the results of the Community Assessment and all applicable Head Start Performance Standards. Assists the center manager in monitoring attendance and the prohibition of suspension and expulsion. This position will work in conjunction with the program’s Health Services in assuring that all health services are met as required by federal and state regulations. Collects, inputs, and analyses data into the child enrollment, attendance system, and health system. This position facilitates parents’ knowledge and access to health, education, and social services through a referral system to community agencies in cooperation with all other disciplines (Child Development/Disabilities, Health, Mental Health, Nutrition and Administration). Assumes a key role in the compliance with Head Start Performance Standards related to ERSEA and Health.