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Extended Family Services Advocate - Twin Falls

Company: Community Council of Idaho, Inc.
Location: Twin Falls
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Extended Seasonal Full-Time
Non-Exempt/Hourly
Vacancy to fill: 1

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (This is not an exhaustive list of all duties/responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned)

  • Provide direct health and social services to children & families by:
o Conducting enrollment procedures and identifying and addressing immediate needs

o Gathering child health and development information and conducting screenings under state, federal and other applicable regulations

o Establishing trusting relationships

o Conducting home visits

o Communicating effectively and assessing individual family strengths and needs to assist families in setting and achieving goals

  • Promote, organize and facilitate educative trainings and meetings following MSHS parent curriculum, Center Health Service Advisory Committee (HSAC), center parent meetings, and UCLA Health Literacy Program for parents
  • Collaboratively develop service plans under guidelines of CC Idaho's FAM
  • Monitor individual case requirements, compile data, referrals and follow-ups to regularly discuss the status with Center Management Team during Family Advocacy Meetings (FAM) or as needed
  • Knowledge of recruitment procedures, and techniques
  • Maintain contact and working relationships with community partnerships to advocate for and refer enrolled children when a health, dental or nutrition concern is identified
  • Stay current on community, state and agency resources and services available to clients
  • Attend and participate at local network group committees to represent MSHS program in health, dental and nutrition needs of migrant farm workers
  • Develop, prepare and maintain family records, documents, files, reports, databases,
  • Work a variety of hours and be able to travel for training purposes
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and remain calm and professional under pressure
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical functions and administer budget and project expenditures
  • Maintain standards of confidentiality of CC Idaho clients and records
  • Perform all work duties and activities in compliance with CC Idaho, state, federal and Head Start Performance standards and regulations
Qualifications

Required

High School Diploma or GED
Must obtain family development credential within 18 months of hire

Two or more years in community-based services or related experience

Ability to read, speak, and write in both English/Spanish in a business setting

Current driver's license and proof of auto insurance

Must pass physical examination and background checks, including state day care clearance

Must obtain clearance of Tuberculosis

Must obtain First Aid and CPR certification

Preferred

Associate degree in early childhood education, social services, business administration or related field

Keywords: Community Council of Idaho, Inc., Twin Falls , Extended Family Services Advocate - Twin Falls, Other , Twin Falls, Idaho

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