Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Pearsall, Texas, United States

Full Time Family Service & Engagement Worker Pearsall, TX

Posted 12 days ago

Job Description

Pearsall, TX

CPLC's Early Childhood Development (ECD) programs are committed to giving every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, an opportunity to succeed in school and life. Provides early childhood development services to low income children, ages 0-3 years, and their families in educationally-stimulating learning environments.

Full Time

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

The Family Service and Engagement Worker (FSEW) will collaborate with families in a partnership process that identifies the family needs, interests, strengths, goals, and resources needed to support the family's well-being. The FSEW is the family's liaison to program and community services and will connect assigned families to services which promote healthy, safety, and economic stability. The FSEW will be expected to conduct family engagement services and activities in the family's preferred language to the extent possible. Promotes school readiness by preparing children and families for school and life success as it relates to this position. Actively supervise children by sight and sound at all times and in all environments. Maintain all health and safety regulations to create an optimum learning environment. Facilitate health practices to keep children safe in the school bus, outdoor and indoor environments.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum qualifications for the FSEW position are as follows:
  • Within eighteen months of hire, at a minimum, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field is required.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is required for Migrant programs
  • Use of computer, computer software programs (e.g., Microsoft Office, Adobe) and web-based systems required.

Preferred qualifications:
  • An Associate's degree in Early Childhood Development (ECE), social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field with 2-years' experience working in an early childhood education environment with 2 years' experience working in an early childhood education environment also preferred.
  • Experience in working with culturally diverse and low-income families.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is for the Early Head Start programs

Effective January 3, 2022, all CPLC Employees and all Service Providers, are required to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees, who are not Fully Vaccinated at the time of hire, are expected to begin a vaccination series immediately upon hire. CPLC recognizes medical and religious exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, in accordance with applicable law and upon approval by CPLC. However, any person approved for an exemption, without exception, is subject to masking, and other requirements established by CPLC from time to time.
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