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Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Head Start - Family Service Worker in Durant, Oklahoma

Head Start - Family Service Worker

Description

This position starts at $13.00/hr.

Job Summary: Promote positive family and child outcomes that nurture school readiness by supporting families in creating a Family Partnership, setting goals, and identifying strengths and needs.

Primary Tasks:

  1. Promote the importance of parent, family and community engagement in all areas of Head Start.

  2. Offer Head Start families opportunities and support for growth, helping them identify their strengths, needs and interests, setting family goals empowering them to find their own solutions.

  3. Locate resources/referrals as needed for support or provide trainings indicated by family needs and interest.

  4. Meet with families to follow-up on established plans and goals.

  5. Interact and collaborate with other community agencies to assist families to gain access to services and resources.

  6. Develop and maintain professional relationships with personnel, families and community members and show respect to the family values and culture.

  7. Attend Parent/Teacher conferences and Home Visits as designated.

  8. Monitor the safety and manage behavior of children in classroom, bus, and playground.

  9. Facilitate activities with groups and individuals using developmentally appropriate practices.

  10. Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

MINIMUM

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Ability to obtain Foundations of Case Management Certification within 18 months

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to multi-task and manage time

  • Ability to work independently with minimum follow-up

  • Effective oral and written communicate skills

  • One year of office experience

TARGET

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Services or related field

  • Foundations of Case Management Certification

  • Case Management Credential, Certification in Social Work, Human Services, Family Services Counseling or related field

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to multi-task and manage time

  • Ability to work independently with minimum follow-up

  • Effective oral and written communicate skills

  • Director’s Credential

  • Two years of office experience

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Job Education

Primary Location OK-Durant

Work Locations Durant Headstart 2752 Big Lots Pkwy Durant 74701

Full-time

Day Job

Req ID: 21009838

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