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Family Advocate Early Head Start

Community Action, Inc.

The Community Action, Inc. Head Start/Early Head Start (CAI HS/EHS) program provides comprehensive early education and care services for children ages 0-5 and serves more than 300 infants, toddlers, pregnant mothers, fathers and preschoolers.
Family Advocate
(seasonal school year)
Head Start Newburyport site
We are offering a $2000 hiring bonus!
The Family Advocate (FA) position works closely with the staff and parents to provide comprehensive education and health services to children. The FA supports the parent(s) in accomplishing goals that the parent(s) set for their family. This is accomplished through home-visiting, conferencing and accountability check-ins. The FA must have good interpersonal skills including listening, a non-judgmental approach and compassion. The minimum requirements for the FA is a certification or degree in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field or willingness to obtain certification or degree within 18 months of hire. Bilingual skills English/Portuguese desired. The position is seasonal/school year, 35 hours per week 39 weeks per year. Salary range: $19.42 to $22.31 dependent upon education and experience.
Must have evidence of full COVID-19 immunization or request and approval of a religious or medical exemption.
CAI has some really great benefits! We offer family /individual major medical and dental insurance, long term disability insurance, group term life insurance, AD&D insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, paid lunch, 13 paid holidays per year, a generous sick & vacation package for employees. We don't just talk about work life balance; we live it!  
The above position require a backgrounds record check. The positions will remain open until filled.