Head Start Family and Health Coordinator job Milton Pennsylvania
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Head Start Family and Health Coordinator Job

Employer Name: Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit SpiderID: 9102869
Location: Milton, Pennsylvania Date Posted: 11/7/2019
Wage: 13.33 - 16.00 hour Category: Social Services
Job Code: 4485
Number Of Openings: 1

Job Description:

JOB LOCATION: Position will based in Milton but requires travel to the CSIU Head Start programs within Northumberland County.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS: The Head Start Family and Health Coordinator reports to the Head Start/Early Head Start Family and Health Team Supervisor and in his/her absence, to the Head Start Programs Manager.

JOB DEFINITION: The Head Start Family and Health Coordinatorís main responsibilities are to facilitate relationships between the home, the parents, and community agencies in the areas of health, nutrition and social services and to coordinate enrollment activities to maintain full enrollment in the Head Start program.


Social Services
Be familiar with current Head Start regulations, policies and legislation in the fields of social services, parent involvement, health and nutrition.
Organize and coordinate parent/family participation through parent meetings, Policy Council, committee meetings, trainings and other Head Start related activities.
Acquaint staff and parents with existing network of social service agencies, and help families locate needed services.
Identify needs as expressed by the family, make appropriate referrals, complete necessary records and follow-up.
Coordinate with outside agencies as needed.
Attend trainings as required.

Assist parents in obtaining required health and dental records for individual children.
Coordinate, and implement sensory and other health screenings for children.
Attend and facilitate parent participation in the Bi-annual Health Advisory Meeting (HAC).
Coordinate transportation for health services.

Establish and maintain an outreach recruitment process, which systematically ensures enrollment of eligible children.
Verify income documentation in order to determine program eligibility.
Fill enrollment vacancies as quickly as possible: always within 30 days of the vacancy occurring.
Follow all federal regulations related to ERSEA (Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance).
Monitor classroom attendance and work with families to eliminate barriers to regular attendance for all children.

Maintain current physical on a biennial schedule.

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Substitute in the classroom as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Minimum requirement is one of the following:
Bachelorís degree in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field;
Associate degree social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field and two (2) to three (3) years relevant experience.
Must have an interest in and concern for children and their families.
Must be able to communicate effectively with staff members, children and their families and community representatives.
Must be willing to learn to operate the machines used for screening purposes. Bi-lingual in Spanish and English preferred.


Current, approved Act 34 (PA State Police), Act 151 (PA Child Abuse Registry) and Act 114-FBI Fingerprint clearances are required and must be renewed at appropriate, specific intervals pursuant to Act 153 of 2014 (revised Act 15 of 2015).
Current, approved Act 126 Mandated Reporter Training certificate showing completion of a minimum of three (3) hours training every five (5) years.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUIREMENTS: This professional is required to keep abreast of current trends relating to social, human or family services. Additionally, they must attend regularly scheduled full staff meetings, participate in local and state training that is pertinent to their job assignment and participate in Head Start initiatives and CSIU sponsored activities.


Must have the ability to travel to offsite work locations.
Must be able to arrive on schedule at various locations over a wide geographic area and perform required home visits.
Must have strength and ability to carry equipment long distances (approximately 30 lbs.).
Must be able to tolerate some bending, stooping and squatting.
Must be able to assist children with self-help skills.


This is a full time, non-exempt position. Staff work 207 days per year, 5 days per week, 7.5 hours per day schedule. This may include evening meeting and overnight trips.
Attendance at work is a requirement of this position; any and all absences must be approved by the immediate supervisor.


All property, including intellectual property, materials, equipment or actual products and services developed or accrued as part of the job duties and responsibilities listed above, is the property of the CSIU. It may not be used for personal profit or gain and will be relinquished to the CSIU upon termination of employment from the CSIU
The person employed in this position shall maintain confidentiality with regard to the personal and private information about clients and coworkers, programs and services and any other proprietary information accrued as a result of CSIU employment or as required by state or federal laws and regulations
The person employed in this position must adhere to all requirements identified in the code of professionalism entitled "Ambassadors Are Professionals, Too".

The position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. It is the responsibility of the employee to inform their supervisor and the Director of Human Resources of the need for any accommodations that may be required.

Job Criteria:
Start Date: 11/07/2019
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 2
Education Required: Other
Overnight Travel: Less Than 25%
Vacation Time: No Paid Vacation

Job Benefits:
Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave, Life and/or Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Jan Boyer Company Type:
Company: Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit
City: Milton
State: Pennsylvania
Zip: 17847
Web Site: http://www.csiu.org/jobs

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