Bilingual, Spanish, Education & Training, Human Services, Nonprofit & Philanthropy, Youth & Children
The Parent Child Home Program home visitor is responsible for providing home visits to families with children age two and three. The focus of these visits is to model using books and educational toys to generate enthusiasm for learning and verbal interactions which will increase and support school readiness.
* Attend training for the Parent Child Home visiting program provided by the Site Coordinator.
* Provide 30 minute home visits for 23 weeks twice a week to parents of children age 2 and 3 according agency and National PCHP guidelines.
* In first visit of each week, bring book or toy and demonstrate how to use these to cultivate language and verbal skills
* Schedule visits during hours convenient for the parents and children being visited.
* Model behaviors that enhance children’s development and promote school readiness.
* Provide age and culturally competent services.
* Bilingual in English and Spanish with the ability to maintain records in written English.
* Perform assessments at the beginning and end of program year according to contract guidelines.
* Provide documentation as required by the PCHP National Center, United Way of King County and SWYFS programs.
* Apply a strengths based model as a method of delivering services for all families.
* Attend trainings provided by United Way of King County.
* Attend weekly team meetings with Site Coordinator and other parent child home visitors
* Work closely with coordinator to recruit, interview and select families for the Parent-Child Home Program
* Maintain a current Washington State Drivers License, proof of insurances and access to a vehicle
* Respond to text/voicemail messages on a daily basis Monday through Friday
* Experience working effectively and respectfully in a multicultural setting; thorough understanding of culturally specific community and immigrant/refugee issues specifically with 2 and 3 year olds.
* Ability to relate and work effectively with culturally, economically and educationally diverse families, staff, social service and community organizations and the public.
* Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to multicultural practice.
* Understanding of and ability to communicate Family Center philosophy.
* Good verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to work and problem solve independently, and as integral part of a team.
* Ability to make home visits as needed and to maintain confidentiality.
* Ability to work flexible hours.
* Willingness to submit to and ability to pass pre and post criminal background checks.
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