Program Summary: Family School Connection provide|
s weekly intensive home visiting services that strengthen the ability of families to support their children's development and school success though parent education, help in managing problems, assisting with the families basic needs and providing appropriate community referrals.
Education and Experience
- Acts as primary contact person for 20 families; conduct home visits with the families once a
- Teach families about child development.
- Help families become engaged with their children's school and their academic life.
- Assist families in accessing services from community resources.
- Assist with program participant recruitment.
- Use highly regarded curricula to improve parenting skills.
- Maintain collaborative relationships with primary care providers, the school, and
- Development and implementation Action Plans for families per program guidelines.
- Maintains timely and accurate client files, including Action Plans, correspondence and case
- Assist families in identifying un-addressed needs related to benefits, education, housing,
medical and other needs.
- Maintain strict confidentiality concerning any family's personal information including HIV/AIDS
- Maintain records and statistics on program participants as directed by Program Coordinator.
- Assist in program development and quality assurance activities as directed by Program Coordinator.
- Attend required trainings programs and community meetings as assigned.
- Attend regularly scheduled supervision, staff and or other meetings as requested.
- Mandated to report any witnessed or suspected child abuse/neglect to the Department of
Children and Families.
- Assist with special projects and complete other duties assigned by Program Manager.
Some Post-Secondary Education AND 3 Years Human Services Experience
Associates Degree AND 2 Years Human Services Experience
Bachelor's Degree ANDNo Experience
NEW HAVEN HOME RECOVERY INC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER; QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
- Fluent in oral and written Spanish required.
- Bicultural preferred.
- Valid CT Drivers License, proof of insurance and access to reliable transportation.
- Ability to work weekend and/or evening hours to attend functions or meet with families; occasional Twenty-four hour emergency coverage.
- Experience working with vulnerable children and families.
- Experiencing using Parenting Curriculums preferred.
- Highly motivated, creative with excellent interpersonal skills.
- Strong computer skills including word processing.
- Ability to work with a group or independently.