Community and Family Services Coordinator III
BCFS - Karnes City, TX

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Position: Community and Family Services Coordinator III

Assignment: Head Start

Reports to: Program Director

Status: Full time-Exempt

Pay Grade: 8

Critical Action Items:

  • Responsible to supervise the development and compile a complete community assessment every three (3) years for the Agency, with the assistance of all staff and Program Director
  • Responsible to generate in-kind to meet Agency’s non-federal share obligation
  • Will monitor the area of Family and Community Partnerships and provide a written report of current services to the Program Director and governing bodies, as requested
  • Will provide training for program staff regarding issues and topics related to Family and Community Partnerships, including but not limited to Child/Adult abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence, and Community Resources
  • Responsible to seek knowledge and use skills to enhance job performance expertise and readily share information and skills with others
  • Will attend required/related training as assigned
  • Responsible to collaborate with other Coordinators
  • Responsible for the development and promotion of community collaboration and partnerships
  • Responsible to model appropriate behavior, demonstrating a positive, professional attitude
  • Responsible to model professionalism in appropriate attire and appearance
  • Demonstrates responsibility and accountability in supporting Agency goals/mission
  • Responsible to participate in management and planning meetings
  • Responsible to establish your role with the family as their advocate
  • Responsible to monitor assigned children for attendance, conduct follow-up as indicated, and maintain appropriate documentation
  • Responsible to provide opportunity for parents to share information and refer them to appropriate resources, in-house or community
  • Responsible to provide emergency assistance and crisis intervention for families
  • Assist families in completing enrollment applications and all documents required.
  • Participate in the recruitment and enrollment of children for the Head Start Program.
  • Act as an advocate for families and children.
  • Conduct home visits, interview families to assess their needs, plan and develop with the parents an individual family plan.
  • Assist parents and families in strengthening the family’s knowledge and resources of health, nutrition, and child development.
  • Assist teaching staff in maintaining staff/child ratios as needed.
  • Recruit, train and schedule parent volunteers as necessary.
  • Measurable Deliverables:

  • Assisting in inputting client data into computer database.
  • Communicates regularly with Program Director, teachers and other program coordinators.
  • Completes and delivers all required reports by the agency and contractor to the Program Director.
  • Works as a team player
  • Performs all duties as assigned
  • Supports other Head Start Services as needed.
  • Complies with all policies/procedures of the agency.
  • Ensures family’s needs are being met.
  • Ensure all documents and program files are compliant with OHS and DFPS standards.
  • All files must be maintained neat and orderly and confidentiality of file information must be maintained.
  • Other Responsibilities:

  • Will do other duties as assigned by the Program Director, Associate Executive Director and/ or the Executive Director.

  • Qualifications

    Education: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood, Bachelor’s degree in Social work, or related Human services field. Bi-lingual preferred.

    Experience: Experience in a licensed childcare facility, or experience with case work.


  • Ability to work under minimum supervision. Exercises patience, initiative and confidentiality.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, professional working relationships with other employees, staff and the public.
  • Must organize, direct and integrate all case management components.
  • Must maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be able to serve and effectively communicate, to the extent feasible, with children and families with no or limited English proficiency.
  • Must have knowledge and experience in child development and early childhood education, the principles of child health, safety, and nutrition; adult learning principles; and family dynamics.
  • Report suspected child abuse/neglect to administrator and law enforcement agency.
  • Abide by all BCFS policies and procedures.
  • Abide by DFPS and OHS regulations and standards.
  • Work as a team player.
  • Attends all mandated trainings.