Home Visitor
Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties - Saint Paul, MN

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Job Description Job Summary

Under the direction of the Early Head Start Coordinator, this position develops relationships with and leads home visits to low-income families in Early Head Start. Responsibilities include conducting strengths-based family and child assessments, identifying and connecting families to additional resources, screening and working with the children on developmental skills, and nurturing the development of a strong parent-child relationship to achieve identified goals.

Essential Functions (Not All Inclusive)
  • Conduct weekly home visits to assigned caseload to foster prenatal care, positive parenting and family dynamics, health and wellness, child and home safety, child development, and self-sufficiency.
  • Conduct child development, health, nutrition, oral health, mental health, and parenting assessments, activities and education.
  • Complete developmental screenings and assessments with enrolled children and make referrals if a developmental delay is suspected.
  • Coach participants in the process of developing and implementing family goals, recognize accomplishments and assist in identification of barriers to achieving goals and strategies to overcome these barriers.
  • Refer participants to community resources and other agencies, and participate in joint home visiting with other agencies to assist in the coordination of services.
  • Implement and/or coordinate strengths-based child and family assessments and assist with goal and priority setting.
  • Develop, plan and conduct group socializations and other program events for families.
  • Assist in outreach activities and recruitment, including enrollment paperwork.

      • Two years of post-secondary education in social work, parent education, or related field and 2 years of experience working with children and/or families in diverse communities, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
      • Bachelors Degree preferred.
      • Valid drivers license and reliable transportation on a daily basis required.
      • Must have the ability to relate to and communicate effectively with a variety of multi-ethnic and socio-economic groups and/or individuals, including non-English speaking families.
      • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook) and entering information in a complex database.
      • Comfortable with utilizing mobile technology (Tablets, Mobile Applications, Texting).
      • Experience working with parents and children ages birth through 3 highly desirable.
      • Experience working in a home visiting setting highly desirable.
      • Experience with Head Start beneficial.
      • Knowledge/experience in case management and client advocacy preferred.
      • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and physically capable of reacting to the demands of developing infants and toddlers and older children.
Additional Information Position

Home Visitor


Early Head Start




M-F, 40 hours/week

Job Posting Dates

July 1 - until filled

Community Action offers an excellent benefits package, including health, dental, life insurance, 403(b) retirement account, generous vacation/pto policy, and employee discount programs.

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