Early Childhood Development
Company: PRIVATE INDUSTRY COUNCIL
Posted on: May 16, 2022
PRIVATE INDUSTRY COUNCIL OF WESTMORELAND/FAYETTE, INC.
POSITION: FAMILY SERVICE WORKER DIVISION: Early Childhood
DevelopmentPURPOSE: Provides social service functions including
recruitment, enrollment, family services/support, and referralsfor
the Head Start program.QUALIFICATIONS:Education: Bachelor's Degree
in Social Work/Social Services, or related field.Experience: One
(1) year experience in social work, preferably in early childhood
setting or servicing families in -poverty.Skills, Abilities, and
Knowledge:a) Ability to maintain confidentiality.b) Excellent
interpersonal skills.c) Effective oral and written communication
skills.d) Machine operation could include calculator, computer,
photocopier and telephone.e) Knowledge of social service agencies
in the county.f) Ability to accept differences of opinion and
objectively find appropriate strategies.g) Ability to track
information.h) Good organizational skills.REPORTS TO: Parent,
Family, and Community Engagement ManagerSUPERVISES: NoneJOB
REQUIREMENTS and ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES to be performed with or
without reasonableaccommodations:Mental Concentration: Considerable
concentration intermittently.Interruptions: Occur
constantly.Physical Effort: Medium physical effort (up to 30
pounds) in predominantly sitting and walking positions.Confidential
Information Used: Child's health/mental health information, family
economic information, familyenvironmental information.Special
Demands: Considerable travel, potential eye strain, and occasional
lifting. Must provide proof of fullCOVID vaccination before
startingRequirements: Current Act 33 and Act 34 clearance
documentation and FBI/DPW clearance documentation at hire.Valid PA
driver's license, verification of car insurance coverage, as well
as reliable transportation(validated yearly
minimum).RESPONSIBILITIES:Duties may include any or all of the
following. This list is intended to be representative.01. Conduct
home visits to complete family needs assessment, family partnership
plan, monthly social servicetheme, etc. Complete daily visits with
families (4 to 5 daily). Design bi-weekly to monthly schedules.
Complete necessary paperwork required on every child/family -
support is provided via counseling,actual referral and follow up.
Assist parents in resolving problems by helping them build on their
own resources and offering resourceand referral information for
outside intervention. Refer families to appropriate agencies after
assessment. Follow up on family referrals. Support educating
parents/guardians and obtaining health requirements on enrolled
children.Revised 11/2021FAMILY SERVICE WORKER PAGE 2 OF 2 Collect
statistics required by supervisor for submission to the federal
government. Maintain confidentiality. Transport families as
needed.02. Place phone calls to families to update information.03.
Recruit children for enrollment. Follow up on pre-applications.
Complete applications. Complete Initial Paperwork.04. Follow up on
children's inconsistent attendance.05. Train parents in areas of
child discipline, nutrition, safety, etc., via monthly themes.
Gather materials to present to families as monthly themes.06.
Assist with crisis intervention by helping families in emergency
situations.07. Contact community resources to update current
services.08. Plan communication time with other staff servicing
family and/or child.09. Maintain current and accurate records as
required by the program.10. Attend in-service training.11. Perform
other related work as required or requested.
CORPORATE EXPECTATIONS:Every employee of the Private Industry
Council of Westmoreland/Fayette, Inc. is an ambassador that
influences the -public's impression of our organization. As such,
every employee is expected to demonstrate the following attributes:
-Commitment, Enthusiasm, Flexibility, Positive Attitude, Proactive
Approach, and Teamwork. These qualities are -important to both
individual and corporate success.PAY GRADE: F HOURLY WAGE: $16.44
HOURS PER WEEK: 40Hours to be determinedPossible
Keywords: PRIVATE INDUSTRY COUNCIL, Pittsburgh , Early Childhood Development, Other , Monaca, Pennsylvania
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