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COMMUNITY COLLEGES OF SPOKANE Head Start Family Services Coordinator (SWA2) in SPOKANE, Washington

Head Start Family Services Coordinator (SWA2)SALARY:$3,535.00 MonthlyOPENING DATE:02/22/21CLOSING DATE:03/05/2104:00 PMDESCRIPTION:Please be aware that this recruitment closes at 4:00 p.m. PST. The application process will not be available after this time. To ensure consideration make sure your application is completed and submitted as soon as possible. Applications will only be accepted prior to 4:00 p.m. on the closing date.These are the position terms open for recruitment:Position 1 - 40 hrs. per week, 12 months per year at NCDC Head Start,Any previously posted positions that remain vacantThe Community Colleges of Spokane is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Head Start Family Services Coordinator in the Head Start/Early Head Start Division.GENERAL DEFINITIONUnder general supervision of the Center Manager, the Family Services Coordinator (FSC) is responsible at the site level for implementation and continuation of family support services defined by the Head Start / Early Head Start Performance Standards and applicable state and local laws and regulations. This position will recruit and enroll children, develop family relationships, identify and assess needs, and coordinate plans of action for an assigned caseload. The FSC will utilize social service skills to educate and assist families in supporting educational, personal, social, health and vocational concerns/goals.CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESRecruit, determine Head Start eligibility, register and enroll children. Once enrolled, provide comprehensive children/family social services for an assigned case load e.g. health (medical and dental); mental health; nutrition; and disability education, resources, and referrals ensuring Head Start performance standards are maintained. *Establish and manage thorough and current confidential hardcopy and electronic files for children and family documentation/information. Compile data for program reports. *Conduct health screens for vision, hearing, height, weight, and head circumference (as required); assist families in obtaining well child exams, dental exams, hematocrits, immunizations; and monitor treatment status in collaboration with community health professionals. *Orient families to program services and work with direct service team to provide services for children and families; assess, develop, and coordinate Family Strengths and Partnership Agreements (FSPA)/family goals, identified parent education/interests, food allergy information, disability support services, transition plans into kindergarten, and other resources in HS/EHS component areas. *Arrange, coordinate, and conduct home visit(s) for children/families in collaboration with the direct service team. *Stay informed with program changes by attending all necessary trainings, meetings, and reviewing program updates. *Represent and promote HS/EHS at events and committees as assigned. *May direct the work of community and parent volunteers and practicum students.Assist in classrooms for absent staff and/or break coverage when requested.May assist in promoting and protecting children’s health by adhering to Individual Health Plans (IHP) and special diet needs. Attend to children’s personal needs and use routine care as a component of primary c