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Home Visitor

Company: Kings Community Action Organization
Location: hanford
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Employment Type: Full Time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Compensation: Min. $17.49/hour - Max. $22.39/hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

MISSION STATEMENT:

Join Kings Community Action Organization (KCAO) and make a difference in Kings County, CA as an Eligibility Technician. KCAO envisions a future where all people in Kings County are able to live with dignity, have access to available resources and have the opportunity, motivation and ability to live economically productive and satisfying lives.

Our Mission: Working as a team, KCAO will seek and provide programs that develop self-sufficiency in individuals, families, and communities within Kings County.

Our Vision: Kings County residents and communities will achieve self-sufficiency through the high quality and client-focused programs of KCAO.

We are a private nonprofit helping people and changing lives in Kings County since 1965. Do you see yourself as part of our team of passionate, committed, and caring people?

JOB SUMMARY:

The Home Visitorpositionis responsible for working in a collaborative effort to provide educational and support services to enrolled families who are expectant mothers and/or families with young children, 0-2years in the Kings County area.The Home Visitor's primary responsibility is to plan and implement home-based program activities for families; maintain files and documentation as required and conduct a monthly family socialization eventfollowing home visitation curriculum

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Provide monthly home visits to families enrolled lasting a minimum of 1.5 hours each using the specified curriculum, i.e., Parents as Teachers, input from parents, and feedback from Kings County Health and Human Services Agency. * Document and maintain home visit files that include the children's developmental progress, goals, and outcomes including but not limited to screenings, observations, lesson plans, referrals, and communication. * Utilize each family's home as a learning environment: consider space and materials available for co-planning activities with families. * Increase the family's knowledge and understanding of the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of their child, and supports parents as they plan activities. * Together, with parents, complete an on-going assessment. * Ensure that each child's medical needs are being met by partnering with parents to establish a source of coordinated care that serves as an appropriate medical home. * Inform, refer, and assist families in utilizing appropriate community servicesand resources. * Assist with the planning, coordination and provision of monthly coordinated services and family socialization events for the Kings County families collaborating with the parents and community partners. * Participate in staff meetings and attend other meetings and trainings as directed. * Perform other duties as required.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

* AA Degree in Early Childhood Education or related human service with a minimum of 12 units in early childhood education.

AND

* Minimum of 2 years of paid or volunteer experience related to community organizing, early childhood education, or related field.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

* Travel and attend out of area meetings and conferences as required per the funding source(s). * Work variable hours and days, including those outside regular Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. business hours. * Meet and maintainKCAO hiring requirements which include:

o Criminal Record Clearance including California DOJ, FBI and Child Abuse Centralized Index (CACI).

o Reliable, insured transportation and validCaliforniaDriver License.

o Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) acceptable to KCAO's vehicle insurer.

o Health examination with tuberculin clearance.

* Ability to be contacted outside of regularly scheduled workhours in case of emergency

KCAO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace

KCAO participates in the E-Verify program that electronically confirms an employee's authorization to work in the United States that complies with the I-9 form.

Keywords: Kings Community Action Organization, Hanford , Home Visitor, Other , hanford, California

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