Early Head Start Home Visitor

Reports to: 
Program Coordinator
Position Hours: 
Full Time
Expected Schedule: 
Full-Time Weekdays, includes some flexible weekend and evening hours
Please send cover letter and resume to: 
dmiller@chscorp.org
Functional Definition: 

 

Family Foundations Early Head Start (FF) within Community Human Services (CHS) is looking for a Home Visitor (HV) to build relationships with children and families in low-income neighborhoods within the city of Pittsburgh. The HV assesses and promotes optimal child development in children from infancy to 3 years of age. The HV provides opportunities for families to make informed decisions and create their own family goals while implementing program philosophies to assist families in reaching those goals. The HV will be responsible for the implementation of the IFPA and creating developmentally and age appropriate activities to model for the family that will promote positive outcomes for EHS enrolled infants and toddlers. Full time employment benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Generous PTO and Holidays. Life insurance/STD/LTD, and 401(k).

Responsibilities and Duties: 
  1. Visit families in their homes and establish working relationships
  2. Collaborate with site team to design and implement strategies to support compliance with EHS performance standards
  3. Promote optimal development of enrolled children across the five child development domains
  4. Plan and implement purposeful and meaningful home visits weekly and group socialization experiences based on individual child curriculum plan
  5. Complete child development assessment every 4-6 months, and develop appropriate goals with family
  6. Lead infant/toddler and parents in group socializations
  7. Facilitate access to other agencies and services within the community
Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Associate Degree in child development or related field with 3-5 years home visiting experience
  • Experience with residents in low-income neighborhoods and families with young children
  • Must possess ability to express sensitivity and respect to families while maintaining personal boundaries
  • Ability to set priorities and manage multiple job responsibilities efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
  • Valid PA driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Agency approval of Act 33 and 34 Criminal Clearance, FBI and Megan’s Law reports