Early Head Start
Annual Salary: $46,000 – $51,000
Major Responsibilities: Plans, develops and implements operational procedures (Service Area Plans and Policies and Procedures) for health and nutrition services for children and families in accordance with performance standards as needs; coordinates and monitors Health and Nutrition referrals with the Registered Dietician and other health consultants; coordinates volunteer program, including recruitment and training of volunteers; reviews Service Area Plans and Policies and Procedures yearly and updates plans and policies as needed; oversees and coordinates health screening with developmental and mental health screening of children in conjunction with Education and Disabilities/Mental Health Manager and monitors delivery of services to determine compliance; maintains and updates each month heath monitoring and tracking tools for children enrolled in the program; conducts monthly Heath and Nutrition support meetings with parent coaches; provides ongoing consultation and training on parental services component of the program to home visiting staff; coordinates and plans the quarterly Health Services Advisory Committee in conjunction with the Mental Health/Disabilities Specialist and Program Director; provides leadership and direction for community linkages to locate and access resources for families in the areas of nutrition and health; assists in the design and implementation of program enrichment activities that will benefit Early Head Start families; monitors the collection and analysis of program data and reports the use of data to Program Director; performs other job duties as assigned by Supervisor.
Position Requirements: B.A degree in health and human services, public health, health education or related field. At least 2 years of experience in pediatric health education. Training and experience in areas that include the theories and principle of child growth and development, early childhood education, particularly infant and toddlers; previous experience providing direct services to low-income families and with persons of varied experience and ethnic backgrounds; previous experience working with infant and toddlers with health needs and knowledge of Early Head Start services highly desirable; must have working knowledge of public health, health and nutrition services for children birth to three and expecting mothers; must have demonstrated managerial skills, typically resulting from several years of increasing responsibilities, preferably in a child care of social service settings; must be able to train diverse staff, must have good interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as part of a team.
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