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Early Head Start Family Advocate

Requisition R089049 Market Baltimore, Maryland Department FSC-EHS-Early Head Start Grant - Co. 1901 Shift Days Schedule Full-time

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POSITION SUMMARY

The Family Advocate/ In-Home Interventionist is a staff member with the Family Support Center (FSC)/Early Head Start (EHS) program who will provide home-based services to parents and children (birth to 36 months old). He/she will maintain on-going contact with families and support the family with all other components (health, nutrition, family services, mental health, special services, parent education, and resource/referral) that will build upon their strengths and enhance their self-sufficiency.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

1.Bachelor’s Degree required in Allied Human Services, Social Work, Early Childhood Education or Human Development with experience in home visiting, counseling, working with families with young children and/or advocacy (preferred) or have, within eighteen months of hire, at a minimum, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field (minimum).a.90 Hour Child Care Certification and 45 Hour Infant-Toddler certificates preferred but must be willing to get certification within six (6) months of hire.

2.Have current medical evaluation, including a tuberculosis (TB) screen within six months before the individual begins work in the Center.

3.At least two (2) years’ experience in the human services field.

4.Case management or related experience.

5.Experience conducting outreach/recruitment and presentations.

6.Experience working with low-income families, youth, survivors of domestic violence, populations impacted by substance abuse, mental illness, and HIV/AIDS and other diverse communities.

7.Have knowledge of substance abuse and domestic violence, and its effect on families.

8.Experience documenting client services in paper files and online databases

9.Knowledge of community resources for low-income families in Baltimore City.

10.Computer literate – experience with MS Office Suite.

11.Certification in CPR and First Aid required within six (6) months of hire.

12.Effective oral and written communication skills.

13.Ability to work flexible schedule (i.e. weekends, evening, holidays)

14.Must have own transportation, possess valid Maryland Driver’s License and current car insurance on their vehicle and have ability to travel extensively in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days

Department:

FSC-EHS-Early Head Start Grant - Co. 1901

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. Registered Nurse
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