Full-Time Parent Educator Bilingual – Onsite
Excited about this role, but don’t meet 100% of the expected qualifications listed above? We’d still love for you to apply! Catholic Charities Serving Central Washington is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce where unique experiences are valued and everyone has the opportunity to contribute. Research has continuously shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet all the listed qualifications. We want to help overcome this trend and seek to make space for unique and relevant skills and attributes. So, when applying to Catholic Charities Serving Central Washington, rest assured that your application is reviewed by a living, breathing human being, and evaluated based on key competencies needed for success in the position. Questions or concerns? Contact re********@ca*****************.org, we’d be happy to connect!
You can do the work you love, be your authentic self, and make an impact in the lives of thousands. We believe in a culture rooted in community, collaboration, and growth. As an agency we are inspired by our Mission of bringing hope to life, especially those most in need.
Catholic Charities is committed to the policy of vaccination against the COVID 19 virus for all employees. We are committed to maximize safety for our employees and clients. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccination is required to work on or after October 18, 2021, consistent with Proclamation 21-15.
Medical, dental, life, flexible spending, EAP, retirement & vol benefits including vision, ltd, life insurance, critical illness, injury accident & ID theft protection. Bereavement leave, education assistance program. Discretionary longevity award of 1.5% of annual salary starting after 5 years of service. 12 days of PTO. 1 personal day. 6 paid holidays and 5 optional unpaid holidays.
The Parent Educator is responsible for the implementation of family centered, home bases services using a team model to include assessment, planning, referrals, and education to familys identified and referred by community partners.
- Provide family-centered, home-based services
- Conduct the enrollment, service planning and implementation of the Parents as Teachers Curriculum focusing on strengths and areas of concern.
- Conduct home-visits, addressing specific goals in the family service plan; conduct developmental screenings; make referrals and establish connections to other community resources identified in the service plan; facilitate educational groups.
- Document services provided to the family and submit required paperwork in a timely well-organized fashion.
- Participate in PAT staff meetings, multi-disciplinary team meetings, and other meetings as required.
- Follow agency policies regarding confidentiality and other consumer rights
- Maintain flexible hours and schedule visits according to families needs
- Represent the agency in a professional manner within the community
- Work well with other agencies personnel
- Requires working flexible hours, including some evenings a month
- Requires extensive travel in the community and working in clients homes
- Requires ability to tolerate exposure to tobacco smoke, domestic animals, household pests, and other conditions common to a variety of home environments
- Perform other duties as required
The following requirements are those that are normally required for performance of this position. Any disabled applicant or incumbent who does not meet one or more of the physical requirements, but who can perform the essential function of the job (with or without reasonable accommodations) shall be deemed to meet these requirements.
This position normally requires the physical demands of sitting, standing, walking, bending, lifting or performing other work requiring low physical exertion, talking, hearing and adequate vision on a regular basis to perform the job requirements. These physical demands are required up to 80% of the time.
- Bachelors Degree in Behavioral Sciences, Preferred
- Associates Degree, Required
- 2 years experience working with parents and young children
- 5 years experience working with parents and young children with Associates Degree or equivalent
- Knowledge of child development, a range of child rearing practices and issues
- Knowledge of community resources
- Knowledge of appropriate use of screening materials
- Ability to work independently and as a team member
- Possess good verbal and written communication skills
- Possess good data management skills
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) Required
- Ability to provide culturally relevant services
Licensure, Registration, Certification
- First Aid/CPR certification required
- Valid Washington State drivers license and minimum required liability insurance
Employment is conditional upon:
- Being cleared by criminal background check and fingerprinting when required
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