Summary of Duties
The Family Services Assistant manages a caseload of Early Education Participants. Under general direction, provides assistance in planning, developing and implementing various activities related to the Early Head Start, Head Start, LAUP and State Preschool programs, Ensures families are linked to appropriate health, special needs, nutrition, social services, parent involvement and mental health services based on family strengths, concerns, needs and priorities. Collaborative with program coordinators/specialist, teaching staff, district personnel and program families to ensure implementation and compliance of Federal and State mandates.
Qualifications & Experience
Associate degree in social work or related field is required.
Minimum two (2) years experience working with low income children and families is required; experience in a preschool environment is preferred.
Medical Examination: Prior to first day of employment, employees must submit an initial health screening, tuberculin (TB) skin test or chest x-ray clearance, immunization records for measles, pertussis (Whooping Cough) and influenza.
Fingerprint Clearances: All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work.*
Other Special Requirement: Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid California driver’s license, or have available private transportation.
Plaza offers eligible employees the opportunity to select plans and programs that meet individual and family needs through our comprehensive benefit plans
Health Care: Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, and FSA
Financial: 401 (k) Plan and Direct Deposit
Time Away from Work: Vacation, Holidays, Sick Days, Leave of Absence, Jury Duty, and Bereavement Leave
Work/Life Solutions: Life Assistant Program