Amador-Tuolumne Community Action Agency
Home Visitor II & III - 2021 (Finance)
Implement the approved education curriculum and follow the appropriate policies, procedures and standards for the provision of home based educational and case management programs.
Develop, with the parent or primary caregiver, a weekly schedule of home visits and activity plans based on each child's assessments and identified family needs.
Conduct weekly home visits using program approved curriculum and a parent-focused approach.
Plan and conduct, with parents, group socialization activities for all parents and children.
Develop, with parents or primary caregivers, educational activities to use at home and at socializations, using the curriculum and materials from the home environment.
Incorporate health, nutrition, and safety into the curriculum each month.
Develop Individual Learning Plans with each family that build on the strengths of the child and family. Create goals together and review the goals regularly.
Family Services/Case Management
Conduct recruitment activities and enroll parents.
Maintain full enrollment in assigned Home Base program.
Provide crisis intervention support and referrals as needed.
Assist families in accessing community resources which best meet their needs.
Coordinate transition activities with parents, teachers, and other agencies.
Provide guidance and leadership in planning of socializations and parent meetings, including attending the meetings, providing parenting information, developing topics, and planning healthy snacks and meals.
Connect families with a medical and dental home and health coverage.
Help parents arrange transportation to medical appointments. Transport children and parents to appointments when no other resources are available, using agency vehicles.
Maintain required family files, records, and file data, completing required documentation within the timelines of the Head Start Program Performance Standards.
Monitor files and computer tracking system for accuracy and completeness.
General Duties and Responsibilities:
As a part of the ATCAA team, all employees play an essential role in ATCAA as a whole, and are expected to:
Demonstrate and encourage a professional and positive attitude in all job-related activities.
Maintain confidentiality in accordance with standards as outlined in the "Statement of Confidentiality and Ethics".
Accomplish all work activities in a safe and timely manner within assigned guidelines and consistent with ATCAA's Personnel Policies and Operating Procedures.
Report and/or correct deficiencies that constitute immediate threats to health and safety.
Complete other tasks as assigned by the supervisor, which are consistent with the definition and intent of the job description.
Meet all federal/state licensing requirements and/or program requirements necessary for this position: possess a valid California driver's license, an acceptable driving record, TB Test, CPR, First Aid training, and health screening.
Be able to pass a full fingerprint/background check prior to hiring.
Possess reliable transportation.
A home-based (home visitor) Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or a comparable credential or equivalent coursework as part of an associate's degree in Early Childhood Education with a minimum of at least 3 units focusing on infant toddler development.
1 year experience, in a paid position, in preschool, adult education, or home visitor program.
Be proficient in computer skills including the ability to type at 45 wpm, and experience using a database.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including occasional weekends and evenings.
Additional Minimum Qualifications: Home Visitor III:
Possess a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 24 ECE Units
Experience in providing parenting education to adults.
Spanish bi-lingual, bi-cultural preferred.
Knowledge of local community resources.
Frequent (3 - 6 hours) sitting, bending of the neck/waist, working at a computer, repetitive use of both hands is also required in this position: simple grasping, fine manipulation,
Occasional (up to 3 hours) walking, standing, squatting, kneeling, twisting of the neck/waist, pushing/pulling with both hands, reaching above/below shoulder level.
The position requires working inside and outside, as weather permits, with exposure to extremes in temperature, humidity, or wetness, and may also require walking on a variety of grades and surfaces (uneven ground). This position may also require travel to various locations for agency meetings and events.
Employees in this position may be exposed to biohazards such as blood borne pathogens and waste matter (changing diapers, etc).
Lifting and Carrying Requirements: Occasionally (up to 3 hours) lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs.