Family Service Advocate - Guy E. Rowe Elementary School

Community Concepts, Inc. | Norway, ME

Posted Date 10/12/2017
Description

Our Children’s Services Head Start program is hiring a Kindergarten based Family Service Advocate (FSA) at our Rowe Early Learning Centers.  The FSA provides support while engaging with families in meeting both their children’s and family’s needs; advocates for families by working with other local social service agencies as needed; assists parents in obtaining appropriate medical and dental care for their children; supports parent engagement in school and community activities, committees and educational workshops; completes paperwork, reports, and maintains records and data on individual children.  This position is 40 hours per week, 38 weeks per year.  Travel throughout the service area is required. For specific information about the job, contact Rebecca Bear-Mann at rbear-mann@community-concepts.org or 739-6535.

 

Qualifications: An Associate’s Degree in Social Services or closely related field is required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred; work experience in the field of social service preferred.   

 

Other Requirements:  Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills; experience coordinating parent activities; considerable stamina to regularly lift, bend, carry and perform other high-energy activities; and knowledge of community resources; a valid driver’s license; telephone; computer/word-processing skills, preferably Microsoft Office; ability to function autonomously and as part of a team.  Pre-employment physical and TB screening, SBI, DMV, DHHS, fingerprinting, sex offender registry and federal debarment background checks must be completed upon offer of hire and as a condition of employment.

 

Benefits:  Community Concepts offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, life, short-term disability, hospital indemnity, accident and critical illness coverage, paid time off, 12 paid holidays per year, 403(b) pension plan with agency match, and more.

Community Concepts, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.  Please request any necessary accommodations to participate in the application process. 

 

 

Job Type
Regular
Geographic Region
Maine Lakes & Mountains
Industry
Education | Non-Profit | Social Services
Town (optional)
Norway

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