The Home Visitor provides comprehensive home visiting services to improve the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of participating children and families in Head Start/Early Head Start home-based program. This person arranges and provides a variety of educational experiences for parents and children to reduce isolation, integrating them into the larger community, rapidly growing social networks and improving parenting skills.
This candidate develops and maintains relationships with families and ensures they receive comprehensive services including health and social services, disabilities, early childhood education, care services, and a range of parent development training opportunities. They ensure compliance with Head Start/Early Head Start guidelines and regulations.
- Associate or Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education (or related field with a home visitor credential).
- Minimum of one to three years of experience working in early childhood/family support or home visiting program.
- Knowledgeable of theories and principles of healthy child growth and development.
- Experience in creating comprehensive developmental activities for parents and children, program development, and assessing the quality of services.
- Ability to establish supportive relationships with children and families from a diverse set of backgrounds.
- Working knowledge of community resources, family welfare, and government assistance programs.
- Knowledge of community resources and capacity to develop community cooperation to ensure that families receive comprehensive services.
- Communicate effectively and function well with families, children, staff, and various professional community groups.