Kansas Children's Service League
  • Garden City, KS, USA
  • up to $14.03
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

health insurance, PTO, sick leave, and vacation


Kansas Children's Service League in Garden City, Kansas is actively seeking a sociable and tenderhearted full-time Head Start Family Engagement Coordinator to provide support and assistance to families while encouraging them to become self-sufficient, productive citizens in their community. Are you empathetic of others and tend to put yourself in their shoes? Do you aspire to be the difference that communities need? Are you ready to improve the lives of families throughout Kansas with a company that strives for community prosperity? If yes, continue reading!

This family advocate position earns up to $14.03/hr, based on experience and certifications. We provide excellent benefits and perks, including health insurance, PTO, sick leave, and vacation. If this sounds like the right family services opportunity for you, apply today!


ABOUT KANSAS CHILDREN'S SERVICE LEAGUE

Our mission is to protect and promote the well-being of children. We work with children and their families to help them succeed and break neglect, abuse, and trauma cycles. We do this through health, safety, and educational outreach. Our programs help children and parents develop successful skills in their families, schools, and workplaces. We work to create and restore healthy parent-child relationships and pledge to serve through advocacy and community engagement. Stronger families start here!

We treat customers, partners, and each other with respect and strive to always build positive working relationships. Quality, competence, and courageous service are important in all we do. Our employees live up to these values and are key to our mission. For our amazing team, we offer a comprehensive full-time benefits package, rewarding work, and opportunities for growth and advancement!


A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A HEAD START FAMILY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

As a family advocate, you are the strength that encourages families to be positive and successful in life. You guide and support engagement activities between parents and their children. Your active listening and patience to understand families and their unique situations aid in providing the long-lasting improvement they need. With excellent organizational skills, you arrange educational, financial, social, health, and mental health accommodations. Your family services are significantly utilized with teamwork. You assist our administrative team, classroom staff, health staff, and the parent group president. As an admirable family advocate, you are the vital light at the end of the tunnel for our Kansas communities.


HEAD START FAMILY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Fluent in verbal and written English and Spanish
  • Obtain Child & Family Partners certificate through KCSL 18 months after hire
  • Valid Driver's License with current auto insurance
  • Ability to pass all KCSL background checks

Our ideal candidate preferably has an Associate's Degree in Social Services or related field and two or more years of experience in an Early Childhood Education Program! Are you an excellent bilingual communicator, both verbally and written? Do you observe situations and actively analyze information for the best results? Are you diverse with cultural competence? If yes, our company and the families throughout Kansas want you!


HEAD START FAMILY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR WORK SCHEDULE

Typically, our full-time family advocate offers family services Monday through Friday during business hours. Your assistance is ongoing and always appreciated by attending house calls throughout the month as needed.


ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR FAMILY SERVICES TEAM?

If you feel you'll be perfect as our full-time Head Start Family Engagement Coordinator, apply now using our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application.

Location: 67846

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