January 26, 2015

Job summary

Career Level:
Mid Level (2+ years of experience)
Bachelor's Degree
Job type:
Full time

Health Coordinator (Head Start)

About this job


Position Title: Family Coordinator                             Department: Early Childhood Education

Reports to: Center Director                                           Status: Full-time


Main Responsibilities:

The Family  Coordinator is responsible for providing leadership and coordination that results in  (a)direct information and referral services to families seeking linkages to key health, nutritional, and other family support services.  (b) delivery of quality services to children enrolled at the Children Center (c) compliance with ERSEA (Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance) at the Norris Square Civic Association’s Children center.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Establish an effective, consistent supervisory system that provides support for family workers.
  2. Have regular contact and meet with Family Workers at least once per week.
  3. Ensure program’s compliance with federally mandated Performance Standards in the areas of Family Services.
  4. Ensure program’s compliance with federally mandated Performance Standards in the areas of Family and Community Partnerships, and ERSEA (Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance) and supervising of all family workers.
    1. Schedule recruitment activities
    2. Monitor Average daily attendance
    3. Track and randomly review children & families files on a biweekly basis that include individualized family goal setting, documentation, and timeliness interactions with parents/clients.  Provide feedback and training when needed.
    4. Identify community resources that are responsive to each family’s interest and goals within a timely matter.
    5. Track and maintain a cumulative waiting list sorted by month.
  5. Report monthly of the activities, monitoring outcomes
  6. Identify and recruit community partners in planning and program evaluations.
  7. Family Coordinator must provide training & technical assistance to staff and families.
  8. Other duties as assigned by the center director


  • A minimum Bachelors degree in Education or Social Work and 3 years related experience.
  • Must be able to fluently speak, write, and read Spanish and English.
  • 2 years or more experience in social service delivery or supervision.
  • Ability to work flexible hours (evenings).
  • Clearance of criminal, drug and child abuse is needed.
  • Ability to communicate and function with various parents, professionals, and community groups.

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