Family Services Specialist

Department: Head Start
Location: Black River Falls

 
Job Description:

Western Dairyland EOC Inc. is a non-profit Community Action Agency working to alleviate poverty-related conditions in West Central Wisconsin. Our Head Start program is hiring one full-time school year Family Services Specialist in Jackson County. 

This position will be based out of the Black River Falls Head Start Center at 905 Alder Street and requires frequent traveling and home visits. 

Summary of job responsibilities:  Plan and facilitate parent, family and community engagement activities; assist families with identifying their strengths, needs, and interests through a family partnership process; establish collaborative relationships and partnerships with community organizations; advocate and assist families in accessing community resources in emergency and crisis situations; view the full job description here.

The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Development & Family Studies, or a related field. Experience working with families is a plus. 

This is a full-time, school year position starting at $16.83 per hour. We offer a complete benefit package including health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan with up to a 6% match, EAP, paid time off and sick leave. Western Dairyland is a qualified employer under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. Head Start provides ongoing coaching and mentoring to support staff development.

There are two ways to apply:
Option 1: Complete an online application at wdHeadStart.org/jobs
Option 2: Send a cover letter and resume to Sarah McAllister at Sarah.McAllister@wdeoc.org

Interviews will be held on Tuesday, November 26th at the Head Start Center located at 905 Alder Street in Black River Falls. This agency is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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