Bi-Lingual (Hmong) Family Services Specialist
Eau Claire Truax Center

Department: Head Start
Location: Eau Claire Truax Center
Starting Wage: $17.32

 
Job Description:

Western Dairyland EOC Inc. is a non-profit Community Action Agency working to alleviate poverty-related conditions in West Central Wisconsin. We're hiring a full-time Bi-Lingual (H'mong) Family Services Specialist at our Head Start Center located at 623 Truax Boulevard on the northwest side of Eau Claire.

Head Start promotes school readiness of children under the age of five from low-income families by supporting their growth and development in a positive learning environment.  We provide comprehensive services, which include early learning, health education, and family well-being.  We provide a supportive environment to staff and promote a culture of ongoing learning and professional development.  Mentoring and coaching are available to staff, in addition to mental health services.  We're a mission-driven organization making a positive impact in our community since 1966. 

Summary of job responsibilities:  Work with Head Start families to build strong and effective partnerships that can help support family well-being and promote learning and development. Assist families in accessing community resources that are responsive to family needs and goals.

The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Development & Family Studies, or a related field. Experience working with families is a plus.  Candidate must speak fluent Hmong. 

The starting wage is $17.39 per hour and maybe negotiable based on experience and qualifications. We offer a complete benefits package including health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan with up to a 6% match, EAP, paid time off, sick leave, and annual performance-based wage increases of 4% to 6%. 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 Jeremiah Segerstrom at Jeremiah.segerstrom@wdeoc.org or Jennifer Olson at Jennifer.olson@wdeoc.org

This position is open until filled.

Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. This agency is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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