Family Services Specialist

Department: Head Start
Location: Cochrane - Fountain City
Status: Full Time
Shift: Days
Starting Wage: $18.34 - $22.93

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Job Description:

We're hiring a full-time Family Services Specialist at our Head Start Early Learning Center located at S2770 WI-35 Fountain City, WI. Head Start promotes school readiness for children under the age of five from income-eligible families by supporting their growth and development in a positive learning environment through comprehensive services that include early learning, health, and family well-being. We're a mission-driven organization making a positive impact in our community since 1966.

 

This is a full-time, school year position, and hours of work are Monday through Friday.  The starting wage for this position is $18.34 to $22.93 per hour depending on qualifications.

 

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.  

 

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.

 

To apply:

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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