Family Services Specialist
Department: Head Start
Location: Cochrane - Fountain City
Status: Full Time
Starting Wage: $18.34 - $22.93
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.
This position is open until filled. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. This agency is an equal opportunity employer.
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