Family Services Specialist

Department: Head Start
Location: Black River Falls
Shift: Days
Starting Wage: $17.32

 
Job Description:

We're hiring a full-time Family Services Specialist at our Head Start Center located at 905 Adler Street Black River Falls, WI. Head Start promotes school readiness for children under the age of five from low-income 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 $17.32 per hour.

 

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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