Head Start Family Advocate – Mankato (Blue Earth County)

  • Full Time
  • Mankato
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $17.63/hour with degree or $16.94/hour with no degree.
  • Support family well-being.

Website Minnesota Valley Action Council, Inc.


Responsible to provide Head Start services to support family well-being and family engagement to enrolled participants. Direct services include family assessment, family goal setting, parent engagement, health, mental health, and nutrition. Provide referrals and connect families to community resources. Conduct outreach, recruitment, and family partnership visits in the home. Develop and maintain professional working relationships with families, partners, co-workers, and supervisors. Degree in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field required; LSW preferred. Experience working with families is required. Must demonstrate excellent communication and organizational skills.  Bilingual beneficial. 32 hours/week.  In area travel required for position. $17.63/hour with degree or $16.94/hour with no degree. Health insurance is offered, and benefits include paid holidays and vacation. Submit application to MVAC HR, 706 N. Victory Dr., Mankato, MN 56001. Application available online at www.mnvac.org. MVAC is an EEO/AA Employer