Early Head Start Home Visitor (Bilingual Preferred) – Rice County

  • Full Time
  • Rice County
  • October 31, 2022

Website Three Rivers Community Action

Three Rivers Community Action

Strengthen the parent-child relationship by helping families recognize the satisfaction and value of engaging with their children and supporting their learning through daily, routine experiences in the home and community by providing weekly home visits to the families and providing social experiences at a socialization site. Provide families with assessments and link them to community services and resources. Develop and maintain professional working relationships with families, partners, co-workers and supervisors. (Full position description will be shared with applicants selected for in-person interviews; to request full description, call 507-316-0610. For more information about this position, you may contact Early Childhood Coordinator/Coach Marin Rodewald at 507-322-4058.)

This position is part of the Evidence-Based Home Visiting (EBHV) Program which is administered by Three Rivers Community Action, Inc., a non-profit agency providing economic opportunities that strengthen individuals, families and communities in southeastern Minnesota.

This full time position (40 hours per week) will be based in Faribault or Northfield with frequent travel throughout Rice County and occasional travel beyond the County. Mileage reimbursement is provided. 

Excellent benefit package including generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and a generous employer match on the 403(b) retirement plan after one year of employment. 

Job offers are contingent on a reference check, as well as a Background Study and fingerprinting through the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS).    

Qualifications:

•Strongly prefer proficiency in Spanish and/or Somali, as well as English
•Child Development Associate (CDA) or Associate of Arts (AA) in Family/Parent Education, Early Childhood Education or related field of study
•Experience working with expectant mothers and/or families with infants and toddlers and linking them to appropriate services
•Working knowledge of community resources
•Excellent communication and organizational skills
•Ability to lift/carry 50 pounds, reach above shoulder level, bend/stoop, squat, crawl, sit on floor, climb stairs, kneel, balance and push/pull

Online application preferred: www.threeriverscap.org/about/jobs. However, a paper application form may be requested by calling 507-316-0610.

Three Rivers is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

To apply for this job please visit www.threeriverscap.org.