Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency
  • Salem, OR, USA
  • 12.68 - 16.30
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Kaiser medical/vision, dental, Life Insurance and AD&D, Flex Spending, 401K with agency contribution, paid sick days, vacation, and holidays.


MWVCAA is committed to promoting and achieving diversity, equity and inclusion with employees and with those we serve. The agency strives to be an employer of choice with a vision for all people to be respected for their infinite worth, and supported to envision and reach a positive future.

The Family Educator works with families in a home-visit setting to provide resource and referrals assist with family goal setting and self-sufficiency. Works with other team members to provide services in the areas of: education, health, nutrition, mental health, disabilities, family services, and parent involvement. Assist families in becoming an advocate for their children by encouraging involvement in their education. Support families in becoming active members of their communities and active in their children's education. 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) 2 years' experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience in Social Work.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Registration with the Central Background Registry of the Child Care Division.
  • Valid Oregon Driver's License and insured vehicle available for use on the job or acceptable alternative.
  • Ability to obtain First Aid/CPR certification and Food Handler's Card.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Works with health care providers and family members to obtain all required health care.
  • Assists families with obtaining and maintaining health insurance, medical home and dental home.
  • Effectively uses the ChildPlus system for collection and tracking child and family data.
  • Supports guardians to facilitate home learning activities to promote parent and child interactions.
  • Partners with guardians/providers to organize monthly site parent meetings.
  • Utilizes parent input and program requirements to partner with community agencies to arrange guest speakers for parent meetings.
  • Monitors and utilizes procedure for child's attendance and works with families to maintain 85% attendance rate.
  • Attends community meetings to build partnerships with other programs that support children and families.

COVID-19 Alert:  This position includes performing essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic and potential exposure to others who may be infected with the virus.

MWVCAA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, veterans, and people with disabilities or any other protected category. We welcome all people to join us in achieving our Mission. If you require any assistance in the application process, or reasonable accommodations to perform the essential duties of the position, please notify a member of our team at (503) 585-6232.

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