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Bilingual Early Head Start Prenatal Visitor (Part-Time)

Job Description
Organization: 
Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Denver
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Front Range
Type of Job: 
Part-time
Job Category: 
Education
Job Description: 

Catholic Charities is looking for a part-time Early Head Start Prenatal Home Visitor to join our team in Denver, CO.

SUMMARY

Plans, schedules and implements home visits with EHS Prenatal families to assist them in preparing for the birth of their child. Provides opportunities for socialization and education in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards.

Areas of Responsibility

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Implements program objectives as directed by supervisor/ management
Fulfills requirements set forth by the Head Start Performance Standards
Monitors and assesses client progress towards identified goals.
Develops and maintains collaborative working relationships with Catholic Charities programs, as well as outside community based organizations.
Assists in implementing outreach/marketing strategies to prospective clients and community overall.
Plans curriculum and facilitates support/educational groups for clients.
Demonstrates skills and sensitivity to the cultural/linguistic differences of staff, clients and community.
Supports, promotes and adheres to Catholic Charities’ vision, mission, values and Code of Ethics.
Reflects Catholic Charities’ commitment to treating all persons with dignity and respect.
Plans and develops with the pre-natal families an individualized program for their family, through establishing a caring professional relationship and a climate of mutual trust and respect.
Works with pre-natal mothers to strengthen their knowledge of child development and required prenatal topics.
Works with pre-natal families to strengthen their knowledge of pre-natal health and nutrition, by integrating health and nutrition education into the program, coordinating with other staff and parents health screenings for family members and providing information and referrals, if necessary.
Assists pre-natal families in strengthening their knowledge of community resources and supports parents in developing problem solving skills.
Prepares and submits internal and external reports and documentation in accordance with federal, state and local regulations, guidelines and operating standards.
Provides crisis intervention including, but not limited to, child abuse reporting.
Participates in required training programs, workshops, and meetings including home visitation methods, first aid/CPR, universal precautions, food safety, and other topics relating to the pre-natal care and education.
Maintains confidentiality of client and agency information.
Regular and predictable attendance.
Uses creativity and innovation in program development and service delivery.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Must be knowledgeable of all Head Start Program Performance Standards.
Participates in the Continuous Quality Improvement and Accreditation processes.
Participates effectively as a team member through communication, cooperation, information sharing and problem solving.
Participates in staff trainings and programs as required.
Any other tasks or duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS

Basic knowledge of pre- and post-natal care required
Must be able to communicate effectively in English and Spanish, including speaking, listening, reading and writing.
Demonstrated strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
Skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with clients and other employees. .
Knowledge of the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and the appropriate techniques and practices for the client population.
Ability to interact effectively as a team member and independently with Agency staff and with a diverse client base.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Minimum of a Home Visiting CDA (AA degree in Early Childhood Education or closely related human service field preferred) and at least 1 year related experience working with families and infants/young children required, pre-natal experience preferred.

Requirements/Qualifications
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Compensation/Benefits

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Denver offers a comprehensive benefits package. Please visit our website at www.ccdenver.org for more information.

How To Apply

How can YOU be a part of our organization? The quickest way is to apply online by clicking on the specific position in which you are interested. Resumes can also be emailed to [email protected] or faxed to 303-742-4431. We only accept resumes/applications for current openings.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcome
qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, faith, gender,
age, marital status, or veteran status.
We conduct background checks as part of our hiring process.

Pre-employment drug screen required.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Consistent with applicable laws, Catholic Charities makes all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship without regard to race, color, sex, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship, the presence of any physical or mental disability of someone otherwise qualified, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. Discrimination and/or harassment based on any of those factors are inconsistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated. This policy of non-discrimination applies to all aspects application procedures, hiring, advancement, transfers, reductions in force, discharge, compensation, training, or other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.

Mission: As the charitable arm of the Archdiocese of Denver and inspired by God's love and compassion, Catholic Charities extends the healing ministry of Jesus Christ to the poor and those in need.

Vision: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Denver will continue to anticipate and stimulate support for your services, provide those services effectively and faithfully and through our charitable ministry seek to influence the political, social and cultural environments in which we serve.

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