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Post Date: Nov 02, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: 36,500-38,500
Location: US - Illinois - Chicago
Job Reference: - n/a -
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Description
Recruit and maintain a caseload of up to 20-24 children/pregnant mothers.
? Conduct biweekly (weekly if needed) visits and submit weekly schedules.
? Work jointly with parent to obtain the necessary documentation needed to complete intake and other program requirements.
? Assist in maintaining 90% enrollment rate throughout the program year utilizing various outreach and recruitment strategies in order to meet funder requirements.
? Complete, update and maintain all required Parent as Teacher (PAT), ISBE, program/agency forms.
? Work jointly with parents to develop home visits and activity plans based on each child’s assessment and identified family needs.
? Collaborate with the team, plan and facilitate monthly parent and child activities for Group Connections.
? Maintains families engaged. Encourage parent participation in literacy activities, parent workshops, group connections and other events or trainings.
? Responsible for data entry into the programs data system and maintaining all required documentation in child’s/pregnant mother’s binders; keeping all information confidential.
? Complete developmental assessments/screenings and family needs assessment with families as needed to meet program’s requirements.
? Complete required ASQ screenings to identify children with special needs and makes the necessary referrals to appropriate staff.
? Develops with parent input, an individualized family support plan.
? Serve as an advocate for families and as a liaison between families, the program, and the larger community.
? Work in collaboration with other staff for the recruitment and enrollment of eligible families.
? Collaborates with team to create new MOU’s/Partnerships with agencies/organizations that provide services to pregnant women, children and their families.
? Maintains communication with supervisor and agency staff.
? Participate in on-going training and staff development provided by SGA, Program Director, other consultants, workshops and conferences.
? Attend regularly scheduled team and agency staff meetings/trainings
Complete other duties as assigned


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