Healthy Families Program
CAPCO is the proud new grantee of the Healthy Families New York grant. The Healthy Families New York home visiting program matches parents with knowledgeable and caring workers who provide information and support during pregnancy and early childhood. Services include helping families access community resources and services, educating families on parenting and child development, connecting families with medical providers, and assessing children for developmental delays.
The Program is expected to be operational by the Spring of 2018. In anticipation for the start of the new Program, CAPCO will begin recruitment to fully staff the program for start-up. Please refer to this section of the CAPCO website for posting updates as well as local recruitment tools. For more information on this new Program, please contact Greg Richards, Human Resource Director, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 607-753-6781.
CAPCO will be recruiting for the following full-time Healthy Families New York positions:
Responsible for the development, implementation, and management of all aspects of the Healthy Families Program by ensuring that the Program achieves contractual objectives through partnering with community resources and developing collaborative ventures to better serve children and families in the county. Directly supervise Program Supervisor with indirect supervision of four (4) Family Support Workers. In coordination with Family Development Director, responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the Healthy Families unit. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in human services field working with children and families, Master’s degree preferred in Public Health or Human Services Administration. At least three (3) years of relevant experience in human service program administration, including experience in managing a budget, staff supervision/development, quality assurance and improvement, and site development. Experience in working with individuals, neighborhood groups (youth and adults) and community organizations.
Responsible for the day-to-day management of the Healthy Families New York (HFNY) Program through the direct supervision of the Family Support Workers. Directly supervise four (4) Family Support Workers. In coordination with Program Manager, responsible for the day-to-day supervision and direction of the Healthy Families unit. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in human services or field related to working with children or families, Master’s degree preferred. Three (3) years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience, including five (5) years direct service in home visiting or related field and a documented history of progressive professional development with an Associate's degree in a related field.
Family Support Worker (4):
Responsible for establishing a trusting relationship with families through initiating and maintaining regular, long term contact with families for the purpose of strengthening the parent-child relationship, providing child development information, offering support in the areas of goal setting and problem solving.
Associates degree in human services or related field and at least 1 year experience working with at risk families and/or children or High school diploma / GED plus three years life/work experience caring for young children or providing family development services required.
Program: Head Start/Early Head Start
Status: Variable hour, opportunity for up-to 37.5 hours per week-dependent on availability
Job Function: Under guidance of the Classroom Supervisor and/or lead teaching staff, plan and coordinate the administration and implementation of the Educational Services Functional Area of the Performance Standards and other education requirements. Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); prefer related experience and/or training in a child care setting. Should have a strong desire to work with children birth – 5 years old.
Work Environment/Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.
* Recruitment for Head Start/Early Head Start Classroom Substitutes is ongoing--no application deadline. If interested, please submit an application/resume to Greg Richards, HR Director, via email at email@example.com or at the Main Office, 32 N. Main Street, Cortland, NY 13045