EMPLOYER: Community Concepts Inc.Website
Are you interested in engaging with and supporting families?
We are seeking a Family Service Advocate at our New Suncook (Lovell) Early Learning Center. A Family Service Advocate is part of a team, providing support and resources to enrolled families in the center. This position is 20 hours and generally follows a school-year calendar.
Starting rate: $17.00/hr.
Engage with families to collaboratively build partnerships to identify strengths and needs
Maintain records, including medical and immunizations for enrolled children
Encourage and support family’s engagement in their child’s development
Support families in organizing activities, committees, and educational workshops
Collaborate with families to establish a source of continuous, accessible, coordinated developmental, health, and dental care
Up to 13 paid holidays per year
403(b) pension plan with agency match
Community Concepts is a qualified employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program
Numerous opportunities for paid training
Minimum H.S. diploma or GED, with commitment to complete credential in social work, human services, family services, counseling, or a related field within 18 months of hire
Ability to obtain a State of Maine Ed Tech Certification upon hire
Minimum 1 year experience working with families and/or children
Other Requirements: Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills; considerable stamina to regularly lift, bend, carry and perform other high-energy activities; a valid driver’s license; competency with Microsoft Office; ability to function autonomously and as part of a team; ability to obtain and maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications. Pre-employment physical, SBI, DMV, Maine Sex Offender Registry, DHHS fingerprinting, fraud, and federal debarment background checks must be completed upon offer of hire and as a condition of employment; valid driver’s license and travel within the service area is required.
*No Covid Vaccination requirement*
Community Concepts, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer. Qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation. Please request any necessary accommodation to participate in the application process.