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Parent Educator - Bilingual

Company: Catholic Charities of Central Washington
Location: Yakima
Posted on: May 10, 2024

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob Location Yakima - Growing Hope - Yakima, WAPosition Type Full Time -Salary Range $21.00 - $28.00 HourlyTravel Percentage Up to 25%Description You can do the work you love, be your authentic self, and make an impact in the lives of thousands. We believe in a culture rooted in community, collaboration, and growth. As an agency we are inspired by our Mission of bringing hope to life, especially those most in need.



Schedule : Monday - Friday; 8am to 5pm

Wage: $ 21.00 - $28.00/hour

Benefits

* Medical/Dental

* FSA

* 403(b) Retirement

* Additional Voluntary Benefits

* Paid Holidays

* Vacation/Sick Leave

* Education Assistance Program

* Employee Assistance Program

* Longevity awards

Position Summary:

The Parent Educator is responsible for the implementation of family centered, home bases services using a team model to include assessment, planning, referrals, and education to familys identified and referred by community partners.

Responsibilities:


  • Provide family-centered, home-based services
  • Conduct the enrollment, service planning and implementation of the Parents as Teachers Curriculum focusing on strengths and areas of concern.
  • Conduct home-visits, addressing specific goals in the family service plan; conduct developmental screenings; make referrals and establish connections to other community resources identified in the service plan; facilitate educational groups.
  • Document services provided to the family and submit required paperwork in a timely well-organized fashion.
  • Participate in PAT staff meetings, multi-disciplinary team meetings, and other meetings as required.
  • Follow agency policies regarding confidentiality and other consumer rights
  • Maintain flexible hours and schedule visits according to families needs
  • Represent the agency in a professional manner within the community
  • Work well with other agencies personnel
  • Requires working flexible hours, including some evenings a month
  • Requires extensive travel in the community and working in clients homes
  • Requires ability to tolerate exposure to tobacco smoke, domestic animals, household pests, and other conditions common to a variety of home environments
  • Perform other duties as required


    Job Requirements:

    The following requirements are those that are normally required for performance of this position. Any disabled applicant or incumbent who does not meet one or more of the physical requirements, but who can perform the essential function of the job (with or without reasonable accommodations) shall be deemed to meet these requirements.

    Physical Requirements:

    This position normally requires the physical demands of sitting, standing, walking, bending, lifting or performing other work requiring low physical exertion, talking, hearing and adequate vision on a regular basis to perform the job requirements. These physical demands are required up to 80% of the time.

    Non-Physical Requirements:

    Education


    • Bachelors Degree in Behavioral Sciences, Preferred
    • Associates Degree, Required


      Experience


      • 2 years experience working with parents and young children
      • 5 years experience working with parents and young children with Associates Degree or equivalent


        Special Skills


      • Knowledge of child development, a range of child rearing practices and issues
      • Knowledge of community resources
      • Knowledge of appropriate use of screening materials
      • Ability to work independently and as a team member
      • Possess good verbal and written communication skills
      • Possess good data management skills
      • Bilingual (English/Spanish) Required
      • Ability to provide culturally relevant services


        Licensure, Registration, Certification


        • First Aid/CPR certification required
        • Valid Washington State drivers license and minimum required liability insurance


          Employment is conditional upon:


          • Being cleared by criminal background check and fingerprinting when required

            Qualifications It is the practice of Catholic Charities to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color national origin, gender (with or without sexual conduct), age, disability, citizenship status, marital status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Catholic Charities of Central Washington, Yakima , Parent Educator - Bilingual, Other , Yakima, Washington

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