Champions for Children’s greatest asset is the quality and competency of its staff.
Our management philosophy starts with respect for individuals and treating people with dignity, openness, honesty and fairness. Additionally, we share a set of work values focused on performance, independent initiative, good communication and employee development. Our working style is governed by teamwork, and we believe effective service depends on qualified and competent staff who feel integrated into our organization.
Champions for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, national origin, citizenship/immigration status, veteran status or any other protected status. Drug Free WorkPlace.
Champions for Children, Inc. participates in the federal government’s E-Verify program. With E-Verify we are able to confirm the employment authorization of all newly hired employees through an electronic database maintained by the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security. With respect to new hires, the E-Verify process is completed in conjunction with a new hire’s completion of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification upon commencement of employment. E-Verify is not used as a tool to pre-screen candidates. For up-to-date information on E-Verify, go to www.uscis.gov and click the “E-Verify” logo.
Champions for Children Current Job Openings:
1) Family Support Worker I, 2 positions available, (1 bi-lingual candidate preferred) to join our Healthy Families Program.
To apply: Please email your resume with a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications for the position to HR@cfctb.org
Essential Job Functions:
- Establishes a trusting relationship with families assigned to caseload by initiating and maintaining regular client contact and strives to engage assigned families into the Program.
- Completes home visits in the frequency as required.
- Encourages compliance with, monitors and documents child immunization schedules.
- Links participating family members to a medical provider whenever necessary and appropriate.
- Identifies and assists families in accessing needed resources and social services.
- Works with assigned families to develop, monitor and implement a Family Support Plan (FSP).
- Administers developmental assessment tools at established intervals, and other established assessments in a timely manner.
- Promotes and models effective parent-child interaction through teachings and activities that enhance and strengthen bonding and parenting skills. Provides in-home parent education to families. Implements and promotes activities as per curricula.
- Record-keeping. Establishes an individual record for each family and maintains accurate documentation. Understands and complies with confidentiality guidelines.
- Meets with Supervisor weekly.
- Manages time and resources effectively. Travels as required for hospital visits, home visits, educational programs or meetings; mileage is correctly documented, compiled and submitted monthly for reimbursement.
- Attends training conferences/workshops, in-house trainings, staff meetings, and other staff development activities, as required and in a timely manner.
- Collects data required for reports. Completes reports as required.
- Complies with job preparedness requirements.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Minimum: a H.S. diploma or GED
- 2-3 years experience working with children and families
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Bi-lingual (Spanish and English) preferred
- Must be sensitive to the culturally diverse population Champions for Children serves.
- Must have a reliable car, valid driver’s license, active auto insurance, and a satisfactory result of a driving record check.
- Must successfully complete a level 2 criminal background checks and drug test.
2) Program Specialist – Bilingual (English-Spanish)
As Program Specialist, you will provide support and technical assistance to childcare centers and Family Childcare homes. Your goal will be to support, coach and use the assessment results in Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale to improve the quality in their learning environment. You will also engage parents through trainings. This position reports to the FIC Program Director.
- A proven self-starter who can develop and build a new program.
- Knowledgeable about managing all aspects of the program.
- A confident individual who can go into a culturally diverse neighborhood and communicate effectively with local businesses, faith based organizations, individuals and at community events.
- Ability to cooperate with various outreach centers as well as home child care providers.
- An organized individual with the ability to perform education and training classes for parents, home child care providers as well as other interested individuals, groups or businesses.
- Collect and process monthly and weekly reports and paperwork
- Weekly visits and activities with center staff
- Maintain Technical log
- Fill-out daily site notes to track provider visits
- Keep current contact information up to date in files and on K-drive
- Design flyers and materials for home child care providers and centers
- Maintain inventory of all materials in office/storage
- Take pictures of activities/ create scrapbook entries for each provider
- Other duties as assigned
- Must have Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related experience.
- Bilingual: English – Spanish
- Experience working in Childcare Center /Home
- Self- starter, strong organizational skills, experience with Microsoft Office Suite
- Must be able to engage population in dialogue
- Be a great communicator
- Must be sensitive to the culturally diverse population FIC/CFC serves
- Must have working vehicle, valid driver’s license and auto insurance
- Must be flexible with working hours (some evening hours)
- Must complete a background check and drug screen.