Help Wanted: Family Advocate – Coal County

Help Wanted: Family Advocate for Coalgate Area
Big Five Head Start Program


Responsible for providing assistance to families with children in the Big Five Head Start program. Shares a general responsibility for the safety and well being of all the children enrolled in the program. Responsible for providing support to the children and families of assigned Head Start centers. Provides information and referral relevant to the needs of the children and families in accordance with requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards. May attend parent meetings and accompany classes on field trips.

This position will include transportation of children and substituting in the classroom as needed. Must be at least 18 years old and have high school diploma or GED.

Must have, with 18 months of hire, at a minimum, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field. Prefer some college education in Early Childhood Development with work experience assisting low income families. Bilingual preferred. Must have valid driver’s license, vehicle liability insurance and a good driving record in order to travel extensively to area Head Start centers and service providers.

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