Come work for the company that was awarded Best of State 2022 for Best Public Preschool and Best Charitable Service Organization.
Utah Community Action of Salt Lake City, UT is seeking to hire a full-time Family Advocate. Are you looking for a job in social services where you can see the difference you make in the lives of those you serve? Would you like to work for a nonprofit that has room for growth and often promotes from within? If so, please read on!
This position provides comprehensive case management for Head Start families. Earn a competitive wage of $21.23/hour. We offer medical, dental, vision, life, accident insurance, 401K, short & long-term disability, up to $2,500 HSA match, employee assistance program, accrue up to 192 hours of PTO, 11 pay holidays plus the time off between Christmas and New Years paid, etc. Potential for FCDL student loan forgiveness after 120 eligible payments.
This position is full-time and year-round
Have you been looking for a job where you will enjoy coming to work every day? If so, apply today!
Bachelor degree in social, human or family services required. Two years of related experience preferred. Previous Head Start experience preferred. Bilingual preferred.
ABOUT UTAH COMMUNITY ACTION
Founded in 1965, Utah Community Action is a nationally recognized provider of comprehensive services for income-eligible families. Our six core programs Head Start, Adult Education, Case Management & Housing, Nutrition, HEAT, and Weatherization barriers to self-sufficiency to empower individuals, strengthen families, and build communities. We are committed to ending poverty and improving the lives of those living in our community.
We have over 40 locations across the Salt Lake Valley and will continue to grow. UCA is seeking inspired, talented people who want to be make a difference in the community.
Sensitivity to needs of families from various economic and ethnic backgrounds
Manage time efficiently to ensure all deadlines, paperwork, assessment data and reports are completed accurately and in a timely manner.
Maintain accurate and up-to-date case management notes and document all follow up for children in assigned classrooms in a timely manner.
Monitor health requirements and complete timely follow-up for assigned caseload by educating families and ensuring that all children are up-to-date on well-child exams and immunizations, and are current with other age appropriate preventive health, which includes medical, dental, nutrition and mental health and identifying a medical and dental home.
Provide families with effective referrals in the community to meet their identified needs. Provide timely follow-up to ensure that the referral provided was accessed and appropriately met the needs of the family; gives additional or different resources as needed.
Consistent and collaborative communication with teaching teams to ensure that pertinent knowledge about families is appropriately shared in a way that ensures confidentially and increases service coordination.
Work collaboratively with the classroom teachers to ensure that classroom coverage, safety, and active supervision is maintained at all times.
Provide parent engagement activities to implement the parent, family, and community engagement framework to facilitate building relationships with families and support family well-being by completing monthly parent meetings, workshops, parenting curriculum, etc.
Participates in community outreach and assists in recruitment strategies
Typical work schedule is Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Utah Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer and the agency prohibits discrimination and harassment because of a person's protected status such as race, color, national origin, religion, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran, military service, gender, sex (including conditions of pregnancy), marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected- group status.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
Founded in 1965, Utah Community Action is one of the largest nonprofit agencies dedicated to fighting poverty and its root causes in Utah. Today, we serve over 60,000 people annually through six core programs–Adult Education, Case Management & Housing, Head Start preschool, HEAT utility assistance, Nutrition, and Weatherization for homes.