Our Head Start department is seeking a Family Support Specialists to help the Valley’s children get off to a great start.
Working under direct supervision of the Family Services Manager, the Family Support Specialist works to provide family development activities that enhance the education, social, health, mental health, and/or economic well-being of the family unit, with the ultimate goal of self-sufficiency.
Family Support Specialists work in preschool age classrooms (children age’s three to five) located within the Valley’s public school system. Duties include home visits, parent training, and case management.
Position is offered full-time with an excellent benefits package as noted below. Southwest Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.
Southwest Human Development offers an excellent benefits package for full-time employment to include:
Health insurance (provided at no cost to the employee)
Employee Assistance Program (includes 6 face-to-face visits)
Flexible spending account
401(k) retirement plan
Paid sick time
Ongoing training and professional development
Supportive, relationship-based supervision model
AA or BA/BS degree in early childhood education, social work, family studies or related field and one year experience in a human services setting.
Bilingual English/Spanish proficiency required.
Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card preferred OR must qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card.