Head Start Family Service Worker (Wisner, NE)

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Website Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership

Become part of a team building a strong community with a common goal of providing a good learning environment for our children and support for families to grow. NENCAP’s Head Start Program in partnership with the Wisner-Pilger Public Schools has an opening for a FAMILY SERVICE WORKER.  Work location is the Wisner-Pilger Public School, 40 hours per week M-F, with seasonal layoff, hourly wage plus benefits. Responsible for continuous recruitment of children, support and engage families, and facilitate parent curriculum and other engagement activities. For Agency application, job description, education requirements, wage and benefit information visit www.nencap.org or contact HR at 1-800-445-2505 or 402-385-6300. To apply, submit a completed Agency application. No resumes accepted. Send applications to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, PO Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667.  Position open until filled.


80% Federally Funded

Non-Profit Agency

JOB SUMMARY: The Family Service Worker is responsible for recruitment of children and families into the Head Start Program, documenting all action taken pertaining to outreach and continuous recruiting, ensuring the classroom is fully enrolled at all times. Accurately enter data through the program’s on-line assessment system.  Assist families in enrolling in a system of on-going health care, required screenings, exams, necessary referrals, and follow-ups and be a referral source for parents. Maintain Parent Corner and provide parent resources, as needed.  Complete Home Visits and Parent/Teacher Conferences with each family. Complete Family Partnership Agreement for each family and assist with goal setting. Be available to all over-income families on an as-needed basis. Facilitate parent engagement activities and parent committees according to program requirements. Maintain and organize accurate family records. Assist Teachers in recruiting and training volunteers as needed. Assist in classroom when needed. Occasional kneeling, stooping, bending, and lifting up to 50 pounds. Maintain confidentiality of program participants and follow Program and Agency standards and policies.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:  High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) required. Acquire within 18 months of hire, at a minimum, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling, or a related field.   Six months to 1-year related experience preferred.

WAGE & BENEFITS:  The wage is $17.00 per hour plus benefits. Benefits include health, life, dental and vision insurance. NENCAP pays 100% of the premiums for health, life, dental, and vision premiums for our employees to receive FREE individual coverage! Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave, Employee Assistance Program, and 401K Retirement.

To apply for this job email your details to ahansen@nencap.org