Head Start Family Service Worker
  • Job Posting Expires: 12/1/2022
1M ago
$20,000 to $30,000
Full Time
Human Services
0-2 Years
Primary Duties

Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership’s HEAD START EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM in Partnership with the Little Panthers Preschool is looking for a FAMILY SERVICE WORKER.  40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, with seasonal layoff, hourly wage, plus benefits.

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 into ChildPlus record keeping 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.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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. 

Compensation Details

The wage is $15.00 per hour, plus benefits. 


Benefits include life, health, dental and vision insurance. Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave, EAP, 401K Retirement. 

How to Apply

Job application, job description, education requirements, wage and benefit information are located on our website www.nencap.org under Employment or contact HR at 1-800-445-2505 or 402-385-6300. To apply, submit a completed agency application with education credentials or transcripts. No resumes accepted. Send applications to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, PO Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667. Position open until filled.    EOE   80% Federally Funded       Non-Profit Agency