Child and Family Service
  • Lihue, HI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Established in 1899, Child & Family Service (CFS) is a community-based organization with a mission of strengthening families and fostering the healthy development children.  CFS has been a fierce advocate for children and families in the midst of social injustices and inequalities. Our statewide support, counseling, and therapeutic programs help individuals and families heal from trauma, prevent abuse and neglect, and can break the cycle of generational poverty.

OUR MISSION

Strengthening families and fostering the healthy development of children.

OUR VISION

Healthy, thriving individuals and families building strong, multi-cultural communities across generations.

OUR VALUES

HOPE values: Humility, Ownership, Perseverance, Engagement

We offer an extensive array of benefits for our employee including paid time off, preventative health care paid time off, birthday floating holiday, volunteer floating holiday, 15 Paid Holidays in a Year (16 in an Election Year), Medical/Dental/Vision/RX plans, Opt-out incentive, 401(k), flexible spending plans, & more.

Come join Child & Family Service and help us serve thousands in our communities!


SUMMARY OF DUTIES

Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Home Visitor is primarily responsible for providing service delivery that capitalizes on the home as the child's primary learning environment. The Home Visitor also provides to children and families comprehensive services that cover all the elements of Early Head Start program.


EDUCATION AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education from an accredited college or university and six months working experience in an Early Childhood program; Or Credential in Child Development Associate program or organized two-year college program (60 credits) and Certificate in Early Childhood Education, plus one year supervised teaching experience in an Early Childhood program; Or Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from an accredited college or university plus six months working in an Early Childhood program, plus six credit or equivalent approved Child Development of Early Childhood training courses (included as part of bachelors of arts or science degree);Or Bachelor's degree in any field from an accredited college or university plus twelve credits or equivalent approved Child Development or Early Childhood training courses (included as part of bachelors of arts or science degree).

EXPERIENCE

  • Six months plus. On-going monthly in service training with topics focusing around but not limited to Child Development, Health & Safety, challenging behaviors, curriculum, working with parents etc. Must have excellent communication, organization, supervision and problem solving skills, flexibility, and willingness to work as a team member. Experience with children ages 3-5 and their families. Knowledge of community resources and the skills to link families with appropriate agencies and services.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Must have excellent communication, organization, supervision and problem solving skills, flexibility, and willingness to work as a team member.
  • Experience with children ages 3-5 and their families.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required upon hire.
  • Knowledge of community resources and the skills to link families with appropriate agencies and service

OTHER POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • This job requires a valid Hawaii driver's license, a clear driver's abstract, and willingness to travel in personal vehicle on an as needed basis throughout the island.
  • This job requires a valid Hawaii driver's license and a clear driver's abstract and continued employment may be contingent on maintaining a clear driver's abstract.
  • This job requires a valid Hawaii driver's license, a clear driver's abstract, and use of personal vehicle to transport clients, as needed, as well as a willingness to travel in personal vehicle on an as-needed basis throughout the island.
  • This job requires a valid Hawaii driver's license, a clear driver's abstract, and use of agency vehicle to transport clients, as needed, as well as a willingness to travel in personal vehicle on an as-needed basis throughout the island.
  • This position is subject to a criminal background investigation and continued employment is contingent on a record clear of convictions.

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