Family Advocate, Head Start $2,500 Sign-on Bonus (EBCAP0845)

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East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking two full-time (40 hours) /full-year Family Advocates for our Head Start Program at 8 John Chafee Boulevard in Newport, RI. EBCAP believes all families share the same aspirations for their children and will work collaboratively with the Head Start team to contribute to their children’s learning and developing experience.

EBCAP is committed to the safety of our employees and clients during this COVID-19 medical crisis. We are currently conducting our interviews remotely.

EBCAP is offering a two-step sign-on bonus totaling $2,500 for external applicants.

The Family Advocate will provide education and case management services to Head Start families in both the family’s home and at the center. During the COVID-19 crisis, services provided by the Family Advocate Manager will be done through telephone and web-based applications to maximize the staff member’s health and safety.  successful candidate will utilize a strength-focused philosophy and approach to building self-reliance through the Family Partnership Agreement. the ideal candidate will adhere to Head Start Performance Standards, agency goals, as well as personnel policies.

The position requires a minimum of an associate degree with experience in Human Services or a related field. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. The ideal candidate must know community resources and enjoy working with children and families. Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus, however, not required.

For Full-Time Employees Working 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/sick time, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, mileage reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEU’s, employee assistance program, and more!

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program.

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

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