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Family Support Navigator Home Visitor

The Family Center of Washington County is looking to hire a Family Support Navigator Home Visitor to process CIS and general intake and referrals, plus provide resources as needed. You will provide individualized parent education and family support to pregnant and parenting families with children birth-five who may be faced with multiple life stressors, such as mental illness, and/or psychosocial risk factors, such as substance abuse, domestic violence, poverty, and homelessness. You will work to strengthen family resiliency and functioning to promote optimal health through the lens of the 5 Protective Factors.

Desired Qualifications: You must have a Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree- preferred in Social Work, Education, Public Health, or other related human service field; Minimum of three years working with families including families at-risk; experience with home visiting preferred; Familiarity with child development, age birth to five, and related parenting needs; Experience providing developmental services to children with disabilities or special health needs and their families; Working knowledge of the health care, social service and educational resources in Washington County; Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of people, including professionals and consumers, while maintaining an awareness of each individual’s needs and strengths; Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other professionals, maintain records, and complete reports on a timely basis; Familiarity with regulations, laws, and procedures of the Vermont Agency of Human Services preferred; Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team; Must possess a value system consistent with that of the Family Center of Washington County and have demonstrated a client-centered approach in past work; Must display caring, respect, resilience, a willingness to adapt to change, and excellent interpersonal skills. Must pass a fingerprint and background check.

This position is 40 hours weekly with flexible scheduling, an excellent benefit package including medical and dental insurance, paid holidays, generous vacation and sick leave, and a retirement plan.

The Family Center in Montpelier is a member of the Parent Child Network of VT whose focus is support and education to families with young children through wraparound service delivery. The goal is to help all Vermont families get off to a healthy start, promote well-being, and build on family strengths. We’re a committed team of people where collaboration and mutual support are the norm.

Please email your resume, a cover letter, and three references to our Youth and Family Services Director at [email protected] by 10/01/2021.

For a full job description, please click here: Family Support Navigator Home Visitor 9.10.21

Early Childhood Program Assistant Teacher

The Family Center of Washington County Early Childhood Program, a 5 STARS nonprofit early education program, is seeking nurturing, creative professionals dedicated to teaching young children. The ideal candidates will participate in all phases of planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate experiences for children ages birth to five years, including work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, and providing education and support services to children with a variety of different needs. The Family Center is a supportive, professional, collaborative work environment and offers a competitive salary.

Early Childhood Assistant Teacher candidates should have a Northern Lights Level I Certificate or Child Development Associate (CDA) required. Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Development or related field preferred. Minimum of one year experience teaching in an early childhood setting, including direct experience providing developmental or support services to children with disabilities or other needs and their families. Must pass a fingerprint and background check.

This position offers up to 40 hours weekly with competitive wages, health and dental benefits, generous paid time off, professional development, planning time, paid vacation, sick and personal time, and retirement plan benefits.

If you’re interested in the above position, please email your resume, cover letter, and three references in care of our Early Childhood Services Managers at: [email protected] . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Family Center of Washington County in Montpelier is a member of the Parent Child Network of VT whose focus is support and education to families with young children through wraparound service delivery. The goal is to help all Vermont families get off to a healthy start, promote well-being, and build on family strengths. We’re a committed team of people where collaboration and mutual support are the norm.

Click here for a complete job description: Early Childhood Program Assistant Teacher Opening

Early Childhood Program Teacher

Our well respected 5 Stars Early Education program is dedicated to providing high quality child care, interactive learning and memorable experiences. We are currently looking for a highly motivated teacher to inspire and be part of a friendly, vibrant and dynamic team environment, participating in all phases of planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate experiences for children ages birth to five years. You will also work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, providing direct early intervention services to children with a variety of intensive needs.

Desired Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary Education, or a related field required, Teacher licensure preferred. Minimum must qualify as a Teacher Associate/Northern Lights Level III and two years’ experience teaching in a mainstreamed early childhood setting, including direct experience providing developmental or support services to children with disabilities or other health needs and their families. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team with a wide range of people including professionals and parents while maintaining an awareness of each individual’s needs and strengths. Hours: 35-40 hours per week, year-round.

If you’re a highly skilled teacher who values play and nature based early learning and who can embed Vermont’s Early Learning Standards in the rhythms and routines of that foundation, please email your resume, cover letter, and three references at: [email protected] .

For a full job description, please click here: ECP Teacher Job Description May 2019

The position offers competitive wages, health and dental benefits, generous paid time off, professional development, planning time, paid vacation, sick and personal time, access to child care, and retirement plan benefits.

The Family Center in Montpelier is a member of the Parent Child Network of VT whose focus is support and education to families with young children through wraparound service delivery. The goal is to help all Vermont families get off to a healthy start, promote well-being, and build on family strengths. We’re a committed team of people where collaboration and mutual support are the norm.

The Family Center’s culture is one of diversity, inclusiveness and enjoyable collaboration amongst staff. We take pride in being professional, and working to make a meaningful, measurable impact in the community. The Family Center believes that every employee has the potential to make a contribution to the organization, its clients, and our teams. To facilitate that, we support an ongoing process of continuous performance improvement where real-time feedback combined with effective, two-way communication can help employees better understand their job responsibilities, priorities, and performance expectations and supervisors can continually grow into effective leaders and change agents for the organization.  This should result in a greater shared understanding between supervisors and staff, encourage employee skill development, support a culture of continuous learning, and lead to overall improved performance for our employees and the Family Center as a whole. We offer competitive benefits, including:

  • Annual Vacation & Personal Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Section 125 Cafeteria Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • 403(b) Plan (with company discretionary contribution)
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • Direct Deposit
  • Professional Development

The Family Center of Washington County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider.

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