Family Services Manager - Head Start

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Overwhelmingly, people who decide they want to be a part of the Y in Central Maryland tell us they do so because it reflects their values and a conscious decision, theyve made about how they choose to live their lives. The happiest and most fulfilled Y associates are those who are motivated to help others and who want to be a part of something larger than themselves. If this speaks to your heart, then we invite you to join our team. Be a part of a charitable, mission-driven organization that works for individual and community well-being for all, for a better us.

How this role contributes to the Ys mission:

As a Y Family Services Manager, you will create and implement a Head Start recruitment plan for program participants to ensure 100% enrollment as well as establish and maintain a waiting list. You will work within the community, with families and with parents/guardians, acting as an advocate for families, developing trusting relationships and ensuring that support services are available to meet family goals. You will work with families on an individualized basis to identify family goals, strengths, and necessary services and ensure parents have opportunities to enhance their skills and knowledge that aid in child development.You will be responsible for community partnerships, service coordination as well as reporting. As a Y Family Services Manager, youll contribute to the Y and to the broader community we serve by working with our littlest participants and their families who are economically disadvantaged and help them prepare for success in school and life.

This work is right for you if you have:

An interest in the well-being and education of young children, enthusiasm, patience, good humor, good judgment and a good spirit

The ability to clearly communicate and effectively listen to children, parents/guardians, members, and other Y associates

At least 2 year of experience working with adults in the Human Services or Social Work field

Prior Head Start experience (preferred)

An associates degree in social science, human services or related field OR a bachelors degree in family studies, social work, human services or related field (preferred)

For a full listing of Head Start locations visit (url removed)

Associates of the Y in Central Maryland are required to be fully vaccinated for the COVID virus or have a valid medical or religious accommodation.

The Y in Central Maryland provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. Moreover, the Y is firmly committed to celebrating and achieving diversity and inclusion in all we do. We strive to be an anti-racist organization and expect all associates to treat others with respect, kindness and dignity, at all times. Thank you for considering working for the Y in Central Maryland. If being a part of our cause feels right for you, we hope you will join us.

Other details

Job Family Early Childhood Development

Pay Type Hourly

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  • Negotiable
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  • Re-341745
  • Permanent
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