Employment Opportunities

Washington County EOC Head Start/Early Head Start is looking for dynamic individuals to promote and support the program's School Readiness goals and the Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (PFCE) goals.  The following positions are currently available:  

This is an excellent chance to join a friendly, vibrant and dynamic environment.

 

Mental Health Counselor - River Street Center

Salary:  $17.58 - 35 hours a week 

Duties/Responsibilities:  Directly responsible to the Assistant Director of Family and Community Partnership and is responsible for providing program children, parents and staff with support in the area of mental health wellness and identified needs. Establishing and maintaining an effective system for implementing the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA); Assisting the Disabilities Manager as needed in referrals of children to Early Intervention or to the Committee on Preschool Education for identified behavioral needs; facilitating referrals of children and families as needed to secure mental health services from outside providers; completing and maintaining appropriate documentation and reports; providing training and technical assistance on child management, parenting, family and other mental health issues for parents and staff.

Educational Experience Required : Master's Level degree in Social Work-Licensed Master Social Worker.

Additional Experience : One year's experience in mental health services; communication skills necessary to provide multi-disciplinary comprehensive mental health services; valid driver's license; an understanding of young children and low-income families, and an appreciation of parents as the primary educators of their children.

 

Family Advocate - Cambridge Center

Salary: $13.88/hr. - 35 hours a week - 52 weeks per year

Duties/Responsibilities:

Assist with recruitment and identification of eligible children.
Assist in planning and providing educational activities for parents.
Encourage parents and community engagement in all areas of the program.
Preparation of required records.
Provide information, referrals, advocacy, counseling and follow-up services to families.
Monitor children's attendance.
Serve as an advocate for Head Start/Early Head Start families.
Qualifications:

Associates Degree in Human Services or related field.
Valid driver's license.

 

Child Health Nurse, RN - River Street CenterSalary

Hourly Wage: $16.97/hr. - 52 weeks per year - 35 hours a week

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to the agency's policy on confidentiality both within the agency and the community and adhere to all program policies and procedures.
  • Work closely with all program staff to ensure an integrated approach and provide comprehensive services to children and families.
  • Ensure that all children receive required screenings and educational preparation prior to each screening.
  • Organize screening results, pertinent medical family history, current health, and nutrition information for identifying those children and families who may need special assistance or intervention.
  • Respond to and assist with referrals from staff and parents regarding health problems of children and/or their families.
  • Provide assistance to education and home based staff in planning and implementing health activities for children.
  • Establish and maintain a collaborative working relationship with community agencies providing Health Services for Head Start/Early Head Start children and serve as an advocate for children and their families.
  • Work with the Health Services Coordinator in developing and implementing resources and trainings for staff and parents on topics in the Health Services areas.
  • Become or remain certified as a CPR/First Aid instructor and a Medication Administration instructor.
  • Maintain thorough documentation of all health services provided using the ChildPlus database. Ensure that any medical services are in compliance with NYS MAT procedures.
  • Utilize professional reading, writing and communication skills in order to carry out necessary job requirements.
  • Assist in the annual revision of the Comprehensive Program Plan, Policies and Procedures, Community Assessment and in the program self assessment.
  • Attend upon request all staff and other appropriate meetings, trainings and conferences. Some of which may necessitate out-of-county travel and evening/overnight attendance.

Qualifications:

  • New York State Registered Nurse
  • Preferably experience in Community, Public Health and Early Childhood with evidence of out reach and link-up with community agencies and providers.
  • A valid driver's license.
  • An understanding of young children and low-income families, and an appreciation of parents as the primary educators of their children.

 

 

*Benefit packages available for all Full Time/ 35 hour per week positions. Generous paid time off, including sick, personal time and paid school breaks. Excellent medical insurance packages offered, with dental and vision options. Life Insurance and 401K savings plans also offered. Pay scale subject to agency longevity and time in title. Tuition reimbursement program available for qualified employees. Advancement opportunities available for employees in good standing.

For more information, please call Kim Kenyon at 747-2816 ext. 201.


To apply please send a cover letter and resume to:  
Kim Kenyon,  Washington County EOC, Inc. Head Start/Early Head Start, 11 St. Paul's Drive, Hudson Falls, NY  12839 or email to kim.kenyon@washcohs.org.

 

 

Substitute Teachers, Teacher's Assistants, Teacher's Aides, and Cooks

Always hiring - These positions available at Cambridge, Dix, Granville, River Street and Whitehall Centers.