Jefferson Franklin Community Action Corporation
  • 29-Nov-2018 to 28-Dec-2019 (EST)
  • Head Start
  • Union, MO, USA
  • 12.70
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, dental, vision, life insurance; 403B and Pension; Employee Assistance program, Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay

Do you love working one on one with families to support their personal growth and development? Do you have a passion for serving families living in poverty? Do you want to work for an agency that provides a positive work environment with opportunities for professional growth and advancement? If so, this may be the perfect opportunity for you! As a Family Coach, you will be working with enrolling families and children ages 0-5 in the Head Start program so they may receive comprehensive services. You will also work individually with parents/guardians of enrolled Head Start children, identifying their personal goals, and supporting their efforts toward self-sufficiency. JFCAC Head Start is a federally funded program designed to support school readiness for children ages birth through 5 years of age for children and families living in poverty.

Job Duties:

  • The Social Worker will recruit and enroll children that are income eligible for Head Start services.
  • The Social Worker will ensure children receive required health screenings and follow up on concerns.
  • The Social Worker will utilize Parent Gauge assessment tool to identify needs of families, strengths, and areas for improvement. Use data to develop goals and track parent's progress.
  • The Social Worker will provide community resources for families relevant to their needs.
  • The Social Worker will provide monthly home visits for families in crisis.
  • The Social Worker will participate in family events to support school readiness and community involvement.
  • The Social Worker if applicable, work closely with school district partnerships to ensure communication between Head Start and district staff as it relates to HSPPS requirements.


  • Minimum of Associates Degree in child development, education, social sciences, or related field and/or working toward obtaining a Home Visitor CDA within 2 years of hire required.
  • At least 2 years documented work experience in early childhood development, family development, social work, human services, and/or psychology required.
  • Must have a reliable vehicle.





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