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Children’s Friend is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, handicap, disability or veteran status. To apply for a job at Children’s Friend, you may submit your resume and cover letter electronically

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Providence, RI 02903


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JOB OPPORTUNITIES updated December 11, 2017

 

Data Entry – File Clerk - click here for a more detailed job description

Description:
Utilize a teamwork approach by working collaboratively with direct service staff, the IS Department and Administrative Support on client information, programmatic reporting, case record management, and evaluation projects, to ensure accurate client information is available. Enter all assigned client related data into agency database including but not limited to Client Data Forms, Change/Add Termination Forms, evaluation paperwork, etc. Enter all necessary documentation to open and close cases as assigned to ensure timely and accurate completion of documentation. File all forms which are entered into the agency database into client records located on site.

Qualifications: 
High School graduate with a minimum of one year data entry experience and a general knowledge of office procedures.  Must demonstrate a strong ability to identify and analyze data issues as well as the ability to work independently.   Must be able to recognize and respect the need for confidentiality and have the ability to develop other skills as necessary to provide efficient support services to the Agency.  Excellent interpersonal skills when dealing with staff, clients, visitors and Board members required. Must have reliable transportation.

 

Head Start/Early Head Start Nurse - click here for a more detailed job description

Qualifications:
RN with a   current Rhode Island license and an Associate or Bachelor degree. Must have   experience working with pregnant women and expectant families; young children; and at-risk families. Must have a valid driver's license, auto liability  insurance, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

Description:  Provide home-based  health assessments of pregnant women, young children and families. Provide classroom based health assessments of Head Start children and collaborate with appropriate providers/families. Provide consultation to program staff regarding child and parent  health needs. Track health information on program participants, and prepare required reports. Maintain client records  and complete all necessary  documentation.

 

Manager of Family Preservation - click here for a more detailed job description

Description: Provide leadership and overall management of the Adoption, Foster Care, Partners in Permanency, Birth Parent Counseling, and Adoption Support Programs.  Ensure that all program services meet COA, licensing and best practice standards.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field. Licensure in Rhode Island preferred. Child Welfare experience required. Experience and skills in staff supervision, team development and program management required.

 

Coordinator of Early Childhood Partnerships - click here for a more detailed job description

Description:
Assist the Manager of Early Childhood Partnerships in overseeing the provision of Head Start and Early Head Start services through early childhood partnerships. Partnerships are Early/Head Start services delivered to families through collaboration between Children’s Friend and selected licensed child care centers and family child care homes (partnership sites). Serve as a main point of contact for partners and troubleshoot and resolve issues. Take a lead role in researching and developing a family child care partnership component of the project. Conduct regular, effective in-person and electronic communication with partners and internal teams.  Oversee the effectiveness and timeliness of payments to partners. Track project data on partners, children, and families and produce reports.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s’ degree required. Experience in overseeing services for vulnerable infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and families. Task-oriented and skilled in communicating with diverse partners.
Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable automobile, and auto insurance. Must provide proof of all medical clearance requirements.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

 

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher Assistant - click here for a more detailed job description

Description:
Work with the pre-kindergarten teacher to plan and implement a comprehensive, integrated curriculum aligned with Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards. Ensure the classroom meets DCYF
standards and RIDE 2013 Comprehensive Early Childhood Education Programs standards as well as other standards as appropriate.  This includes performing tasks necessary to maintain a high quality educational and childcare facility.

Qualifications:
Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education OR hold an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree AND have successfully completed a Teacher Assistant Training program approved by the RI Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; hold  a RI Early Learning and Development Standard certificate relevant to this position OR an individual professional development plan for achieving this requirement within 12 months from date of employment.  Also required: ability to organize and plan activities, establish warm, supportive relationships and provide a wide variety of stimulating and developmentally appropriate experiences for children.  Basic computer skills required for data input and use of email.

 

Systems and Security Administrator - click here for a more detailed job description

Description:
Under the direction of the CIO and IS Service Level Manager, monitor and administer day-to-day management of the information systems and the IS security environment at Children’s Friend.  Responsible for access controls, security incident detection and response, security control documentation and reporting. Lead projects related to information systems and security initiatives. Monitor and maintain servers and network devices and systems. Assist with virtual server operations, management of NetApp storage systems, Cisco UCS systems, and backups. Ensure security procedures, processes and standards are maintained.

Qualifications:
Bachelor degree or equivalent experience in computer science, information technology or related field and 3-4 years of related security, systems and/or network administration experience. At least one current information security certification is preferred (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CHFI, Security+, CCNA Security). Current industry specific certifications preferred (e.g., MCSA,VCA,VCP,VCAP, NCDA, NCSA, CCNP, CCDP). Ability to quickly resolve complex information systems and security issues/problems. Knowledge and understanding of information risk concepts and principles. Knowledge of project management, risk assessment methods and technologies. Experience with virtual server environments and consolidated storage. Knowledge of secure systems and network infrastructure encompassing servers, firewalls, routers, and switches, data loss prevention, network monitoring and endpoint protection. Understand the balance required between information security, technology and HIPAA considerations. Highly developed oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Well-organized, able to work under pressure and as a member of a team. Ability to interact well with a variety of people from all aspects of the Agency and community. Project management training preferred.

 

Child Development Supervisor - click here for a more detailed job description

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in education, early childhood education, or special education; and/or certificate in early childhood education from RIDE. Ability to organize and plan activities, establish warm,
supportive relationships and provide a wide variety of stimulating and developmentally appropriate experiences for children.  Reliable automobile, valid driver's license and auto liability insurance.  Must maintain CPR and
first aid training. Must provide proof of all medical clearance requirements.  Must provide all required DCYF licensing forms within 30 days of hire.

Description
Work with the Child Development Managers and Supervisors to implement a curriculum based on best practice, including all Head Start standards, childcare standards, state and federal regulations as applicable. Perform tasks necessary to maintain a high quality childcare facility. Coordinate and communicate on a regular basis with all staff and consultants providing services regarding the individual needs of each child.  Ensure family development, health, nutrition, and mental health services are integrated into the site and the child care partnerships.

 

First Connections Nurse - click here for a more detailed job description

Qualifications:                 
RN with Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree and a current Rhode Island license.  Must have experience working with pregnant women and expectant families, young children, and at-risk families. 
Must have a valid driver's license, auto liability insurance,  and a car to be used for work related tasks.

Description:
Provide home-based family assessments of families participating in the First Connections program using the Family Assessment Tool, capturing health, development, psychosocial, and environmental risks. Provide Infant Assessment screening or Ages and Stages Questionnaire screening on all children participating in the Family Outreach Program. Coordinate with local and state community resources regarding medical home, immunizations, and lead screenings. Assist with connecting eligible families with area WIC programs.  Identify local health resources and eligibility requirements for accessing those resources.

 

Clinician - click here for a more detailed job description

Qualifications:            
Master’s Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or a related field from an accredited school.  Must be working towards license in Rhode Island at the highest possible level, based on degree and
experience. Must have a good working knowledge of clinical social work services with children and families.  Must have a valid driver’s license, and car, and auto liability insurance.

Description:
Provide comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of children, parents and families. Provide individual, family and group psychotherapy to clients of the Family Counseling Program which may be home, office or community based, and may include crisis intervention services on an as needed basis. Coordinate and collaborate with providers in other service systems including; DCYF, legal, judicial, medical, educational, human services, etc.  Assume intake responsibilities on an as needed basis which may include: responding to initial inquiries for service, screening, triage and crisis intervention, information and referral, and completing initial paperwork.

 

Social Worker – First Connections - click here for a more detailed job description

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Bilingual ability; must be fluent in English and Spanish.  Must have experience working with pregnant women and expectant families, young children, and at-risk families.  Must have a valid driver's license, auto liability insurance, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

Description:
Provide home-based family assessments of families participating in the Infant and Toddler Home Visiting Program using the Family Assessment Tool to capture health, development, psychosocial, and environmental risks. Provide   Infant Assessment Screening, or Ages and Stages Questionnaire Screening on all children participating in the First Connections Program. Coordinate with local and state community resources regarding medical, home, immunizations, and lead screenings. In coordination with Nurses and Supervisor, ensure that all families are receiving parenting education. and are screened using the APP Home Safety Checklist.

 

Family Preservation Worker- Project Connect/Project Family - click here for a more detailed job description

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Social Work or Bachelor’s degree with extensive experience with at-risk families, substance abuse, and service coordination.  Must provide documentation showing proof of all medical clearance and immunization requirements. Must have a valid driver’s license, automobile and auto liability insurance.

Description: Receive referred cases from supervisor, review case material, and consult with DCYF, the family and other involved parties.  Conduct a thorough assessment of each family, complete all appropriate intake forms and evaluation instruments within program time limits. Develop a Family Service plan in collaboration with family members, DCYF worker and other relevant service providers as well as Project Connect team members.  In collaboration with Project Connect team, implement the plan through the provision of home-based services, including individual and family counseling, parent training, and linkage with schools and community agencies . Provide assessment of family members’ substance abuse problems, and provide linkage of substance abusing family members to formal substance abuse treatment programs.  Work with family on implementing an active recovery plan.

 

Speech and Language Therapist - click here for a more detailed job description

Qualifications:  Master’s degree in Speech and Language Therapy and current state licensure required. Must have at least two years of experience working with young children, preferably children with special needs.  Must provide documentation showing proof of all medical clearance and immunization requirements. Must have a valid driver’s license, auto liability insurance, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

Description: Help families promote the healthy growth and development of their child through teaching, modeling, and encouraging developmentally appropriate activities to ensure the goals of infants and toddlers as stated in a family’s Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP). Plan, schedule, and provide family-centered services for assigned caseload.  Facilitate and participate in program procedures including intakes, evaluations, program services, and the development and review of IFSP. Coordinate service delivery including those with outside consultants and practitioners as well as agency collaboration and communication to facilitate coordinated services for early intervention children and families. Coordinate transition plans for children and their families leaving Early Intervention.

 

Health and Nursing Manager - click here for a more detailed job description

Description: This position reports to the Vice President of Programs and serves as a member of the Program Leadership Team, as well as a key member of the health and nutrition division leadership team. The position will provide direct program oversight for the nursing domain of Head Start, Early Head Start and EHS-CC. This position will also provide nursing support and knowledge to other programs and projects. This position is expected to have strong management, supervisory and leadership skills. Create, implement and oversee the coordination of health and nursing related programming with a focus on integration between programs and within the overall agency. This includes staffing, work flow, training and continuous monitoring and evaluation to ensure appropriate and effective processes to maximize client success.

Qualifications:  Associate’s degree in Nursing required; Bachelor’s degree preferred. Must have current RI nursing licensure. Must have a minimum of 3-5 years of direct nursing experience working with children and/or families. Must have supervisory skills and expertise in program management, program integration and the provision and administration of comprehensive services for vulnerable families. Must provide documentation showing proof of all medical clearance and immunization requirements. Must have a valid driver’s license, auto liability insurance, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

 

Head Start Nurse - click here to read a full job description

Description: Provide home-based  health assessments of pregnant women, young children and families as needed, and share information with appropriate program staff. Provide classroom based health assessments of Head Start children and collaborate with appropriate providers/families.Provide consultation to program staff regarding child and parent  health needs. Develop and implement wellness education programs, including  smoking cessation and other topics of interest  to  program participants  and the community.

Qualifications: RN with a current Rhode Island license. Must have   experience working with pregnant women and expectant families; young children; and at-risk families. Must have a valid driver's license, auto liability insurance, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

 

Family Preservation Worker, BA degree (Fostering Families) - click here to read a full job description

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field and significant job-related experience.  Must have a good working knowledge of child welfare and foster care.  Ability to work flexible hours per program need required.  Must have a valid driver’s license, automobile, and auto liability insurance.

Description: Provide kin and public foster families with a range of supportive services including service linkage; individualized education and training; support related to separation, grief and loss; contact with birth families; and information related to concurrent planning. Provide case management service to children in kinship or public foster homes which may include support related to being in out of home care; collaboration with all service providers; regular case conferences with DCYF regarding case status and permanency planning; and referrals for needed services. Conduct thorough home studies and/or home study updates for kin and public foster parents per agency policy and program guidelines.  Ensure that all State and Federal requirements are met for licensing or home study approval.

 

Family Preservation Worker, MA degree (Fostering Families) - click here to read a full job description

Qualifications:  Master’s degree in social work or related field and significant job-related experience.  Must have a good working knowledge of child welfare and foster care.  Ability to work flexible hours per program need required.  Must have a valid driver’s license, automobile, and auto liability insurance.

Description: Provide kin and public foster families with a range of supportive services including service linkage; individualized education and training; support related to separation, grief and loss; contact with birth families; and information related to concurrent planning. Provide case management service to children in kinship or public foster homes which may include support related to being in out of home care; collaboration with all service providers; regular case conferences with DCYF regarding case status and permanency planning; and referrals for needed services. Conduct thorough home studies and/or home study updates for kin and public foster parents per agency policy and program guidelines.  Ensure that all State and Federal requirements are met for licensing or home study approval.

 

Bilingual Family Support Worker, Healthy Families America - click here to read a full job description

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Child Development or a degree in a field the agency considers to be equivalent and relevant experience.  Must be fluent in English-Spanish. Must provide proof of all medical clearance requirements.  Must have a valid driver’s license; automobile liability insurance in an amount established by the agency; and, an automobile fit to be used for work related tasks.

Description: Provide a range of culturally competent home-based services on a weekly basis for all families participating in the Healthy Families America program. Home based services include: parenting education; developmental milestones; health and nutrition education; home management skills; crisis intervention; and, social services linkage, all in partnership with the client. Assist parents in improving their skills in order to optimize the home environment. Assists families in establishing goals and plans for attaining these goals. Identify and refer clients to other support services in the community; assist in making and attending health and human service appointments, including, but not limited to, appointments related to educational and employment goals.

 

Family Support Worker, Healthy Families America - click here to read a full job description

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Child Development or a degree in a field the agency considers to be equivalent and relevant experience.  Must provide proof of all medical clearance requirements.  Must have a valid driver’s license; automobile liability insurance in an amount established by the agency; and, an automobile fit to be used for work related tasks.

Description: Provide a range of culturally competent home-based services on a weekly basis for all families participating in the Healthy Families America program. Home based services include: parenting education; developmental milestones; health and nutrition education; home management skills; crisis intervention; and, social services linkage, all in partnership with the client. Assist parents in improving their skills in order to optimize the home environment. Assists families in establishing goals and plans for attaining these goals. Identify and refer clients to other support services in the community; assist in making and attending health and human service appointments, including, but not limited to, appointments related to educational and employment goals.

 

Nurse Home Visitor, Nurse-Family Partnership - click here to read a full job description

Qualifications: Must be a Bachelor’s level Registered Nurse with current Rhode Island license.  Must  have experience, and expertise in working with child and maternal health, and at- risk families. 
Must have a valid driver’s license, a car to be used for work related tasks and auto liability insurance.

Description: Provide home based nursing services using the NFP model to mothers and their babies. Conduct required infant and parent assessment screenings with all families participating in the NFP program. Specify problems and goals related to the care, health and development of the infants and children as well as appropriate goals for mothers in the program.

 

Bilingual Enrollment Specialist - click here to read a full job description
Description:Oversee recruitment and enrollment of all children and their families into various programs within the agency with specific focus on Head Start, and Early Head Start. Maintain full enrollment for all classrooms and home based services by enrolling children and families.  Maintain up to date class lists and waiting lists and coordinate enrollment when there are openings. Provide telephone and face-to-face services to families including crisis intervention, advocacy, and referrals and linkages with community resources and agency programs.

Qualifications: 
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field. Must have good oral communication and organizational skills.  Must have a valid driver's license, automobile insurance with appropriate limits and liability coverage and a reliable automobile to be used for work related tasks.  Must provide documentation showing proof of all medical clearance and immunization requirements.      

 

Peer Mentor - click here to read a full job description

Description:
Work with families supporting, educating, encouraging, empowering and advocating for their views and choices. Support family stabilization through linking the family to natural resources, support and community services that are culturally competent and responsive. Provide parent education, including those associated with regulations/laws that support the rights of individuals and families,

Qualifications:
At least a High School diploma and a minimum of two years’ experience with the fostering a child and/or caring for a medically fragile child; Knowledge and skills needed to effectively support other  caregivers. Must have a valid driver's license, required insurance liability limits, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

 

Supervisor of Family Preservation - click here to read a full job description

Qualifications: Master Degree in Social Work or a related field and highest level licensure, or equivalent education and experience.  Experience with at-risk families, substance abuse, permanency, and service coordination  and staff supervision.  Must have a valid driver's license, required insurance liability limits, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

Responsibilities: Provide strength based monitoring and reflective supervision to the program staff including evaluations of staff performance and professional development plan implementation. Oversee daily operations of program needs, including, but not limited to, contracts, federal data collection, and collaboration with partnering agencies. Ensure culturally competent services to families including clinical assessment and intervention, case management, crisis intervention, information and referral to families referred to the program.  Ensure the development and implementation of a service plan.

 

Teacher Assistant - click here to read a full job description

Responsibilities:
Work with the lead/associate teacher to implement a curriculum based on best practice standards. Ensure that the classroom meets DCYF standards and Head Start education performance standards as well as other standards as appropriate.  This includes performing tasks necessary to maintain a high quality educational and childcare facility. Make daily observations of health of children, report any condition needing attention. Assist with the maintenance of progress notes, assessments, and screenings on the emotional, physical, social and intellectual development of classroom children.

Qualifications: 
Associate or Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field such as child study, child psychology, early childhood special education elementary education, or nursing.  Ability to organize and plan activities, establish warm, supportive relationships and provide a wide variety of stimulating and developmentally appropriate experiences for children.  Basic computer skills required for data input and use of email.  Knowledge of health, safety and first aid.  .  Must provide documentation showing proof of all medical clearance and immunization requirements, and be able to lift up to 40 lbs.

 

Early Intervention Educator - click here to read a full job description

Responsibilities:
Help families promote the healthy growth and development of their child through teaching, modeling, and encouraging developmentally appropriate activities to ensure the goals of infants and toddlers as stated in a family’s IFSP. Plan, schedule, and provide family-centered services for assigned caseload.  Maintain confidential client files and complete all documentation in a professional manner and within established program time frames. Facilitate and participate in program procedures including intakes, evaluations, program services, and the development and review of Individualized Family Service Plans.

Qualifications:  BA in Early Childhood Education or Special Education and current state licensure, or any Master’s degree in a related field. 2 years of experience working with young children, preferably children with special needs.  Must have current license as required by individual’s profession. Must have driver’s license, automobile, and appropriate insurance levels.

 

Early Intervention Dietician - click here for more details

Description: Must have licensure as a Registered Dietician (RD) and a minimum of two years of experience working with young children, preferably children with special needs. Must have a valid driver’s license, automobile for work related tasks, and appropriate liability insurance levels. 


Qualification: Help families promote the healthy growth and development of their child through teaching, modeling, and encouraging developmentally appropriate activities to ensure the goals of infants and toddlers as stated in a family’s IFSP. Plan, schedule, and provide family-centered services for assigned caseload.  Maintain confidential client files and complete all documentation in a professional manner and within established program time frames.  Facilitate and participate in program procedures including intakes, evaluations, program services, and the development and review of Individualized Family Service Plans. Coordinate service delivery including those with outside consultants and practitioners, as well as agency collaboration and communication, to facilitate coordinated services for early intervention children and families.

 

EI Social Worker - click here for more details  

Description:  Highest degree applicable to the profession/discipline such as a Master’s degree in Social Work or any Master’s degree in a related field. 2 years of experience working with young children, preferably children with special needs.  Must have current license as required by individual’s profession. Must have a valid driver’s license, auto liability insurance, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

Qualifications: Help families promote the healthy growth and development of their child through teaching, modeling, and encouraging developmentally appropriate activities to ensure the goals of infants and toddlers as stated in a family’s IFSP. Plan, schedule, and provide family-centered services for assigned caseload. Facilitate and participate in program procedures including intakes, evaluations, program services, and the development and review of Individualized Family Service Plans. Coordinate service delivery including those with outside consultants and practitioners,  as well as agency collaboration and communication, to facilitate coordinated services for early intervention children and families.

 

Early Intervention Service Coordinator - click here for more details

Description: BA in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Early Childhood Special Education, Social Work, Psychology, Communications Disorders, Nutrition or related early intervention field. 2 years of experience working with young children, preferably children with special needs.  Must have current license as required by individual’s profession. Must have driver’s license, automobile, and appropriate insurance levels.

Qualifications: Plan, schedule, and provide family-centered services for assigned caseload.  Support and implement developmentally and culturally appropriate learning environments for infants, toddlers, and their families. Maintain confidential client files and complete all documentation in a professional, timely, and accurate manner. Facilitate and participate in program procedures including intakes, evaluations, program services, and the development and review of Individualized Family Service Plans.

 

Head Start Family Worker - click here for more details

Description: Provide culturally competent home‑based case management, crisis intervention, vocational development, and information and referral services to families referred to Head Start. Provide home based parent‑child activities to promote positive, nurturing interaction between parents and their children. Ensure program services are in compliance with Head Start/Early Head Start performance standards. Responsible for integration of services for families in the classroom, home, center, and community. Both academic and full-year positions available.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Child Development or a related field. Experience working with at-risk families. Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish). Must provide documentation showing proof of all medical clearance and immunization requirements. Must have a valid driver's license, required insurance liability limits, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

 

Per Diem Receptionist/Secretary - Bilingual - click here for more details

Description: As part of the administrative support team, the receptionist is responsible for answering phones and channeling incoming calls to proper staff; greeting clients and visitors who enter the building; coordinating incoming and outgoing mail; and providing administrative support to the building as assigned.

Qualifications: High School graduate with knowledge of general office procedures, including good typing, computer, telephone, data entry and filing skills. Ability to develop the capacity to provide other skills as necessary to provide efficient support services for the Agency. A pleasant telephone manner is required as well as excellent interpersonal skills when dealing with staff, clients, visitors and Board members and the ability to recognize and respect the need for confidentiality. Must have a valid driver’s license, auto liability insurance, and a reliable car if directed to report to another site.  Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.

 

Lead Teacher - click here to read full job description

Description:  The Lead Teacher works with the Child Development Supervisor to implement curriculum based on best practice standards while ensuring that their classroom meets DCYF standards and Head Start education performance standards as well as other standards as appropriate.  Responsible for integration of services for families in the classroom, home, center and community.  Coordinate and communicate on a regular basis with all staff and consultants providing services regarding the individual needs of each child.

Qualifications:  Bachelor degree or Master degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development; or holds a current RI certificate in Early Childhood Education; or a Bachelor or Master degree in related field and plan to complete  twenty-four semester hours of course work to include work in each of the following areas; Child Growth and Development, Curriculum and Methods in Early Childhood Education, Reading Readiness and Developmental Reading, Health and Nutrition for the Young Child; Child, Family, and Community Relationships; and Identification of and Service to Special Needs Children.  Ability to organize and plan activities, establish warm, supportive relationships and provide a wide variety of stimulating and developmentally appropriate experiences for children.  Basic computer skills required for data input and use of email.  Reliable automobile, valid driver's license and auto liability insurance.  Must maintain CPR and first aid training.  Must provide documentation showing proof of all medical clearance and immunization requirements, and be able to lift up to 40 lbs.  Must provide all required DCYF licensing forms within 30 days of hire.

 

Therapeutic Integration Specialist/Kids Connect - click here for full job description

Description: Provide therapeutic interventions and supports within a classroom environment for children ages 3-5 years old.  Maintain ongoing communication with all team members regarding the individual needs of each child.  Maintain required paperwork for children receiving therapeutic services.

Qualifications: High school diploma plus experience working with preschool ages children with behavioral needs required.  Associate’s or CDA preferred. 

 

Physical Therapist - Early Intervention - click to read full job description      

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy. At least two years of experience working with young children, preferably children with special needs.  Must have current license as required by individual’s profession. Must have driver’s license, appropriate liability insurance levels and automobile for work related tasks.

Description: Help families promote the healthy growth and development of their child through teaching, modeling, and encouraging developmentally appropriate activities to ensure the goals of infants and toddlers as stated in a family’s IFSP. Plan, schedule, and provide family-centered services for assigned caseload.  Maintain confidential client files and complete all documentation within established program time frames.

 

Occupational Therapist - Early Intervention - click to read full job description

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy and current state licensure. At least two years of experience working with young children, preferably children with special needs.  Must have current license as required by the profession. Must have a valid driver's license, required insurance liability limits, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

Description: Help families promote the healthy growth and development of their child through teaching, modeling, and encouraging developmentally appropriate activities to ensure the goals of infants and toddlers as stated in a family’s IFSP. Plan, schedule, and provide family-centered services for assigned caseload.  Maintain confidential client files and complete all documentation within established program time frames.

 

Early Childhood Clinician - click to read full job description

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or a related field from an accredited school.  Must have independent license; LICSW or LMHC. 
Must have a strong working knowledge of preschool age-group and preschool classroom supports.  Must have a valid driver’s license, and car, and auto liability insurance.

Description: Through classroom observation, assess preschool children who have been referred for mental health support. Provide comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of children participating in the Preschool/Head Start/Early Head Start programs as well as provide individual and family counseling to children and families participating in these same programs. Support classroom teaching staff with implementing strategies to more effectively serve the children referred for mental health services. Provide therapeutic services to children participating in the Kids Connect program. 



 

 

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