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Bilingual Family Engagement Advocate Philadelphia PA

Company: Acelero
Location: Levittown
Posted on: July 11, 2021

Job Description:

Employment Duration:
Full time
Program:
Acelero Learning Camden Philadelphia Inc

Nature

We are seeking an inspired and dedicated bilingual Family Engagement Advocate. As a Family Engagement Advocate, you will support and empower families in their role as primary educators and advocates.  You will build home-school connections that promote children’s school readiness and healthy development, as well as enhance family well-being.

Family Engagement Advocates contribute to our mission through the following activities and responsibilities:

  • Promote Family Environments that Enhance Children’s Development: Engage families to enhance parent/child interactions that research shows foster school readiness through consistent family routines, positive guidance and discipline, experience-rich home environments, and literacy activities.

  • Support Families to Meet Self-Identified Goals: Utilize family self-assessment information to assist families with self-identified goals to enhance self-sufficiency in areas such as education, employment, housing, and access to community resources.

  • Engage Families To Support One Another: Conduct group and center-based workshops and activities designed to build social capital and create a welcoming program community committed to family engagement in children’s learning and development.

  • Program Collaboration: Work side by side with health, education, and other members of the family engagement team to support families to be fully engaged in all aspects of our program

  • Record Keeping and Reporting: Maintain accurate electronic and hard copy records and case notes to support positive child and family outcomes.

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual, REQUIRED, (Spanish/English speaking)

  • AA or BA Degree in Social Work, Human Services, Family Services, Counseling or a related field preferred, OR AA or BA in another field with a commitment to complete Family Services/Certificate/Credential within 18 months of hire. 
    We will also consider candidates with a High School Diploma with three years of experience working in the community with families and a completed Family Development Certificate or Credential

  • A passion for achieving positive child and family outcomes through high-quality family engagement

  •  Experience, training, and skill assisting the parents of young children to advocate for their families

  • Demonstrated ability to develop positive relationships with families and children

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing

  • Experience working in low income, diverse communities preferred

  • Bilingual Spanish-English preferred

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license with reliable transportation with state-mandated minimum insurance coverage(s) on your vehicle

  • Pass physical examination, background check, and fingerprinting screen

  • Computer literacy in email, word processing, and internet navigation

 

 

The mission of Acelero Learning is to bring a relentless focus on positive child and family outcomes to close the achievement gap and build a better future for children, families, and communities served by the Head Start program.

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse and healthy workplace.

#aceleroimpact

 

Keywords: Acelero, Levittown , Bilingual Family Engagement Advocate Philadelphia PA, Other , Levittown, Pennsylvania

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