Early Head Start Home Visitor / Visitante a domicilio de Early Head Start

Salary: Hiring Range: $24.75 $29.09. (Plus an extra $1 per hour worked bilingual pay incentive)
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Vail Valley, CO
Publish Date: Posted March 21, 2024
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The Early Head Start Home Visitor works with pregnant women and families with children up to three years of age to enhance the healthy development of children and families. Home Visitors organize, plan and facilitate weekly home visits with families that integrate all Head Start components (areas of health, early childhood education and development, nutrition, family life skills, safety and mental health). Referring and linking families with other community programs is also an essential component of this position.

Schedule: Monday- Friday, 8am to 5pm. The schedule varies based on the needs of families. Weekends and evenings may be required. Possible hybrid work arrangement based on employee and client needs

El visitante domiciliario de Early Head Start trabaja con mujeres embarazadas y familias con niños de hasta tres años de edad para mejorar el desarrollo saludable de los niños y las familias. Los visitantes domiciliarios organizan, planifican y facilitan visitas domiciliarias semanales con las familias que integran todos los componentes de Head Start (áreas de salud, educación y desarrollo de la primera infancia, nutrición, habilidades para la vida familiar, seguridad y salud mental). Recomendar y vincular familias con otros programas comunitarios también es un componente esencial de este puesto.

Horario: Lunes- Viernes, 8am- 5pm. El horario varía según las necesidades de las familias. Es posible que se requieran fines de semana y noches. Posible esquema de trabajo híbrido basado en las necesidades de los empleados y los clientes.

Applicants are encouraged to apply by, March 27th, however, the job will be posted until filled.

ECDHS Vision:
A sense of connectedness and the opportunity to reach one’s full potential is a reality for all.
ECDHS Mission:
Building safe, stable hopeful futures

Make a Difference in Young Lives: Be an Early Head Start Home Visitor!

Do you have a passion for nurturing young minds and supporting families?

This impactful role allows you to be a positive force in the lives of children aged 0-3 and their families. As a Comprehensive Home-Based Child Services Specialist, you’ll embark on a rewarding journey, fostering a child’s development within the comfort of their own home.

Here’s what makes a difference:

  • Weekly Home Visits: Build trusting relationships with families through engaging 90-minute visits, promoting healthy development and parent-child bonding.
  • Empowering Parents: Utilize the Parents As Teachers curriculum to equip families with the tools and knowledge they need to nurture their child’s growth.
  • Strong Partnerships: Collaborate with families to define goals, connect them with essential community resources, and celebrate milestones together.
  • Advocacy and Support: Be a champion for families, providing crisis intervention, referrals, and ensuring access to healthcare, nutrition, and other vital services.
  • Lifelong Learning: Continuously develop your skills through ongoing training and professional development opportunities.

You’re a great fit if you have:

  • A heart for children and families: Empathy, cultural sensitivity, and a non-judgmental approach are key.
  • Early Childhood Expertise: Knowledge of child development, early education principles, and family dynamics is essential.
  • Strong Communication Skills: Effectively connect with families from diverse backgrounds, motivating and empowering them.
  • Community Resource: Knowledgeable about resources and able to connect families with the support they need.
  • Lifelong Learner: Committed to continuous learning and professional development.
  • Bilingual skills: The position requires fluency in both written and spoken English and Spanish.

Review the full job description here

Culture & Benefits

Working in local government is one of the best career paths in the mountains. ‘Your Career will Soar with Eagle County’. Get started with us today!

  • Why is Eagle County recognized as a Best Place to Work in 2022? Culture of flexibility and support for mental health / wellness. Check out more awards here.
  • Purpose! A modern, values-driven workplace with more than 550 employees embracing a welcoming culture, supportive leaders and an organization focused on our mission: Creating a Better Eagle County for All. 
  • Learning organization focused on professional development opportunities, FREE CMC classes and Tuition reimbursement. 
  • Future focused with our Strategic Plan on improving housing, climate change and more.
  • As a certified healthy workplace, our culture recognizes the importance of individual needs and enjoying life outside of work. Other perks may include flexible work arrangements, paid volunteer time, and daytime fitness classes/bike rides.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The County is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive for a healthy and prosperous community that promotes all people having equitable access and opportunity. This starts with our internal practices and work. All employees of the County have a responsibility to treat others with dignity and respect at all times. All employees are expected to exhibit conduct that reflects inclusion during work, at work functions on or off the work site, and at all other County-sponsored and participative events

Great benefits! See the details

  • Comprehensive and low-cost medical, dental, and vision insurance (as low as $85/month for employee only)
  • Wellness program where you can earn cash or extra days off
  • 15 paid holidays
  • Paid time off (starting at 12 days) and additional medical leave 
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • 8% (dollar-for-dollar match) retirement plan
  • Free classes at Colorado Mountain College
  • Eagle County University classes (internal trainings) 
  • Tuition reimbursement programs
  • Bilingual Pay Incentive
  • Free bus pass and more

Eagle County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Working in a diverse, respectful and inclusive environment is essential for our employees to be successful in serving our community. We do not discriminate with regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

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