Position Title: Parent Educator
Title of Immediate Supervisor: FRC Program Manager
Salary Range: $41,511 - $52,980
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily including maintaining timelines. An individual must also be proficient in the use of computer applications. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma and 3 years of experience in a Human Service agency or an A.A. Degree and 1 year of experience. Experience working with individuals in the field of developmental disabilities preferred.
An applicant who is a parent/caregiver of a child with a developmental delay or disability or professionals with experience working with individuals in the field of developmental disabilities preferred.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Provide in-person and telephone support to parents of children involved in Early Start, who are at risk for, or diagnosed with a developmental delay or disability. Support may include peer counseling, advocacy support, referrals to community programs, generic resources and provision of information and educational materials. Greets visitors and assists them with accessing materials and resources and referrals available through community and/or government programs. Provide specific guided support to parents of children in the Early Start program with accessing programs that will benefit their child’s health and development. Scheduling, organizing and facilitating events, training sessions, volunteer activities, etc. Specific meeting responsibilities include a parent support and education group and Early Start parent orientation both held monthly, along with Playdates and Transition Trainings held quarterly. Performs a variety of coordination, clerical, record keeping, data entry and communications functions. Assists families and community agencies with facilitating referrals for regional center service eligibility. Other duties may be assigned.