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Parent, Family & Community Engagement (PFCE) Coordinator

Company: BCFS Education Services
Location: Victoria
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

It's a great feeling to work for a company that does so much good for others around the world!BCFS and the BCFS System of companies, is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.BCFS Education Services is part of a global system of health and human service non-profit organizations led by BCFS and is focused on advancing school readiness and ensuring families have the necessary tools to give their children a Head Start toward a lifetime of learning. Our team of compassionate educators and innovative leaders believe every child is unique and has the potential to be successful and make a positive impact in our world. Reports to: BCFS Education Services Head Start DirectorStatus (Pay Grade): Exempt - Full Time (Director I)Minimum Qualifications: Experience working with diverse families in low income communities.Bachelor's degree in social work, human services, family services, counseling, or related field.Possess a valid driver's license and work eligibility status.Pass a criminal and driving background check.Preferred Qualifications:Bilingual (Spanish)Case management experienceCritical Action Items: 1. Collaborate with program staff to develop and implement family engagement strategies, specifically fatherhood engagement initiatives, including individual activities and special events. (HSPPS 1302.50, 1302.51)2. Develop innovative two-generation approaches that address prevalent needs of families across the program that leverage community partnerships or other funding sources. (HSPPS 1302.50)3. Collaborate with program staff on strategies for family service planning. (HSPPS 1302.52, 1302.53)4. Implement intake and family assessment procedures to identify family strengths and needs related to the family engagement outcomes as described in the Head Start Parent Family and Community Engagement Framework, including family well-being, parent-child relationships, families as lifelong educators, families as learners, family engagement in transitions, family connections to peers and the local community, and families as advocates and leaders. (HSPPS 1302.52)5. Support completion of minimum training requirements as specified in state and federal standards through the development and delivery of training and technical assistance. (HSPPS 1302.92)Other Responsibilities: 1. Establish and implement a family partnership agreement process that is jointly developed and shared with parents in which staff and families review individual progress, revise goals, evaluate and track whether identified needs and goals are met, and adjust strategies on an ongoing basis, as necessary.2. Conduct family engagement services in the family's preferred language, or through an interpreter, to the extent possible, and ensure families have the opportunity to share personal information in an environment in which they feel safe.3. Implement procedures for education and family support staff to share information with each other to ensure coordinated family engagement strategies with children and families in the classroom, home, and community.4. Promote opportunities for parents to participate in parenting and professional skills development, including opportunities to participate in the Head Start program as volunteers or employees.5. Support development of community and self assessments, grant applications, budgets, and required reports in accordance with BCFS Education Services and Office of Head Start timelines and criteria for composition.6. Perform other job duties as assigned.Measurable Deliverables: 1. Schedule, attend, and document monthly parent committee meetings.2. Physical and electronic child records are complete, current, organized, and compliant with Head Start Program Performance Standards.3. Required reports (e.g., weekly enrollment status and attendance reports, monthly waitlist reports, annual audit report) are prepared and submitted prior to deadlines.4. Assist with policy council meetings as requested.Requirements: 1. Knowledge of applicable state and federal Head Start regulations, performance standards and guidelines.2. Strong written communication skills to compose case notes, reports, and other program documentation.3. Strong oral communication skills to communicate with families and team members in a manner that encourages trust and respectful, ongoing two-way communication.4. Ability to incorporate the unique cultural, ethnic, and linguistic backgrounds of families in the program and community.5. Sound judgment in the protection of confidential information.6. Ability to organize and prioritize duties and responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.7. Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, and weekends.8. Ability to work independently.English (United States)If you like to work with people that believe they can make a difference in the world, this is the company for you!EEO StatementIt is the policy of BCFS System of Companies and its affiliated organizations to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all employees equally regardless of age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, genetic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.Click here to view the "EEO is the law" poster

Keywords: BCFS Education Services, Victoria , Parent, Family & Community Engagement (PFCE) Coordinator, Other , Victoria, Texas

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