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Parent Educator

at Arizona's Children Association

Posted: 7/1/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2596
Keywords: youth

Job Description

Would you like to join an amazing team making a difference in your community? Do you have experience in the Social Work or Human Services field working with children and families? Arizona's Children Association is looking for a Parent Educator to join the team in the White Mountain Apache Tribe area. As a Parent Educator, you will have the opportunity to utilize evidence-informed and evidence-based program models to teach healthy parenting techniques to caregivers, expecting parents, and families with children 0-5.

Who We Are:
Founded in 1912, Arizona’s Children Association is one of the oldest and largest statewide comprehensive child welfare and behavioral health not-for-profit agencies in Arizona. Located in all 15 Arizona counties, we provide a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of more than 40,000 children, youth and families each year.

Why You’ll Love Working For Us:
When working with AzCA, you’ll be surrounded by highly talented and dedicated individuals who are committed to our mission of protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families. At Arizona's Children Association, our employees are our most valuable asset; and as such we offer a wide range of benefits to aid your health and wellness including:
* Eligibility for Medical, Dental, and Vision plans on the first of the month following 30 days of employment
* Employee Assistance Program
* Generous paid time off, paid sick leave, and 8 paid holidays
* 403B Retirement Savings Plan
* Tuition Reimbursement and Discounts

Find your passion. Join our Team!

What You’ll Do:
* Serves the number of families/caregivers determined by program guidelines including successful completion of face-to-face visits and/or group workshops.
* Collaborates with community partners to schedule services at locations familiar and accessible for caregivers/parents of young children.
* Conducts parenting workshops and/or home visits at times that are convenient for the family/caregiver, which may include evenings and weekends.
* Provides case management at a level of intensity that meets the specific needs of each caregiver/family and the requirements of the program model.
* Maintains an effective and professional working relationship with families, partners, and referral sources.
* Ensures fidelity to First Things First Standards (FTF) of Practice, as well as additional program standards.
* Uses Reflective Supervision effectively, accepts feedback and shares experiences working with families.
* Participates in required Self-Assessment and Program Evaluation processes; FTF monitoring activities and contributes to the development and implementation of improvement plans.

 


Minimum Education & Experience:
* Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of related experience OR a Master’s degree with less than 2 years of related experience
* Maintain current program qualifications and/or certifications as a parent educator, by completing the required professional development trainings and hours for years of service.

 


Minimum Qualification & Requirements:
* Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
* Possess a valid Arizona driver’s license and be insurable under the agency’s automobile policy.
* Must be able to provide own transportation to and from clients’ homes and/or other relevant organizations/agencies
* Must be able to provide DPS fingerprint clearance.
* Must be able to meet training and agency compliance requirements for the position. An individual may qualify for this position if the individual is able to "perform safely" the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

AzCA is an EEO/Veterans/Disabled/LGBTQ employer

 

Application Instructions

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