Community Progress Council
  • 22-Jul-2022 to 21-Aug-2022 (PST)
  • York, PA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Benefits include medical, dental, and vision, 401k, and accrued time off. Now through June 30, 202and an additional $500 after 90 days in your role.2, new CPC team members can earn a one-time incentive payment of $1,000 upon hire,.


ABOUT COMMUNITY PROGRESS COUNCIL:

Community Progress Council invites you to be part of its team of dedicated professionals who work to help low-income individuals and families reach self-sufficiency. Our workforce of 240 employees is mission-driven to provide client-centered, coordinated services by building trusting relationships with those in need.

Community Progress Council provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization to serve our community. CPC works to ensure all staff have the knowledge, values, and skills to empower clients and one another - respecting and welcoming each person's unique experiences and cultural differences.

As the community action agency of York County, CPC offers services in more than 20 locations throughout the county. We provide our neighbors with opportunities in early childhood education, nutrition counseling, workforce development, housing and financial education and our Self-Sufficiency Program, all which support low-income individuals toward their goal of achieving financial stability.

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ABOUT CPC'S EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM:

CPC's Early Childhood Education programs provide high-quality, comprehensive school readiness services to families with children from birth to 5 years old. Our early childhood education services strive to meet preschoolers' needs for intellectual, physical, social and emotional growth. This work prepares York County's young children to enter kindergarten prepared to learn.


SUMMARY:

Serves as the link between the family, community and agency for families enrolled in Community Progress Council's Early Childhood Education programs. Assists family with enrollment into programs, goal- setting and ongoing coaching as it relates to school-readiness and self-sufficiency. Has a full understanding of CPC programming and will develop and maintain strong working relationships with community partners. Will problem-solve with family to resolve crises through use of internal and external resources. Provide individualized, culturally sensitive support to family using a relationship-based and client-centered approach and coordinates services internally and externally. Will support family as they transition from Early Childhood

Education program to Kindergarten. Will partner with the family to create goals and action steps that will move them toward self-sufficiency.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Have a full understanding of CPC programming and the requirements and maintain a full understanding including eligibility
  • Develop and maintain relationships with community agencies and groups to coordinate referrals and services to clients; help to identify gaps in services
  • Support the enrollment process for families
  • Complete holistic assessments to help address family strengths, needs and/or concerns
  • Work with family to identify goals and provide a coaching experience that is focused and motivating to clients at a location that is convenient for them
  • Support families with follow up for child attendance, health concerns and other needs, provide family with needed support for advocacy, school-readiness and success
  • Assist family in identifying action steps necessary to achieve their goals, monitor progress

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related field preferred, Certification in Human Services, or a related field accepted. Must have one year of related experience.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Department of Human Services FBI Clearance, National Sex Offender Registry, and PA Child Abuse Certification required prior to hire; PA State Criminal History due within 30 days of hire date; a physical assessment including a tuberculosis skin test and "Mandated Reporter" training due within 90-days of hire. Some position may require a valid DL with acceptable driving history.

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