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Home Visitor at Volunteers of America Southwest

Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Rialto, California

Job Description:

About Us:

For nearly 120 years, Volunteers of America has been the charity to step forward and help the most vulnerable in communities across the United States. Volunteers of America, Southwest inspires hope through its ministry of service by providing individuals and families with the tools they need to improve their quality of life.

We operate twenty- eight human service programs in the areas of education and social development of young children, treatment and rehabilitation, housing, veterans and aging services. Each year, more than 16,000 lives are changed through our services. Our programs are located in San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. To learn more, visit us online at

Job Opportunity:

This is an employee-centric, culture-first non-profit company that is looking for someone who can bring something new and exciting to their team. Every day here is an opportunity to learn a new skill or master a new challenge. Interested? Apply now to join the team!

Under supervision by the Program Manager, the Home Visitor leads and shares responsibility for planning, organizing, and implementing the care, development, and education of typically and atypically developing infants and toddlers (birth age 3) with other staff for home-based services. The Home Visitor is accountable for implementing quality early education and care program and developing positive relationships with children, parents, and families.

About the Facility:

The Rialto Child Development Center offers Early Head Start and Preschool to families in San Bernardino County. In both programs, staff works to enhance children's physical, social, emotional and cognitive development; to enable parents to become stronger caregivers and teachers to their children; and to help parents meet their personal goals.

Key Duties:

  • Visits and documents each home on a weekly caseload for a minimum of 1 ½ hours to provide parents with resources and education on child care and development.

  • Observes, assesses and documents in case files individual children's and parent-child dyads development and interactions.

  • Completes plans using monthly goals and objectives, the agency's community assessment, and parent input and goals to meet the individual need of each child with considerations for his/her interest, abilities, disabilities, and individual style and pace of learning.

  • Provides, at a minimum, two group socialization activities per month for each child.

  • Maintains records on all families. Completes and submits reports in a timely fashion. Meets regularly with Program Supervisor to share relevant information.

  • Maintains confidentiality in all communication, both written and verbal.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Applications are only accepted online. This employer participates in e-Verify.

What you will need:

  • Minimum of an Associate's in Early Child Development or related discipline required or a Child Development Associate permit, appropriate to children being served in the Center, or a State awarded certificate that meets the criteria of the Child Development Associate permit.

  • 0-3+ years of related experience required in any of the following areas:

    • Direct care of children between birth to 3 years of age

    • Parental involvement or participation

    • Classroom management

    • Curriculum and program planning and implementation for infants and toddlers

    • Family support services

    • Assessment of individual children's development.

  • Ability to successfully pass background screening.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to pass TB test, physical, and drug screen prior to employment.

  • Experience working with families and staff from diverse backgrounds.

  • Must be proficient with computer systems and software, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Must have valid CPR/First Aid certification.

  • Be able to work independently, have strong organizational skills, and can multi-task.

  • Experience working in a people-oriented, fast paced and changing environment.

  • Regularly applies independent judgement in critical situations involving children with parental and community involvement.

  • Has valid Drivers license and must meet insurance guidelines established by the Corporation.

  • Must be able to learn and maintain knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards and the Head Start Act.

  • Must be able to read, write, give and follow instructions, and speak in English. Bilingual in Spanish is helpful.