Current openings:

Head Start Family Service Advocate – Logansport (full-time)
37.5 hours per week.  Must have flexible schedule due to home visits & parent groups. Duties include goal setting, with following up & providing resources and support of set goals;  following up on referrals, goals, wellness requirements, absences, & support if needed; parent training through information & parent groups; documenting, filing and monitoring, etc.  This position requires a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Family Development Certification to be completed within 12 months of hire.  

Head Start Family Service Advocate – Rochester (part-time)
25 hours per week.  Must have flexible schedule due to home visits & parent groups. Duties include goal setting, with following up & providing resources and support of set goals; following up on referrals, goals, wellness requirements, absences, & support if needed; parent training through information & parent groups; documenting, filing and monitoring, etc.  This position requires a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Family Development Certification to be completed within 12 months of hire.  

Head Start Lead Teacher - Logansport (full time)
37.5 hours per week.  Responsible for planning and executing all component services for Head Start children and families according to the National Head Start Performance Standards and the local component plans.  Associate Degree required, pay depends on experience and education.

Client Intake Specialist – Logansport (full-time)
Assists clients in completion of health insurance applications, outreach to community partners, educating community members on health & insurance options.

Kitchen Assistant – Logansport (part-time)
Assists the Kitchen Manager by preparing food as directed, washing dishes, unloading and storing supplies & products, cleaning & sanitizing, and substituting for meal deliverers as needed.  Must have a current valid driver’s license.

Meal Deliverer – Rochester (part-time)
Assists with packaging and delivery of meals to specific individuals on assigned route.  Cleans caddies after route delivery & helps, if needed, with cleaning the meal site.  Observes while delivering for any unusual circumstances or changes in normal routine at participant homes and reports to site manager any observance that may be a matter of concern.  Must be sensitive to the needs of older adults & have a valid driver’s license.

Head Start Teacher Assistant – Logansport (part-time)
Assists the Teacher/Family Facilitator in planning and executing all component services for Head Start children and families according to the National Head Start Performance Standards and the local component plans.  Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) required, Area Five is willing to assist with the cost of obtaining CDA.

Family Support Specialist – Logansport and Rochester (full-time)
Healthy Families is a home visitation program in which you will apply working knowledge of parent-child interaction, child development, safety issues, and the dynamics of child abuse and neglect to help enrolled families improve parenting skills and reduce family stress.  Must be able to accurately prepare reports, documentation & data entry, communicate effectively, handle crisis situations in a calm manner, type & have computer knowledge, be organized and efficiently manage time.  College degree preferred and/or one to three years’ experience or training working with infants and young children and in working with parents.  Bilingual ability helpful.  Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and proof of car insurance.

Options Counselor – Logansport and Kokomo (full-time)
Counsels and aids individuals and families requiring information and assistance.  Provides direct Options Counseling by assessing and analyzing client requests and/or needs; explores problem resolution alternatives.  Completes insurance application assistance and understanding; facilitate referrals to community and agency programs; and intervention as appropriate.  Qualifications:  A Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional who meets the requirements at 42 CFR 483.430, or; a registered nurse with one year’s experience in human services, or; a bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling, gerontology, nursing, health and human services, or; a bachelor’s degree in any field with a minimum of two years of full-time, direct-service experience with the elderly or disabled (this experience includes assessment, care plan development, and monitoring), or; a master’s degree in a related field may substitute for the required experience.

Head Start Bus Monitor – Logansport
25 hours per week.  High school diploma or equivalent required.

 

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574-722-4451 ext. 202
1-800-654-9421

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