Southern Seven Health Department
  • 02-Jul-2020 to 06-Oct-2020 (CST)
  • Head Start - Dongola
  • Dongola, IL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Parent Coordinator

This position is a full time (10 months/year) position and is based at the Egyptian and Dongola Early Learning Centers in Tamms and Dongola, Illinois.  It does come with a benefit package (including vacation, personal, and sick time accrual, holidays, health and life insurance, and an employer sponsored cafeteria plan).  This position provides case management activities to families enrolled in the Head Start program. 

Qualifications:  At a minimum an Associate Degree in a Social Work or approved related field; prefer Bachelor Degree in Social Work and experience working with families.

Job Duties:

  • Assists families in goal setting including a Family Partnership Agreement
  • Assists families with obtaining health records and any needed follow up treatment
  • Completes home visits with families
  • Documents case notes and services into a program data base
  • Maintains a knowledge of community and area resources and refers families for any needed services
  • Organizes recruitment activities for children and families to become familiar with program
  • Completes a face to face intake including income verification for families applying for the program
  • Assists families with advocacy such as attending IEP/IFSP meetings, parent meetings, etc.
  • Facilitates parent meetings on a monthly basis at location
  • Encourages parent, family, and community engagement activities
  • Any other duties as requested or assigned to meet the requirements of the Head Start program                                                          

The applicant selected for this will be required to undergo a DCFS Background/Criminal Check as required by Head Start and Illinois Department of Children & Family Services.


Southern Seven Health Department is an "Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled"

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