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Facilities Operator(Head Start)
Posted Date:2015-05-20

The Facilities Operator position is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure, clean and professional office environment. This job will provide daily maintenance to the main office building. This position is considered Essential Personnel. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s) Requirements • High School Diploma or GED. • Minimum 2 years similar work experience that includes conducting minor repairs. • Strong interpersonal skills. • Strong communication skills. • Ability to work in a team environment. • Ability to do local travel. • Responsible for opening up the Administrative and Family Support main entrance doors on a daily basis. • Routine maintenance of the Main Office Building on a daily basis. Make minor repairs when necessary. Report major repairs/maintenance issues to immediate supervisor. • Keep the main office building and parking lot neat, clean and safe in order to maintain a professional environment. • Responsible for setting-up, arranging/re-arranging and breaking down meeting rooms, classrooms, offices etc. • Routinely inspect Main Office for health/safety violations. • Work with immediate supervisor and Human Resources Department to provide routine fire drills. • Assemble office furniture when needed. • Travel to stores (Lowes, Home Depot, Sam’s Club, Office Depot) etc. when necessary. • This is an Essential Personnel position, the job may require to report to work outside of normal work shift hours if necessary. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have certain physical abilities. These abilities include, but are not limited to: sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting (up to 50 lbs.) using hands to finger, handling, or feeling objects, tools, or controls and talking and hearing. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. HOW TO APPLY: Internal applicants must submit an updated resume to the Human Resources Department by 5:00pm on May 28, 2015 in order to be considered for the position. Resumes can be submitted to HR by: Placing the resume in the designated bin inside the HR Office; Email resume to HRManagement@pcaction.org; Fax resumes to (404) 508-4787 Attn: HR. Resumes submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

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Program Specialist (Content Expertise- Parent Involvement)(Head Start)
Posted Date:2015-05-20

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION: The Parent Involvement Specialist is responsible for coordinating and monitoring Family and Community partnership service area activities. Responsible for assisting centers in the development and implementation of Family and Community Partnership service area activities. This position is also responsible for coordinating and monitoring the Volunteer program. The Parent Involvement Specialist is a mandated reporter for child abuse and neglect. Education Requirements: • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services or related field required. Work Experience: • Minimum 3 yrs. exp. in Social Work, Human Services or related field. • Minimum 1 yr. exp. conducting adult training workshops and giving presentations. • Working knowledge of Microsoft suite applications. • Working knowledge of databases; Child Plus exp. (preferred). • Must hold or be willing to obtain First Aid and CPR certification. • Must hold or be willing to obtain an annual Physical and TB Test. • Strong organizational skills. • Strong written, oral and interpersonal skills. • Ability to effectively relate to multi-cultural and diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all office records and information. • Ability to travel to Head Start Centers and meetings when necessary. • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus. Other Attributes: • Provide service area and ChildPlus training to the appropriate center staff personnel. Utilize the assistance of the Training/Career Development Coordinator for administrative and logistical support relating to training classes. • Stay abreast of updated regulations pertaining to service area and implement updates into program training and monitoring systems. • Ensure maintenance of complete/ accurate files and documentation pertaining to the Family and Community Partnership service area • Coordinate the audit of files and documentation reviews pertaining to Family and community Partnership service area. • Submit required reports in a timely manner of monthly monitoring activities, and analyze data for improvements. • Run ChildPlus reports as often as necessary to monitor services and monitor data entry of Family information into ChildPlus. • Monitor home visits and community outreach referrals to ensure follow-ups are made in order for families to obtain services if needed. • Monitor Family Advocates to ensure Family Partnership Agreements are established. • Collaborate with Center Managers on Family Advocate work performance in the area of Family and Community Partnership. • Assist with the set-up and organization of all family files. Periodically review family files for accuracy of children’s official file check list. • Facilitate and/or monitor training, parent committees and informational workshops for parents and staff. • Meet with Head Start parents and clients when necessary. • Monitor working relationships with various community agencies. • Serve as the Acting Family & Community Partnership Mgr. when requested by the Family & Community Partnership Mgr., or HS/EHS Director. • Participate in all required training and meetings and share learned information with staff. • . While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have certain physical abilities. These abilities include, but are not limited to: sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting (up to 25 lbs.) using hands to finger, handling, or feeling objects, tools, or controls and talking and hearing. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. HOW TO APPLY: Internal applicants must submit an updated resume to the Human Resources Department by 5:00pm on May 28, 2015 in order to be considered for the position. Resumes can be submitted to HR by: Placing the resume in the designated bin inside the HR Office; Email resume to HRManagement@pcaction.org; Fax resumes to (404) 508-4787 attn: HR. Resumes submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

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Early Head Start Coordinator(Head Start/EHS)
Posted Date:2015-05-20

Early Head Start Coordinator monitors and assesses all service activities within the Early Head Start classrooms, home based, and Pregnant Moms program. Ensures that all phases of the Early Head Start program are in compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards, state and local regulations, as well as Partnership for Community Action Inc.’s policies and procedures. The Early Head Start Coordinator promotes school readiness of children by providing technical assistance, coaching, mentoring and training all EHS staff in EHS centers, home based program, and pregnant moms. The Early Head Start Coordinator must understand and be able to implement the HS/EHS Performance Standards best practices, and other regulations that impact the daily operations of the EHS program. The Early Head Start Coordinator assist with short term and long range planning for service delivery and training; act as an integrator of components, including education, health, nutrition, disabilities. The Early Head Start Coordinator works effectively with all Early Head Start staff, young children, parents, and community volunteers. This position is a mandated reporter of child abuse and neglect. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s) Requirements • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development required. • Minimum 3 yrs. Exp. Early Childhood Education or Child Development; experience working with infants and toddlers (preferred). • Minimum 1 yr. exp. conducting adult training workshops and giving presentations. • Experience using Microsoft suite applications (i.e. MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel). • Working knowledge of databases; Child Plus exp. (preferred). • Must hold or be willing to obtain First Aid and CPR certification. • Must hold or be willing to obtain an annual Physical and TB Test. • Strong organizational skills. • Strong written, oral and interpersonal skills. • Ability to be a team player. • Ability to effectively relate to multi-cultural and diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all office records and information. • Ability to travel to Head Start Centers and meetings when necessary. • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus. • Ensure ongoing monitoring and technical support pertaining to curriculum, individualization, and assessment for all EHS children to assure compliance with requirements set forth by PCA, local, state, federal guidelines, Head Start Performance Standards, and NAEYC. • Represent the Head Start/Early Head Start Program on community committees and in meetings, as requested. • Administer Infant/Toddlers Environmental Rating Scale (ITERS) on HS/EHS centers two times a year. • Provide written and verbal assessments of on-site monitoring with Center Directors and Home Based Supervisor and approve action plans. • Observe and monitor classroom activities to assure a developmentally and age appropriate child development program. • Observe pregnant moms meeting to ensure comprehensive EHS services. • Participate in the annual HS/EHS program self assessment by providing technical support and monitoring. • Input data into the ChildPlus database for service area as needed. Monitor the information entered into the database on a routine basis. • Monitor and compile aggregated child outcome data. • Monitor parent engagement in the curriculum. • Provide appropriate training to Center Directors, Program Specialist and Teaching Staff. Utilize the assistance of the Training/Career Development Coordinator for administrative and logistical support relating to training classes. • Recommend changes/new ideas to the Child Development and Education Manager to support the HS/EHS Strategic plan and ROMA. • Provide staff support to the Policy Council. • Recommend developmental curriculum for EHS childhood classrooms. • Participate in all required training and meetings and share learned information with staff. HOW TO APPLY: Internal applicants must submit an updated resume to the Human Resources Department by 5:00pm on May 28 2015 in order to be considered for the position. Resumes can be submitted to HR by: Placing the resume in the designated bin inside the HR Office; Email resume to HRManagement@pcaction.org; Fax resumes to (404) 508-4787 Attn: HR. Resumes submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

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