First Steps Community Health Worker/PASOs team member

Job Description

Time:     40hrs /week

Days per year: 245

The PASOs Community Health Worker/First Steps Specialist will assist families with developmental screening in home visits in the Berkeley-Dorchester County area.

Access to services (50%)

  • Conduct intake interviews in person or over the phone
  • Refer clients to resources as needed and in accordance with PASOs standards and protocols
  • Conduct home visits
  • Administer the ASQ3 screenings to children between the ages of 0-5 during home visits with families
  • Provide follow up support and assistance in navigation of relevant referrals and benefits
  • Provide support and education to parents in subject related to their child’s development including health, literacy and education.

Program Administrative Support and Training (25%)

  • Maintain records of all:
    • Outreach events conducted
    • Phone calls made and received (from promotores and families)
    • Referrals made and received
    • Trainings attended
    • Meetings attended
    • The number of ASQs administered and results of screenings
  • Meet consistently with PASOs Program Coordinator and make reports and referrals as needed
  • Participate in bi-annual PASOs training workshops
  • Participate in monthly PASOs conference calls
  • Participate in quarterly staff and board meetings for Berkeley County First Steps

Outreach (25%)

  • Work with the Program Coordinator and Promotores to organize outreach
  • Help organize outreach to the Latino community for enrollment in the program
  • Attend community meetings as a PASOs or as a Berkeley County First Steps representative as needed
  • Promote First Steps and PASOs in Berkeley and Dorchester County, SC

Minimum Training/Education

  • Associates Degree in Human Services field or equivalent
  • One year experience working or volunteering with the Hispanic community of the Charleston area.
  • Bilingual (English-Spanish)
  • Case management experience

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Preferred

  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications such as Word-Excel-Powerpoint-Outlook
  • Some college or equivalent experience
  • Experience with databases
  • Ability to multi-task a variety of functions
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills to be able to interact with all levels of personnel in an academic and community setting
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated / require little supervision

Early Childhood Employment Opportunity

House of Smiles (Monck’s Corner, SC) is seeking an Early Childhood Educator (teacher) for their Early Head Start classroom to provide care for children birth-three years of age. This is fulltime position (40 hours/week) that pays $10.57/hour and offer paid holidays. Interested candidates must be able to collaborate with other staff to provide high quality care and education in a mixed-age classroom of 8 infants-toddlers.

Interested candidates must have an Infant-Toddler CDA, Associates in Early Childhood or Bachelor’s in Early Childhood (THIS IS A REQUIREMENT).

Key Responsibilities
– Lesson planning and curriculum implementation
– Creating and maintaining a safe, stimulating environment
– Conducting home-visits and parent-teacher conferences
– Communicating effectively with other staff in the program (co-teacher, director, teacher mentor etc.)

Interested and qualified candidates, please send your resume to Dr. Jerlean Holmes (director) at childthos@yahoo.com. Candidates may drop off resume in person at the center- 210 Carolina Ave, Monck’s Corner, SC 29461