Do you enjoy helping other people and making our community a better place to live? If so, consider applying to join the team at The Family Conservancy. We are a not-for-profit United Way agency that has been serving Kansas and Missouri families since 1880.
The Family Conservancy strives to be the community standard for diversity, inclusiveness and cultural competence. The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect, understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences. It is our intent to move beyond simple tolerance to celebrating the rich dimensions contained within each individual. It is expected that our values will be demonstrated in all areas of operation and communication including relations with consumers and community, staff and Board composition, and staff interactions. We strive to model the principles of equity and openness.
Come join our growing team!
Several new Head Start positions have been recently added to recently awarded grant - See Press Release
Bilingual Head Start Mental Health Specialist
For 10-months a year provides social emotional screenings to Head Start participants including assessment of the needs of children and their families. Works in cooperation with all other disciplines within Head Start in order to provide internal mental health consultation, social emotional development support, training and compliance monitoring.
Head Start ERSEA, Family & Community Partnerships, and Program Governance Coordinator
The Early Head Start ERSEA/Partnerships/Program Governance Coordinator promotes family wellness, parent involvement, and program governance. Operates as a liaison between staff and families ensuring the delivery of integrated services and the promotion of parent participation through volunteerism, parent committee participation, Policy Council involvement, and development of community partners to whom families will be referred for services. Assures program compliance through monitoring of these service areas according to the Head Start Performance Standards and Head Start Act. Identifies and coordinates training for staff and parents as it relates to social services and program governance. Monitors and ensures program is compliant with eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment and attendance regulations.
Head Start Quality Assurance Coordinator
Responsible for coordination of all monitoring activities required for Head Start programs. Works with all coordinating staff to maintain compliance with all Head Start Performance Standards for Family Child Care, Home Based and Center Based options. Works with considerable autonomy within professional guidelines and The Family Conservancy’s policies and procedures.
Provides technical assistance, training and resource incentives to child care providers, families and community stakeholders to increase the quality of care. This position will impliment the Strengthening Families Project as funded through Child Care Aware of Kansas to promote healthy child development while also reducing the number of incidents of child abuse and neglect.
Marketing Communications Specialist
The Marketing Communications Specialist will lead all marketing communications activities and brand management under the direction of the Vice President of Development and Communications. Main goals are to: 1) increase awareness and visibility of The Family Conservancy’s mission, services and impact on the Greater Kansas City community, and 2) support fund development strategies.
Part-time Child Care Teacher
Position requires assisting the Bilingual Program Assistant, Bilingual Nurse Educator, or Parent Education Coordinator in the day to day planning and coordination of childcare. The teacher is also responsible for providing care to groups of children varying in ages from newborn to preadolescence, and for interacting and communicating with the children and parents in a positive manner. (3-15 hours per week)
Part-time Practitioner II (LMSW)
On a part-time basis, up to 18-hours a week, provides direct social work services with voluntary, nonvoluntary consumers requesting individual, couples, family, and/or group services. Able to work with related community resources and joint projects.
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