Family Support Specialist

Rutland County Head Start is seeking dedicated early childhood education Family Support Specialists to join our comprehensive, integrated, and family-centered early childhood program. Rutland County Head Start embraces a unified approach that fosters teamwork and engages in partnership with the children and families we serve.

Family Support Specialists are responsible for:

  • Recruitment and Registration for Children and Families
  • Scheduling, Coordination, and Facilitation of Parent Committee Meetings.
  • Meeting with the classroom team for Family Conferencing to ensure coordinated family engagement strategies with children and families in the classroom, home and community. 
  • Working with families to strengthen their support networks and connections with other parents and community members who can address families' strengths, interests, and challenges.

What's in it for YOU?

  • $3,000 Sign On Bonus*
  • Employee Referral Program - Earn Up to $1,800!
  • Competitive Pay
  • Very Generous Paid Time Off
  • Outstanding Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Discounts
  • Professional Development
  • Coaching
  • Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Eligibility

What is Required 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with family-centered, strengths-based practices.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, and general PC applications.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, reliable transportation with personal automobile liability insurance coverage at or above the levels mandated by the State of Vermont.
  • *Successful completion of a criminal history background check after hire.
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per the Office of Head Start's COVID-19 vaccine requirement

Community Care Network is comprised of Rutland Mental Health Services and Rutland Community Programs including Rutland County Head Start. Community Care Network's mission is to enhance the well-being of our communities, individuals and families through responsive, innovative and collaborative human service.

Community Care Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.