Location: East Orange
Posted on: June 21, 2022
Dedicated. Compassionate. Inspiring. Rewarding.
These are just some of the words to describe what it's like working
at YCS. YCS employees are devoted professionals who have a passion
for helping children, adolescents and adults.
Do you share the same qualities?
The YCS Parents as Teachers program provides free and voluntary
home-visitation program for families from pregnancy up to and
including age five. Specially trained, certified Parent Educators
work with participating mothers, fathers, and caregivers to enhance
child health, growth and development, and school readiness. The
program is currently seeking a Parent Educator.
Mon-Fri 9am-1pm (PT 20 hours/week) Some flexibility to work around
the schedule of the families is necessary may include some
mandatory evenings and weekends
Duties and Responsibilities Include
The Parent Educator (PE) will provide in-home support, information,
and case management to new caregivers and expectant caregivers with
young children, including babies, toddlers, and preschoolers
The PE is responsible for maintaining a regular and long-term
relationship with the family.
The service delivery and interventions should be culturally
competent, family-centered and strength-based.
Engage and establish a trusting relationship with all client
Assist in strengthening the parent-child relationship.
Assist parents in improving their skills to optimize the home
environment and parenting practices that promote the optimal
development of children.
Assess the familys need, and assist in increasing the family
support system and increase the familys ability to problem solve
and assume the role of advocating for themselves and their
Identify and refer to other supportive agencies, including
Coordinate and assist with coordination of program events for
Participate in ongoing, reflective individual supervision to grow
self-reflection and self awareness skills as they impact service
delivery and the promotion of well-being of the target child(ren),
and the children in the home.
Supervision of assigned clients where and when applicable
(dependent on program requirements)
Adheres to supervision policy concerning room checks, time out,
alerts, midnight shift, etc
Adheres to state and agency mandated staff to client ratios
(dependent on program requirements)
Valid Drivers License
Ability to travel to client homes throughout Hudson County
High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required
Bachelors degree in early childhood or related field
Two years of previous supervised work experience with young
children and parents
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is
(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance
of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR
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