About the Role As a Parent Educator in our Project HOPES Program,you will impact the lives of families in the community through parent education, home visits, and parent support groups,
What You’ll Do
As a member of our team you will have an impact on our clients through accomplishment of the following responsibilities:
Recruit and engage families to receive services
Coordinate home visits.
Provide resource and referral services linking families with community resources and support systems.
Conduct parent education in the home as well as through monthly parent support groups.
Work with the families to build on the families' strengths.
Serve as a Project HOPES Ambassador to the community.
What You’ll Bring to the Team To be successful in this role and a great addition to our team we need you to come with the following:
Bachelor's degree; or Associate's degree plus 2 years of work experience; or High School Diploma (or G.E.D.) plus 5 years work experience in a related field.
Ability to relate cross-culturally and with varying socio-economic groups.
Age 21 with a valid driver's license and a clean driving record with ability to transport clients in company or personal vehicle.
Self-motivation to guide daily work with only minimal supervision while exercising sound judgment and confidentiality.
Extensive vehicle travel in service area with some overnight stays.
A professional commitment to Christian principles so as to perform tasks and responsibilities in alignment with Buckner’s mission, vision, and values;
Preferred Qualifications In addition to the amazing qualifications and experiences listed above, if we had our say, we would also look for:
Ability to speak, read, and write Spanish.
A willingness and desire to build and maintain awesome working relationships with your coworkers, volunteers, and the community served in the Project HOPES Program.
Job Perks At Buckner one of the ways we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:
Medical and Dental benefits for employees and their eligible dependents;
Short Term and Long Term Disability benefits;
Paid Time Off and Holidays;
Paid Parental Leave;
Retirement Savings Plan; and
The 5Star Fun Benefit: encourages employees to spread good cheer to their co-workers and others, creating a happy, healthy environment for all!
The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Buckner is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Buckner.