Family Building Blocks

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Early Head Start Family Engagement Coordinator
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Job Summary: The Family Engagement Coordinator oversees Early Head Start (EHS) Home-based services in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards and the Head Start Act. The Family Engagement Coordinator uses reflective supervision and observation to support and coach EHS Home-based Teachers and ensures the quality of EHS socializations (playgroups). This position monitors family-centered goal setting and follow-through for all enrolled families land utilizes this knowledge to facilitate appropriate parent engagement planning and activities.

Early Head Start Home-Based Teacher (MIECHV)
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Early Head Start (EHS) is currently recruiting for two Home-Based Teacher positions, one bilingual, as part of the Oregon Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Initiative (MIECHV) Project.

Job Summary: The EHS Home-based Teacher at Family Building Blocks encourages the development of a safe, nurturing home learning environment for infants and toddlers, identifying family strengths and recognizing parents as the child's first teachers. Weekly home visits to families focus on child development and family support in the following ways: giving parents tools to be their child's first teacher and advocate, providing developmentally appropriate parenting information, supporting family goals, tracking health needs and services, completing developmental screenings and assessments for children and helping families access to community resources. The Home-based Teacher also offers group socializations for families to support their child in a group learning environment. This position serves EHS families voluntarily participating in a two-year long research and evaluation project requiring families to respond to research-specific questionnaires and surveys at regular intervals. All activities occur in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards, the Head Start Act and the requirements of the MIECHV Project.

Food Program Coordinator
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Job Summary: The FBB Food Coordinator is responsible for assuring food preparation and service of meals in accordance with established standards of nutrition, health and sanitation. This position oversees USDA-CACFP food service requirements and documentation at FBB sites, provides supervision and training to staff implementing the program requirements, coordinates the food program tasks and prepares classroom meals at Gracie’s Place.

Gracie's Place Classroom and Education Coordinator
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Job Summary: This position coordinates and oversees Gracie's Place combination classroom/home visiting services for the Early Head Start (EHS) and Relief Nursery (RN) therapeutic classrooms at this site. This includes primary responsibility for assuring that day-to-day activities associated with classroom services such as child transitions, bus assignments, curriculum and classroom health and safety practices are in compliance with the Oregon Rules for Certified Child Care Centers, Head Start Performance Standards and the Relief Nursery Standards. The Gracie's Place Classroom and Education Coordinator provides direct supervision to the teachers and guides their professional development, utilizing classroom observations and teacher reports to support optimal care of children in high quality, therapeutic classroom environments.

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Family Building Blocks
2425 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem OR 97305