• Concordia Place Home Visitor

    Posted: 03/20/2022

    Why Join Concordia Place? Do you want to positively impact children's growth? Interested in teaching a fun and purposeful play-based curriculum? What about working with qualified teachers in beautiful indoor and outdoor play areas? If the answer is a resounding yes, then Concordia Place is right for you! Founded in 1981, Concordia Place is a vibrant mission driven organization providing multigenerational programs including early learning, after-school, and teen leadership for Chicago communities. Our centers are located in the Avondale, Ravenswood, North Center and Old Irving Park neighborhoods, with plans to expand into Albany Park fall 2022. While we are diverse, we are united by our mission to create involved communities where all our neighbors can gather, learn, and grow. Concordia believes everyone deserves opportunity, and that it is best served when it is broadly inclusive. Our Guiding Principles • Faith in Action • A Place of Yes • A Place for All • A Place of One • A Place of Excellence Home Visitor Recognizing the family as a child’s first teacher, the Home Visitor works in the homes of participating families, building positive relationships with them to support their parenting roles. Responsibilities • Conducts developmental screening, home-based and center based services, referrals and advocacy. Supports the family in reaching their identified goals and supports parent tools and skills to stimulate their child’s health development. • Assist in recruiting eligible families for home visiting program and maintain caseload. • Provide support, education, and information on relevant topics to including child development, parenting, and family education through home and center-based services. • Attend the Baby Talk Training for Core certification • Follows Baby Talk curriculum guidelines along with additional requirements from the funding partner/s. • Conducts family assessments to determine needs for case management and other referrals as well as the development of an IFSP. • Prepare and submit appropriate documentation and reports, maintain client records in accordance to professional standards and funder requirements. • Collaborate with other agencies and services. • Plan monthly center-based activities which reflect families’ needs and interests. Promote activities to families to ensure high attendance as required by funder. • Meets regularly with Prevention Initiative center-based leadership to discuss and review cases.

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