Family Central, Inc.
  • 27-May-2021 to 26-Jul-2021 (EST)
  • HIPPY
  • Miami, FL, USA
  • $14.50
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

HIPPY is a structured, home-based model focused on parent-child centered learning designed to remove barriers and to reach low income families with limited education to become their child's first teacher.

We are seeking a HIPPY Home Visitor in our North Miami office located at 10800 Biscayne Blvd. This is a part-time position working up to 24 hours weekly that provides one-on-one curriculum instruction with parents in their homes. Candidate must be Bilingual in English and Spanish or English and Creole who can work with out diverse population in Miami-Dade.

Home Visitors supply weekly HIPPY activity packets and follow the program method of instruction with the parent or caregiver. The position provides a broad range of services including recruiting families with 3 and 4-year-old children, developing and maintaining linkages with various community resources, and to be a role model and advocate for families and children. Specific responsibilities may also include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provides services for HIPPY participants (parent and child) in the home, at group meetings, and special events.
  • Provides interim-services to participants, who may otherwise have to be inactive, during periods of staff recruitment.
  • Complete case documentation and submit program measurement tools at required trigger points. Completes and submits weekly billing documentation.
  • Attend HIPPY staff meetings and HIPPY advisory committee meetings.
  • Assist with data collection, reporting and other office/clerical requirements as directed by the Program Coordinator.
  • Participates in all HIPPY sponsored activities.
  • Serves as a customer service role model to ensure a positive relationship in interactions with all clients and employees.

Skills/Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, and one (1) year of experience working with children and families required. Being actively enrolled or having completed a HIPPY program may substitute for six (6) months of experience.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English or Creole/English strongly preferred.
  • Candidate must be computer literate and have the ability to complete documents in Microsoft Word.
  • Must possess excellent organizational, time management and case management skills.
  • Be familiar with services offered to families in Miami-Dade County; and be comfortable working with diverse populations.
  • Able to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends as needed in order to meet the needs of the children and families served.
  • Must have transportation and be willing to visit clients in their homes. Valid Florida Driver's License with full access to a reliable vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage (proof of insurance is required).

Family Central is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, a Drug Free Workplace and requires drug testing.

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