Early Head Start Home-Based Manager

Northern Virginia Family Service

About the organization

Working at Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) means doing work that matters every day because of the difference you will make in the lives of children and families in Northern Virginia. NVFS’ breadth, depth and scope of services offer the resources and support to ensure that everyone in need, at every stage of life, maximizes their potential and fully contributes to a thriving community. NVFS is a private, non-profit human service organization with 400+ employees, 6,000+ volunteers, and various offices located throughout Northern Virginia. Serving nearly 35,000 children and families, our program areas include housing and emergency services; nutritional, physical, and mental health services; early childhood education, foster care and child placement services; family reunification, youth intervention and prevention services; job training and entrepreneurship programs services; and legal services.

Duties

Early Head Start is a federally funded community-based program serving low-income expectant mothers and families with infants and toddlers to age 3. The mission of EHS is school readiness through the promotion of healthy prenatal outcomes, the enhancement of development of very young children, and the promotion of healthy family functioning. The Home Based Manager manages the daily operations of their department unit; identifies and assesses client and family needs; supervises case management and support staff; coordinates service delivery to ensure that client needs, program goals and contract objectives are effectively met.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in social work, education or related human services field from an accredited college or university required. Masters degree preferred.
At least two (2) years related work experience in case management and working with families with strong focus in home visitation and prevention services to the 0-3 year age population.
At least one (1) year experience providing direct supervision of staff.
Experience with family services that embrace the concepts of family-centered and strength-based service provision.
Knowledge of maternal-infant health and dynamics of child abuse and neglect.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Fluency in Spanish a plus
Valid U.S. driver's license
TB test and physical exam
Successful completion of background checks required upon hire
May be called upon to work beyond normal working hours
Must be able to visit and work with staff in Prince William and Loudoun.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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