Website Valley Settlement

To apply for this position, please use the link to complete the application on the TriNet platform or send your resume and cover letter to HR@valleysettlement.org. Someone will reach out to you to complete the application process. 

Reports to: Family, Friends & Neighbors &  Peer Support Manager

Schedule: This a 24 to 30 hours per week position, working in the office or field, Monday through Friday. Some Saturdays may be required. This position requires availability during programming hours from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Times subject to change based on programming needs. This is a temporary, grant-funded position until December of 2022, with the possibility of extending into 2023. The work will be primarily done in the Eagle County area.

Hourly Range:  $20 – $24 per hour based on qualifications and previous related work experience

Job Description:

The FFN Licensure Home Visitor is part of the Family Friends and Neighbors Team (FFN) at Valley Settlement. The FFN Licensure Home Visitor will become well-versed in the different avenues of becoming a licensed or qualified exempt (QE) in-home childcare provider through the State of Colorado, then work directly with FFN providers in Eagle County to support them through the licensure or QE process. The FFN Licensure Home Visitor will also bring components of Valley Settlement’s FFN program curriculum to participating providers, including materials and early childhood development.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Schedule and facilitate meetings with providers when needed
  • Establish and maintain trusting working relationships with providers
  • Organize trips with providers when needed with outside organizations
  • Work with providers to take steps toward family’s overall well-being
  • Conduct regular home visits with providers
  • Complete a home visit report for each home visit conducted
  • Become an expert in State of Colorado in-home childcare licensure and qualified exemption requirements through the FFN Licensure Navigator
  • Identify provider needs and make referrals to area health and social service agencies as needed
  • Assist in recruiting by door knocking or building connections to identify potential providers in coordination with the FFN Licensure Navigator
  • Check in with manager, as needed, and attend regular team meetings
  • Make phone calls to remind providers about their home visits or meetings
  • Make copies of handouts as needed
  • Monitor provider’s progress using oral and written methods using previous home visitation reporting
  • Collaborate closely with project funder to share ideas, resources, and insights
  • Report out on progress and findings to manager as needed
  • Other duties, as assigned

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Ability to communicate easily with all staff and participants, demonstrating active listening skills
  • Desire to learn more about early child development and share knowledge with providers
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality when working with families
  • Display empathy and respect for the FFN model
  • Excellent interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain calm in stressful situations or when supporting providers in crisis
  • Must be well-organized, detail-oriented, and willing to learn and grow
  • Ability to navigate community resources
  • Ability to travel and meet families in their homes and in the community (mileage reimbursed)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Spanish preferred, both oral and written
  • Home visitation experience (either having received home visits or conducted them)
  • Knowledge of community served
  • Experience in community work, education, health care, or related field
  • Technology skills: personal computer, cell phone, Internet/online application systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive (Documents & Spreadsheets)
  • Have and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license
  • Available and reliable vehicle to visit families in their homes and to travel throughout the community (mileage reimbursed)

Anti-Discrimination Practices:

Valley Settlement does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status in any of its activities or operations. Valley Settlement champions inclusiveness in our community. We honor the diverse strengths, needs, voices, and backgrounds of all members of our community.

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Valley Settlement