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Early Intervention Specialist, Home Based

The Early Intervention Specialist (EIS), has the challenging and rewarding opportunity to serve infants and toddlers with developmental delays and their families in both their home and community based settings. In this opportunity the EIS delivers home based services to children 0-3 in Contra Costa County. Being an EIS allows you to connect with children and families in a positive, engaging way that helps them learn and reach their individual goals. Services may be delivered in a hybrid model: telehealth and home visits. The role is very hands on and requires high levels of energy an engagement.

Responsibilities

  • Individual sessions with child and caregiver in the home and community, coaching caregivers on ways to support their child’s development.
  • Facilitate active involvement and carry-over by caregivers of individual child goals in both home and community.
  • Ensure that caregivers are active participants through active communication, collaboration, and support.
  • Collaboration with individual client’s team members to ensure meeting the needs of the child and family.
  • Conduct developmental assessments for clients on caseload in all developmental domains using standardized assessments (such as DAYC-2; Battelle).
  • Prepare progress reports, including developmental levels in all domains, narratives, goals, and recommendations in a timely manner.
  • Monitor client goals and complete progress notes.
  • Attend meetings as required by the position.
  • Be able to build and maintain strong relationships with coworkers, supervisors, and children and families
  • Can adapt well to fast paced environments
  • Can work independently and manage time effectively
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness to commute for home visits
  • Duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Development, Special Education or related field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with infant and toddlers with special needs in home-based visiting capacity
  • Experience completing developmental assessments, writing developmental progress reports, and developmental goals.
  • Understanding of infant and toddler development
  • Understanding of the importance of the parent/caregiver-child relationship
  • Strong interpersonal skills, working as a team member
  • Possess a valid California Driver’s License, reliable transportation and current auto insurance
  • Bilingual Spanish highly desired
  • Pass physical exam and health screen with TB test
  • Fingerprint clearance and background check
  • Maintain current certification in First Aid and CPR
  • Frequent bending. Reaching. Squatting, kneeling, twisting in order to observe, assess, and interact with clients
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time, stand for up to 8 hours a day
  • Occasional lifting, carrying, and loading/unloading toys and materials used in home visits, weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Frequent driving
  • Ability to use computer, Ipad, etc and be proficient in MS Word

We Offer:

  • 100% paid employee medical benefit plan options
  • Competitive salary based on education and experience
  • Generous incentive plan with monthly bonus based on meeting productivity goals
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, life and dental insurance
  • 403-B plan
  • Paid Vacation and sick time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Reimbursement for approved professional trainings that relate to job duties
  • Opportunities for professional development in areas of passion and in topics related to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Supportive team environment with emphasis on self-care, reflective supervision, individual and group support for clinical work
  • The opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of young children and their families
Discovery Bay, CA 94505 2024-05-08 View
Site Supervisor Business Operations

Under general supervision, reporting to the Director of Children’s Center, create and maintain a professional office environment while supporting the overall success of the LMU Children’s center through accounting, reporting, financial functions, customer service and community relations that will promote efficiency and support the daily operations for all services offered through the LMU Children’s Center. Serve as the primary liaison for the Children’s Center to the Staff and Families.

 

Position Specific Responsibilities/Accountabilities

 

1. Facilitate the processing of tuition fees ensuring timely deposit, appropriate receipts, and tracking of parent accounts. Perform monthly reconciliation of tuition and other payments between Procare and Workday. Monitor past-due balances and follow proper collection procedures.

 

2. Assist in the management of the following: accreditation, licensing, calendar development, parent and staff communications, and edit and proofread documents such as the Newsletter, DRDPs, etc.

 

3. Prepare confidential and non-confidential letters, memoranda, e-mail, and other documents. Handle highly sensitive and/or urgent information with diplomacy; maintain surroundings in a clean and professional manner, oversee the work of the Administrative Coordinator.

 

4. Monitor spending, reconcile expenses for all accounts, and produce quarterly financial reports for the Children’s Center Director. Produce quarterly profit and loss statements. Maintain P-Card credit card applications and reconcile with online charges and monthly statements of the Children’s Center. Properly code/charge and approve all invoices for submitting to the Controller’s Office to either be paid by check or charged to a P-Card. Resolve invoice and payment problems. Process and record payments (cash, check, debit, etc.). Analyze accounts and make adjustments as necessary.

 

5. Provide ongoing analysis of the Children’s Center budget versus spending trends in order to better align the Children’s Center budget with operations. Develop and maintain financial metrics to assist the Director in evaluating its financial position.

 

6. Negotiate, finalize, and maintain contracts and agreements including payment plans for the Children’s Center with vendors, equipment maintenance companies, parents and other service providers. Serve as the primary liaison with the Controller’s Office.

 

7. Hire, supervise, train, and coordinate schedules of work-study students. Process student work awards in coordination with financial aid and Student Employment Services. Review student timecards for accuracy and approve; track weekly/semester/yearly accumulations

of student hours and compare/contrast with student worker budget allocations. Bring discrepancies to the attention of the Director and Associate Director.

 

8. Help maintain and manage the Waitlist. Work closely with the Director and Associate Director in assisting with the process enrollment.

 

9. Assist Director and Associate Director with research related to the Children’s Center operations, programming, compliance, and other activities.

 

10. Serve as the facilities lead for the Children’s Center and help manage and coordinate facilities related projects.

 

11. Perform other duties as assigned or requested such as covering in the classrooms on an ongoing basis.

 

 

Loyola Marymount University Expectations

Exhibit behavior that supports the mission, vision, and values of the university. Communicate and employ interpersonal actions that model high standards of professional, responsible, accountable, and ethical conduct. Demonstrate a commitment to outstanding customer service.

 

 

Requisite Qualifications

 

· Typically a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.

 

· Minimum 3 years office management experience with emphasis on customer service, bookkeeping and direct responsibility for problem solving or facilitating customer inquiries. Some general accounting or accounts payable/receivable experience highly preferred.

 

· Manage multiple conflicting priorities. Communicate information in a way that encourages response to questions clients, customers, and the general public. Interpret a variety of instructions provided both orally and in written form.

 

· Ability to analyze, manage, multi-task, motivate, plan, organize and execute day- to-day operations; work under constant deadlines and maintain a rigorous and detail-oriented approach to each task; ability to assess, prioritize and delegate the flow of work on a daily basis; ability to write and edit memos, minutes, and other documents accurately and efficiently.

 

· Strong mathematical skills to calculate financial data and provide error-free reports.

 

· Knowledge of Microsoft Office software required. Demonstrated extensive working knowledge of EXCEL.

 

· Ability to use sound judgment, analyze disparate information, evaluate complex and ambiguous situations and recommend solutions.

 

· Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to competently assist staff and parents. Exceptional organizational skills.

 

· Highly developed organizational skills to effectively maintain large quantities of financial information in paper files, databases and online systems.

Los Angeles, CA 90045 2024-05-01 View
REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS (RAPS) DIRECTOR

REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS (RAPS) DIRECTOR

Category:            Full-time, Exempt (Salaried)

Supervisor:         Chief Program Officer

Date Posted:       April 24, 2024

 

JOB PURPOSE AND OVERVIEW

ECEPTS’ work encompasses ECE Apprenticeships, Field Building, and Systems Change/Advocacy. Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAPS) Directors focus primarily on the development, expansion, and ongoing implementation of ECEPTS RAPS and partnerships, in California and nationally. The successful candidate will possess background, skills, and experience in managing implementation of ECE workforce, professional development, and/or career pathway projects – especially those that include college credit-bearing coursework. S/he will also have extensive knowledge of the field of Early Care and Education, strong experience with higher education (especially community colleges), and some understanding of the workforce system and/or Registered Apprenticeship system.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Project Development and Management: Work with ECEPTS senior leadership and core team, employer and training partners, and stakeholders to design, implement and sustain ECEPTS RAPs.

  • Develop project goals, implementation timelines, budgets, and deliverables.
  • Develop and support strategic partnerships, clarifying roles and responsibilities, providing training and technical assistance to employer partners and training partners, etc.
  • Contribute to research and evaluation projects related to ECEPTS and ECEPTS projects.
  • Contribute to project-specific budget planning, management, and sustainability planning.

Community Relations & Advocacy: Represent ECEPTS in field building and systems change activities.

  • Participate in ECEPTS field building and training institutes, providing training and coaching.
  • Present workshops at relevant ECE, workforce development, and apprenticeship conferences.
  • Responsible for relationship management vis a vis strategic partners and/or stakeholders.

Other Duties as Needed and Assigned.

EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE

  • BA degree in Early Childhood Education or closely related field (Master’s degree preferred).
  • At least three years of experience in ECE professional development and/or career education programming, including engagement with colleges and degree-driven career pathways.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, access, and successfully working with historically marginalized communities (e.g., people of color, immigrants, first generation college students, low income workers).
  • Demonstrated success in project development, administration, budget, and grants management.
  • Strong organizational abilities including project planning, development, and task facilitation.
  • Ability to build and maintain collaborative, respectful working relationships with diverse groups (e.g., ECEPTS team, employer partners, college partners, consultants, stakeholders).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and public presentation skills.
  • Computer expertise with Microsoft Office, Google applications, email, database systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, and relationship-building skills.
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful, results driven, self-motivated, excellent follow-through skills.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND TRAVEL

This is a full-time position with occasional additional hours to address the needs of the organization. Moderate travel (25-30%) to meetings, site visits, conferences, training events, etc. – including some overnight travel by land and air. Requires working occasional weekends and weeknights. Must be able to work remotely as well as in the ECEPTS offices in Walnut Creek, California, and be available for in-person meetings and gatherings, as needed. Candidates must reside in/or be willing to relocate to  California.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions/physical requirements of the job.

  • Ability to work at a computer workstation for periods of up to 4 hours at a time.
  • Ability to speak on the telephone or Internet platforms (e.g., Zoom) for up to 4 hours per day.
  • Ability to sit for up to 3 hours without breaks at meetings.
  • Willingness to attend offsite meetings, conferences, site visits, etc.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

ECEPTS offers a competitive annual salary for this role commensurate with qualifications and experience. ECEPTS offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, generous vacation, sick time, and paid holidays, 403(b) retirement plan including matching employer contributions, life and AD&D insurance, employer-paid short-term disability, long-term disability, commuter benefits, flexible spending accounts, and an Employee Assistance Program.

APPLICATION

Please submit a cover letter and resume to ECEPTS@ecepts.org. Subject line: RAPS Director - Your Name. The cover letter should explain your interest in working with ECEPTS, a statement of how this position aligns with your professional interests and goals, and a summary of your relevant qualifications and experience.

 

Screening of applications will begin in mid-May. Position will remain open until filled.

 

ECEPTS, a project of Tides Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, and bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.

Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, veteran status, or medical condition including acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions. Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.

 

Walnut Creek, CA 94597 2024-04-29 View
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