Family and Support Services Advocate 

Family and Support Services Advocate
Full-time (37.5 hours per week) Rate of Pay: DOE  Location: Sand Point, Alaska

Duties: Provide and coordinate services and activities with families and support a healthy community and overall well-being for the Head Start program.  Responsible for maintaining a sanitary classroom environment for the staff and children by performing the janitorial duties.

Qualifications: High School graduate or GED, AA or advanced degree in ECE preferred.  Successful applicant will obtain CDA within one year of hire. Knowledge of and ability to access local, regional and state services and resources necessary to achieve family goals and information to provide emergency or crisis assistance. Have skills to interact appropriately with families in dealing with sensitive issues. Ability to provide training to staff, parents and small groups (up to 15 people). Willing to attend workshops and meetings periodically to enhance job performance and knowledge. Computer skills including ability to use basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point, and Outlook. Ability to follow established office practice and supervision in completing assigned tasks. Must pursue college credits toward an AA degree in Early Childhood Education, or relevant field, as funding permits. Ability to present oral and/or written reports in required format. Upon date of hire, must provide documentation of current TB test and Physical within 30 days of employment, Hepatitis B screening/vaccination status.  Criminal history background/fingerprint clearance and valid Alaska driver’s license.

 

apply for this job

Apply online at www.apiai.org or email resume and application to:

Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources Director
1131 E. International Airport Road
Anchorage, Alaska  99518-1408
Phone: (907) 276-2700 / Fax: (907) 279-4351
nancyb@apiai.org

 

 Position is open until filled. Relocation and housing not included.
Native preference will be given, depending on experience.