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Bilingual Family Advocate Council Bluffs

West Central Community Action Council Bluffs, IA

Job Description





WCCA seeks a Family Advocate for the Council Bluffs Head Start Program. Duties of this position include planning and implementing the recruitment of age/income eligible children and families, implementing the Family Partnership process by assessing and building on family strengths and community assets, educating, counseling and referring individuals for assistance, advocating for families, identifying and removing barriers to self reliance to enhance children’s and families self-worth. 

Solid record keeping skills and maintaining confidentiality is required. Family Advocate’s must enjoy working with families from various cultural, economic, social backgrounds.

Ability to speak and write in both English and Spanish, 1 year relevant experience, valid drivers’ license and auto liability insurance is required.  Prefer candidates with, BA/BS in Social Work, or related field – will consider experience in lieu of education.  Family Advocate’s must be excellent communicators, have good organizational and recordkeeping skills, dependable transportation.

This is a full-time, year-round position with benefits that include health, dental, life, vacation, sick & holiday pay, IPERS and 403(B) retirement programs. 

Job Details

Date Posted October 4, 2017
Date Closes November 3, 2017
Located In Council Bluffs, IA
Department Head Start
Function Assist families with paperwork in finding solutions to life's challenges
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
May have some evening hours
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
Desired Secondary Language Skill Spanish
SOC Category 21-1021.00 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
Zipcode 51501
Name Denny Lawson
Address 1408A Highway 44
City, State and Zip Harlan IA 51537

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave

This job requires the following skills

  • Bilingual
  • School - Social Worker
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Paid Holidays