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Approved:  2019

Position:  FAMILY WORKER - FT Wilkes-Barre, Pittston

Qualifications:  AAS, Social Work, Human/Family Services or related field;
Qualified candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills, knowledge of community, computer experience;
Previous experience in community advocacy or social services preferred.

Bilingual Language abilities, English/Spanish, a plus

Responsibilities/Duties (Summary):  Responsible for working with, and advocating for, Head Start families in accordance with National Head Start Performance Standards to provide direct family support, goal setting and crisis intervention to Head Start families

Terms of Employment:  REQUIREMENTS to be satisfied PRIOR TO HIRE:
a) Proof of Degree/Certification and Experience Required to meet the Qualifications for position
b) FBI Clearance/Fingerprints via PA DHS Registration
c) PA State Police Criminal Record Check
d) PA Child Abuse History Clearance
e) Successful completion of Pre-Employment Physical Examination which includes a Tuberculosis screening (arrangements made upon conditional offer of employment)

LOCATION, HOURS:
LCHS operates on a school year basis (Aug-June); Positions are responsible to a Caseload of 32-34 families at the following centers:
(1) BEEKMAN STREET CENTER - 23 Beekman St, Wilkes-Barre
(2) PITTSTON/NEW ST CENTER - 109 New St, Pittston

Full Time, 37.5hrs/wk, Non-Exempt Status
Salary/Hourly: $14.60/hr
5% Adjustment for Bilingual language skills

FULL TIME BENEFITS include:
**Enrollment into agency Health Insurance plan (after 90 days) Geisinger HMO/Guardian Dental, with Voluntary Vision, HRA plan included/Cash Out Option Available, Low Employee co-payment toward premium
**Retirement plan 401(k) with 7% agency contribution and Employee Roth option
**PAID Holidays immediately (20-25/yr), with extended holiday break between Christmas-New Year
**PAID Sick Time
**PAID Personal time
**PAID Training Opportunities
**Flexible Benefits - Medical/ Dependent Care Spending, and much more!

Our employees...
...receive attractive salaries and unique career opportunities;
...do meaningful work that is constantly changing and evolving;
...enjoy successful careers without sacrificing their personal lives;
...enjoy limitless opportunities for professional growth;
...work in an environment of professional respect.

Responsible:  Center Manager - Direct Supervisor

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TO APPLY

For full consideration, submit a Letter of Intent and Resume to:
Human Resources Manager
Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.
23 Beekman Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

Deadline to submit Letter of Intent and Resume:  INTERNAL/IN-HOUSE CANDIDATES: Refer to the the TRANSFER REQUEST FORM process shared via email/Google Drive

SHOULD ANY POSITION NOT BE FILLED BY AN INTERNAL CANDIDATES, OUTSIDE APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.

OUTSIDE APPLICANTS: For full consideration, submit a detailed resume, cover letter and 3 written letters of reference.
Other items to include: Copy of degree/transcripts and current/valid background clearances.

email: lchshumanresources@hsweb.org
FAX: (570) 829-6580


LUZERNE COUNTY HEAD START, INC., SUBSCRIBES TO A POLICY OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY, AND WILL NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST ANY EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT BECAUSE OF RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, CREED, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, MENTAL OR PHYSICAL HANDICAP, OR SEXUAL ORIENTATION

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