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Family and Community Involvement/ERSEA Coordinator

Supervisor: Director of Early Head Start 

Overview: University Settlement is one of New York City's most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For 130 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, senior services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 31 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower the individuals we serve through comprehensive, quality services that strengthen families and meet the current needs of the community.


  • Coordinate all family activities including monthly Parent Workshops 
  • Coordinate and support the implementation and ongoing development of the Health Advisory Committee
  • Work with the Assistant Director of Family/Community Services to plan and implement programs
  • To ensure that enrollment is at capacity and compliant with State and Federal program regulations.
  • Maintain proper documentation on families and children.
  • Provide guidance and training to staff 
  • Assist in developing the Policy Council and Parent Committee
  • Maintain and develop relationships with other community-based organizations that support the Program's work with families and children
  • Monitor and track ongoing medical and health forms/records as well as program requirements
  • Develop consistent, stable and supportive relationships with families and children and assess their needs
  • Assist in the recruitment of families and oversee the enrollment /intake process
  • Responsible for data entry of enrollment information using Salesforce 
  • Maintain appropriate records that comply with Fiscal requirements
  • Develop and maintain community resource materials for families and staff including referrals 
  • Assist in program evaluation and assessment
  • Other duties as requested by supervisor to fulfill job responsibilities


  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Education, Human Development or related field with knowledge of child development (birth to three years)
  • 2-3 years' experience working with families and providing home visits
  • Bilingual English/Mandarin or English/Cantonese strongly preferred

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: Low to mid 50s, plus generous benefits package 

Contact: Submit cover letter and resume APPLY

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