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As the first settlement house in the nation and for over 130 years, University Settlement has been empowering New York residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to improve the community as a whole.
Family Child Care Network (FCCN) and Department of Education (DOE) view Family Childcare as a respected and valued profession within the Early care and education system in New York City. We seek to support and enhance the existing strengths of family childcare as birth-4 programs that promote continuous and responsive relationships, strengthen early learning skills, build resilience, and lay the foundation for all future learning. The primary role of the Health Monitor is to support all affiliated providers to be in compliance with FCCN and OCFS/DOHMH regulations.
What You Will Be Doing:
- Visit provider homes to ensure proper integration of all OCFS/DOHMH regulations, as well as CACFP Monitoring Visits CACFP Enrollment and other related CACFP duties are in compliance
- Provide regular visits with supportive strength-based coaching and corrective actions
- Collaborate with team on health CAPs as needed
- Schedule virtual/phone follow up with providers to address urgent health and safety issues
- Document visits and communication with providers in a timely manner and align with the Early Childhood Framework for Quality (EFQ)
- Check the OCFS website for letters and other communication from NYS to stay knowledgeable about the license and registration requirements for providers and to ensure they are in compliance
- Connect parents/caregivers to resources and make referrals to community partners
- Support the team to create and update a Community Partner Resource Guide for providers and families
- Support the team with the workshops, special events, and other Network activities
- Attend CACFP training
- Monitor Kid Kare accounts as needed
- Participate in meetings to connect about individual providers, families, and coordinate all services
- Participate in professional delivered by the DOE
- Assist in ongoing outreach, enrollment, and other administrative tasks supporting providers
- Support Director in updating information in the Network database
- Monitor reports in database
- Work with Multiple Disciplinary team to support the children's development and growth
What We Are Looking For:
- You have an Associate Degree or Child Development Associate credential
- You have training on nutrition, health, and safety
- Experience working in family childcare and/or with infants and toddlers
- Position requires travel within FCC Network catchment area
- Excellent time management and multi-tasking abilities
- Good interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work as part of a team
- You are willing to be an advocate for your program, participants, and community.
- You have a strong commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Why you should join our team:
- You're part of a mission-driven organization that empowers and advocates for the community
- 15 Vacation; 9 sick days, 11 holidays
- Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
- Flexible Spending Account and Pre- Tax Commuter Program
- Pension Plan through CIRS
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: High 30s, plus generous benefits (Local 205)
Contact: Submit cover letter and resume to APPLY
We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community. We support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to our organization. We are an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.
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