YWCA Metro St. Louis
  • 28-Jun-2021 to 27-Aug-2021 (CST)
  • Special Services
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

11 paid holidays. Paid Time Off (PTO), 403b retirement

Parent & Community Engagement Aide - Part Time

Purpose: To assist in planning and implementing learning opportunities for parents and families that focus on advocacy skills, school readiness activities and parent self-empowerment opportunities. Act as a support and resource for parents to ensure Head Start Programs and Performance Standards are met.

Job Responsibilities:

Assist in maintaining a network of resources to enhance parent involvement, education, and parent personal empowerment activities as indicated in the Head Start Performance Standards.

Assist in and implement appropriate services throughout the program for families to encourage parent involvement, participation, and education according to Head Start Performance Standards.

Act as an advocate and leader in alignment with the program's parent, family, and community engagement goals.

Assist in the planning of parent education and training programs. Prepare and disseminate required reports, including outcome measure showing measures of efforts and measure of effort on parents, families, and the community.

Promote the School Readiness Goals when engaging with parents, families, and the community.

Job Requirements/Skills/Abilities:

Knowledge of basic computer software applications.

Knowledge of standard office equipment.

Must have effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

Must have a positive attitude and the ability to deal tactfully and courteously with staff, parents, the public, representatives of other agencies, and other agency staff when explaining the functions and policies of the Head Start program.

Must be able to lift boxes weighing up to 25 pounds.

Must be able to travel to remote sites as needed.

Education Credential:

A high school diplomaGED

YWCA Metro St. Louis
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