LUTHERAN SERVICES IN IOWA Family Support Worker-Bilingual in MUSCATINE, Iowa

LSI announces a gratifying opportunity for a Bilingual Family Support Worker for our Early Childhood program in Muscatine and Louisa counties.DUTIESWant to make a difference in the life of children and families? Family Support Workers offer home visits to expectant parents and caregivers of small children, providing parenting education, support, and advocacy. Family Support Workers link parents to resources, promote optimal child health and development, and problem solve with parents. Family needs and abilities are evaluated on an ongoing basis. Family Support Workers assist families in designing individualized support plans and empower families overtime to achieve their chosen goals. Our home visitation program is part of a nationwide initiative designed to empower families to become and remain healthy and strong.This position will primarily meet with clients in the home and maintain contact via telephone.QUALIFICATIONSQualified applicants will have an Associate's degree, one year of related experience working with children and families, and be fluent in English and Spanish languagesThis position requires a valid driver's license, auto insurance, a good driving record and the ability to pass an extensive background check including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, Sex Offender registry and a criminal history check.At LSI, competitive compensation goes far beyond an hourly rate. For eligible employees, LSI pays for a portion of employee health premiums, offers a monthly wellness discount on health insurance premiums, and contributes to your health savings account each pay check. LSI will reimburse you for mileage, offer a 401k match contribution, and provide ongoing professional development training. In addition LSI offers a generous paid time off package. As a non-profit employer many employees also can qualify for student loan forgiveness programs.It's their life. It's your career.Make a difference in both at LSI!For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.