Interpreter/Relief Home Visitor
Thank you for your interest in Okanogan County Child Development Association and our Interpreter/Relief Home Visitor position. By joining our agency, you will become part of our 50+ year legacy of providing services to children and families. The work with our families helps to increase the likelihood of family success and improve kindergarten readiness for children. You will have opportunities to support our philosophy of parents as the primary educator of their children, and make a difference every day.
About the position:
The Interpreter/Relief Home Visitor will provide Spanish-English translation services (verbal and written). The Interpreter/Relief Home Visitor will serve as a liaison between OCCDA and others serving our clients to assist Spanish speaking families with all aspects of Head Start/Early Head Start/ECEAP services. Provide educational and family services to families with infants/toddlers and pregnant women in a home base setting. These services include visits with the child's parents, primarily in the child's home and group socialization opportunities in a classroom, community facility, or on field trips.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
- Ability to work with culturally diverse staff, families, and children
- Willingness to learn
- Knowledge of Community Resources
- Passion to make a difference
- Use effective interpersonal and oral communication skills
Required Education and Experience:
Ability to read, write, speak, and translate Spanish/English.
Employment or volunteer experience interpreting or translating from English to Spanish.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Knowledge of Various Hispanic and Latino cultures (and corresponding verbal dialects)
Knowledge of Community Resources
Two years professional experience working with infants, toddlers and/or maternal and child health or related services.
Knowledge and experience in child development and early childhood education; the principles of child health, safety and nutrition, adult learning principles; and family dynamics.
Home-based CDA credential or a state awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential within l year of hire.
Foundational and Model Implementation training in Parents as Teachers within six months of hire.
The position is full time, with a starting salary of $13.92 /hour to $14.75 hour, depending on education.
We invite you to apply to be a part of our dynamic team which provides quality educational services to children in Okanogan County and to become part of the OCCDA family.