Join our team and work in a collaborative environment where opportunities are endless, skills are stretched and excellence is rewarded.
If you want to make a difference in people's lives; If you think you've got what it takes, and
If you meet the minimum requirements for any of the listed openings,
You might be exactly who we are looking for!
To qualify, all candidates MUST be able to pass a pre-employment background check, have a high school diploma/GED or degree as it pertains to the position. Please forward your resume to:
West Haven Community House
c/o Human Resources
227 Elm Street
West Haven, CT 06516
fax: (203) 937-9052
The following are the current openings as of 5/10/21:
Provides case management and full range of Head Start services for an assigned case load of families. Serve as a liaison between the program and the home. Advocates for Head Start children and families in the community.
Makes appropriate referrals and follow up to assist families in securing community services.
Works closely with all other service area staff to support families by following-up on program requirements and other referrals, Provides crisis intervention and limited supportive counseling when necessary.
Visits families in their homes at least twice a year. Using a variety of strategies, makes contact with each family at least two times each month to provide information, remind parents of appointments, follow-up on referrals and program requirements.
Participate in recruitment and enrollment activities including in-take interviews.
Maintain on-going record keeping and documentation system including but not limited to child and family data, Family Partnership Agreements, monthly monitoring reports, attendance, meal counts, and contact sheets, etc.
Work closely with other Head Start staff to facilitate the transition of children into, out of and within the Head Start Program
Become familiar with classroom routine and activities in order to encourage and support the home-school connection. Monitor attendance of the children on assigned caseload and follow up on absences.
Salary: $31,000 - $34,000 per year, DOE
Hours: 30 - 35 Hours/week, Monday through Friday
Assistant Teacher (Part Time)
We are looking for creative and enthusiastic people committed to providing quality care that facilitates the social, emotional, intellectual, and physical growth of children, stressing the importance of individuality, diversity, unity, choice and autonomy.
Salary: $12.00 - $13.50 per hour, DOE
Hours: Mon-Fri, 7am to 9am and/or 12:30pm - 5:30pm
Life Skills Coach (LSC) – DSH
Creative, caring individuals needed to provide services for adults with intellectual disabilities and behavioral challenges. Life Skill Coaches are expected to pick up and drop off individuals when scheduled, teach life skills per scheduled activities and drive individuals on outings using agency vehicle. Life Skill Coaches are required to obtain and maintain Public Service License.
Salary: $15.00-17.25 per hour
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am - 3:30pm
Residential Life Skills Coach (Full Time, Part Time & Weekends)
The LSC provide services to all residents living within the West Haven Community House Residential Program in the areas of daily living activities and independent life skills. The coach implements behavior programs; facilitates and promotes community integration, and is expected to maintain a clean, safe and healthy environment for the residents.
Salary: $15.00 - $17.25 per hour, DOE
Driver (part time/split shift)
Experienced drivers needed to transport adults with disabilities to and from day program.
Hours: 20 hours per week, Mon-Fri, Split shift 7am to 9am and 2:30pm - 4:30pm
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