Pregnancy & Parenting Support (PrePS) is a multicultural program serving diverse families in the Seattle-King County area. PrePS promotes the health and well-being of women, children and families through case management, education and supportive services. We employ a holistic service delivery model to achieve healthy pregnancy and birth outcomes, and ensure a safe and nurturing home environment that facilitates healthy social and emotional development for each child.
Our free services include:
Pregnancy & Parenting Support program serves pregnant women and caregivers of children 0-5 years of age. This position provides prenatal, parenting and life skills education, and support to program participants to increase knowledge and skills within a home-based model. Families receive personalized assessment, parenting tools and community building activities that support their children’s well-being and social emotional development in the home and in their community so that Latinx children will enter kindergarten ready to learn.
This position will work with the De Colores program which is an initiative between Pregnancy and Parenting Support at Catholic Community Services and Centro Rendu at Society of St. Vincent de Paul. De Colores is a program funded by Best Start for Kids to serve Latinx families with children pregnancy to five who are living in South Seattle and South King County. This position will work collaboratively with Centro Rendu, Best Start for Kids, and leaders from the Latinx community.
This position is Part time, 20 hours per week.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Recruit program participants.
Provide prenatal, parenting and other life skills education to clients.
Maintain professional records appropriate for the provision of education and program monitoring.
Participate in supervision, consultation, department meetings and in-service training.
Keep professional knowledge and skills current:
Promote the CCS Mission Statement in the community:
Treat clients in a culturally sensitive manner, assuring that Catholic Community Services’ commitment to diversity and cultural competency is maintained.
This position requires the employee to work in an environment where there may be exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious material. Other exposures could include cleaning supplies, chemicals involved in pest control, paint and other materials used in building maintenance. Working conditions may include interruptions, working alone, and interactions with mentally ill, intoxicated or angry persons.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ACUITY REQUIREMENTS:
The requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.