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Home Visitor-Boston

Boston

A sign-on bonus of up to $2,000 is payable after 6 months of employment.

We are currently seeking a full-time Home Visitors (10 open positions) to work at the Healthy Families program located in Boston.

The Home Visitor provides outreach service to young first time parents to provide individual home based support, parent education, advocacy, screening and referral to appropriate community services in order to promote optimal maternal/child health and development, positive parenting, self-sufficiency and educational attainment for the Healthy Families Program.

Qualifications include

  • A minimum of an associate’s degree or high school/HiSet equivalent with advanced skill or experience.
  • Experience working with or providing services to target population and/or infants/young children.
  • Demonstrated knowledge about infant, child and adolescent development.
  • Bilingual ability to speak, read and write in English and Spanish.
  • Good listening and assessment skills; ability to identify family strengths/needs and ability to establish trusting relationships.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of families from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
  • Ability to work using a team centered approach to meet the needs of the program and its participants.
  • Ability to lift, push and pull up to 25 lbs. without mechanical assistance.
  • Understanding of outcome oriented prevention models.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite with good typing and computer skills.
  • Ability to work evening and weekends as required.
  • A reliable vehicle is required with a valid driver’s license, registration and safe driving record.
  • Use of own car and adequate insurance coverage per Catholic Charities policy.

We offer a congenial and team approach work environment with the opportunity to learn and grow professionally. Our benefits are competitive and include a 403(b) savings plan and generous time off.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to resumes@ccab.org. Please reference job 9204. No phone calls please. Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.

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