POSITION : Family Community Partnership/Nutrition Manager R.P.T.
SALARY : D.O.E.
OPENING DATE : October 11, 2017
CLOSING DATE : October 25, 2017
LOCATION : Omaha Tribe of Nebraska
Early Head Start Program
SUMMARY: Must comply with the Early Head Start and Head Start performance standards but not limited to 1304.23, 1304.40 and 1304.41. Facilitate parent involvement and ensure parent education for families. Plan, develop and implement parental involvement activities to create a positive working relationship. Aide in the community wide assessment. Assist in enrollment, recruitment, selection, eligibility, and attendance of all children enrolled. Plan a nutritious menu cycle based upon regulations with the USDA. Oversee the production records, receipts, reimbursements and food experiences. Oversee the Head Cook and the daily duties for this position. Maintain a complete and up-to-date record keeping system. Additionally, must have knowledge of and support the Omaha Tribe Early Head Start's mission and philosophy. Must comply with drug and alcohol free workplace policy.
DUTIES and/or RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Report to work at 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
a. Notify supervisor by 8:15a.m. if unable to report to work.
Pertaining to Family Services:
1. Assist with recruitment for full enrollment.
2. Promote parent involvement in the program activities.
3. Daily home visits as needed.
4. Providing training sessions for families.
5. The setup of monthly family night for all parents and families.
6. Submitting monthly newsletter articles for Family Service Department.
2. Responsible for entering, maintaining and analyzing a database system for specified service area.
3. Know the performance standards and maintain Policy and Procedures for Community and Family Partnerships.
4. Document all action taken pertaining to outreach and continuous planning with community and family partners.
5. Establish, maintain, and keep confidential records of up-to-date, family data, completed enrollment forms, referrals, follow up reports, contact reports with families and other social service agencies.
6. Maintain and keep records of all Memorandum of Understanding's with all community partners.
7. Provide accurate documentation and reports for PWNA.
8. Create a warm and accepting environment, which encourages independence and self esteem for each child and parent.
9. Communicate to the teacher about any concerns of the children or families.
Pertaining to Nutrition:
1. Plan menu cycles for the kitchen staff.
a. Menus will be approved by WIC dietician
2. Maintain records such as production records for menus, receipts, food experiences and sign-in/sign-out meal count sheets.
3. Maintain monthly cleaning, inventory and ordering records.
4. Attend training as needed.
5. Obtain a food handler's license.
6. Maintain an accurate record of all employees food handler's licenses.
7. Maintain an accurate application for CACFP.
8. Maintain accurate records for the CACFP and USDA regulations.
9. File monthly for reimbursements through the CACFP.
10. Keep accurate monthly expenditures with the appropriate fiscal personnel.
Pertaining to all positions:
1. Supervise the following employee:
a. Head Cook
2. Assist/substitute in other areas of the program as needed.
3. Provide a monthly report to the Director.
4. Maintain a working relationship with all service area coordinators to ensure quality services towards school readiness for all children enrolled in Early Head Start.
5. Fulfill role as a mandated reporter as stated in the Child Abuse and Neglect Policy.
6. Provide other duties as deemed necessary.
COMMUNICATION WITH FAMILIES
1. Approach each child, parent, and other staff members with respect, being sensitive to each individual's rights, strengths, needs and cultural/socio economic background.
2. Make a minimum of two home visits per year with families to make follow ups and assess any needs of the family.
3. Must be able to transport families to appointments, interviews, training, and a monthly grocery transport.
4. Maintain above duties and other duties as assigned by the Early Head Start Program Director.
SPECIAL SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. A minimum, a baccalaureate degree, preferably related to one or more of the disciplines they oversee.
2. Must be 19 years of age.
3. Must have a valid driver's license.
4. Must be able to pass a physical, TB Test, background check, central registry, and any drug testing done.
5. Must be able to pass First Aid/CPR training.
6. Must obtain a food hander's license.
7. Must have the ability to assist parents/guardians/children in emergencies.
8. Must maintain confidentiality.
a. Limit discussion of children and families, discuss factual information.
b. Avoid gossip and inappropriate labels; avoid gossip of staff's personal/professional status
c. Does not talk about children disparagingly in front of other children.
9. Be able to verbally communicate and have the necessary personal qualifications to deal with staff and individuals/groups with varying abilities.
10. Flexible, with the ability to work in a highly demanding environment.
11. Ability to cooperate successfully as a member of a team.
12. Be willing to establish nurturing bonds with children and foster a positive relationship with parents/guardians, and support parents.
13. Accepts supervision and accepts constructive criticism/direction; provides feedback to supervisor.
14. Performs any other task deemed necessary by your immediate supervisor and/or Director.
**INDIAN PREFERENCE WILL E PRACTICED, HOWEVER, ALL QUALIFIED
APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, PLEASE SEND RESUME/APPLICATION TO:
OMAHA TRIBE OF NEBRASKA
ATTN: PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
P.O. BOX 368
MACY, NE 68039
TELEPHONE (402) 837-5391
FACISIMILE (402) 837-4394