Capital Area Community Services Inc. Head Start
  • Lansing, MI, USA
  • 15.07
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


Capital Area Community Services, Inc. Head Start and Early Childhood Programs has an immediate opening for a Family Advocate.  Family Advocates work full-time, part-year (up to 42 weeks per year)

To be successful in this role, you must:

  • Possess a Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Human Services or equivalent field
  • Have at least two years of experience working with families
  • Be ready and willing to support the CACS, Inc. Mission Statement: Support families and prepare children for success in school and in life. 

Responsibilities in this role include:

  • Ensure assigned classrooms are fully enrolled (including recruiting, enrollment, home visits, conferences)
  • Identifying the strengths and needs of families on caseload and setting goals with families to overcome barriers
  • Working with families to support the physical, emotional and educational needs of their children and family
  • Provide opportunities for families to become life long learners through education and resources

Why employees at CACS, Inc. say they LOVE coming to work:

  • "Coming to work every day is like a new learning experience. I truly enjoy working with children and being a role model in their lives. I appreciate my job and that is why I come back."
  • "The children!  If I am having a bad day, one hug from one of my children and it makes it all worth it."
  • "We are family we work together to better the families we work for.  CACS, Inc. respects us and the work we do."
  • "I think it is great that the staff, family advocates and supervisors work together with children, parents and staff."
  • "We have snow days!"

Does this sound like you?  Please take a moment and complete an application! 

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