Full-Time

Early Childhood Specialist

Posted on 4/18/2024

World Relief

World Relief

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides sustainable solutions for poverty and displacement

Social Impact

Entry

Montgomery, IL, USA

Requirements
  • Mature and personal Christian faith
  • Committed to the mission, vision, and values of World Relief
  • Desire to serve and empower the Church to impact vulnerable communities
  • Able to affirm and/or acknowledge World Relief's Core Beliefs, Statement of Faith, Christian Identity, and National Evangelicals For the Health of The Nation document
  • Educational background in early childhood, education, or social work
  • Physically able to lift and/or move children up to 50 pounds
  • Valid driver’s license and car
  • Ability to drive a 15-passenger van
Responsibilities
  • Complete an intake for children in the family birth–5 years
  • Implement, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate a plan in response to the determined needs
  • Assist with initial WIC enrollment and provide ongoing WIC education
  • Provide car seats and parent education on car seat safety laws and car seat installation
  • Conduct home visits regularly to assess and evaluate the implementation of the family plan
  • Educate parents on developmental milestones
  • Provide parents with an early childhood orientation and additional parent education
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement parent/child playgroup
  • Refer parents to early intervention and community resources for their child’s needs
  • Collaborate with community partners and schools to build meaningful relationships
  • Collaborate and communicate with WR Chicagoland staff
  • Advocate for families
  • Manage Aurora early childhood volunteers, interns, and/or work-study students
  • Participate in weekly team meetings
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Director of Children & Youth Services

At World Relief, employees have the unique opportunity to contribute to a global mission that profoundly impacts lives by addressing extreme poverty, violence, and oppression, while also aiding refugees and displaced individuals. This organization prioritizes sustainable, community-driven solutions, working alongside local churches and communities in over 100 countries. With over 75 years of dedicated service, this organization provides a culturally rich environment where one can grow both personally and professionally in service of a compassionate, impactful cause.

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$120K

Headquarters

Baltimore, Maryland

Founded

1944

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

6%

1 year growth

28%

2 year growth

42%
INACTIVE