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OrganizationMonticello Area Community Action Agency (MACAA)
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJanuary 16, 2021
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary Range$15.50-$20/hour


Family Support Coordinators support the overall Head Start program with recruitment, enrollment, and community partnerships. This position works directly with families to identify strengths and needs, set goals, and support the family in achieving their goals using a coaching model. This position regularly interacts with Head Start teaching staff, conducts monthly parent meetings and workshops, makes appropriate referrals, and ensures regular and ongoing communication with families through in-person and/or virtual home visits.


This position currently involves approximately 90% remote work (teleworking or work from home) and 10% in-office work. Local candidates only. Reliable home internet service is required to apply.

Skills Required

  • BA/BS or AA/AS degree in Social Work, Human Services, Social Services, or related field preferred. Other degrees may qualify when paired with relevant experience.

  • 1 years’ experience in a social service agency or working with vulnerable families with young children.

  • 1 year of case management or home visiting experience.

  • Knowledge of positive parenting strategies, child development, and family dynamics.

  • Knowledge of the impact of trauma and poverty on child development.

  • Ability to work with a minimum of supervision and as an effective member of a team.

  • Bilingual, with oral and written proficiency in English and Spanish is required.

Additional Info

  • Must provide a current physical/TB test and pass background screenings including criminal, sex offender, and child protective services.

  • Must be capable of completing a certification in First Aid/ CPR for infants and children and Mental Health First Aid.

  • Must have reliable home internet.

  • Must have a valid Virginia driver’s license and reliable transportation.

  • Must be willing to adjust work schedule as needed.

  • Physical activity of this position – ascending and descending stairs, ramps, and the like; balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting; use of fingers for picking, pinching, grasping, and typing; repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  • Visual acuity requirements – visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.

  • Conditions subject to in this position – not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.


This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and general nature and level of work associated with the job. It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties that may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

About Head Start at MACAA

Head Start is a national, comprehensive preschool and pre-kindergarten program created in 1965. At MACAA, our Head Start program serves families in Nelson, Louisa, Fluvanna and Albemarle counties and the city of Charlottesville. Our children participate in a wide range of educational activities designed to enhance school readiness.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Austyn Monday, HR & Communications Coordinator at Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Immediate availability is required.

MACAA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, veteran status, marital status, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or hiring process, please send us a message at or call (434) 987-2236 and provide the nature of your request and your contact information.