Family Advocate

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Position Summary:

Center for Family Services Mosaic Early Learning, is seeking an experienced Family Advocate. The Family Advocate serves as a family advocate and liaison between children, families and community services.  They support the larger system of social services coordinated by Mosaic Early Learning, thereby supporting the goals of the program.  Core responsibilities include: enrollment, recruitment, selection, eligibility, and attendance, parent involvement, and best practices to ensure quality services. 

Location: Burlington, New Jersey

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Family Advocate recruits prospective families and aids with the enrollment process. They assist in completing child profiles, assessments, and health screenings. They also act as a case manager conducting home visits, as needed, to assist families with achieving their  identified goals. They work cooperatively with local agencies to link up families with services in the local community and make referrals for emergency or crisis intervention assistance. They coordinate with center staff to promote parent involvement in the program as a classroom visitor, volunteer, employee, and/or participate in family events. 

The Family Advocate maintains updated recruitment materials, participates in community activities to educate the community on Head Start, and obtains community resources for Head Start Families. They participate in team management functions of planning, implementing, and evaluating Family and Community Partnership goals and objectives. The Family Service Advocate attends all required staff meetings and activities and is responsible for understanding Head Start Performance Standards and local regulations and completes required documentation. 


  • AA degree or higher in Social Work, Sociology, or related field required
  • FDC Certification preferred
  • Experience working with children
  • Maintain First Aid and CPR certifications 
  • Current driver's license and a good driving record of 3 years 
  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration

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