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Jobs at Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services, Inc.

Home Visitor, Early Head Start

Location: Bronx, NY

Department: Early Head Start

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Sheltering Arms strengthens the education, wellbeing, and development of high-need children, adults, and families across the New York metro area. We serve nearly 20,000 people a year from the South Bronx to Far Rockaway. Through compassion, innovation, and partnership, we respond to our community’s greatest needs and enable individuals to reach the greatest heights of their potential. Joining our team is an opportunity to collaborate with hundreds of dedicated colleagues who represent diverse backgrounds and talents as we work together to make a measurable impact for our neighbors in need. Every role at Sheltering Arms brings with it new opportunities for advancement and development so that team members can achieve their professional goals while helping others reach for theirs.

Sheltering Arms is seeking a Home Visitor for our Early Head Start program. The Home Visitor will provide home-based support to expecting mothers and families involved in out EHS program. This is a full time position based in the Bronx

Essential Functions

  • Provide home-based support to expectant mothers and parents in their role as primary caregiver of their child; Develop and plan activities for children that will support their optimal growth and enhance the relationship between parent and child; Conduct Family Partnership Agreement and Family Engagement Activities; Organize and facilitate parent-child socialization groups
  • Monitor children’s developmental progress; Coordinate medical and other community-based services that will offer comprehensive support to children and their families
  • Maintain accurate case records to meet Early Head Start Standards
  • Perform other duties as delegated


  • Home-based Child Development Associate
  • High School Diploma required;  Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred
  • Previous experience with prenatal education and children aged 0-3 years and their families 

It is the policy of Sheltering Arms that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual’s perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.

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