Employment Opportunities

Home Visitor - Early Head Start

Department: Head Start
Location: Trempealeau/Buffalo County
Shift: Days
Starting Wage: $18.60 - $19.20 per hour

Job Description:

We're hiring a Early Head Start Home Visitor to work with pregnant women and children under the age of three in Trempealeau and Buffalo County.

Based out of one of our Head Start Centers, the Home Visitor will provide comprehensive Head Start services through weekly home visits and group socializations twice per month. This position requires frequent travel for home visits, socializations, meetings, and training.

Head Start promotes school readiness of children under the age of five from income-eligible families by supporting their growth and development in a positive learning environment through comprehensive services, which include early learning, health, and family well-being. We're a mission-driven organization making a positive impact in our community since 1966.

The ideal candidate has a home-based CDA or comparable credential, or equivalent coursework as part of a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education. On-the-job training will be provided upon hiring.

Western Dairyland is committed to employee wellness and work-life balance. We have implemented a four-day 36 hour workweek and pay our full-time employees for 40 hours! 

We offer a complete benefits package including health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan with up to a 6% match, EAP, paid time off, and sick leave. Western Dairyland is a qualified employer under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. We provide ongoing coaching and mentoring to support staff development.

We offer a complete benefits package including:


Vacation, personal leave, holidays, sick leave

  • 3 weeks of vacation annually
  • 25 hours of personal time off annually
  • 10 paid holidays annually
  • Sick leave accrued at 3.3230 hours per pay period
    • approximately 7 hours sick leave per month for full time employees
    • maximum accrued sick leave of 432 hours
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability agency paid

401(k) plan with up to a 6% match 

Employees can contribute immediately. After 1 year of employment, the agency will contribute between 3 and 6 percent, dependent on the employee's contribution.


Health Insurance

  • 90% premiums covered for individual coverage
  • 75% premiums covered for additional coverage needed
  • $3,750 deductible reimbursement for individuals and up to $6,500 reimbursed for family deductibles
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for both Health and Dependent Care

Dental Insurance

  • Single $36.67 per month
  • Family $108.20 per month

Additional Benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program - fully paid
  • Basic Life Insurance - fully paid (plus additional group coverage amounts)
  • Flexible work schedule with generous accommodations for family, school, and volunteer commitments
  • Opportunities for continuing education, conferences, and classes
  • Employees have access to our Discount Marketplace
  • WDEOC is a qualified employer under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

To apply:
Complete an online application at wdHeadStart.org/jobs

Send a cover letter and resume to Jennifer Olson at Jennifer.olson@wdeoc.org

This position is open until filled.

Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. This agency is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

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Why Western Dairyland?

Do you want to make a difference? At Western Dairyland E.O.C. Inc., we believe that life is too short to be stuck in a job you don't like. One that doesn't provide satisfaction. One that doesn't allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.

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