Parent Educator - In-Home Program

*Bilingual Candidates only - Additional pay for Bilingual

Who We Are:

Founded in 1912, Arizona's Children Association is one of the oldest and largest statewide comprehensive child welfare and behavioral health not-for-profit agencies in Arizona. Located in all 15 Arizona counties, we provide a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of more than 40,000 children, youth and families each year. When working with AzCA, you'll be surrounded by highly talented and dedicated individuals who are committed to our mission of protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families.

Why You'll Love Working for Us:

At Arizona's Children Association, our employees are our most valuable asset; and as such we offer a wide range of benefits to aid your health and wellness including:

  • We have a whole new comprehensive benefits package for 2023! Click here to view our 2023 Benefits Guide for full details! 
  • All full time employees working 30 hours or more per week are eligible and we offer several plans for Medical, Dental, and Vision so you can choose the option right for you and your family!
  • Plans are effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), Life and AD&D, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and more!
  • Employee Wellness and Support Time every Friday morning
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Additional pay for Bilingual Candidates
  • Generous paid time off, paid sick leave, and 8 paid holidays
  • 403B Retirement Savings Plan provided through Mutual of America
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Discounts

Find your passion. Join our team!

What You'll Do:

  • Facilitates home visits, parent-child playgroups and other parenting events, including intake and assessments.
  • Actively participates in the planning, preparation, promotion, evaluation and follow-up after parenting activities.
  • Maintains accurate records and reporting as required. This includes recording accurate attendance and ensuring that parents have completed enrollment forms, monthly reporting and program evaluation instruments.
  • Collaborates with community partners to schedule services at locations familiar and accessible for caregivers/parents of young children.
  • Accepts referrals, promotes registrations, and initiates contact with families as needed to begin service delivery within agency guidelines.
  • Provides case management at a level of intensity that meets the specific needs of each caregiver/family and the requirements of the program model.
  • Provides parenting/life skills information and guidance that meets the needs of each caregiver/family.
  • Ensures fidelity to First Things First Standards (FTF) of Practice, as well as additional program standards.
  • Participates in program development activities, including community outreach and recruitment.
  • Assists with childcare as needed during group parenting workshops.

Minimum Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree with 2 years of related experience OR a Master's degree with less than 2 years of related experience preferred. Other equiveillances will be considered.
  • Maintain current program qualifications and/or certifications as a parent educator, by completing the required professional development trainings and hours for years of service.

Minimum Qualification & Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
  • Possess a valid Arizona driver's license and be insurable under the agency's automobile policy.
  • Must be able to provide own transportation for business related purposes
  • Must be able to provide DPS fingerprint clearance.
  • Must be able to meet training and agency compliance requirements for the position.
  • An individual may qualify for this position if the individual is able to "perform safely" the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen

At Arizona's Children Association we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that not only promotes, but values and celebrates diversity. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace and culture to better serve our children, families and community.

Just like the uniqueness of the families we serve, we strive to be diverse in:

race, color, ethnicity, national origin, culture, language, gender, age, sexual orientation/preference, gender identity and expression, disability and/or diagnosis, marital status, religion, status, or any other protected status.

AzCA does not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.