Lutheran Services in Iowa
  • Early Childhood
  • Ames, IA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Total Compensation Package

Lutheran Services in Iowa has an exciting opportunity for a Family Support Home Visitor in the Early Childhood program in Ames serving Boone and Story Counties.

What We Do

As one of Iowa's most trusted human services agencies, LSI has a legacy of serving children and families for more than 150 years. Our Early Childhood Services provide critical care, guidance, and education to parents of young children across the state. Whether we're meeting with families through in-home weekly visits, connecting them to local resources in their community, or hosting support groups for parents to bond, this team makes a direct impact on the lives of the Iowans we are privileged to serve. You can join us on our mission to provide hope and healing.

What You'll Do

The Family Support Home Visitor position will provide family support to children and their parents through education, support and advocacy recognizing that parents are their children's first and best teacher. Supporting families through home visits, group meetings, linkage to community resources and annual screenings.

Meetings with assigned families may occur during normal business hours and possibly after hours.

What You'll Need

Required: Qualified applicants will have an Associates degree in a health or human service related field with a minimum of two years of related experience.

Preferred: Preferred applicants will have a Bachelor's degree in health or human service related field with 1-2 years of related experience.

This position requires a valid driver's license, auto insurance, a good driving record and the ability to pass an extensive background check including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, Sex Offender registry and a criminal history check.

How We'll Support You

On top of joining the best team around, you can also receive:

- A competitive salary

- Comprehensive benefits

- A flexible work schedule

- A 401(k)

- Generous paid time off

- Health, dental, life, and vision insurance

- Career-building opportunities

- Special Team LSI perks like gym discounts, pet insurance, and cell phone discounts through Verizon

Why You'll Love Working Here

"This work fulfills my passion and purpose in helping caregivers provide a nurturing and accepting environment for their kids. I feel very humbled and privileged to be able to witness their journeys every day." - Mallory, an Early Childhood Services team member

Take a look at what some of your future coworkers have to say about being on Team LSI

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