Family Advocate Resume Examples

family advocate

  • Recruited eligible children for the Head Start/Early Head Start programs to maintain full enrollment at each center 
  • Monitored participants’ required health documents for expiring dates, along with child attendance 
  • Conducted home visits with participants’ families prior to entry & completed required paperwork. 
  • Participated in completing a Family Service Plan with each family to identify strengths, needs, and establish goals, in addition to referring families to needed resources, helping the families work towards/achieve set goals, and assisting the families in meeting the needs identified 
  • Assisted with organizing and conducting parent meetings to provide parents with beneficial trainings and time to socialize with other parents 
  • Conducted monthly staff team meetings and document the meetings accordingly 
  • Established and maintained records of participants, and documented specified Family Service and Health information into ChildPlus database

family advocate

  • Assisting families and partners of women facing unexpected pregnancies by providing them with insight, information, and guidance so that they can face their circumstances with confidence and knowledge.
  • Operating the front desk; greeting patients, handling necessary paperwork, communicating with staff, creating a welcoming environment, etc.  
  • Entertaining children while their parent(s) are having their appointment.
  • Running the center’s helpline; answering calls, providing caller with support and necessary information, creating intake forms, scheduling patients, etc. 
  • Working with fellow staff to organize patient resources and events.  

family advocate

  • Help families with children age 0-3 or pregnant women,  regarding issues including mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, child care, or medical care.
  • Collect supplementary information needed to assist client, such as employment records, medical records
  • Serve on policy making committees, assist in community development, and assist client groups by lobbying for solutions to problems.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and record client progress according to measurable goals 
  • Visit individuals in homes  to provide information on agency services, requirements, or procedures.
  • Transport and accompany clients to appointments, using automobile.

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