Head Start Family Advocate McCullough / Harrison Park

Posted 2 weeks ago

Come join a team that is making a difference in our local communities!

Benefits of Working at WCA:

  • Paid year round with summers off.
  • Daylight Shifts, starting between 7am and 8am and ending between 2pm and 4pm (Depending on Center’s hours.
  • No evenings or weekends.
  • Paid mileage when attending meeting, trainings, etc.
  • 15 Paid Holidays.
  • Off with Pay — week between Christmas and New Years.
  • Free company cell phone (Depending on Position.

Westmoreland Community Action (WCA) is a non-profit organization that works to connect individuals and families to opportunities and resources throughout the community to improve their quality of life and help to reduce poverty in the community.

Our Head Start program is seeking a full time Family Advocate. The Family Advocate will work with families to assess their needs and assist them in meeting their goals and program objectives. The Family Advocate is responsible for providing assistance to parents in all the component areas and providing assistance to the classroom as scheduled according to the Head Start Performance Standards.


  • Visit and interview families in their homes and in the community to assess their needs and assist them in setting goals.
  • Connects parents with community resources and supports parents in problem solving when they are faced with barriers.
  • Identify the health and safety risk factors of the families and work with families to resolve them.
  • Transports families to parent power hours, workshops, and required health appointments, committee meetings, policy council social service events or to appointments that pertain to the education of the enrolled child.


  • A minimum of a CDA credential or equivalent coursework.
  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or human services preferred.
  • Experience working with families and children.
  • Valid pa driver’s license.
  • Act 33 and 34 clearances.

Head Start Family Advocate salary is based on experience: $31,907 to $39,083 per year.

Westmoreland Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects our community and those that we seek to serve.

Please include a cover letter to tell us about your unique qualifications.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $31,907.00 – $39,083.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

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