Deadline to Apply: Friday, February 21, 2020 @ 4 PM

Center: Marshfield Head Start, Marshfield, MO

Work Status: 40 hours

OACAC is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Family Advocate. Duties include outreach and referrals to families. Benefits. EOE. $9.74 – $11.84 hr.

Requirements: Minimum of HS Diploma/GED; and willingness to attain a credential (provided by the program) or certification in Social Services or related field within 18 months of hire.  Minimum of 21 years of age and reliable transportation.

Preferred: Degree in Social Work or a related field. Copy of transcript required with application. Case management experience.

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Instructions for employment application

1. Applications are only accepted if an advertised position is available. If a position is available in a county center, the address for that location will be listed in the advertisement. Application and updated resume must be received in our office by the deadline or the application will not be considered. 2. The application must be filled out entirely. Do not use "see resume." 3. If you are applying for a Head Start position you must complete the Declaration Form for Prospective Employees of Head Start. All applicants must complete the Missouri Family Care Safety Registry Worker Registration Form.


Please fill out as much information about your education as you can.

Education Continued

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Resume, Letter of Interest, and Transcript Upload

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Employment history

1. Start with your current or last job 2. Include armed forces service and self-employment information 3. Any change of job title under the same employer should be considered a separate position

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List the names of three persons, not related to you, who can provide work-related references and who you have known for at least one year.

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Applicant statement

By checking the box below, I authorize investigation of all statements made on my resume, application, or those made during an interview for job selection. Such investigation may include checks for criminal record, driving record, child abuse/neglect record, drug and alcohol testing, references, and past/current employers. In addition, I authorize my former employers to furnish and release all information relating to my employment, such as the quality of my work, dates of employment, and reasons for leaving. Finally, I agree to release OACAC, any former employers, and all references listed above from any and all claims, demands, or liabilities arising out of or related to such investigation or disclosure. I understand that all information will be considered in determining eligibility for employment and that false or dishonest answers to any question will be grounds for an ineligible rating for employment with OACAC or for dismissal after employment. All findings related to the employment investigation will be preserved in the applicant's file. I understand that this application does not constitute an agreement or contract for employment for any specified period or definite duration.

Declaration Form for prospective employees of Head Start programs

Federal policies require that Head Start agencies require all prospective employees to sign a declaration prior to employment which lists: 1. All pending and prior criminal arrests and charges related to child sexual abuse and their disposition 2. Convictions related to other forms of child abuse and/or neglect 3. All convictions of violent felonies The declaration may exclude: 1. Any offense other than one related to child abuse and/or child sexual abuse or violent felonies committed before the prospective employee's 18th birthday, which was finally adjudicated in a juvenile court or under a youth offender law 2. Any conviction for which the record has been expunged under Federal or State law 3. Any conviction set aside under the Federal Youth Correction Act or similar State authority Note that individuals who declare through this form that they have been arrested, charged with, or convicted of any of the offenses listed above are not automatically disqualified from being hired. OACAC must review each case to assess the relevance of an arrest, charge, or conviction to a hiring decision.