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Early Childhood Consultant (Grant-Funded Position)

Department: Other Positions
Location: Pueblo, CO

Health Solutions is a premier wellness center focused on whole-person care. With almost 400 employees in Southern Colorado, you would be joining a mighty team of support and administrative staff, case managers, clinicians, physicians, nurses, and others in our efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of our community.

We’ve got a great opportunity for an Early Childhood Consultant located at our new Family Center at 1591 Taos Road in Pueblo.

**Note that this is a grant-funded position. Current funding does not extend beyond 12/31/2020.

What You’d Be Doing

As an Early Childhood Consultant at the Family Center you would be a vital contributor to the health and wellbeing of children and families in Pueblo. Your role as a consultant would involve building and maintaining effective working relationships in concert with area childcare centers, community agencies, and others to support the mental and social-emotional development of children.

Specifically, the Early Childhood Consultant

  • Collaborates with childcare centers to promote mental health and social-emotional development among children;
  • Partners with area agencies (e.g., Pueblo Early Childhood Council, Department of Social Services) in promoting mental health for children;
  • Offers training to families and early care education providers,
  • Develops cross-systems programs;
  • Maintains complete and up-to-date records, including progress toward program goals;
  • Maintains currency on innovations and best practices in early childhood mental health and mental healthcare; and
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned by a Program Supervisor and Director.

Health Solutions expects all staff to

  • Adapt to change in the workplace and use change as an opportunity for innovation and creativity;
  • Take ownership of problems, brainstorm resolutions, use sound judgment in selecting solutions to problems, and then demonstrate consistent follow through;
  • Possess the job knowledge and skills to perform the fundamental job functions, and willingly assume greater responsibility over time regarding the scope of work;
  • Inspire and model collaborative teamwork; and
  • Demonstrate accommodation, politeness, helpfulness, trust building, appropriate boundaries, and flexibility in customer service.

What We’re Looking For—The Must-Haves

  • A baccalaureate degree in early childhood education, social work, psychology, or a closely related field
  • At least one year of professional experience with children under five years of age
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency
  • Colorado driver’s license and access to transportation during work hours

What We’d Like to See in You—The Nice-to-Haves

  • Spanish language skills

What You’ll Like About Us

  • Competitive pay. $20.59 per hour for this position
  • Generous benefits. Includes paid holidays, PTO, EAP, tuition reimbursement, retirement, insurances, and FSA
  • Employee recognitions and celebrations
  • Warm and friendly work environment in which staff respect and learn from one another
  • Opportunities to serve our neighbors in Pueblo

Open until filled                                                                                                                                                                       EOE, M/F

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