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Head Start Family Worker

Southern NH Services

Southern New Hampshire Services (SNHS) is a private non-profit organization dedicated to helping people help themselves since 1965. Services are provided to Hillsborough and Rockingham counties and the agency employs over 450 employees.

You are looking for the opportunity to make a difference, find your purpose and love your career. As a part of our team at Southern New Hampshire Services, you’ll be making a direct impact on your community, taking the weight off of the shoulders of your neighbors and creating roadmaps through tough places for those in need. You will be part of real change, seeing lives transformed daily. Find your place with us!


  • We celebrate growth and challenge our team members to develop new skills for career advancement through experiences within our organization.
  • We value a positive, supportive work environment where teamwork is the foundation for accomplishing our mission of Helping People and Changing Lives.
  • We believe every person should be awarded every opportunity to succeed equally and that a diverse, inclusive workplace allows our community to thrive.


All eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Access to agency-paid Health, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Retirement Plan including company contribution
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid agency holidays 

Start the school year by making a difference for children and families! Southern NH Services has a school-year family worker position available a for human services professional who can build positive and strength based partnerships with parents, coaching families in the process of identifying and meeting family development goals.

This position is 30 hours per week/39 weeks per year.

This school year position is considered full time and provides the following benefits:

  • Health, dental & vision insurance plans
  • Paid time off
  • Paid sick leave, & holidays
  • Retirement program with a 10% employer contribution after 1 year
  • Agency Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff wellness program


The candidate will have a degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Human Services or related field; Prior experience in case work, community organizations, and working with small groups; Ability to be flexible with time.  Bi-lingual skills a plus. Must have a valid driver’s license; current adequate car insurance; reliable transportation.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Build positive and strength based partnerships with parents, within professional boundaries, coaching families in the process of identifying family development goals. Support families in creating and implementing family plans. 
  • Provide parent education such as health & safety, nutrition, mental health, disabilities, parenting, and budgeting.
  • Complete at least 3 visits per year with assigned families focusing on family goals, identification of needs and connecting to community resources. 
  • Provide ongoing family support and case management with assigned families to address identified needs, crises, referrals and follow up. 
  • Create a plan for the recruitment of families for all program options with the support of the ERSEA Coordinator and other Head Start family service staff.
How to Apply:

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SNHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Salary Range:

$16.10 - $18.05 per hour based on education and experience

Job Location:


Date Added: September 22, 2021

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