Overview: The Outreach Coordinator (Home Visitor) plans, organizes, and implements prevention/intervention services for families at Pioneer Relief Nursery. The Outreach Coordinator will provide supportive home visits aimed at helping families plan and reach family and child goals. The Outreach Coordinator will lead Therapeutic Respite, a class for children ages 6 weeks through 60 months. The Outreach Coordinator develops program design, coordinates services and monitors family outcome data.  Implements program data collection systems.


  • BA in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred; Associate degree in ECE or CDA with experience, or Step 8 on Oregon Registry required.
  • Enrollment in Oregon Central Background Registry must be obtained before start date.
  • Enroll in the Oregon Registry Online (ORO) to receive a Step Certificate (may be completed upon hire)
  • Current CPR, First Aid, and Food Handler’s cards (can be obtained upon hire)
  • Experience with home visiting and case management preferred.
  • Ability to complete specific training required by Preschool Promise and the Oregon Office of Childcare.
  • Valid Oregon Driver’s License and Insurance

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate clearly in oral and written form, organize program information, offering staff feedback.
  • Skill in adapting and working effectively under pressure with a positive attitude and personal balance.
  • Ability to relate tactfully, confidently, and non-judgmentally with parents, children, and staff of diverse backgrounds.
  • Skill in problem-solving and developing creative approaches; working independently and as a team member utilizing facilitation and mediation practices.
  • Knowledge of community resources, child development, parent-child relationships, parenting models, and intervention techniques with families.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.

Primary Duties:

  • Review program applications and determine family eligibility with the assistance of the supervisor.
  • Complete intake and enrollment forms with families.
  • Engage in appropriate interactions with children to create a safe and therapeutic environment.
  • Complete monthly home visits with outreach families at their residences; travel will be required. The maximum caseload of 25 families.
  • Document home visits, contact logs, and other applicable information in the client files.
  • Complete weekly check-in with families to check for emergent needs and determine interest in respite attendance.
  • Lead Respite sessions in dosage as planned by the Program Director
  • Plan and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum for Therapeutic Respite for children ranging in age from 6 weeks through 36 months using Conscious Discipline, the Therapeutic Classroom Guidelines, and Creative Curriculum as a foundation.
  • Engage parents in curriculum planning, focusing on responsiveness to diversity and cultural inclusion.
  • Implement Conscious Discipline and evidence-based social and emotional practices.
  • Engage in thoughtful interactions with children to create a safe and therapeutic environment.
  • Complete ASQ and ASQ-SE questionnaires for children in class at appropriate intervals, engaging parents in the assessment process as appropriate.
  • Complete Relief Nursery-required family and child assessments at required intervals.
  • Ensure lesson plans reflect activities and accommodations that will meet all children’s individual needs and goals.
  • Create SMART goals for children. And complete weekly child status summaries, documenting child goals and progress in a manner consistent with agency requirements.
  • Maintain complete and secure client files, ensuring up-to-date enrollment paperwork as required by the Oregon Office of Childcare.
  • With a supervisor, plan developmentally appropriate and curriculum-specific field trips and presentations to enhance learning opportunities for children. Include hands-on learning opportunities as appropriate.
  • Ensure classroom documentation and practices meet Therapeutic Classroom Guidelines and the Oregon Office of Childcare requirements (The agency will provide training)
  • Document meal services as required by the Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • Ensure classroom meets health and safety requirements (training will be provided)
  • Participate in training related to Mandatory Reporting of child abuse or neglect.
  • Make child abuse or neglect reports as necessary, including appropriate documentation; supervisors and staff can assist in this process.

Family Engagement Duties:

  • Engage parents in home visits as required based on the child’s age, adhering to the dosage as described in the Quality Assurance Standards.
    • Coordinate with supervisor and staff to provide needed services to families.
    • Facilitate necessary referrals and community connections with families.
    • Remain responsive to family concerns and the impacts that these concerns may have on a child’s participation during class.
    • Encourage families to participate in Parent Connection Events and parenting education.
    • Participate in and facilitate (when assigned) parent connection events and parent education events provided by Pioneer Relief Nursery.

Professional Development and Agency Collaboration:

  • Participate in training as assigned by the supervisor to meet Preschool Promise professional development requirements as well as personal and professional development goals. Travel to training may be required. Reimbursement or advance payment for travel-related expenses will be included.
  • Participate in staff meetings with full agency staff to collaborate and develop a unified workplace.
  • Coordinated with Relief Nursery support staff, including supervisor and Teacher Assistants, to engage all participants in lesson planning, goal setting, and program implementation.
  • Discuss concerns regarding families, children, or staff with a supervisor.
  • Engage in Reflective Supervision
  • Play an active role in the development of a personal and Professional Development Plan
  • Participate in agency fundraising and community outreach events as assigned by supervisor.

Supervisory Duties:

  • May act as a Substitute Director in the absence of the designated Director. Participate in training specific to Director duties and qualifications.
  • Supervise Teacher Assistants during class time, ensuring compliance with all policies.
  • Direct and guide staff and child interactions to successfully implement the lesson plan and curricula.

This job description does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee. At all times, employees will be required to follow instructions and perform any other duties at the request of the Program Director or Executive Director to meet the needs of Pioneer Relief Nursery. This position will require adjustment and adherence to changing guidelines and progress toward quality improvement and best practices.

Salary: Based on Education/Experience

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Schedule may vary based on assigned duties.

Reports to: Program Director

This institution is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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