Parent Education Professional/Maine Families Visitor Knox County

Category: Full-Time
Posted: Oct 04, 2018

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension seeks a full time Maine Families Parent Education Professional. This position supports parents in their role as their child’s first and most important teacher starting in pregnancy and through the first three years of a child’s life. Through regularly scheduled home visits, Family Visitors use the Parents As Teachers evidenced based model to promote positive parent-child interaction, build parenting skills and knowledge, and support family well-being. A bachelor’s degree in child development, early education, social work or a related field and a minimum of one year paid experience working with children ages birth to 6 years old is required. Must have a valid Maine driver’s license and a reliable, registered and insured vehicle. Must also past all required background checks.

To learn more about this position or apply go to  The University of Maine Orono is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).