Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency has an opening for a Family Service Worker at Van Buren County Head Start. The Family Service Worker will work cohesively as a team to support the case management of the Family and Health/Disability Services staff.

Duties include:

  • Accurately complete and submit all data and reports as required
  • Assume responsibility for assisting parents with applications and collection of documents in absence of FCPS
  • Input, monitor, verify and report all in-kind weekly
  • Generate reports monthly for service delivery areas to be submitted to the Director
  • Assist teacher and teacher assistant in the classroom, if needed
  • Assist with follow-up absenteeism in the absence of FCPS or when indicated
  • Conduct monthly fire drills, tornado drills, and designated intruder drills and monitor documented staff and children’s bus evacuations monthly
  • Track and coordinate, report professional development for all staff
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director


  • Attend a minimum of 100 hours of appropriate training annually
  • Participate in in-service training
  • Understand potential hazards ex: chemicals, bodily fluids, etc
  • Adhere to all safety rules and regulations ex: safety belts, etc
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication
  • Detail-oriented and able to multitask
  • Submit to pre-hire and random background checks, random drug tests, child abuse, and sex offender registry checks
  • Have knowledge of and be able to use the technology and software

The successful applicant will possess an associate’s degree in a relevant area of service,  complete TECTA orientation, and maintain CDL driver’s license.

Interested applicants should complete an online application, found here, and/or submit a resume to careers@ucdd.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer