ERSEA Assistant (Re-opened)

North Haven
Oct 03, 2017
Oct 22, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
ACES Early Head Start is seeking an ERSEA Assistant to support the development and implementation of enrollment systems, policies, and procedures. The successful candidate will ensure enrollment of children within the grantee services areas of Middletown, Portland, Cromwell, Old Saybrook, Westbrook, and Clinton. The position is housed in Middletown, CT and the ERSEA Assistant schedule is three (6) hour days/a total of 18 hours per week.

Essential Job Responsibilities (list not inclusive):

* Implement a timely application and enrollment process as outlined in the program's initial eligibility application process policy.

* Conduct eligibility interviews and obtain pertinent information from applicants in the home or program's office.

* Provide frequent in person, telephone, and written communication with staff and families.

* Process eligibility verification for families and obtain documents to initiate a verification record for applicants.

* Maintain filing systems and eligibility files for all enrolled, previously enrolled, and wait-listed applicants.

* Form and maintain working relationships with outside community agencies to facilitate recruitment and services.

* Attend recruitment events.

Knowledge Skills, and Abilities:

* Must demonstrate the ability and experience to relate in a positive, nurturing way, both verbally and physically, and be sensitive to the needs of children and families.

* Ability to prioritize, organize, problem solve and effectively handle multiple tasks with attention to detail and accuracy.

* Ability to communicate proficiently (verbal & written) in English and Spanish.


* Associate's degree in Human Services, Child and Family Development, Education, or related field. Bachelor's Degree preferred.

* Administrative experience with strong emphasis on record keeping, tracking, and contact with the public.

* Experience working with families and communities.

* Strong computer skills

External applicants, please visit our website at to submit an on-line application. Internal applicants, please visit the Human Resources page on the internal website at to submit an on-line application.

Closing Date: Until Filled