Objective: The Child Development Specialist (CDS) provides care coordination functions within Help Me Grow telephone access point at Vermont 2-1-1. The Child Development Specialist assists consumers and providers to understand the services available through the Help Me Grow contact center, an early childhood hub operated in partnership with Vermont 2-1-1. The Child Development Specialist supports expectant parents and families with young children through age eight, handling calls related to the health, development, behavior and learning of children, by providing parenting information and education on these topics, researching and making referrals to services, and providing continued support, advocacy and follow-up as needed. The Specialist handles calls, referrals, emails and incoming texts from both families and providers, documents information and concerns, mails information packets, networks with community based providers and provides needed follow up to both referring providers and families.
- Position Type: Program
- Location: Chittenden County
- Employment Type/ Status: Full Time