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Join Our Team and Make a Difference in Young Lives!


Are you passionate about empowering families and nurturing young children's growth?


The Short Years Partnership is thrilled to announce a rewarding opportunity for a Family Support Home-Visiting Parent Educator in our Parents as Teachers Program.

We have a full-time opportunity available to serve Warren and Marion County.

About Us

Short Years Partnership is committed to providing unwavering support to families on their parenting journey. Our Parents as Teachers Program, an evidence-based model, strives to create lasting impacts by offering personalized home visits to families until their child is kindergarten-ready.

Position Highlights

As a Family Support Professional, you will be at the heart of our mission, profoundly impacting the lives of families in Central Iowa. You will:

  • Conduct customized home visits, fostering trusting relationships with parents.

  • Share your knowledge of child and parent development, offering information, support, and encouragement.

  • Showcase inclusivity by respecting the diverse needs of families.

  • Coordinate group events and represent our program at community engagements.

  • Collaborate within a dedicated team, attending meetings and continuous training opportunities.


To thrive in this role, you'll need:

  • A high school diploma and at least two years of supervised experience with young children or parents.

  • A valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

  • Proficiency in computer skills, including email, internet, and word processing.

  • The drive to adapt to computer-based record keeping.

  • A heart for learning - you'll attend a 2-week virtual training within your first two months.

Preferred Experience:


While not required, a bachelor's degree in early childhood, education, or social work can set you apart, along with supervised experience in home visitation settings, classroom teaching, or group facilitation.

Perks & Benefits

Join our close-knit team and enjoy:

  • A supportive work environment that values your contribution.

  • Competitive pay ranging from $18.00 - $20.00 per hour.

  • Flexibility to balance work and life.

  • Paid time off and a retirement plan to secure your future.

How to Apply

Ready to join an organization dedicated to building strong foundations for young minds?


We can't wait to learn about you and your passion for creating positive change.

Join us in shaping the future, one family at a time.


Apply via Indeed by May 17 and embark on a fulfilling journey of impact and growth.

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