Enrollment Specialist


About Us:

The Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco) is a community development
organization founded on the radically simple idea that all people deserve healthy, vibrant communities.
We build award-winning, sustainable, affordable homes – but our work is not over when our buildings
are complete. WHEDco believes that to be successful, affordable housing must be anchored in strong
communities that residents can be proud of. WHEDco’s mission is to give the South Bronx access to all
the resources that create thriving neighborhoods – from high-quality early education and after-school
programs, to fresh, healthy food, cultural programming, and economic opportunity. See
www.whedco.org for more information.

Job Summary:

WHEDco seeks an enrollment specialist to join its home-based childcare services program. Under the
supervision of the Enrollment Program Coordinator, the Enrollment Specialist will facilitate the
enrollment of legally exempt childcare providers.

 Review all provider enrollment applications for completeness.
 Accurately document provider information into the childcare facility system (CCFS)
 Send notification to parent/provider of any missing information.
 Generate and mail acknowledgement of enrollment packet to provider and a copy to
 Send enrollment information packet within the designated timeframe.
 Call sex offender registry.
 Generate and mail all pertinent notices to provider and parent in a timely manner.
 Flag any immediate concerns for home visits including, but not limited to, criminal
histories, child removal, and health and safety.
 Provide information on training services and resources to parents and providers during
the enrollment process.
 Accurately document information on services rendered in WHEDco’s and the New York
State’s databases as appropriate.
 Review caseloads daily to ensure that timelines are being met.
 Maintain confidentiality of the provider, parent, and children.
 Other duties as assigned.


 Associate’s degree or higher in early childhood, education, social services or a similar
field is preferred. A Bachelor level degree in education, human services or similar field is
highly desirable.
 Bilingual ability in Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Japanese or Russian is a plus.
 Proven ability to multi-task and demonstrate excellent verbal and written
communication skills.
 Strong computer skills and functional familiarity with Excel and Microsoft Word.
 Excellent attention to detail, team-mindedness, organizational skills, and an ability to
learn quickly.
 Ability to consistently exhibit the flexibility and adaptability to function professionally
and objectively in all situations.
 Proven ability and/or demonstrated work experience where maintaining confidentiality
is critical and expected.
Excellent benefits and competitive salary ($36,000.00) based on experience.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to (HBCCenrollment@whedco.org). Please include
“Enrollment Specialist” and your name in the subject line.

WHEDco affords all qualified applicants equal employment opportunities without discrimination
because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age,
disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status or domestic violence victim status, or any
other category protected by law. WHEDco follows the requirements of the New York Human Rights Law
with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.