Home Visitor Specialist

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Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator, the Home Visitor Specialist conducts home inspections in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan to verify that the childcare provider is following the enrollment agreement and in compliance with the regulations for enrollment. The inspections are aimed at fostering voluntary compliance with the enrollment agreement, verifying regulatory compliance, assessing risk to children from non-compliance and changing a legally exempt provider’s enrollment status if necessary.


  • Conduct on site inspections of currently enrolled legally exempt family childcare providers to
    determine whether such caregivers are in compliance with New York State Health and Safety
  • When non-compliance is found, the inspector will:
    • Assess the safety of children in the provider’s care and the future risk to children in the
      provider’s care when non-compliance is found.
    • Assist the provider in developing a Corrective Action Plan (CAP) which satisfactorily
      addresses safety and risk issues.
    • Take appropriate action to safeguard children in subsidized care when the provider is
      unwilling or unable to meet health and safety requirements.
    • Provide individual technical assistance and support.
  • Enter inspection outcomes into the Child Care Facility System (CCFS) database and send
    appropriate notifications to parent/provider on required next steps.
  • Enroll legally exempt providers into CCFS.
  • Pre-approve eligible providers into the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
  • Thoroughly and accurately report on and keep accurate records of all interactions with clients.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Associate degree or higher in early childhood, education, social services or a similar field. 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 a functional familiarity with Access, Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Excellent attention to detail, team-mindedness, organizational skills, and an ability to learn
  • 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.

Salary: $40k annually based on experience