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Bilingual Child Care Eligibility Specialist (Spanish)
San Francisco Early Learning Alliance

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Bilingual Child Care Eligibility Specialist (Spanish)

San Francisco Early Learning Alliance
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Job Summary

$50k-52k per year
Job Type
Job Last Posted
Job posted 7 days ago
Job Role
Early Education, Client Services
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Job Description

  General Position Description

The Alliance Specialist provides direct services to child care center clients implementing the project’s vision, goals, and values on a day to day basis.  

This Position Reports to the Alliance Director

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain high level of  expertise in need and eligibility criteria, admission priorities, and  requirements of the California Department of Education (CDE) Title V Regulations.
  • Keep up-to-date with any changes to CDE Regulations and Management Bulletins.
  • Communicate with  child care center clients and third parties as necessary to obtain and  verify relevant data to determine family need and eligibility for services  prior to enrollment.
  • Perform ongoing need and  eligibility certifications, updates and re-certifications for CDE  subsidized families per regulations.
  • Monitor and resolve issues with Alternative Payment Provider family certificate expirations/extensions on an ongoing basis.
  • Follow up on outstanding  issues until a resolution is reached.
  • Ensure timely transfers of verified family file information to agencies.
  • Closely communicate with participating child care agencies regarding existing or forecasted vacancies.
  • Assists with maintenance of data management and reporting processes and procedures.
  • Perform data entry, data  management, and reporting for a range of early childhood programs utilized  by child care center clients including but not limited to Preschool for All, OECE Early Learning Scholarships, Alternative Payment Providers, and  California Department of Education. 
  • Maintain confidentiality of agency, clients, and family information.
  • Ensure consistent and timely submission of reports.
  • Provide prompt support to client agencies including local travel to sites when necessary. 
  • Attend and proactively participate in all meetings relevant to service delivery      and staff professional development.
  • Stay current in developments and trends in the early education sector and issues relevant to the  mission and make recommendations as appropriate.
  • Entry level accounting data entry as needed.
  • Other projects and/or tasks as assigned by the Alliance Director

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience Required

  • Dedication and commitment to the organization’s mission and values. 
  • Bachelor’s degree, or combination of experience and education that would provide the required knowledge and skills.
  • At least six (6) months experience with early care and education data management preferred and/or strong interest and aptitude for data management, and interest and passion for  early childhood business services.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Chinese with strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish/Chinese.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, data management and technology skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
  • Bookkeeping and/or Quickbooks  experience a plus.
  • Ability to operate with minimal supervision, with initiative and discretion.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks based on current timelines and manage competing priorities.

Physical Requirements

While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee frequently sits for extended periods of time, and occasionally stands, walks, talks/listens, stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls, and reaches with hands and arms.  The employee occasionally lifts up to 20 lbs.  Close and distance vision and manual dexterity to use a telephone and computer are required. 

Employment Details

Full time, exempt position for non-profit organization.

May require a flexible schedule with occasional evening hours. Primary work location: San Francisco 94133 

Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with experience Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Retirement Plan, Commuter Transit 12 paid vacation days and 12 paid sick days 


San Francisco Early Learning Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Business Overview

Our Story

The San Francisco Early Learning Alliance provides high quality business services exclusively for child care centers. The Alliance has formed a team with deep experience navigating early learning funding streams and requirements, who will work to free up center leaders and staff from burdensome administrative duties, so that they can focus their time on what matters most: children, families and teachers. The Alliance is fiscally sponsored by the California Child Care Resource & Referral Network and will work in service of their client centers, customizing services provided to meet their unique needs and circumstances. Services offered by the Alliance include: accounting, child care subsidy management, data management and reporting, and human resources compliance.


Culture & Perks

Community Oriented
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