Job Announcement

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Chester County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Chester County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Phoenixville Healthy Start Bilingual Family Health Advocate

The Bilingual (Spanish) Family Health Advocate supports Maternal and Child Health Consortium of Chester County (MCHC) Healthy Start Program, a nation-wide effort to ensure positive birth outcomes for women in high-risk communities.  Click here for the full job description.  To apply for this role, please send your resume, preferably in Microsoft Word format, to

For more information about Healthy Start and Maternal & Child Health Consortium of Chester County,
please visit

Friendship House Parent-Child Home Visiting Program

The Parent-Child Home Visiting Program of Friendship House resumes in October 2011, providing twice-weekly visits to at-risk families in the greater Pottstown area to enhance early literacy and school readiness skills in children.   The program is at no cost to families, and children will be provided with new books and toys.  If you know of a family with a child who will be between 16 months and 35 months by September 1st who may benefit from this service, please contact Stacy Dori at 610-327-2200 or

Seeking Part-Time Home Visitors

Friendship House’s Parent-Child Home Program is seeking part-time Home Visitors to provide in-home school-readiness services for at-risk families in the greater Pottstown area.  The positions run from October through May each year with additional hours required in September. High School Diploma and experience working with toddler-aged children and caregivers required; college education and bilingual in Spanish preferred.  Flexible scheduling, current background clearances, valid driver’s license and personal vehicle required.  Email resume’ to ;  fax to 610-327-2200; or mail to Friendship House, 2087 E. High St., Suite B, Pottstown PA 19464.