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Sanford Health Family Life Educator - Aberdeen Community Programs in Aberdeen, South Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: 6th Ave Building
Location: Aberdeen, SD
Address: 110 6th Ave SE Suite #201, Aberdeen, SD 57401, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Department Details

Join our team in working to enhance the quality of childcare in northeastern South Dakota.

Job Summary

Family Life Educators provide education and support to adults that affect the lives of children within a designated age group primarily to parents and childcare providers funded through childcare services. The Family Life Educator establishes and maintains effective interpersonal relationships with job related contacts. The Family Life Educator assists in the coordination and implementation of grant projects, service agreements, and contracts to help assure success in the community and at the medical centers.

The Family Life Educator conducts presentations, and educational consultations. Coordinates specific course logistics and objectives pertinent to subject matter. Responsible to maintain consistent and quality improvement processes centered around state regulation requirements. The educator is specialized in their designated topic and age group and all aspects around child development and safety.

The Family Life Educator has knowledge of and use of appropriate age-related protocols relating to developmental, health and safety needs of children. Must be able to work with growing needs of unique populations served. Must possess observations skills to properly assess family and individual needs. Provides monitoring capability to ensure compliance within each assigned program in order to accurately report up to federal government for quality enhancements, data collection and reporting and maintaining compliance.

Work hours vary according to department and client needs. Some evenings and/or weekend work hours required.


Bachelor’s degree required. Field of study preference in early childhood education, child development, family relations. preferred. In lieu of degree, leadership may consider six years equivalent work experience.

One year of experience collaborating with adults on the development, health and safety needs of children.

May require certification/licensure as required by profession and program specification. Dependent on needs of department, may require a valid driver’s license. Must maintain a good driving record.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Customer Support Services
Req Number: R-58911
Featured: No