Recruitment Action Plan
ActionTimelineResponsible Party
Solicit age eligible wait listed families for current incomeJanuary-JuneERSEA Dept
Create recruitment information (articles/PSAs). Post online to Head Start accounts and/or web pages. Direct online posts to target populations who are EHS or HS age and income eligible, and highest needs whenever possible. Distribute recruitment material to rural and local media sourcesJanuary - OngoingERSEA Dept; Regional Manager; Regional Assistant
Address agencies, community services for public speaking.January - OngoingERSEA Manager; Consultants; Regional Managers
Request help from Policy Council at parent meetings to recruit families.January - JuneFamily Service Consultant
Participate / Organize recruitment at community event
~ Rhoddendron Festival (Florence)
~ Tree Planting Festival (Oakridge)
~ Child Abuse Prevention Month / 90x30
~ Latino Family Conference
~ Creswell 4th of July Parade
~ Other events as appropriateMay
Direct Service Teams
Family Service Consultant
Policy Council Events Committee
LAC members
Admin Staff
Provide recruitment posters, flyers, brochures in appropriate community locationsJanuary - OngoingRegional teams
Advertisement / Information in:
~ Childcare Seekers
~ database
~ HELP Directory
~ Parenting Now
~ Lane Transit DistrictJanuary - OngoingFamily Service Consultant; ERSEA Manager
Activate PSA to fill slots or waiting list.July - ongoingERSEA Dept
Update entry in the Register Guard Support services DirectoryMarch 31
June 30
Sept 30
Dec 31
Contact Summer Food Program Director to coordinate distribution of recruitment flyers for Head Start & Early Head StartMay - SeptemberEHS Director, ERSEA staff
Provide regions with applications, posters, brochures, flyers for local recruitment.January - OngoingERSEA Dept
Distribute recruitment materials in the communityAprilRegion staff; Reception staff
Recruitment information distributed to:
Community Health Centers of Lane County
Community childcare sites
Public libraries
Springfield & Eugene Parks/Recs Departments
EI Council
Centro Latino
Early Childhood CARES
Schools Districts - including Title I, newsletters
Health Provider
Lane County Public Health
Relief Nursery
Hospitals for Early Head Start
Dental Sealant Clinic at LCC
St. Vincent de Paul
Catholic Community Services
Salvation Army
Families First Shelter
Ophelia's PlaceJanuary - September then as neededERSEA Manager
Health Consultant / Specialist
Community Childcare Specialists
Education Disabilities Consultant / Coordinators
Head Start Director
Distribute recruitment information to targeted areas of low enrollment / low waiting lists numbers via:
~ School newsletters / calendars / meetings
~ Community locations
April- SeptemberRegional Managers
Regional Assistants
Direct Service Teams (DST)
Provide application assistanceOn-goingERSEA Dept
Regional Assistants
Enrollment staff
Provide Head Start/Early Head Start staff to attend meetings and/or make presentations at:
~ Relief Nursery
~ Parenting Now
~ Centro Latino
~ DHS offices for orientation sessions
~ Other meetings as appropraite
April - ongoingEarly HS Director
Health Consultant
Leadership Advisory Committee (LAC)
DST - Full Day staff
Family Service Consultant
Preschool staff refer expectant mothers to Early Head StartOngoingRegional staff

This meets Performance Standard 1302.13

REVIEWED: December 2020