We have a job opening for a Parent & Family Education Program Director, this position will be for one full-time employee. This employee will be located in the Michigan City office location.
Directs and coordinates activities and overall operation of the Parent & Family Education Program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Directs, instructs, and assists Parent & Family Education staff in the development of structure and guidelines for parenting groups/home visits and in the presentation of the program curriculum.
Coordinates marketing, outreach and promotion for the program; coordinates with DCS/Courts and other sources for program referrals.
Recruits, hires, and supervises program staff and volunteers/interns.
Completes all required training and provides skill building, training, consultation and support to program staff as identified and needed to ensure quality service delivery and program outcomes; holds program staff meetings/in-service trainings.
Ensures data and recordkeeping is being entered in a consistent, accurate and timely manner and that data is well maintained. Provides service data to Administrative Services Director monthly and to Grants & Communications Director as needed for grant funding applications.
Assists with grant/funding applications and reporting as needed/requested.
Adheres and ensures that all organization activities and operations are carried out in compliance with local, state and federal regulations and laws governing business operations.
Adheres to service standards and requirements of all funding/grant sources.
Establishes a service plan to use as a guide for service for each family that includes program curriculum and reviews and assigns families/cases to staff for services.
Maintains services at the home or community location most comfortable to the family and as determined most beneficial for them.
Provides parenting and life skill curriculum and coaching for participants in individual, family and/or group settings as appropriate and models nurturing attitudes for participants during visit sessions and establishes a trusting relationship with families by initiating and maintaining regular contact.
Maintains familiarity with community resources and/or possesses skills to identify and utilize such resources.
Maintains confidentiality of program participants.
Meets with Executive Director as needed/requested and attends regular staff meetings, supervisions, in-service trainings, and other meeting/trainings as required.
Participates in community education fairs and work-related group activities and events.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree in human services (social work, psychology, sociology, family counseling, early childhood, education or nursing) from four-year college or university required. Experience managing a program and facilitating group programming required.