The primary responsibility is to provide coordination for the Strengthening Families Program at community sites to assure quality implementation of the program.
- Attend training of Strengthening Families Program model.
- Coordinate the preparation of the site for weekly parenting groups including meal planning, child care, transportation, copying handouts, and other class/program supplies.
- Supervise child care workers and maintain supplies for child care activities.
- Assist in site set up for parent and children’s group.
- Coordinate weekly debriefing sessions with other group leaders to assure model fidelity, resolve problems and issues, and promote on-going program quality.
- Coordinate collection of process and outcome data.
- Assist in recruiting group session participants.
- Maintain relationships with community sites and proactively problem solve issues that arise.
- Solicit and coordinate donations as appropriate.
- Purchase and prepare participant incentives and other supplies.
- Assist in monitoring and ensuring compliance with funding requirements.
The Site Coordinator will be working in an office setting, dining room and training room. The position will require standing, walking, sitting, lifting and moving furniture. The position will also require phone calls and basic computer data entry.
The Site Coordinator will have minimum high school diploma with a preference of a bachelor’s degree with experience regarding child development, behavior management.
Knowledge, Skill and Experience Required:
- Possess warm, empathic relationship-building skills and communication style to establish a trusting relationships with families.
- Exhibit exceptional organizational abilities to coordinate all aspects of the program.
- Exhibit organizational and writing ability to facilitate the maintenance of accurate and complete records.
- Possess knowledge of community resources that can be used to access them to assist the program.
- Exhibit attention to detail to complete program forms and maintain compliance with funder requirements.
- Have the ability to be a staff team player to achieve the goals of the program and of the agency.
- Be dependable.
The Consultant shall be a Christian compatible with the basic teaching of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Thornwell Home for Children is an independent non-profit religious organization affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and prefers to employ individuals who are Christians and who possess a Christian commitment, as well as concern, for children and families in need.
How to Apply:
For consideration, please submit the following to HR@thornwell.org
- Cover Letter in which you specifically address why you wish to serve in this role, how your skills and experience have uniquely qualified you for this position, and salary requirements.
Please no faxes, phone calls, or recruiters. Qualified candidates in whom we have further interest will be contacted. Please note our process for hiring qualified candidates will involve the following, as per agency policy and in order to comply with all federal and state laws and licensing requirements:
- Phone and in-person interview, drug testing, background checks, academic degree and licensing verification, and reference checking.
Position open until filled.