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Parent As Teachers Program Coordinator II

Northwest Community Action Center


Location:
Toppenish, Washington 98948
Date:
09/05/2017
2017-09-052017-10-05
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
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Parents as Teachers Program Coordinator II
Full-time, 40 hrs/wk
Northwest Community Action Center
Toppenish, WA

This position coordinates designated service programs, ensuring that goals and objectives are accomplished within the prescribed timeframes and funding parameters. This position requires independent program management and ability to make decisions to improve program and service efficiencies. Scope includes oversight of multiple positions, development and oversight of program budget, and program delivery accountability to meet desired outcomes. We're looking for someone with at least three years of experience coordinating programs who is also passionate about working with underserved populations. We offer competitive pay and generous benefits package.

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in social Work, Psychology, Education, Business Administration or related field. At least 4 years equivalent experience in a comparable field may be substituted.
  • Experience: Three years coordinating programs. Two years' experience supervision preferred.
  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Driver's License and applicable license/certification; some positions may require program specific certification.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Ability to work independently; ability to work with culturally diverse populations; ability to communicate effectively orally and written; ability to read and interpret program regulations; knowledge of human service programs and the ability to develop effective working relationships with social service providers and partners; knowledge of supervisory principals and fiscal practices; ability to work some evening and weekends.

Parents as Teachers Program Goals

  • Provide information, support and encouragement to parents
  • Increase parent knowledge of early childhood development and improve parenting practices
  • Provide early detection of developmental delays and health issues
  • Prevent child abuse and neglect
  • Increase children's school readiness and school success

Program Components

  • Personal Visits are a time for the parent educator to share age-appropriate child development information with parents, help them learn to observe their own child, address their parenting concerns and engage the family in activities that provide meaningful parent/child interaction;
  • Monthly Group Meetings provide opportunities to share information about parenting issues and child development. Parents support each other, observe their children with other children and practice parenting skills;
  • Screenings for early identification of developmental delays or health, vision and hearing problems provides regular review of each child's developmental progress, identifies strengths and abilities as well as areas of concern that require referral for follow-up services and increases parents' understanding of their child's development.
  • Resource Network families identify and connect with needed resources and overcome barriers to accessing services. We take an active role in developing relationships with other organizations that serve families.

About YVFWC

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic serves more than 140,000 people across 19 medical clinics, 10 dental clinics, and 57 programs in Washington State and Oregon. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC's patient-centered model of care offers patients the full-spectrum of care. Recognizing social determinates of health, we also have community programs that offer assistance with employment and training, afterschool education, rental and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.

Working at YVFWC

Working at Farm Workers Clinic means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

At Farm Workers Clinic:

  • We will consistently TRUST one another to work for the common good.
  • We will foster INTEGRITY by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
  • We will demonstrate TRANSPARENCY by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
  • We will create PARTNERSHIPS to strengthen ourselves and our community.
  • We will fight for JUST TREATMENT for all individuals.
  • We will let JOY in.
  • We have the COURAGE to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.


Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.




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