We are currently taking applications for our Dads Program Specialist
The Dads Program Specialist will provide world class programming for prenatal and parenting fathers and their children. Programming includes groups and/or home visits as appropriate or required. This position will report to our Program Manager.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Works as a team member in the coordination and management of group operation including child care, transportation, food, activities and curriculum for each group.
-Comes prepared to Team meetings, group work sessions, and individual meetings to share information on curriculum, needs, participant successes and barriers, etc.
-Plan and provide specialty group experiences for families as appropriate and needed.
-Develop and grow relationships with community partners to establish additional referral sources.
-Actively recruit prenatal and parenting fathers, develop relationships, and enroll in Building Bright Futures.
-Contacts referrals in a timely manner so as to engage in programming services.
-Completes participant intakes in a timely manner.
-Monitors participant attendance and problem solves with participants any barriers to attendance and any other life issues that may arise with participants and records in database appropriately.
-Updates program information with referring agencies and networks with community professionals and resource providers.
-Assists in recruiting, training and supporting volunteer group facilitators and child care providers for parenting group activities.
-Completes program evaluations and participant assessments as required and in a timely fashion.
-Delivers parent materials and resources in the home setting as appropriate/needed.
-Observes, teaches, and models appropriate parent skill development/interaction.
-Provides a safe learning environment for the parent and child.
-Facilitate with fidelity the Parents as Teachers curriculum, by attending PAT training and webinars, maintain certification, and adhere to all guidelines as determined by PAT national.
-Adhere to best practice guidelines regarding intake process, home visitation notes, safety in the home, and cultural competence.
-Communicate with community resource spaces (Public Libraries, Community Centers, etc.) to schedule sessions and assist with participant recruitment.
-Lead identified curriculum as needed.
-Train facilitators and volunteers as applicable.
-Prepare materials for each lesson.
-Track participant attendance, incentives, and outcomes.
-Collect quotes, pictures, surveys, and all other required documents for reporting to funders.
-Work as a team to plan and implement all aspects of grant requirements.
-Follows or exceeds agency standards for documentation completion with files being kept in the double locked Admin office.
-Completes accurate and timely documentation of all service activities.
-Maintains current database participant information as required.
-Provides professional written and verbal communications including prompt response to emails, texts, phone calls, calendar requests, and calendar sharing.
Responsible Work Performance Expectations
-Practices preventative, safe work habits.
-Observes all laws, safety mandates, agency expectations, and regulations.
-Reports all injuries and incidents per agency & program protocol.
-Provides timely employment paperwork.
-Participates in required trainings as scheduled.
-Participates in Broadway Maybies fundraiser
Support Agency/Program Mission & Values
-Interacts with youth & families in a respectful, strength-based manner.
-Embraces a deep appreciation for diversity and inclusion.
-Provides services to families in a culturally competent manner.
-Proactively contributes to the professional development of self & team.
-Follows and models the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards as outlined in the YPN Agency Handbook.
-All other duties as assigned by agency needs.
QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS: Human service or related degree preferred or 2 years of experience working with families; basic computer skills; data entry; people skills; lifting & hauling necessary items to and from group site; able to work normal business hours with some flexibility – Thursday evenings required – and other evenings and weekends as needed.
FULL TIME NON-EXEMPT STATUS
Please send your resume and cover letter via email to Meridith Myers. Thank You.