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FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER and PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

(FRC & PD Manager)

 

Background: Grail Family Services (GFS) strengthens family capacity to support young children’s positive educational outcomes and to build a thriving community. Grail Family Services is an established and well respected service provider in East San Jose. As such, hundreds of community residents walk in our family resource center to participate in our services, to get referrals, or use our Children’s Library on a daily basis. We serve an average of more than 3000 residents, children and their parents/caregivers annually through fifteen distinct programs and services at on site and off site locations. For more information, please see our website at www.gfsfamilyservices.org.

 

Position Summary: The FRC & PD Manager is a funded position under the Family Resource Center (FRC) Initiative. The FRC Manager will coordinate, plan, organize, monitor, and provide leadership in the FRC in the provision of promotion, prevention, and early intervention in formation, resources, and support to families with children prenatal through age 5  focusing on school readiness, physical health, behavioral and social and emotional health, and early literacy. Further, the Manager will lead the engagement and provision of training, support, coaching, and technical assistance to licensed family child care providers through the SEEDS Family Child Care Provider program and the FRC. The Manager will collaborate with the family child care providers to promote families and children’s access to FRC programs and services. Finally, the Manager will be involved in coordinating and delivering other professional development trainings to providers that may include teachers, licensed and unlicensed child care providers, nonprofits, and others.

 

The FRC & PD Manager will:

 

  1. Provide oversight for Family Resource Center activities serving families with children 0-5 years old. The focus will be on promoting program quality, effective evaluation for reporting and continuous improvement purposes, and on strengthening the coordination of program to foster a continuum of services.
  2. Supervise the Parent Services Coordinator as part of Point 1.
  3. Plan and deliver other professional development trainings to providers that may include teachers, licensed and unlicensed child care providers, nonprofits, and others. This training may be GFS’ existing Building Blocks of Parenting Professional Development training.
  4. Plan and execute implementation of SEEDS professional development for Family Child Care Providers (FCCP). Responsibilities include:
    1. Identify and connect with licensed FCCP in the community
    2. Engage, outreach, and enroll FCCP in the SEEDS FCCP program
    3. Lead the implementation of SEEDS curriculum
    4. Conduct pre post assessment of early literacy environment and children under care of FCCP
    5. Administer developmental and behavioral health screenings of all children under the care of FCCP
  5. Promote interagency collaboration amongst community agencies to leverage programs, services, activities and resources.
  6. Participate in Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (MAA) tasks, and complete and submit appropriate reports.
  7. Assist other FRC staff to engage and provide training, support, coaching, and technical assistance to licensed family child care providers through the SEEDS Family Child Care.
  8. Complete all reporting requirements for grants that fund the above projects.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • BA degree in education, child development, or related field required, Master’s degree preferred
  • At least five years of experience in providing services to families with young children
  • At least one year of project management and staff supervision experience desired
  • Experience in addressing the needs of multi-cultural, low-income and underserved families
  • Ability to work closely with different professionals as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Strong commitment to quality services
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively
  • Strong facilitation skills and ability to present ideas publicly
  • Experience conducting professional training
  • Knowledge of/familiarity with East San Jose resources preferred
  • Proficient in use of computer software including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Bilingual English/Spanish required, with excellent written and oral skills in both languages
  • Must have valid California driver’s license, insurance, and reliable transportation.

 

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Full time position must be willing to work some evenings and/or weekends
  • Salary is commensurate with experience
  • Medical and Dental Benefits
  • This position reports to the Director of Programs

 

To apply please send resume and cover letter to:

nhurtado@gfsfamilyservices.org

2003 E. San Antonio St, San Jose, CA. No Phone calls; email inquiries please.

 

GFS is an equal opportunity employer and strong encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women and LGBT applicants.

 

  Metro Area San Jose CA
  Job Location City San Jose
  Job Location State California
  Job Location Zip 95116
  Job Location Country United States
  Job Category Education and Training, Management, Social Services
  Prefered Experience 2 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
 
  Language 1 Spanish ( Speak Read Write )  
  Job Posting Date Jul. 5, 2017
 

Organization Details

  Organization Name Grail Family Services
  Organizational Focus Family and Parenting
  Contact Person Nereyda Hurtado
  Contact Phone (408) 347-7892
  Contact Fax (408) 347-7890
  Contact Email nhurtado@gfsfamilyservices.org
  Web Address www.gfsfamilyservices.org

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