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Parent-Child Home Program Site Coordinator

Department: Child Development 
Reports To: PCHP Manager 
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Status: Regular, 40 hours per week, 10 months per year
Location: Educare at Greenbridge
Hiring Range: 19 ($21.06 to $23.40 per hour)
Closing Date: September 28, 2017 or when filled
 
Scope
Child Development Department staff support the Neighborhood House mission framework and Strategic Plan by contributing to the school readiness of low-income children and supporting their parents, care givers and community. The primary responsibility of the PCHP Site Coordinator is the oversight of the Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP) for one site, ensuring that high quality services to children and families are delivered. The PCHP Site Coordinator guides and supervises the PCHP Home Visitors in their delivery of the PCHP model to children and families.

Responsibilities
Community Relationships
  • Maintain liaisons with appropriate school district staff and other early childhood programs, ensuring wide knowledge of available resources.
  • Give presentations on the program, as requested, to local community groups, school boards, and funders.
  • Work closely with community agency personnel who provide support services to families, and help families access services at their request only.
  • Prepare and maintain records, reports and /or test data on participating children.
  • Participate in research activities conducted by The Parent-Child Home Program’s National Center and funders.
  • Collect and preserve data, through the PCHP web-based Management Information System, and as requested by funders.
  • Participate in follow-up research on families.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Child and Family Support
  • Carry a small caseload (1-3) of families and provide high quality PCHP services.
  • Visit and interview all program families at least twice a year and, when requested or deemed necessary by either home visitor or family.
  • Provide referrals and resources to families as requested, coordinating with home visitor for follow up.
  • Assist participating families, at their request only, to interpret evaluations and procedures that have resulted from a PCHP referral. (e.g. special needs services)
Ongoing Monitoring, Evaluation and Fidelity to the PCHP Model
  • Complete monthly, quarterly and annual program reports, both for internal and external uses and, ensure (by facilitating or participating) meaning making and building agreement on final version before submission.
  • Co-facilitate annual self assessment process with staff, families, colleagues and community partners.
  • Facilitate or participate in highly collaborative ways at weekly Coordinators meetings for reflection and learning, accountability, problem solving, support for colleagues and leadership development.
  • Engage in an ongoing process for learning and ensuring fidelity to the PCHP model; utilizing relationships built with National and local PCHP reps, Site Coordinator colleagues and with monitoring materials (e.g. KEEP form), grant materials (e.g. logic models) and reports.
Staff Supervision, Reflection and Support
  • Provide leadership, motivation and reflective supervision to the home visiting staff.
  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise qualified staff in alignment with NH and program requirement
  • Work in a collaborative, learning, team environment; focused on supporting home visitors, families, children and colleagues.
  • Provide clear expectations, set individual and project goals, emphasize the highest quality management decision-making, mediate conflict, and promote employee growth and development.
  • Regularly observe delivery of services, appraise the ongoing performance of staff and provide formal and informal feedback. Hold staff accountable for meeting performance expectations.
  • Provide ongoing coaching and problem solving with staff to ensure strong service delivery and client outcomes.
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications
  • BA/BS in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Social Work, or closely related discipline. A combination of equivalent experience and an AA degree may be substituted for the education requirement with the approval of the national PCHP office.
  • Experience supervising staff.
  • Experience in home visiting. Experience working with young children and families in the community.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to families in a variety of home and environmental situations.
  • Experience working with low income families of diverse ethnic, language and cultural backgrounds. Ability to relate sensitively to families with young children and an expressed interest in early literacy.
  • Have working knowledge of various computer software such as Word and Excel.
  • Willingness to comply with the established agency performance standards which include: productivity/personal responsibility, client/customer service orientation, embracing a team player orientation, entrepreneurialism, and maintaining a professional demeanor.
  • Willingness to comply with Parent-Child Home Program’s national standards, and meet required written expectations of funders.
  • Must have reliable, independent transportation for frequent travel between sites and to client homes.
  • Current Health Exam (must be obtained prior to employment {PS 1304.52})
  • Current screening for tuberculosis (must be obtained prior to employment); rescreen as necessary. 
  • Current First Aid certificate within 30 days of employment (maintain current certificate during employment).
  • Current CPR certificate within 30 days of employment (maintain current certificate during employment).
  • Current Blood Borne Pathogens training certificate within 30 days of employment (maintain current certificate during employment).
  • Child Protective Services (CPS) Training (within 2 weeks of employment).
  • Department of Early Learning portable background check
  • Must pass Neighborhood House Background Check Requirements.
Desired Qualifications
  •  Bilingual ability in East African or Southeast Asian language.
Benefits
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Employment Practice
Neighborhood House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are considered without regard to race, age, sex, color, creed, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, mental or physical handicap, sexual orientation (heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality) and expression of gender identity or any other classification protected by law. Neighborhood House encourages and gives hiring preference to current and former Head Start parents and children. We encourage people of color and residents of the communities we serve to apply.
 
Application Procedure
Submit agency application PDF along with resume and cover letter. For your convenience, we offer several ways for you to submit your completed application: 

In Person or Mail to:
8:00am – 5:00pm Monday-Friday

Neighborhood House
1225 S. Weller Street, Suite 510
Seattle, WA 98144
Attn: Human Resources

For more information
Inquiries may be directed to Human Resources at (206) 461-8430 or by e-mail to nhjobs@nhwa.org.