Children's Program Coordinator

Job Type: Full-Time

Responsibilities

Develop, maintain and evaluate enriching and culturally sensitive curriculum of activities that contribute to the children’s physical, social, emotional and intellectual development.  Provide assessment and ensure successful outcomes for children and parent/care-givers. Facilitate activities internally as well as coordinate with DOE, and other partnering agencies to provide necessary skill building and other appropriate services to families with children. Work collaboratively with program staff and guest services to ensure information is shared regarding children’s development and welfare. Supervise and direct individual and community volunteers to ensure safety and participation of families with children. Document and maintain client records per agency standards.

Requirements

Strong verbal and written communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills. Experienced in conflict resolution and able to multi-task. Able to build relationships and deal effectively with the DOE, community partners and cooperating agencies. Knowledge of education and learning principles/practices. Working knowledge of homeless issues affecting childhood development and parenting skills. Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education or related field. Minimum 3years experience in working with diverse groups of children of all ages and developing/supervising curriculum and activities for children and care-givers. Computer proficient with CPI and CPR certification or able to pass courses at IHS. 

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