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The Partnership’s Project LAUNCH initiative in Essex County offers parenting education classes to Irvington parents of children ages 5-8, using an evidenced-based curriculum as an effective learning tool for demonstrating solutions for common parenting challenges.
PRIMARY FUNCTION: Coordinate and facilitate Project LAUNCH Active Parenting Program. Flexible hours needed to allow for both evening and weekend duties. Travel throughout Essex County.
Coordinate and facilitate ongoing Active Parenting and Circle of Security sessions
Monitor and record/document the progress of the Active Parenting program to ensure program success
Cultivate and maintain positive community partnerships for program implementation
Connect families with local resources, including the IFDC Family Success Center
Market the program appropriately to the target population to ensure participation
Responsible for quarterly and annual reports for the Active Parenting Program
Administer, collect, and analyze participant evaluation forms to ensure program effectiveness
Assure that the program is in compliance with funder(s) and contract
Maintain database of enrolled participants
Provide representation at community meetings and subcommittees: i.e. Public Schools and Parent Workshops
Track program expenses and review budget documents
Handles other assignments as requested
DESIRED EDUCATION & SKILLS:
Master’s degree with a concentration in Social Work, Health Education, Public Health, Counseling, Psychology or related field.
Bachelor’s Degree with significant work experience may be considered.
Experience and skill with program coordination, group facilitation and reporting.
Familiarity with Essex County resources.
Five years of work experience with families or at risk parenting populations.
Computer literacy required.
Bilingual (Spanish/English) required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please email résumé, cover letter and salary requirements to:
Marielle Natera, MPH
Director of Community Programs
Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey
50 Union Avenue, Suite 403
Irvington, NJ 07111
Submissions without a cover letter and/or salary requirement will not be considered.
We thank you for your interest in working for The Partnership. Once submitted, your résumé will be reviewed, and if your background fits our needs, someone from our office will contact you for an interview.
About Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey
The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization of health care professionals and consumers dedicated to providing education and increasing community awareness by facilitating collaboration among the private sector, the public sector, and maternal and child health care providers for the delivery of high quality coordinated maternal... and child health care.
The mission of the Partnership includes the following:
To gather, analyze, interpret and report data, identify needs for the development of a regional plan that contributes to the improvement of the maternal and child health needs in the region.
To decrease the disparities in healthcare outcomes between different socioeconomic and racial groups and eliminating the barriers to health care services for women and children.
To foster interdisciplinary communication, education and collaboration for the care of woman and children in the region.
To intensify efforts toward the improvement and prevention of adverse maternal and child health outcomes by addressing community risk factors.
To maintain a total quality improvement program relating to maternal and child health service within the region.
To secure multiple funding resources related to maternal and child health.