Position: Family Support Specialist
Location: Adelphi or Largo, MD
Healthy Families Prince George’s, an evidence-based home visiting program developed to support families as they prepare for and welcome new babies into their homes, is seeking a Family Support Specialist for Healthy Families Prince George’s. The individual will provide in-home intervention to prenatal and pregnant mothers, assess the need for referrals, and perform case management duties. Must have knowledge of infant/child development, mental health and experience working with families. Strong problem-solving, interpersonal and communication skills are required, as well as a willingness to work with culturally diverse families and colleagues. A four-year degree is preferred but not required. Extensive training and supervision is provided.
- High school graduate (minimum education).
- Work experience in childcare, child development, home visiting, and /or relevant work with families and children.
- Must have reliable transportation and be willing to use personal vehicle conduct home visits. Mileage is reimbursed at the current rate as determined by the IRS.
- Motivated to work as a member of a culturally diverse team; bilingual skills may be necessary.
- Engage families in a trusting, supportive, and empowering relationship
- Accurately document interventions, complete required paperwork, submit paperwork in a timely manner in accordance with program standards.
- Completes time sheets, mileage sheets, reimbursement sheets accurately and submit on time to supervisor
- Assist in collection of program data
- Participates in weekly team meetings, staff meetings and trainings
- Participates in individual and group supervision sessions
- Consistently follow Healthy Families policies and procedures
This full-time job comes with an excellent benefits package including health insurance and retirement plan. There are opportunities for advancement.
Send resumé to Alyson Jacobson –
Position: Special Programs Coordinator
Location: Largo, MD
Provides leadership and coordination of professional development and capacity building activities for child care providers. Works closely with community partners to plan and carry out programs, gathers statistical data to document services and results, offers ongoing consultation, information, coaching and other support to child care programs.
- Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a related field;
- Experience working in an early childhood education program such as a family child care home, child care center, Head Start or Early Head Start, or school age program as well as experience in child care program start-up and operation;
- Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) approved and qualified trainer;
- Experience in developing and implementing training for child care professionals
- Familiarity with principles of adult education and knowledge of current trends in child development and early childhood education
- Proficiency in developing training programs and materials for adults
- Knowledge of child care delivery system, including quality improvement areas (Maryland EXCELS, accreditation, environmental rating scales, etc.)
- Ability to establish rapport with funders, child care providers, parents and the general public
- Provide consultation and support to programs and providers in target areas identified by special project funders as well as PGCRC technical assistance program;
- Identify professional development needs and assist programs in making environmental and programmatic changes to benefit children enrolled in programs;
- Generate and provide reports as requested by funders
- Fully support PGCRC training and capacity building with development and implementation of training, coaching and mentoring and group sessions during traditional working hours, evenings and weekends.
Benefits include health/dental insurance, 401k, and generous leave.
Send resume to Jodi Regner, email@example.com