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We are currently seeking a Parent Program Facilitator!

As the Parent Program Facilitator you will oversee our Parent Program. You will report directly to the Executive Director and work with our Youth Programs Manager to ensure quality programming for our community. See below for more information:

Required hours:

  • Position begins August of 2014
  • Host monthly parent meetings; third Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm
  • Host office hours on a regular basis
  • Other responsibilities can be completed either at the Garden Quarter office or at home.
  • Total hours: 24 hours per month

Background & Experience

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
  • Experience working with a social agency, specifically with youth and families preferred

Job Responsibilities & Expectations

  • Initiate, organize and implement all aspects of the Parent Program activities and core elements: monthly educational meetings for parents, regular office hours, assistance for families in accessing community resources
  • Update parents on youth programming events
  • Alert parents of upcoming meeting events and track parent attendance
  • Keep open communication with Youth Programs Manager regarding Parent Program updates
  • Track and provide program data to Executive Director
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment within the program
  • Assist the Executive Director in maintaining community partnerships
  • Assist families in accessing community resources
  • Remain flexible to the needs of the program and organization

Skills & Specifications

  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills
  • Self-starter and able to work independently
  • Excellent listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills
  • Commitment and respect for diversity
  • Commitment to the organization’s mission and goals
  • Knowledge of McHenry County community agencies and resources a plus
  • Ability to demonstrate interactive skills with children and adults
  • Basic data entry skills needed
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Application, Resume, & Cover Letter

Applicants meeting the above requirements: please fill out our Parent Program Facilitator Application and email resumes and cover letters to director@gardenquarter.org. Only email applications are accepted.

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