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The Family Center

Coordinator, Parenting Seminars

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Job Summary

The Family Center is growing and looking for a dynamic, passionate individual to help manage our Parenting & Family Seminars!

The Coordinator, Parenting Seminars is integral in helping TFC pursue our mission of breaking multigenerational cycles of childhood trauma by working through a strengths based, racial equity lens, and providing evidence-based parent education, access to local resources and supports, and opportunities to develop community partnerships.

This position requires a forward thinking, proactive, and client focused approach to program delivery, including embracing curiosity as a means to learn and grow personally and professionally, greeting challenges with flexibility and a collaborative approach, and pursuing excellence in work products and community presence. The candidate we choose will also have:

  • understanding of adult learning principles and instructional techniques
  • practical experience delivering skill-based training to adult learners in a variety of settings
  • superior communication, presentation, and group facilitation skills
  • expertise and/or practice in one or more of the following subjects:
    • ​​​​Child Development, Trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience
    • Change and Transition
    • Social and Emotional Intelligence
    • Stress Management, etc

Job Responsibilities

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • oversee all TFC’s family focused seminars (Coparenting; First 3!; Restoring Connections)
  • ensure staff and volunteer coverage for facilitations and implement feedback processes for program improvement
  • help identify seminar needs and create seminars to meet those needs (as appropriate)
  • enter and update client information into TFC’s database regularly
  • be open to new program initiatives and partnerships supporting TFC’s strategic direction 
  • engage collaboratively with TFC staff, volunteers, and community partners
  • embrace & demonstrate core organizational values 
  • ensure all program activities operate within TFC’s policies including sensitivity and inclusiveness regarding cultural, religious, ethnic, gender and sexual diversity, and comply with relevant legislation and professional standards

This is a 40hr/week position that requires evening and weekend commitments throughout the year.  Local travel is required.

Qualifications

Required Capabilities, Skills, & Knowledge:

  • Master’s required in previously stated area
  • bi-lingual in Spanish or other languages a plus
  • in-home, correctional facility, substance abuse, school based setting(s} experience a plus comfort level and empathetic approach in working with vulnerable families
  • ability to effectively interact, communicate, and collaborate with people from diverse racial, cultural, religious, or gender identifying backgrounds 
  • self-initiator, fast learner, team player 
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • confidence and competence in learning and using existing and new technologies
  • capable of meeting challenging deadlines while “herding cats”

Additional Information

Benefits

Benefits:  Health, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability; casual, pet friendly work environment; generous PTO and holiday schedule; great team!

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and organizational budget.

How to Apply

How to Apply

Send a cover letter and resume to:     

Yolanda Vaughn, VP Families Program                                                                                                        yvaughn@familycentertn.org

Details

  • Date Posted: July 26, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 08/23/2021
  • Salary Range: $38,000-$40,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk; Flexible to meet needs of families; Evenings and Saturdays