Employment Opportunities

POSITION: Parent/Health Education Specialist

PRINCIPLE FUNCTION:
The Parent/Health Education Specialist will implement the Parents as Teachers (PAT) program which includes client recruitment, home visits, group meetings, virtual meetings, and service linkage. This position assures the delivery of PAT services and information as well as maintains an organizational environment necessary for quality customer service on behalf of children and families. This position will also provide direct support for other LP programs and services to include but not be limited to health & safety initiatives related to early literacy and Positive Parenting Program (Triple P).
1) Resource Lending Library
a. Assist with the management of the LGPFC Resource Lending Library
b. Schedule teachers, child care staff and other to utilize the Lending Library
2) Maintain awareness and knowledge of Partnership Policies and Procedures, child care rules and regulations and current trends relating to child care and provide suitable interpretation to Partnership Board and staff as well as others deemed appropriate.
3) Liaison to LGPFC Program
a. Assist in the coordination of the Annual Early Childhood Conference
b. Provide input and assistance in the LP health-focused early literacy programs e.g. Reach out and Read, StoryWalk
c. Take the lead in implementing Parent Engagement efforts for the Partnership
d. Assist with the Safe Kids Program
e. Assist the ED & staff in advancing our community resilience efforts
4) Identify organizations with which to develop a working relationship to coordinate and share resources.
5) Advocate for the Partnership for Children and represent them accurately and professionally in the community
6) Monitor, measure and report on Program issues, opportunities, development plans and achievements within agreed formats and timescales

QUALIFICATIONS:
Possess a valid North Carolina Driver’s License

Required: Bachelor’s degree in child development, early childhood education, human services, or other directly related field, plus experience working in a child care setting.
Demonstrate a sufficient understanding of North Carolina’s licensing requirements, strong oral and written communication skills, excellent listening skills, proficient in basic Microsoft Office computer programs, excellent planning and organizational and leadership skills is also preferred.

***Send resume and cover letter to  echisolm@lgpfc.org no later than 10/25/2021***