CCWF is a 501c3 Public Charity that works with Schools, Early Childhood & Childcare Centers, Mental Health and Health Providers, Community Organizations, Child Advocacy Centers, Residential / Domestic Violence Facilities, Housing Authorities, Jails/Juvenile Detention Centers, and Universities to provide (1) Professional Education/ Training; (2) Parenting/Child Development including Weekly 'Empathy-based Parenting & Family Relationship" Learning Groups/Children’s Programs, Parenting Workshops; and (3) Youth Development Programs.
Reports to: Executive Director Position Classification: Exempt May work from home one or two days a week.
Essential Job Functions: 1) Supervise staff including the Community Social Work Coordinator, Psychology and Social Work Students 2) Monitor and oversee "Best Start for Families" program-related educational information on partners, facilitators, parents, and evaluation process. 3) Facilitate and Coach staff, contractors, and partners on "ICDP: The Best Start" Parenting Group + Children’s Program, maintaining high-quality programming. 4) Support the Executive Director with special Grant and Contract projects with universities such as NIU, Northwestern, University of Chicago, Aurora University, etc. including new Project on Parents with Special Needs. 5) Supervise ICDP educational resources (print and electronic materials) inventory, printing, and desktop publishing production, 6) Leads Educational & Resource Materials Development: Videos, Photos, Handouts, and Publications. 7) Manage ICDP "Best Start" Programs, Training, and Educational event implementation, supervising promotion, communications, attendance, and logistical preparation, reporting, and information dissemination. 8) Manage Partner Policies, Procedures, Contracts, and Agreements. 9) Supervise ICDP-USA Children’s Program: Children’s Books, Activities, Resources for multi-age levels. 10) Manage internal ICDP "Best Start" Evaluation Function-Parenting, Youth, Children, and Professional levels. Maintain Evaluation / Resource Toolkit Maintain English & Spanish Evaluation Instruments & Scripts for Implementation Prepare Evaluation Process for Institutional Partners & Contractors, Coach / Co-Administrate Evaluations to Support Facilitators. Collect and manage completed forms in SPSS Database, supervising Data Entry 11) Supervise Coordinator on ICDP-USA Accreditation & Certification Processes & Opportunities NASW, CPDU, Early Childhood Certification and Early Intervention process (for Facilitator Workshops) Explore additional Certification Opportunities with Accreditation/Certification Bodies. 12) Support research on related Parenting / Child Development / Prevention of Violence / Health & Well-being. 13) Supervise special contracts, invoicing and reporting, and appropriate personnel with:
Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) - future DHS;
Chicago Public Schools
Illinois Department of Public Health or other potential partners
14) Recruit and Supervise Psychology, Education, and MSW Students from area universities as important Intern resources - Supporting the Community Social Worker with that MSW Supervision function.
15) Support CCWF general activities, including fundraising event-related responsibilities.
16) Work priorities as delegated.
Other Job Duties : This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Therefore, the employee may be requested to perform other reasonable related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required. It is also understood that the company reserves the right to change work schedules as required, including overtime.
Education : University Graduate (Education, Psychology, Social Work, Health or related areas). Master’s Degree preferred. Bilingual preferred.
Experience : At least 5 years of working experience, in an educational institution or nonprofit agency- with experience working with parents/children in diverse communities
Excellent oral and written communication skills (English skills, Spanish language preferred)
Strong command of technology: Mac/PC including Word/Pages, Excel/Numbers, PowerPoint/
Keynote, Web Management, Google Docs, DropBox, SPSS, Adobe In-Design
Flexible attitude, a respectful, enthusiastic advocate who is eager to learn new things
Ability to work well both independently as a part of the team; a supportive attitude of others - interested in building positive community
High attention to detail and strengths with policies, procedures, and detailed documentation
Ability to organize and prioritize tasks
Comfortable working with diverse populations - celebrating inclusion and supportive relationship
Additional Requirements: Must have a valid driver’s license and adequate vehicle insurance coverage. Job Type: Full Time
May work from home one or two days a week.
Salary Range: $43-47,000 (Salary dependent on experience and time commitment) Start Date: 05/24/2021
Application Deadline: 04/21/2021
HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your cover letter, resume, references, and the answers to the questions below: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
If you speak Spanish, what is your level of fluency- spoken? written?
Are you looking for a part-time or full-time job?
Do you have experience in educational institutions or nonprofit agencies- with experience working with parents/children? How many years?
What is your availability? Will you be able to start work on May 24th?
How does this position fit in with your long-term goals? Would you be able to make at least a 2-year commitment?
Are you willing to sometimes work evenings or weekend hours for special events?
Are you open to supporting programs in diverse areas - including travel to inner-city communities? To work within Juvenile Detention or Jail settings?
Are you able to handle stressful situations, such as tight deadlines, or when something goes wrong at a fundraiser?
CCWF's vision is for every child and adolescent to have a strong network of caregivers engaged in supporting their positive development in nonviolent families and peaceful communities.
CCWF strives to improve children's worlds through awareness raising, education, and training throughout communities worldwide. Through our educational programs we address a universal need for all families to understand their child's needs and to give caregivers the confidence that they can support their child's development. We provide the foundation for participants in our program to give their children more positive life opportunities and experiences than they themselves had. CCWF strives to reduce the incidences of violence, maltreatment, and neglect through strengthening the capacity of parents, caregivers, and communities to care for children's health and emotional well-being.