• Newton, NJ

Website Project Self-Sufficiency

The Program Coordinator will coordinate all aspects of the Smart Parents, Smart Communities program, will supervise the Counselor/Parent Coach, Social Media Coordinator, and parent trainers, and will report to the Program Supervisor. In addition, the Program Coordinator will collect and use data to inform ongoing monitoring and improvement of the program. This position oversees the day-to-day activities of the Triple P program which include: Recruitment of participants, marketing the program, and facilitating the evidence-based Triple P curriculum. The Program Coordinator will assist the Program Director by handling administrative tasks and serving as the liaison with partnering agencies and organizations.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the administrative aspects of the program including staffing, training, service delivery, and reporting.
  • Participating in and coordinating ongoing recruitment and outreach of program participants.
  • Ensuring timely and accurate data collection and reporting regarding program participants and outcomes.
  • Providing evidence-based parenting services and support in the community via multiple formats (group, one to one, in-person, virtual).
  • Developing relationships with community organizations, parenting and early childhood system agencies/entities and with local parenting partners.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, social work, marriage and family therapy, child development/early childhood education or related field.
  • Experience in facilitating program curriculum to adults in a group setting.
  • Proficiency with technology, familiarity with database and spreadsheet applications and experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work with families of various backgrounds and cultures, demonstrating cultural responsiveness.
  • Working knowledge of local, state, and community resources.
  • Ability to organize work to effectively manage both coordination and facilitation aspects of position.
  • Demonstrated experience in proactively identifying and eliminating obstacles to program success.
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal, and formal presentation.
  • Understanding of how intersection systems of racial, gender and class discrimination shape conditions for early childhood educators, childcare programs, and the children and families they serve.
  • A desire to contribute to a place and professional which values collaboration, diversity, growth, and respect for all people.
  • Excel in building rapport, be adept at problem-solving in various types of situations and possess strong analytical ability.
  • Available to work flexible hours, including occasional evenings and weekends.

Health benefits, on-site childcare, and 401K plan available. Salary commensurate with previous non-profit management experience, references, and other factors.

Compensation: $55,000 - $65,000/year
How to apply:

Send resume and cover letter to Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director, Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ  07860; or fax to 973-940-3501; or apply online at https://www.projectselfsufficiency.org/jobs-newton-sussex-county-nj