Under the supervision of the Director in the Community Health, Wellness and Learning Department, this position is responsible for working effectively with the leadership team on the planning, development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of programs; development and monitoring of contracts; and development and strengthening of community partnerships by serving as a liaison in appropriate forums.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Coordinate and lead specific aspects of projects with internal team members and external partners
Participate in integrated planning, implementation and continuous improvement efforts within and across departments
Communicate about FIRST 5’s strategic direction, investments and impacts to all internal team members and external partners
Establish collaborative, effective working relationships with all internal team members and external partners
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General Knowledge of:
Systems of care for children and families
Early childhood development
Program planning, development, implementation, coordination, data collection and evaluation
Organizing and facilitation of meetings
Maintains standards of confidentiality and a strong commitment to ethical practice.
Demonstrates safe work practices and exhibits understanding of emergency response techniques appropriate to position.
Focuses on understanding and meeting customer needs.
Maintains positive work relationships in a respectful and collaborative manner.
Educational and Work Experience Requirements
Candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, public health, counseling, early childhood development (or a related field) with at least 2 years of relevant work experience, or a High School Diploma (or equivalent) with at least 4 years of relevant work experience.
Strong preference for candidates who are bilingual in either Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog, or Vietnamese.