About the Role
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
a) Plan, design, implement and evaluate culturally responsive community education programs focusing on early learning, child development, positive parenting and parent engagement – including facilitating and/or coordinating parenting workshops and other outreach/community events
b) Work with Program Manager and Family Resource Center (FRC) Manager to develop parents’ leadership skills so they can become more engaged and better advocates for their children.
c) Provide clients with information, resources and referrals that are culturally, linguistically, and developmentally appropriate for their needs; promote awareness of the importance of the first 5 years.
2) Outreach & external relationship
a) Conduct outreach efforts through various channels, including (but not limited to) social media, mass-mailing, flyer distributions, faith-based channels, community-based organizations, schools and ethnic media. Network with other community-based organizations to do cross referrals for programs
b) Organize or participate in community, cultural and outreach events organized by ICAN or by others to promote recognition of ICAN’s brand and its services
c) Support management in developing strategic partnership with other agencies, identifying service gaps and advocating for unmet needs to the city, county, and other funders/stakeholders.
a) Conduct evaluation to measure program’s impact and ensure that program meets the service delivery and outcomes approved by funder
b) Maintain ongoing data collection, submit reports and documentation to funders on time.
c) Assist with conducting and educating parents about Ages and Stages Questionnaires (ASQ) and Family Protective Factors as adopted tools to identify the child’s developmental needs and assess family’s strength (strength-based perspective)
d) Provide meaningful program data showing program impact (for marketing/social media)
a) Participate in the development and implementation of ICAN Strategic Plan
b) Attend training. Participate in other tasks, activities and opportunities as appropriate