AHM, Family Resource Center Associate

Description:

AHM Youth & Family Services, Inc.
Hebron, CT
Job Posting
Part Time Family Resource Center Associate
 
AHM Youth & Family Services seeks a child development professional to provide support to parents and mentors in the towns of Andover, Hebron, and Marlborough. This is a grant-funded position through the State Department of Education.  This position facilitates two separate programs: the Parents as Teachers/Parent Educator program and the Mentoring program.
 
Parent Educator Responsibilities: Provide early childhood and family support services to foster the optimal development of children and families.
• Provide home visits to families with children ages birth to five, to increase parent knowledge of child development, and to provide early detection of developmental delays.
• Facilitate playgroups for parents/caregivers and their children, ages birth to five.
• Plan playgroup curriculum, coordinate field trips and special events.
• Maintain required PAT (Parents as Teachers) training.
• Refer families to AHM services as well as outside services, as needed.
• Plan special events and activities during the summer months.
• Produce outcome measurements, compile data as required, and comply with all reporting requirements.
 
Mentoring Program Responsibilities:  Coordinate the AHM Lanterns Mentoring program at the elementary, middle, and high schools in the towns of Andover, Hebron, and Marlborough.
• Responsible for the recruitment, interviewing, screening, and training of new mentors.
• Train and/or supervise current mentors on a monthly basis.
• Serve as the program liaison for school administrators.
• Correspond with families to help resolve conflicts and provide program information.
• Participate in public speaking engagements to promote the mentoring program.
• Plan special events for mentors, mentees, and families (i.e. holiday party, end-of-year picnic).
• Produce outcome measurements, compile data as required, and comply with all reporting requirements.
 
Requirements:
Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience in child development, human services, education, social work, or a related field.  Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required. High-level organizational skills and the ability to interact effectively with children and adults required.  Must be willing to attend all required PAT and mentoring off-site trainings.
 
Please send cover letter, resume, and three references by December 7, 2018 to:
AHM Youth & Family Services, Inc.
Attn:  Human Resources Dept.
25 Pendleton Drive
 Hebron, CT 06248
Or email to:  LaureenD@ahmyouth.org


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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