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El Nido Family Centers
Human Resources
10200 Sepulveda Blvd.
Suite 350
Mission Hills, CA 91345  

El Nido Family Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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El Nido Family Centers is currently recruiting for the following positions:


Parent Educator

Position: Parent Educator
Location: Pacoima
Program: Select Home Visitation
Annual Salary: $39,000

Position Summary: The Parent Educator will provide supportive in home services to families parenting young children in the areas of breastfeeding, parent-infant attachment, child development and other related topics. The Parent Educator will also identify client strengths, needs, barriers, and risks, and facilitates linkages to community services and resources as needed.


  • Works closely with Supervisors, and other staff to provide a continuum of services.
  • Develops trust and rapport with clients and provides support using an empathic and client centered approach.
  • Identifies client strengths, needs, barriers, and risks; and links families to community services and resources.
  • Provides education to parents on maternal and infant health, breastfeeding, parenting, attachment, home safety, family planning, child development, nutrition and other related topics using a client-centered approach and evidenced based curriculum.
  • Assists families in establishing a medical home, following-up on well-child visits, and identifying health insurance coverage, if necessary.
  • Attends and participates in all staff meetings and bi-monthly individual supervision with Team Supervisor.
  • Attends and completes all trainings, including successful completion Parents As Teachers (PAT) training. Must be certified by the National PAT Center annually after completing competency-based professional development.
  • Work collaboratively with team members and parents to coordinate and facilitate monthly group activities for families and children.
  • Adheres to all program guidelines, policies, and protocols and actively works toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Completes all needed paperwork for each client in a timely, complete, and organized manner, including clear and well written progress notes.
  • Completes required data entry for each client in a timely manner

Education/ Experience/ Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Early Child Education, Social Work, or other related field.
  • At least two years of experience in working with young children and/or parents.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills (outgoing, empathic, non-judgmental, patient, tactful), characteristics considered essential for mastering the program’s five core competency areas (family support and parenting education; child and family development; human diversity within family systems; health, safety and nutrition; and relationships between families and communities).
  • Ability to adhere to all program guidelines, policies and protocols and actively work toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Ability to conduct strength based family assessment across a broad spectrum of areas using a validated, standardized tool administered in the prescribed manner.
  • Experience working with families from diverse age, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Culturally sensitive and knowledgeable of the community that will be served.
  • Knowledgeable about local community resources.
  • Effective written skills to articulate concepts/ideas in notes and reports.
  • Effective organization and time management skills and the ability to maintain accurate and complete records in a timely manner.
  • General computer skills including MS Word.

Special Requirements

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred; must have a reliable automobile for use on the job (mileage to be reimbursed); valid driver’s license, satisfactory driving record and proof of insurance; TB clearance, to be renewed every two years.

How to Apply:
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Administrative Assistant/Data Entry Technician

Position:  Administrative Assistant/Data Entry Technician
Location:  Mission Hills
Program:  Administration
Annual Salary:  $28,000

Major Responsibilities:  Assists agency managers in the performance of general office duties involving clerical/administrative work; answers phones and greets clients; enters, maintains, and updates program and client data including case openings and closings, case action forms and monthly tracking; enters donations and updates Donor Perfect, prepares thank you letters, and tracks/maintains monthly donation log; provides generated data reports and information; maintains Wait List for clinical program; ensures office is opened and closed in a timely manner.

Requirements:  Excellent oral and written communication skills in English/Spanish required; knowledge/experience utilizing MS Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook, Access Power Point and data entry programs; type 50 wpm; experience with desktop publishing software a plus.  Minimum two years general office experience including standard office practices and office organization skills to ensure office runs smoothly.

How to Apply:
Employees – Please fax resume to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Posting Date: March 16, 2015
Equal Opportunity Employer

Office Manager

Position:  Office Manager
Location:  Manchester Office
Program:  Early Head Star
Salary:  $40,000 – $45,000

Major Responsibilities:  The Office Manager is responsible for providing administrative guidance and work in collaboration with the Family and Community Engagement Specialist and Administrative Assistant, particularly for the smooth coordination of EHS clients’ transportation and/or child care needs; provides administrative support to the EHS Program Director; design, implement, and maintain filling systems; work with the EHS Program Director to design, implement and monitor office policies and procedures; establish and monitor procedures for record keeping ensuring integrity and confidentiality of data; oversee and supervise program support staff; assists the EHS Program Director with recruitment and hiring of program support staff and provides training for new support staff; and leads and supports the administrative team. Also responsible for monitoring the ongoing completion of the environmental health and safety regulations and procedures developed by the Health and Nutrition Specialist; and participates in the self assessment process and in the yearly planning and revising of the programs Service Area Plans and Policies and Procedures.

Additional Responsibilities:  Monitors the ongoing completion of the environmental health and safety regulations and procedures developed by the Health and Nutrition Specialist; and participates in the self assessment process and in the yearly planning and revising of the programs Service Area Plans and Policies and Procedures. Ensures customer service at the center is appropriate and welcoming to all children and families and handles customer inquiries and complaints; assists in the planning of meetings/classes/workshops/special events for EHS staff and families and arranges for space and refreshments, and ensures the office returns to normal working order after completion of meetings. Handles and oversees all general office and facilities management to ensure the daily operation of the office runs smoothly; and provides support to Program Director, Specialists, and staff members. Requirements: High School Diploma or its equivalent; Associates Degree or formal training in office management is preferred; minimum two years experience in office management including experience supervising staff; previous experience providing administrative services to low income families and working with persons of varied experience and backgrounds; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; good writing skills in English and Spanish; ability to juggle multiple tasks; must be detail oriented and highly organized; bilingual/Spanish required.

How to Apply:  Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org