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

El Nido Family Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

 

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

Supervisor, FamilySource Center

Position:  Supervisor
Program:  Family Source Center
Location:  Pacoima
Annual Salary:  $45,000 – $49,000 BA,  $50,000 – $55,000 MA

Major Responsibilities: Oversees the work of case managers, data entry, administrative support staff and FSC program interns; provides support to case managers during client intake and assessment, information and referral and crisis intervention; coordinate and implement FSC partner activities and monthly contract performances; assists Program Director with annual contract goals and updated strategies to meet required program goals, monthly collaborative meetings, coordination of FSC events, and LA City site visits including program performance reviews, updates, outcome goals and file review audits; implement additional services from outside partners, PCC tenants and El Nido programs; works closely with LAUSD PSA Counselor to coordinate service and strategize annual program goals and outcomes; and implement any modifications to program requirements with staff and sub-contractors.

Requirements: BA in Social Work or other relevant field or MSW or MA in related field; must be highly organized, flexible and able to work in a fast paced environment; demonstrated supervisory skills and experience; proven track record meeting goals, deadlines, and producing positive outcomes; excellent interpersonal, communication, and written skills; ability to work some evenings and Saturdays; bilingual/Spanish required.

Development Coordinator

Position: Development Coordinator
Location: Mission Hills
Program: Administration
Salary: $42,000 – $46,000

Major Responsibilities: The Development Coordinator will be responsible for
supporting the fundraising and volunteer operations, marketing, and public relations
activities of the agency; will work closely with the Development Director on all aspects of
fundraising events and activities (community events, friendraisers, donor engagement
events, donation drives, vendor arrangements, entertainment, day of event logistics); and
coordinates mailings and marketing materials for all fundraising appeals and will assist as
needed with the Donor Database.

The Development Coordinator also implements and oversees/manages a formal
volunteer program that will increase the number of volunteers for ongoing volunteer
opportunities and one day community events. This includes recruiting volunteers through
various sources such as corporations, churches, leadership and student groups,
colleges, etc; conducts interviews to match volunteer skills and interest with El Nido’s
needs; attends and presents to community networking meetings to promote El Nido’s
volunteer program; and provides orientations to staff regarding the volunteer program
and to identify program needs.

Requirements: Bachelors Degree in Human Service or related field with a minimum of
one to two years of successful fund raising strongly preferred and non-profit experience
required; experience recruiting, training and managing a volunteer program is desirable;
detail oriented and organized with excellent time management skills; excellent
interpersonal and communication skills (oral, written, editing); ability to speak in public
with public relations skills to promote El Nido to donors and volunteers; proficient in
Microsoft Suite; ability to work flexible hours including some evening and weekends.

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

Parent Coach

Position:  Parent Coach
Location:  Panorama City
Program:  Welcome Baby
Annual Salary: $40,000

Position Summary: The Parent Coach will provide supportive services to families including prenatal and postpartum home visits, parent education in the areas of prenatal and postnatal care, breastfeeding, parent-infant attachment, child development and other related topics. The Parent Coach will also identify client strengths, needs, barriers, and risks, and facilitates linkages to community services and resources as needed.

Essential Duties

  • Works closely with the Welcome Baby Nurses, other Parent Coaches, Supervisors, and other staff to provide a continuum of services.
  • Works, as part of an interdisciplinary team, with families to ensure the health, safety and security of the new mother and baby.
  • Develops trust and rapport with clients and provides support using an empathic and client centered approach.
  • Adheres to all program guidelines, policies, and protocols and actively works toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Conducts prenatal and post partum visits in the home or over the phone with fidelity to the Welcome Baby Program Model.
  • Effectively conducts required client assessments using standardized tools for maternal depression, parent-infant attachment, social support, developmental milestones, and home safety, as well as other non-standardized client assessments.
  • 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 and other related topics using a client-centered approach.
  • Distributes and review with families the First Five Kit for New Parents.
  • Observes and evaluates feeding and provides consultation on breastfeeding.
  • Observes parent-infant attachment and infant behavior.
  • Assists families in establishing a medical home, following-up on well-child visits, and identifying health insurance coverage, if necessary.
  • Refers families to intensive home visitation services, as needed.
  • Attends and participates in all staff meetings, bi-monthly group reflective supervision, and weekly individual reflective supervision with Clinical or Team Supervisor.
  • Attends and completes all trainings, including successful completion of CLE training.
  • 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.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/ Experience/ Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, or other related field; or Child Development Associate (CDA) certification or Associate of Arts degree with maternal and child health experience.
  • At least one year of experience in maternal and child home visitation.
  • Must complete Certification Lactation Educator (CLE) training within six months of hire, or Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC) or International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC/RLC).
  • Must complete 100% of Welcome Baby training within one year of hire.
  • Ability to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team with the ability to assess families across a broad spectrum of areas, recognizing professional boundaries and the need for consultation from other disciplines.
  • 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.
  • Empathy, warmth, and the ability to establish ongoing supportive relationships with families from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience working with families from diverse age, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Knowledgeable about local community resources.
  • Familiarity with the effects of depression, perinatal depression, domestic violence and parental alcohol and/other substance abuse on family health, child development, parenting, and general functioning.
  • Knowledge of normal fetal, infant, and toddler development; prenatal and child health requirements; and early childhood education best practices.
  • Very effective verbal communication and engagement skills to build trusting relationships with families of young children.
  • 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.
  • Culturally sensitive and knowledgeable of the community that will be served.
  • General computer skills including MS Word.

Special Requirements

  • Bilingual English/Spanish required; 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:  Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org