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Children's Services Program Manager

Type:                     Regular, Full-Time

Status:                          Exempt

Reports to:                   MMC Associate Director

[Only applications submitted through the MMC Employment Opportunities website will be considered. The deadline for application submission is Friday, June 8th at 5:00 pm.]

 

SUMMARY:  Oversee the department operations of the Marjaree Mason Center Child Enrichment Centers (CEC) and coordinate CEC services and activities with and for MMC families impacted by domestic violence, both residential and non-residential. This position provides outreach and education to MMC staff, MMC families, and the community at-large regarding the impact of domestic violence on the development of children and the family system.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintain a supportive, caring, safe, clean, and secure environment for children participating in CEC services, in collaboration with the CEC team;

  • Direct the provision of activities focused on the educational, social, cultural and developmental needs of children and adults in the residential facilities, as well as children in non-residential CEC sites, in collaboration with the CEC team;

  • Oversee the development and facilitation of child and family activities focused on building family relationships and strengthening the family unit;

  • Create an environment that balances family needs for respite child care, intentional child/family intervention and activities, and linkages to outside resources;

  • Practice communication and behaviors that incorporate a trauma-informed perspective, as well as an appreciation for and responsiveness to individual differences.

  • Provide, document, and evaluate children’s case management services in conjunction with the CEC team members and Shelter and non-residential Case Managers (CM);

  • Assign, schedule, supervise, coach and evaluate all department staff, CEC student interns, and volunteers;

  • Oversee and develop curriculum for residential parents, and coordinate adult classes such as healthy lifestyles, nutrition, nurturing parenting, children’s groups, and additional youth-related groups as needed;

  • Supervise and oversee the personnel and operations of the CECs, evaluating residential and non-residential services to ensure optimal relevance and quality;

  • Collaborate with the Program Managers at all MMC sites to ensure coordinated family and children’s services that also support site-wide programs and goals;

  • Arrange and direct special events and outings for residential families, aimed at engaging residents, strengthening family bonding, communication, and teamwork;

  • Prepare administrative reports and maintain data and records that can be used to demonstration program effectiveness;

  • Provide accurate, complete and timely recordkeeping and information for grant reporting and programs;

  • Coordinate the purchasing of supplies and the processing of in-kind donations for the CEC;

  • Oversee, coordinate, and evaluate MMC partnerships such as FUSD Project Access, Exceptional Parents Unlimited, Central Valley Regional Center, Foster Grandparent Program, and other, future partners and build other community partnerships that align with the needs of the CEC;

  • Present on the impact of domestic violence on children and other related topics both internally and externally;

  • Assure collaboration and coordination with retailers/wholesalers, community donors, and other community agencies to reduce costs and services in collaboration with Associate Director or designee;

  • Serve as a member of the agency leadership team;

  • Adhere to MMC policies and procedures, as well as CEC guidelines, evaluating them for best practices and recommending updates and changes to the Associate Director or designee;

  • Participate on the agency’s strategic plan team;

  • Perform duties as required of a Mandated Reporter for suspected child abuse;

  • Safeguard assets of the MMC;

  • Safeguard clients’ security and confidentiality;

  • Work as a team and support the mission and the goals of the agency and programs.

This position has oversite and supervision of children and victims in residence and during direct services provision, and is a mandated child abuse reporter.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the additional knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Customer/Client focus;

  • Decision making;

  • Leadership

  • Ethical Conduct;

  • Teamwork Orientation;

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree from a four‑year college or university in early childhood education, child development, psychology, sociology or other behavioral science majors;

  • Two years related experience;

  • Completion of 40-hour domestic violence training;

  • Customer service and problem-solving skills essential.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bilingual preferred;

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals;

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence;

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups or organizations;

  • Ability to drive or arrange transportation between and among multiple sites;

  • Ability to adapt to the environment, to solve practical problems, to deal with a variety of multiple variables in situations where only limited standardization exists and to make independent decisions within scope of responsibility;

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form;

  • Demonstrated ability to work with sensitivity and without discrimination towards peoples of diverse cultures, races/ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, ages, religions, genders, physical/mental challenges/disabilities and sexual orientations;

  • Ability to understand the needs of families and women and children who have been impacted by domestic violence, and a willingness to address their concerns with action designed to create change;

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Possession of a valid California driver's license and proof of liability insurance on personal auto.

  • Must be insurable at all times at standard rate by set by MMC insurance carrier;

  • Must pass tuberculosis test, drug test and background;

  • Certification to facilitate Nurturing Parent and A Window Between Worlds curricula, preferable.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to climb or balance, is regularly required to talk or hear or smell;

  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch;

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds;

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes and toxic or caustic chemicals;

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  • There may be occasional exposure to pathogens that require an understanding of universal precaution.

    The Marjaree Mason Center, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to make all personnel decisions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, physical disability, mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national or ethnic origin, and any other protected status.

 

Directions to submit applications via email

It is the policy of the Marjaree Mason Center not to accept unsolicited applications or resumes. All resumes that are unsolicited cannot be processed. Please submit a cover letter and a Marjaree Mason Center application with an identified job title of a current employment posting. All applications must be emailed to: Recruitment@mmcenter.org

The Marjaree Mason Center, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to make all personnel decisions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, physical disability, mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national or ethnic origin, and any other protected status. 


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