Employment

JOB TITLE: PAL COORDINATOR

REPORTS TO: PAL DIRECTOR

 

Responsibilities:

  • Day to day management and oversight of all programs offered through the PAL Center.
  •  Planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate activities for parents and children.
  • On-site facilitation of activities at the PAL Center, including guidance, support/ information sharing, and one-on-one mentoring.
  • Facilitate parent education programs.
  • Conduct individualized parenting education and/or personal goal planning with parents.
  • Work together with caseworkers to plan and implement strategies and goals for clients utilizing supervised visitation.
  • Provide monthly paperwork, data collection, daily observations, and grant required paperwork to the FRC Director at the beginning of each month.
  • Daily cleaning and maintenance of the Center.
  • Prepare materials for activities and meals.
  • Plan and implement special events.
  • Engage all families in Center programs. Provide a warm and non-judgmental atmosphere.
  • Role model effective positive parent/child communications and interactions.
  • Facilitate educational and support programs and workshops scheduled at the PAL Center.
  • Supervise volunteers and student interns. Assist FRC Director with new staff orientation and training.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, in-services, and professional trainings.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Strong oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of early childhood development, behavior management, other parenting education
  • Knowledge of the community and human service programs.
  • Working with “high risk” populations: [parents/children living at or near poverty level, those with cognitive limitations, low literacy, mental health issues, teen parents, or engaged in the foster care system].

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with parents and children
  • 2 yr degree in social work, early childhood, health care or other human service field
  • Able to work 2-3 evenings/week and occasional weekend special event

 

THE POSITION OF PAL COORDINATOR IS A FULL-TIME, NON-EXEMPT POSITION AND IS THEREFORE SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT.

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    Binghamton NY, 13901

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