Children’s Program Coordinator
- A Masters Degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education or related field with one (1) year of applicable experience. Will consider a Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education with two (2) or more year’s applicable experience. Must have 40-hour domestic violence training (within 3 months of hire date). Must be Illinois Certified Domestic Violence Professional (within 1 year of hire date). Must be CPR/first aid certified (within 6 months of hire) Must obtain Food Handling certification (within 6 months of hire)
Provides guidance to children’s program staff, providing them with adequate support and feed back to carry out the project directives.
Provide direct services including individual and group counseling.
Conduct evaluations of advocates, interns and or volunteers
Develop Service Plans jointly with each client/parent. Will continuously monitor progress of the client(s), and adjust service plans as necessary. Goals and objectives as well as time frames must be clearly specified.
Provide tutoring sessions for child/teen.
Coordinate recognition programs for the child/teen.
Coordinate and provide opportunities for the child/teen to participate in activities that are social, recreational and educational.
Observe and assess child/teen progress, actions, interactions and their needs.
Coordinate methods to meet child/teen learning needs through; daily program activities, individual therapeutic work, participation in family conference, and referral to other resources as necessary.
On behalf of the client and/or Family Rescue, will coordinate and advocate with outside entities which may include; social service organizations, mental health organizations, substance abuse organizations, housing organizations and/or legal/law enforcements agencies, etc.
Provide community presentations/trainings to both public and private entities.
Serves as a liaison between Family Rescue and the community at large.
Works with internal agency programs to link clients to appropriate services.
Provide effective case management/documentation which includes completing all required documentation in a timely manner and maintaining records, files, reports etc. as directed.
Conduct quarterly reviews and monitor all client files.
Complete intake/screening of clients for services.
Provide follow-up service to clients once they have left Family Rescue services.
Attend staff meetings, trainings etc. as required and/or scheduled.
Other Duties as assigned.
Assist in picking up and distribution of donations.
Research and/or gather resources to directly assist clients and/or to perform job.
Assist in the up-keep (cleaning) of office/building space(s).
Provide assistance with transportation to scheduled appointments.
Assist in other programs both inter-agency as well as inter-program.
Responsible for new staff orientation.
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