Nurturing Dads Instructor and Outreach Coordinator
SUMMARY: This is a supervisor level position responsible for coordination, leadership and delivery of the Nurturing Dads curriculum within the child welfare system and agency directed Nurturing Parenting activities. Responsible for cultivation and management of community partners and outreach. The position reports to the Program Director. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
1. Adhere to the Nurturing Parenting ™ philosophy and model. The Nurturing Parenting Programs are family-based program utilized for the treatment and prevention of child abuse and neglect developed from the known behaviors that contribute to the maltreatment of children. The curriculum goals are (1) to teach age appropriate expectations (2) development empathy and self-worth (3) utilize nurturing, non-violent discipline strategies (4) empower parents and children to make healthy choices and (5) to increase awareness of self and others in developing positive communication and healthy relationships
2. Plan and deliver Nurturing Dads ™ educational groups according to program guidelines: 13-week group-based program for developing attitudes and skills for male nurturance. The group of 8 to 16 fathers meets weekly for 2½ hours to meet contractual obligations.
3. Cultivate and manage collaborative relationships with the child welfare and family serving agencies.
4. Plan outreach and special educational projects to benefit parents, e.g. Dads Dinners
5. Deliver community based educational workshops based on Nurturing Parenting Philosophy.
6. Complete accurate and timely data collection to complete reporting requirements.
7. Coordinate program’s compliance to contract, grant, accreditation and agency requirements.
8. Manage program expenses in according to established budgets and agency procedures.
9. Conducts regular, routine and weekly supervision, support, and training of assigned Instructors/Facilitators. This includes individual supervision, regular staff meetings and completion of performance evaluations.
10. Supports the agency’s performance and quality improvement processes.
11. Attend staff meetings, on-going in-service training and reflective supervision as required.
12. Participate on appropriate agency, department and community planning teams.
13. Performs other related duties as assigned.
1. Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in child development, social work, early childhood or related field. Master’s Degree preferred.
2. Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with families.
3. Ability to work evenings and weekends.
4. Ability to read, write, synthesize, evaluate, make decisions and communicate ideas with skill.
5. High degree of interpersonal skills
6. Solid presentation skills with the ability to facilitate adult learning
7. Intermediate level skills with Microsoft Office Products
8. Ability to walk, stand, climb stairs, kneel, bend, reach, and manipulate objects; move materials up to 10 lbs on a regular basis; infrequently require moving materials weighing up to 20 lbs.
9. Some travel around Hillsborough County required.
10. Must be sensitive to the culturally and socioeconomically diverse population Champions for Children serves.
11. Must have a reliable car, active auto insurance, and valid Florida driver’s license
12. Must be able to successfully complete a criminal background check, motor vehicle records check and drug screening.