Family Program Coordinator (Health & Wellbeing)

Work must be performed in or near Bethesda, MD
Published 2 days ago

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Job Type
Full Time
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level


The Family Program Coordinator (Health & Wellbeing) responsible for working closely with and supporting family program staff with planning, implementing Health & Well- Being programs and activities for Inn families This position will also facilitate and support other family programs and activities as needed.



·      Assist in coordinating and supervising both in house and offsite family activities under the direction of the FPOM.

·      Assist with planning and supervising special monthly parties, annual seasonal and holiday events to include program activities, decorations, and staff parties.

·      Participate in the marketing and communication of activities to Inn families, including overseeing the development of the monthly family program calendar.

·      Provide back-up support to team members as necessary to ensure the facilitation of activities that take place both in-house and in the community.

·      Work with the Family Programming Team to complete, track and organize program evaluation data, adjusting programming as necessary in response to participant feedback and compile monthly reports.

·      Assist in developing the annual Program budget, tracking expenses as related to the program.

·      Complete special duties as assigned by the FPOM.


Child & Family Support and Education:

·      Maintain relationships with the NIH Recreation Therapy Department and Spiritual Care Department.

·      Oversee and manage The Inn’s Bereavement Support Program.

·      Lead research and program development activities, including special projects and pilots to test new programs and activities. 

·      Facilitate focus groups to routinely solicit input and feedback from families on program activities. 

·      Develop and facilitate support programs and activities for staff and volunteers that will provide opportunities for continuing education regarding child life or recreation therapy topics.

·      Assist in the supervision, training and mentoring of all Family Program volunteers and interns.

·      Arrange and manage workshops and field trips.


Community Outreach:

·      Oversee and manage family meals which includes providing breakfast, and lunch.

·      Coordinate and supervise outside activity groups.

·      Work in collaboration with Volunteer Services on outreach to community groups and assist in recruiting and supervising volunteers supporting family program efforts.

·      Work with the Senior Volunteer Engagement Manager to support in-kind donations as they relate to community volunteers (i.e., individuals, corporations and community organizations) to plan activities, family dinner, and food and gift drives.

·      Engage the community by forming partnerships and connections with local organizations.

·      Ensure families are aware of resources available to them.




Bachelor’s Degree required. Ability to communicate in Spanish is preferred.


Minimum 2 – 3 years experience with coordinating and implementing activities for children and families, and 2 years community outreach required. Knowledge of activities and programs offered in the Bethesda community highly desired. Knowledge of child development and recreational therapy highly desired.


Ability to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing, with the broadest range of individuals including children, families, the public, and professionals. Must be highly motivated and creative and enjoy both hands-on work with children and cultivating professional partnerships.


Core hours will be Mondays 11:30am - 8:00pm, Tuesdays 10:00am-6:30pm, Wednesdays 10:30am - 7:00pm, Thursdays 10:00am-6:30pm and Fridays 9:00AM-5:30PM with alternating Sundays 10:00AM - 6:30PM and holidays as determined by the Family Programming Team. However, the Family Program Coordinator will be expected to determine their weekly schedule based on the needs of the activities and programs at The Inn. Monthly and quarterly staff meeting attendance required.


The Family Program Coordinator (Health & Wellbeing) responsible for working closely with and supporting family program staff with planning, implementing Health & Well- Being programs and activities for Inn families This…


Full benefits package

Full benefits package


7 West Drive, Bethesda, MD 20814, United States

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