Program Specialist FCCHEN/R&R

Job Type

Full Time


Details: $18.47 to $21.60 per hour, based on experience and education plus excellent benefits



Start Date:



4900 Airport Plaza Drive
Suite 100
Long Beach
United States


Under the supervision of Children’s Home Society of California’s (CHS) Program Administrator III, the Program Specialist will:

·        Promote high quality program standards and support subsidized child care to eligible families for the Family Child Care Home Education Network (FCCHEN) Program

·        Coordinate and support quality developmentally appropriate programming for licensed family child care providers in the Greater Long Beach area

·        Provide early care and education resource services

·        Plan and implement quality components of the programs

·        Conduct site visits to licensed family child care provider homes, as needed

·        Develop and present workshops for parents and child care providers

·        Research and distribute resources for parents and child care providers

·        Provide technical assistance to child care providers to develop an age appropriate curriculum

·        Perform on-going assessments of children’s growth and development

·        Provide referrals and technical support to parents and child care providers on the telephone hotline

·        Monitor quality assurance and ensure contract compliance

·        Maintain all records in a high-quality manner and within record protection, retention, and destruction guidelines

·        Adhere to all agency policies and procedures, as well as applicable contractual and governmental regulations

·        Work some evening and weekend hours as required

·        Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned



·        Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development or Human Development field desired

·        Associate’s Degree plus five (5) years of experience required

·        Minimum three (3) years demonstrated curriculum instructional experience in a child development setting preferred

·        Prior non-profit experience preferred

·        Strong knowledge and application of developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood Programs

·        Experience with Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) desired

·        Child Development permit preferred

·        Knowledge of California Code of Regulations Title 22 desired

·        Knowledge of local community resources and experience representing an organization in a professional capacity

·        Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide variety of parents from diverse economic and ethnic backgrounds

·        Ability to prepare and present effective written work, provide strong attention to detail, and produce error-free work

·        Proactive professional with a strong work ethic and an ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

·        Excellent project management and organizational skills

·        Ability to manage multiple projects and shift quickly between assignments with a flexible and positive attitude while meeting deadlines

·        Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment

·        Commitment to CHS’s core mission and values, and an ability to model those values in relationships with colleagues and partners

·        Excellent ability to communicate effectively, respectfully, and transparently with all levels of staff

·        Bilingual skills in Spanish preferred

·        Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

·        Automobile, valid driver’s license, good driving record, and automobile insurance

·        Ability to travel via air and surface transportation, including travel between multiple offices




Level of Language Proficiency

 Bilingual skills in Spanish preferred

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

For consideration, send a cover letter and resume to Please indicate Program Specialist FCCHEN/R&R – Long Beach in the subject line.