57 Willoughby Street
The Deputy Director of Family and Community Engagement supervises the Family Services Team and works closely with the Policy Council to deepen family engagement. The Deputy Director oversees planning and implementing Parent, Family and Community Engagement services; in creating individualized Family Partnership Agreements with parents and guardians; and in making home visits in accordance with program requirements. The Deputy Director also supervises the Health, Mental Health & Nutrition Consultants and serves as a community liaison.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:
· Hire, train and coach Family Services staff.
· Train staff to conduct home visits for enrolled families, on schedule and in accordance with program model.
· Ensure that case management plans are responsive and appropriately being implemented.
· Review and track individualized Family Partnership Agreements.
· Ensure that site staff reviews and tracks children’s attendance and follow up on absences on the first day of absence.
· Monitor files, Child Plus data entry and workflow of the staff to ensure optimal service delivery.
· Assist site staff in organizing, facilitating, and conducting meetings and training sessions with parents, including Parent Committee and Policy Committee meetings.
· Train parent representatives of Parent Committee and Policy Committee.
· Organize and participate in inter-agency meetings.
· Participate in community boards, councils, advisory groups, etc.
· Attend required trainings and meetings.
· Identify community resources for the program’s families.
· Submit accurate, timely reports as required.
· Ensure confidentiality of records of families and children.
· Coordinate with Directors and designated staff with regard to eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment and attendance.
· Visit program sites on a regularly scheduled basis.
· Perform other duties as requested.
- Strong preference for Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field.
- 3-5 supervisory experience in social work field or a related field. Special focus on reflective supervision.
- Experience in Early Child Development and/or child welfare preferred.
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Strong interpersonal, supervisory and leadership skills.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Strong time management skills, able to handle multiple tasks and assignments at once.
- Available to work on some weekends (particularly to accommodate families).
- Proficient in internet navigation, E-mail, and Microsoft Word.
Minimum Education Required