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Bridging The Basics Program Coordinator

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Nonprofit Montgomery
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Rockville, MD

Nonprofit Montgomery


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Published 13 days ago

February 1, 2021
January 31, 2021
$35,000 - $45,000This is a contract position.

Nonprofit Montgomery is seeking a Program Coordinator to lead the implementation of the Bridging The Basics pilot program in Montgomery County. This is a contract position.

Montgomery Moving Forward (MMF), an initiative of Nonprofit Montgomery (NM), will serve as start-up incubator for a 6-month pilot program titled Bridging The Basics in Montgomery County. The Community Action Agency (CAA) is the funding entity for this effort and the funds have been made possible through a reallocation of CARES Act funds designated to support MCPS’s Head Start programs. 

The Bridging program will be focused in the 20877 zip code of Montgomery County, specifically working with the Head Start programs at South Lake, Washington Grove, and Summit Hall Elementary Schools, and their community and service partners. 

The Program Coordinator will work closely with members of the Basics Advisory Committee (BAC) and be the face of this pilot effort with implementation partners in the 20877 community.

Position Details:

This is a 40-hours/week contract position for the period of January to June 30, 2021, to start. We expect to secure funding for this position until December 2021, with possibility of continuation based on performance and funding.  The budget range for this position is $35,000 to $45,000 based on experience. 

Responsibilities:

Partner Outreach and Engagement

Serve as point of contact with Basics Learning Network (BLN) to ensure Montgomery County’s pilot aligns with expected practices of implementing sites involved in the Network

Outreach to prospective implementing partners in the 20877 area to participate in Basics Advisory Committee meetings

Establish and maintain contact and communication with implementing partners throughout course of the pilot effort

Working jointly with community partners and their Basics delivery teams, develop and adapt strategies to enroll families in the Basics Insight Text Messaging program

Training

Participate in Training of Trainers (TOT) and related opportunities, as appropriate, to increase knowledge of The Basics and be able to train implementation partners

Develop, track, and oversee training calendar for partners in 20877 community 

Conduct trainings for implementation partners about the Basics principles

Inform and/or tailor evaluation efforts for the project, working in partnership with BLN and funding partners and compile pilot-specific evaluation data to share with local stakeholders

Communication and Marketing

Oversee development of marketing and communication resources for local audience

Work with BLN, funding partners, and NM staff to develop web based home for the Basics in Montgomery County 

Manage tailored marketing and communications activities with partners for 20877 focus areas

Lead and inform weekly Basics communication for key partners at all levels

Develop and manage community-wide events aimed at sharing findings and lessons learned from the pilot effort

Data Collection and Reporting 

Keep accurate records of number and type of contacts with Basics implementation partners in focus communities 

Contribute to grant reporting 

Inform funding applications, as appropriate

Support pilot sustainability and transition efforts by providing pilot data to support funder outreach, report submissions, and communications with donors

Report on pilot efforts to BAC, funding partners, community stakeholders, among others, as appropriate

Other duties in support of Nonprofit Montgomery/MMF, as assigned. 

The contractor reports to the Director, Montgomery Moving Forward (MMF).

About you:

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual to lead an innovative project and work collaboratively with staff, consultants, and partners. This role provides a high level of responsibility and independence for the individual to determine how and when to complete their work.

What we are looking for:

Experience working in the field of early care and education in Montgomery County

Proven relationships with education, social services, health, and other community providers in the 20877 zip code of Montgomery County

Knowledge of Federal Head Start Program

Experience working with diverse populations; including in-person, virtually, and using print and online tools

In-person and online training and marketing experience

Excellent verbal and written communication and customer relations skills; Spanish skills highly desired and Amharic a plus

Creative, out-of-the box thinker and do-er with knack for problem solving and innovative solutions

Detail-oriented with attention to accuracy and excellent follow through and organizational skills  

Experience with starting up a new project; obtaining buy-in from community partners; and generating interest and uptake 

Expertise in MS Word and Google Doc applications, including PowerPoint, Excel etc. 

Flexibility is key and comfort with a fast moving project 

Must supply your own computer and have sufficient software and high speed internet access to work remotely  

Nonprofit Montgomery is seeking a Program Coordinator to lead the implementation of the Bridging The Basics pilot program in Montgomery County. This is a contract position.

Montgomery Moving Forward (MMF), an initiative of Nonprofit…

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Location

Rockville, MD

How to Apply

Start date: Preferred start date is February 1, 2021. Position open until filled. 

Location: This position will be primarily virtual, where the contractor will work remotely. However, as public health guidance evolves, there might be the opportunity for office-based work. 

How to apply: To apply, send cover letter and resume to: jobs@nonprofitmoco.org


Start date: Preferred start date is February 1, 2021. Position open until filled. 

Location: This position will be primarily virtual, where the contractor will work remotely. However…

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