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Manager, Family Engagement (Spanish-Speaker)

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Scan of Northern Virginia
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Alexandria, VA

Scan of Northern Virginia


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Published 11 days ago

March 15, 2021
March 8, 2021
$55,000 - $60,000

Job Purpose 

The Mission-driven leader will be responsible for developing and implementing virtual and in-person family classes, workshops, and support groups. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

Strengthen the development and implementation of all group family engagement programs. 

  • Manage SCAN’s family group programs, including participant recruitment, volunteer recruitment, parent inquiries, securing materials and site agreements, maintaining contact lists, and overseeing all program scheduling and implementation.   
  • Responsible for content, development, and oversight of social media groups. 
  • Facilitate group sessions and oversee contracted facilitators.  

 Enhance recognition of SCAN’s group family programs and build connections that create access points for volunteer and participant recruitment.  

  • Conduct outreach, strategic networking, and presentations throughout Northern Virginia to expand SCAN’s reach and increase interest and participation in family group programs. 
  • Lead all recruiting, coordinating, training, and supervision of group program facilitators/instructors and provide guidance and support as needed.   

Provide goal-oriented leadership and operational support to the Family Programs team 

  • Oversee program data collection and reporting, participate in the application and compliance of grants, analyze program data, identify trends impacting service delivery, and regularly communicate with Family Programs Director to provide timely reports and suggest program or policy improvements. 
  • Manage a small team of staff and contractors. 

Qualifications  

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of related experience in social work, parent education, child welfare, or human services.
  • Fluent in Spanish and English, with strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Knowledge of parenting skills and child development; commitment to trauma-informed, resiliency-focused, strengths-based, family-focused strategies that embrace and respect families.  
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills in both a virtual and in-person setting, understanding parent education, and working with adult learners. 
  • Experience, comfort, and aptitude for supervising others.
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and independently while balancing competing priorities.
  • Appreciation for and ability to capitalize on diversity, cultural sensitivity, and ability to engage and support diverse cultural and socioeconomic communities. 
  • Self-motivated professional able to work independently and in a team environment. 
  • The ability to identify conflicts and address them through positive conflict resolution strategies. 
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office and Zoom 

Working conditions  

  • The position requires a reliable vehicle and willingness to travel throughout Northern Virginia.  
  • Working in virtual, office, community, and classroom conditions.   
  •  Flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekend hours.  *Must work evenings during program implementation season.
  • The candidate must understand and demonstrate a commitment to maintaining the confidential nature of client information.  
  • Must be able to lift materials and equipment weighing up to 50lbs.  

Special requirements  

  • The candidate must be comfortable discussing sensitive issues, including child sexual abuse.   
  • The candidate must be comfortable assessing situations and making decisions to help address any challenges during program sessions with families, staff, or equipment.   

Job Purpose 

The Mission-driven leader will be responsible for developing and implementing virtual and in-person family classes, workshops, and support groups. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

Strengthen the development and…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Benefits include health, dental, life, short-term disability insurance, a retirement match, flexible schedule, personal days, sick/vacation leave, holidays, and the opportunity to work with a supportive, dynamic and dedicated team of child welfare advocates. 

Benefits include health, dental, life, short-term disability insurance, a retirement match, flexible schedule, personal days, sick/vacation leave, holidays, and the opportunity to…

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluent in Spanish and English, with strong verbal and written communications skills.

Fluent in Spanish and English, with strong verbal and written communications skills.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Alexandria, VA
Associated Location
205 South Whiting Street, 205, Alexandria, VA 22304

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To be considered, please submit a resume and cover letter.

No calls, please. If your application is selected, you will be contacted for an interview.

Please note: applications that do not include a cover letter will not be considered.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 26, 2021

All employees of SCAN must also consent to criminal and child protective services background checks.

SCAN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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