Family Engagement and Training Manager

Job Type

Part Time


Details: Salary range: $16.50 - $20.00/hour, based on experience and education; 10-15 hours/week on average



Start Date


Application Deadline



4031 University Drive
Suite 100
United States


Job Summary: The Family Engagement and Training Manager is responsible for managing and supervising family engagement, support and training activities including provision of direct support to families as well as scheduling, planning, and implementing training opportunities for parents, caregivers, youth, and professionals. 

Specific Duties:

Assist Director with development of live and video training curricula

Support implementation of training sessions

Offer direct phone, electronic and in-person support to families and youth through provision of information, resources, and systems navigation

Implement, analyze and use evaluation data from family support and training activities

Support social media communication tasks

Support the work of other FFF staff, and collaborating partners and agencies

Represent Formed Families Forward, its mission, and its projects at events, in community settings, and in other communications

Other duties as assigned


Experience with direct support of parents, caregivers and youth

Experience with efforts to increase and maintain family involvement and engagement in schools and other child-serving systems

Experience with record keeping/data collection, logistics coordination and scheduling and events management

Competence in use of e-mail, internet, Google applications, and Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Good phone, electronic and direct communication skills

Ability to work both independently and as part of as team in a fast-paced environment

Flexibility to work non-standard hours (occasional evening and weekends)

Driver’s License, an automobile, proof of automobile insurance, and ability to travel locally and across Virginia, including occasional overnight stays out of town

Ability to lift and move objects weighing up to 40 pounds

Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, special education policies and procedures including those related to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Familiarity with the unique experiences and needs of foster, adoptive and kinship families

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience 

* Foster or adoptive parents and kinship caregivers raising children and youth with special needs are strongly encouraged to apply


Flexible work schedule

Accrued personal leave

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

Interested candidates are invited to send a resumé and cover letter to Dr. Kelly Henderson, Executive Director, Formed Families Forward at