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Parent Educator (FT)- New Bedford Strengthening Families

Company: Americorps
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Parent Educator (FT)- New Bedford Strengthening Families

As an NBSF Corps Member, you will provide one or both of the following Nurturing Parenting Programs: "Nurturing Skills for Families" and/or "Spanish-Speaking Parents and Their Children Ages 4-12". You will recruit families to participate in the program, either by following up on direct referrals made by community partners or through family engagement activities in the community. You will provide the NPP program either individually or in groups, depending on community need. As a Corps Member, you will work as part of a team with other NBSF AmeriCorps members to plan and implement Parent Cafes and Parent-Child Activities that are designed to strengthen social connections among families. Parent Cafes are evidence-based, small-group structured discussions that enable parents to explore strengths, learn about the protective factors, and create strategies from their own wisdom and experiences to help strengthen their families. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : Essential Functions of the AmeriCorps Parent Resource Educator Position: Recruit families to participate in one or more of the Nurturing Parenting Programs by following up on referrals from community agencies and engaging in direct recruitment. Assess parents' level of Protective Factors using the validated Protective Factors Survey (PFS). Develop family plan for improving one or more of the Protective factors Conduct AAPI-2.0 (Adult-Adolescent Parenting Inventory) and Nurturing Skills Competency Scale (NSCS) with parent/caregiver at intake and after parent has completed curriculum. Provide NPP curriculum in either a group or individual-based setting Make referrals to other community partners. Work in teams with other NBSF AmeriCorps members to strategize and provide a monthly Parent Cafe. Work in teams to plan and provide biweekly parent-child activities for Greater New Bedford families. These may include family literacy activities, playgroups, etc. .

Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service , Childcare assistance if eligible , Living Allowance , Health Coverage , Stipend , Training .

Terms :

Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours .

Service Areas :

Children/Youth , Health , Education , Community Outreach .

Skills :

Public Speaking , Conflict Resolution , Counseling , Teaching/Tutoring , Leadership , Youth Development , General Skills , Community Organization , Education , Team Work , Communications , Social Services .

Keywords: Americorps, New Bedford , Parent Educator (FT)- New Bedford Strengthening Families, Other , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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