Parent Café Coordinator

WiNGS
Published
March 15, 2024
Location
4201 Spring Valley Rd, Suite 1400, Dallas, TX
Category
Job Type
Salary Range
$50,000 - $55,000

Description

WiNGS is a non-profit agency that supports women in realizing their fullest potential and a path to a better life. Formerly known as the YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas, WiNGS serves more than 2,000 individuals each year. If you want to make a lasting impact in the lives of women and children in Dallas County, work with a team of passionate professionals in an evolving organization - WiNGS is a place for you.

The Parent Café Coordinator works collaboratively with the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Team helping to improve maternal and child outcomes. This position also works closely with the Economic Advancement (EA) Team to develop host locations for Cafés in high-need areas. The Café Coordinator is responsible for outreach, recruitment and enrollment of families and preparing & facilitating group discussions and lessons in accordance with the Parent Café model.  This position must be able to work a flexible schedule which could involve evenings and weekends. Reliable transportation and the ability to travel throughout Dallas County is required. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Facilitate Parent Cafes for families in the community using Strengthening Families framework.
  • Recruit families to participate in weekly meetings through community outreach.
  • Train Facilitators and Parent Cafe Hosts; facilitate discussion and encourage mutual self-help exchanges of suggestions, experiences & support.
  • Engage parents in leadership roles and encourage attendance.
  • Develop working relationships with families to promote problem-solving competence.
  • Manage café logistics, track attendance, registration, surveys and feedback.
  • Assist in planning parent activities, encourage parent participation in program activities, and obtain feedback from parents regarding the level of satisfaction with the services they receive.
  • Maintain a sense of teamwork between Parent Cafés and other WiNGS programs.
  • Promote and network with other community agencies; participate in community events.

QUALIFICATIONS / POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s level degree in Social Work, Psychology, Child Development or a related field is preferred.
  • Two years of relevant experience working with children and families. Experience working with volunteers is desirable. Experience and enthusiasm for working with and supporting families; especially parents/caregivers.
  • Successful clearance of required background checks.
  • Ability to speak Spanish is highly desirable.
  • Ability to establish relationships with individuals from diverse socioeconomic and cultural background
  • Ability to work autonomously and with a group of diverse peers.
  • Must possess good time management and organizational skills.
  • Local travel required; must have reliable transportation and acceptable driving record.

PERKS & BENEFITS

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Short-Long Term Disability. Company paid Life Insurance
  • 401k with company match
  • Optional remote workdays
  • Generous PTO package including extended time off from December 24th to New Years.

Application Instructions

TO APPLY - WiNGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For Consideration, qualified candidates should submit a resume via email to jobs@wingsdallas.org.

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