Program Facilitator

Girls Inc. of Tarrant County
Published
January 7, 2022
Location
1226 E. Weatherford Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102, Fort Worth, Texas
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Day 1 Receive: $100 | Day 30 Receive: $100 | Day 60 Receive: $100

Do you want a career that makes a true and lasting difference in the world? Are you ready to join an organization where you can change the trajectory of a girl’s life?

Imagine all girls empowered to be strong, smart, and bold. That’s exactly what we do at Girls Inc. of Tarrant County! Our programs promote health, education, career readiness, and independence. Through advocating for girls and their futures, we reduce barriers in their lives that stem from violence, poverty, and inequity that they encounter at home, at school, in relationships, online, or in their community. Our unique combination of life-changing mentoring relationships, a pro-girl culture, and research-based programming equip girls to be healthy, educated, and empowered.

At Girls Inc. of Tarrant County, you’ll find professional development and personal fulfillment. The work can be challenging, but the girls and their successes make it all worthwhile. At Girls Inc., you can truly make a difference in the lives of at-risk girls!

Join us on Facebook at /girlsinctarrant to see the amazing work being done in your community!

At Girls Inc. of Tarrant County, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the girls we serve.

You might be interested in our newest opportunity of Program Facilitator. Read more below!

Position Summary: The Program Facilitator is responsible for program development, facilitation, and reporting, as well as the supervision of interns and volunteers in their assigned program area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Program Administration:

  • Facilitate agency-approved programs as assigned.
  • Explore students’ changing interests and developmental needs to stay informed of changes.
  • Utilize agency resources to develop coordinated, effective programs.
  • Assess programs periodically to ensure relevancy.
  • Meet periodically with parents to explain programs and keep them updated on students’ progress; inform them of their students’ problems, concerns, and needs; encourage family involvement.
  • Mentor and assess students individually or collectively; make referrals as needed.
  • Stimulate interest and enthusiasm within the community for program; explain agency programs to interested individuals and groups.
  • Collaborate with supervisor to build community engagement
  • Initiate and cooperate in inter-agency collaborative efforts; serve as an advocate for participants.
  • Inform supervisor and other necessary staff of problems, concerns, needs, and trends.
  • Collect agency-required paperwork on program participants; submit accurate and timely reports.
  • Collaborate and build relationships with community liaisons and campus personnel for ongoing participant services
  • Facilitate speaking engagements when assigned.
  • Lead special projects and initiatives as assigned.
  • Meet programmatic goals and deadlines as set by agency leadership.

Intern and Volunteer Supervision:

  • Supervise assigned interns and volunteers.
  • Utilize volunteers in program delivery; ensure volunteers receive appropriate training; assess and recognize volunteers’ efforts.
  • Encourage staff and volunteers to be creative and innovative; inspire and motivate them to explore new and different approaches to keep programs flexible and responsive.

Agency Mission and Goals:

  • Understand and support the mission of the organization; commit to elevating mission effectiveness.
  • Represent the agency with professionalism, integrity, and a commitment to excellence at all times.
  • Participate in goal-setting for program objectives, strategies, and tactics.

Related Agency Activities:

  • Participate in periodic assessment of own performance; develop professional goals and objectives.
  • Participate in staff meetings and conferences; work collaboratively with staff to meet goals.
  • Participate in fundraising and volunteer engagement events as directed.
  • Engage in approved continuing education opportunities as appropriate.
  • Share the duties of answering phones and greeting guests.
  • Serve as an ambassador for the agency.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, with courses in social work, education, psychology, and/or sociology; special consideration may be given for equivalent experience and personal qualifications in lieu of degree.
  • Work experience in youth services or related field, which includes some experience in supervision, administration, curriculum and program development, and community relations.
  • Skill in working with diverse clients, staff, and communities; ability to facilitate cooperative work.
  • Ability to communicate with youth and foster their involvement and participation in program planning, problem solving, and decision-making.
  • Ability to develop, implement, and coordinate multi-faceted programs that are responsive to participants’ needs and interests.
  • Ability to inspire, stimulate, and encourage creativity and innovation.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to provide professional references and clear extensive background checks.
  • Possess reliable transportation and a valid Texas driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in Spanish.
  • Master’s degree in related field.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment: This position requires the ability to operate phones, computers, and other office equipment, and the physical ability to perform light lifting. This person must be able to communicate effectively with program participants. Work is typically performed in an office or classroom setting, and may involve standing, stooping, bending, and walking. However, the agency will make accommodations when necessary. This person may be required to travel to various locations throughout Tarrant County. Generally, the working conditions have little or no exposure to extremes in safety hazards or hazardous materials.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Girls Inc. of Tarrant County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other discrimination prohibited by law. The agency complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances prohibiting employment discrimination.

Application Instructions

Please send a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to careers@girlsinctarrant.org

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