Nurturing Parenting Facilitator ( Bartow, FL)
Bartow | Florida, United States
Independent Contractor: Nurturing Parenting Facilitator
SUMMARY: The Nurturing Parenting Facilitator works with families at risk for abuse and neglect by facilitating evidence-based Nurturing Parenting Program Classes.
Using lessons that can be delivered in a home-based setting, the Nurturing Parenting Facilitator will assess, identify, and facilitate evidence-based Nurturing Parenting Program Classes using family-centered initiatives, training techniques, and tools designed to build nurturing parenting skills as an alternative to abusive and neglecting parenting and child-rearing practices. The Nurturing Parenting Facilitator is accountable for planning, implementing, evaluating, facilitating, and reporting on all components of the Nurturing Parenting Program.
The long-term goals of the evidence-based parenting skills training are to prevent recidivism in families receiving social services, lower the rate of multi-parent teenage pregnancies, reduce the rate of juvenile delinquency and alcohol abuse, and stop the inter-generational cycle of child abuse by teaching positive parenting behaviors.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
Track program enrollment, attendance, assessments, etc.
Coordinate program implementation, logistics, and facilitation of the one-on-one Nurturing Parenting Program Classes on a weekly basis, including participant’s recruitment, enrollment, attendance, scheduling, and participation; site agreements; location coordination; scheduling; materials; troubleshooting; and program challenges.
Conduct in-home, one-on-one Nurturing Parenting Program Classes with referred families, including participant’s assessments, service plan goals, progress, outcomes, and provide status reports to the referral source or courts, etc.
Complete weekly Service Activity Logs to bill for services rendered.
Coordinate services and service delivery strategies in accordance with Neighbor To Family, Inc. resources, policies, and protocols.
Shares essential information about children and their families with case managers/referral source
Works as a member of the interdisciplinary team, with mutual respect, to ensure well-defined rights, responsibilities, rewards, and resources.
Prepares and maintain records, data, forms reports, tracking tools, and documents pertinent to these job responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor of Arts in Education, Social Services, or a related field. One year of experience in human or social services and/or one year experience training / group facilitation. Ability to work independently, lead and manage projects, and be an effective team member. Flexible schedule necessary for parenting classes and other evening/weekend activities. Knowledge of family programs. Certification in the Nurturing Parenting Program is preferred but not required.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written or schedule form. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
• Valid driver’s license for state employed and reliable car.
• Must obtain the following automobile insurance coverage within two weeks of employment; proof of which must be submitted to Corporate Human Resources via a copy of your auto insurance declaration page which reflects auto policy expiration date, that you are an insured driver on the policy and that you carry the state mandated insurance listed below:
Bodily Liability insurance in the amount of:
$100,000 per claim, $300,000 per incident.
• Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test.
• Must submit to and pass random drug tests during employment.
• Must successfully pass all background screens as required by the state.
• Must complete 20 hours of staff development annually.
CULTURAL COMPETENCY: Ability to relate, understand, accept and interact in a culturally sensitive manner.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, listen and hear, stand, walk and sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision and peripheral vision.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
How to Apply
apply via the NTF website or Indeed.com
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