Basic Information

Job Category: Other

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Date published: 16-Jun-2022

Job type: Full Time

Description and Requirements

About the role

Parent Educator

A child’s place PA is currently seeking a Parent Educator to join their team in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

About the role:
The Healthy Parenting Educator will administer an evidence-based parent training program, Triple P (Positive Parenting Program), for A Child’s Place PA. The Parenting Educator will be responsible for coordinating individual and group training sessions, promoting the program and recruiting parent/guardian participants. The Parenting Educator will have an understanding of family systems, basic discipline techniques, and community resources; possess an ability to reach out to participants and create a relationship of mutual trust; and have strong social skills and a compassionate personality. The ideal candidate will be confident making organizational relationships with community leaders, in order to ensure integration into the community and promoting active recruitment efforts by partnering with other organizations. At times, this position requires the flexibility of meeting with clients, parents, and community partners during evenings and weekends.

Duties:
  • Attend Triple P training and certification sessions
  • Schedule and lead weekly individual family and group sessions
  • Maintain participant records and reports for funding sources
  • Complete pre/post family assessments
  • Identify family needs and provide community resources to participants
  • Collaborate with other staff, parents, and community stakeholders to promote the program
  • Observe and understand parent behavior and report suspicions of neglect, abuse, etc.
  • Ensure fidelity to the Triple P curriculum though supervision and peer review with other staff members
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
 Our ideal candidate:
  • Demonstrated experience in the field of human services, education, or social work; Bachelor’s degree required with master’s preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with In-Home Service Provision
  • Experience recruiting and promoting programs
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Well-organized and committed
  • Creative and energetic
  • Must have a valid driver's license with access to a reliable vehicle
  • Intermediate Computer/Technology skills

    Skills & Abilities:
  • Excellent work ethic.
  • Good Communication skills
  • Efficient and organized.
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Compensation commensurate with experience.
  • Amazing Benefits Package Including (37.50-hour work week, ½ hour paid lunch, 4 weeks PTO, Healthcare, Vision, Dental, Flexible spending, Dependent care, pet insurance, commuters’ benefit, parking benefits, short/long term disability, employee assistance program, discounts etc.)
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer!