Parent Educator (2 positions, one FT, one PT) Posted 12/12/18

Position:  Parent Educator

Supervisor:  Family Program Manager

FLSA Status:  Full time exempt (35-40 hours per week) or Half time (20 hours per week)

Evening and/or occasional weekend hours are required

This position is contingent upon grant funding.


Direct Service (90%)

  1. Provide home visitation/parenting support through evidence-based curriculum.
    • Schedule and implement home visits, including coaching, outreach and education.
    • Utilize evidence-based curriculum to insure fidelity to the program
    • Receive training and utilize evidence-based programming to work with families with young children.
    • Complete necessary reporting, data collection, evaluations as necessary
    • Coordinate and plan all activities for programming; ensure adequate supply of family-based materials in alignment with programming.
    • Make necessary referrals to community-based programs and services.
  • Encourage participation in the wide variety of programs available at the agency and within the community
  • Engage families in self-sufficiency and mutual support.

Other Duties (10%)

  • Assist in achieving all program goals and objectives
  • Attend staff meetings and staff development workshops
  • Represent the agency in community service meetings for collaboration and networking
  • Work with leadership team, families and individuals to identify community needs and provide recommendation for services.
  • Have a reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license, and insurance
  • Bilingual language skills a plus
  • Ability to pass background check
Education Requirement:  Bachelor’s Degree in social work, Family Education, Psychology and or Human Development preferred. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in any field required.

Please send cover letter and resume to franchesca@fcrnew.org


Event Coordinator Intern (Unpaid Internship for Credit)

Job Description: Last year we had an event to be proud of with over 5,000 attendees at our fifth annual Fly A Kite Fest. We are looking for an intern to help make this event soar! After this internship the intern will have seen the full planning of a community event and gain resume building experience. The fundraising event is a fun Family Kite Event to raise awareness and funding for healthy child development programs right here in Northeast Wisconsin. The intern will gain experience working with committees, community partners, volunteers and donors. The intern will participate in committee planning, event logistics, event promotion and more.

If intern is looking for a focus in volunteer coordination, development, or communications we can tailor an internship to that skill set for a committed intern experience.

For spring intern will work to help with initial event planning for Fly A Kite Fest and plans for the Blue Kite Campaign to help build skills. Upon completion of a successful Spring internship there will be an opportunity to participate in a paid summer internship.

Work schedule 12-16 Hours a week (Flexible) for academic semester

Qualifications: Current Student
Junior or Senior Status

Childcare Provider

Reports to: Parent Educator Supervisor

FLSA Status: Hourly, Part-time,
Evening and/or weekend hours required
This position is contingent upon grant funding.
Typical evening hours are 5:00-7:30pm on weeknights. This is on an as needed basis for parenting classes and workshops.


1. Develop and participate in games, read to children, and teach simple craft projects, painting, drawing, handwork, songs, and motor activities organized around special themes and seasonal activities.

2. Ensure a nurturing environment for children using non-punitive methods of discipline. Stop aggressive behavior such as hitting, wrestling, toy throwing, playing inappropriately with toys, dangerous play, etc. and re-direct the children.

3. Stay in the room with the children at all times. Tend to infants if they are crying.

4. Help children develop the habit of following the rules of the playroom: playing nicely with others and share toys, picking up and putting away toys, art supplies and books before they leave.

5. Assist children with bathroom needs (diapers will be changed by parents).

6. Participate in training and other events that are recommended by supervisor

7. Ability to work in partnerships with families and be non-judgmental, flexible, creative, empathetic, and accepting.

8. Maintain attendance records of all participants.

A. High School Diploma
B. Must have history of working with small children and be able to provide references
C. Ability to be a resource and give support
D. Ability to work with all Center staff, volunteers, collaborative partners as part of a team
D. Ability to maintain records and prepare reports correctly and completely by deadlines established
F. Bilingual Spanish language skills preferred
G. Ability to pass background check
H. Ability to complete Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Mandated Reporter Training (SCAN-MRT), Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) Training; Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Training; CPR training

Please send cover letter and resume to franchesca@fcrnew.org