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Full Time Position
 Health benefits eligible/Bilingual required

Open until filled


About the Position

Under the direction of the Director of Programs or designee, the parent education specialist will coordinate the implementation of evidenced-based prevention and community wellness services to youth, families, and community partners.  The Specialist will be working closely with City, County and school-based staff.


About the Agency

Pajaro Valley Prevention & Student Assistance, Inc (PVPSA) has been the leader of youth prevention and intervention services in the greater Pajaro Valley. We believe that every young person in our community should have the opportunity to achieve their dreams. We are committed to helping them identify those dreams and support them in that quest. Our mission is to improve the quality of life of students and families in the Pajaro Valley by providing health education, prevention services, mental health services, and by advocating for public policies that protect the health of our community.  

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Facilitation of parent/family education presentations, and engagement activities.

  • Confers with school administrators and community partners regarding the parenting programs

  • Coordinates all parent education programs/activities, meetings, workshops, and childcare accommodations

  • Provides and obtains information, explains programs and promotes parent participation in programs

  • Collects information necessary to assist in the evaluation of programs delivered

  • Serves as the liaison in community partnership meetings with governmental and non-governmental agencies and conducts public presentations as needed 

  • With support from the Program Director, ensures that program related reports are submitted as required. 

Employment Standards

Knowledge of:

  • Educational practices and activities

  • Administrative, supervisory, and organizational skills

  • Community resources and programming

Ability to:

  • Coordinate, advise and plan complex components of parenting programs

  • Plan, organize, and prioritize work to meet schedules and timelines

  • Act as liaison to a families

  • Develop work plans and monitor implementation of strategies and activities 

  • Manage multiple projects effectively 

Training & Experience

Requires an AA degree with two (2) years of progressively responsible experience OR a BA degree and at a year in an education implementation in a school setting or other youth/ family community service environment. Bilingual skills required (Spanish/English) 

Salary and Benefits

Salary Scale: $46,363- $49,275

Eligible for medical, dental, and other employee benefits

How to Apply

Interested applicants shall submit a cover letter and resume with four references to

PVPSA Human Resources


Mail: 335 East Lake Avenue, Watsonville, CA 95076

For questions, please contact PVPSA’s HR Office at 831-728-6445.

PVPSA is a drug-free and smoke-free work place and an equal opportunity employer. 

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