PARENT EDUCATION & ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST
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.
Educational practices and activities
Administrative, supervisory, and organizational skills
Community resources and programming
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.