Equal Opportunity Employer: The YWCA Lower Cape Fear is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant shall be discriminated against because of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, alien status, citizenship status, age, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability that can be reasonably accommodated, or any other classification protected by law.
After School Teachers
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- PT After School Teachers: Minimum of High School Diploma or Equivalency and at least 6 months of experience in a licensed childcare facility
- Approval letter of qualification from DCDEE preferred
- CPR and First Aid Certified
- Must pass a criminal background check
The YWCA is accepting applications for CDL Drivers needed for the 2018-19 school year. We are looking for individuals to transport students after school to our after school programs.
Minimum qualifications include: must be 25 years of age, must have a high school diploma or equivalency, must be able to pass a state background check, must have a good driving record and passenger endorsement. Most importantly, individuals must also enjoy working with children!
This is a part-time position working 10-15 hours per week.
To be considered, please complete employment application below and return to the YWCA.
Position: Parent Educator (Columbus County)
Classification: Part-time, Non-exempt, 8- 12 hours per week
Reports to: Early Parenthood Program Coordinator
Program Summary: The YWCA’s Early Parenthood Program (EPP) of Columbus County empowers pregnant and/or parenting adolescent parents to progress in their academic and career goals, to deliver and raise healthy school-ready children, and to postpone subsequent pregnancies to beyond their adolescent years. EPP utilizes the evidence-based Parents as Teachers (PAT) curriculum designed to provide parents with child development knowledge and parenting support, provide early detection of developmental delays and health issues, prevent child abuse and neglect, and increase children’s school readiness. The PAT model includes one-on-one home visits, monthly group connections, developmental screenings, and a resource network for families.
Position Summary: The Parent Educator implements the PAT model, emphasizing parent-child interaction, development-centered parenting and family well-being in their work with families. Utilizing the PAT Foundational Curriculum in culturally sensitive ways, the parent educator partners, facilitates, and reflects with families. This part-time position is 8- 12 hours per week, depending on the parent educator’s caseload. A flexible schedule is preferred, with occasional nights and weekends.
- Bachelor’s degree, with an emphasis in human services or related field, preferred. Associate’s degree required.
- One year of work experience in a closely related field.
- Excellent administrative and computer skills.
- Passion for working with young people and children using a strengths-based approach.
- Certification in “Parents as Teachers” Curriculum preferred.
- A valid North Carolina Driver’s License and reliable transportation.
- Work collaboratively with YWCA staff to provide individual and group support to pregnant and parenting teens in a variety of settings;
- Provide home visiting and case management services for 5-10 program participants in Columbus County;
- Maintain professional documentation of home visits, case management, participant contact, and parental consent;
- Implement Parents as Teachers Curriculum with fidelity and participate in on-going quality improvement;
- Enter data about program activities into PAT’s Penelope database in accordance with program requirements;
- Engage in recruitment activities (as applicable);
- Complete ongoing developmental screenings and health reviews for each enrolled child;
- Connect families to resources that help them to address their needs and reach their goals;
Professional Development and Growth:
- Commit to 6 hours of professional development to improve program outcomes.
- Renew parent educator certification annually.
- Attend all staff meetings and other mandatory or required in-service training.
- Maintain confidentiality regarding staff, families, and children at all times, and relate to families in a positive and respectful manner.
YWCA Lower Cape Fear is an equal opportunity employer. Please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, with “Parent Educator” in the subject line, by Friday, December 14.