Now Recruiting: Volunteer Parent Coach (900 Hour)

Now recruiting: 900 Hour Volunteer Parent Coach – Applications due Friday, January 5, 2017.

 


 

Are there any benefits to this position?

 

  • Volunteers receive a Monthly Living Allowance for their time
  • Student Loan Deferment and some of the student loan interest paid
  • Education Award at the end of the service term
  • Great experience working with preschool children and community agencies!

What is a Volunteer Parent Coach?

  • Works on an individual basis with families utilizing Nurturing Parenting Program (NPP)

  • Provide support and case management to parents

  • Participate in trainings and other professional growth opportunities

  • Provide the necessary information and referrals to families in need

  • Administer a Pre/Post Skills Assessment to each parent  assigned

  • Enters data and submits reports as instructed in a timely manner

  • Meets with lead agency supervisor and plans delivery of instruction to parent(s)  weekly

  • Represents First 5 San Bernardino and partner agencies during community events

  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings and some weekends

  • Performs other duties as assigned

What kind of skills do I need?

  • Experience and or interest working with preschool age children
  • Knowledge of Child Development
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience and willingness to work with culturally diverse children and families
  • Knowledge of community resources available to children 0-5 and their families
  • Ability to take initiative and perform duties with little supervision

What are the minimum qualifications?

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must possess a high school diploma and 6 units in human/health services related field 6 ECE units can be substituted with an undergraduate degree (AA or Bachelors) and/or work experience in a related field
  • Must be a U.S. citizen of lawful permanent resident
  • Clearance of fingerprint background check with Department of Justice and FBI
  • Clean DMV report and proof of auto insurance

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Interested in becoming a First 5 AmeriCorps Member?

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Join Our Team: Be A Part of First 5 AmeriCorps

Interested in becoming a First 5 AmeriCorps Member?

Learn more about our positions and the benefits. Join our interest list for announcements on position openings in the future.

Are there any benefits to this position?

  • Volunteers receive a Monthly Living Allowance for their time
  • Student Loan Deferment and some of the student loan interest paid
  • Education Award at the end of the service term
  • Great experience working with preschool children and community agencies!

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Download Brochure (PDF)

Download Application (PDF)

AmeriCorps acknowledged in National Service Recognition Day

San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors adopted a proclamation in honor of National Service Recognition Day on March 22, 2016. This recognition takes part of an observance for local officials to celebrate AmeriCorps volunteer service as a cost-effective and impactful program that addresses local challenges and improves quality of life for communities across the nation.

First 5 AmeriCorps staff serve as school readiness coaches at local school sites in San Bernardino County, helping preschoolers stay engaged with their classes and early learning exercises. School readiness coaches help children learn the alphabet, lead reading and literacy activities and assist First 5 San Bernardino in community engagement events.

First 5 San Bernardino stands with local officials in recognition of our AmeriCorps staff members: Alex Ruiz, Leticia Rivera, Liliana Ferrer and Wesley Lopez.

 

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