Family Services of NE Wisconsin

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Program Manager

at Family Services of NE Wisconsin

Posted: 5/28/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1014842

Job Description

  • 01-Mar-2019 to 30-Jun-2019 (CST)
  • Division - Children's Services
  • Menasha, WI, USA
  • Full Time

Family Services is a non-profit organization that protects, heals and cares for children and families throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Family Services is strongly committed to protecting children and vulnerable individuals from abuse and exploitation. When traumatic situations occur, our staff is there to assist the individual or family with their journey of healing and recovery. Family Services cares for individuals who are isolated, abandoned or just need help developing the skills to live successfully.

Fulfilling our mission to protect, heal and care for the children and families of Northeast Wisconsin...Family Services' Parent Connection is a parent education and early learning program that encourages, strengthens and supports families throughout Outagamie, Winnebago & Calumet Counties. We provide services that enhance family stability, promote school readiness, improve children's health outcomes, and prevent child abuse by educating and strengthening families.

We are seeking a full time Program Manager for the region's Parent Connection services with office locations in both Menasha and Oshkosh. This leadership position will collaborate with community partners to build relationships that support strong families. This position has direct responsibility for the success of this impact driven program. The Program Manager supports supervisors in ensuring superior service delivery to our clients and implementation of the Parents as Teachers curriculum. Grant Writing and maintaining funder relationships are an important part of this role. This position is also responsible for program planning and budgetary oversight responsibilities.

The position requires a Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services field or a Bachelor's degree in another field with equivalent human services experience; a minimum of 5 years' experience in prevention and educational services for young children and their families, as well as a minimum of 3 years supervisory or management experience in any field. A strong background with Birth - Five population; knowledge of maternal child health, child development, child abuse/neglect prevention and comprehensive home visitation services is also required. Familiarity with evidence based home visitation curriculum is highly preferred.  Previous experience in grant writing and reporting is also highly preferred.

A successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and computer literacy and the ability to manage multiple projects and work collaboratively with community partners.