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The Director of the Parenting Community

Description: The Director of the Parenting Community is a new, full time role we are looking to fill within the JCC Family. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and increasing parental engagement and community partnerships. He/She will establish and nurture relationships with existing and new parents through programs and initiatives that deepen the association between SJJCC and the community. The Director of the Parenting Community must be able to communicate effectively with various groups and have strong influence, organizational and operational skills. Essential Responsibilities: •Develop new, relevant, and on-going parenting programing to provide resources and benefits to our parents and community- on site and virtually •Institute and/or update a parental involvement plan that establishes the expectations of parental involvement; including programs and practices that encourage and enhance parental involvement •Become the liaison between teachers and parents to harness team creativity that translates into effective programming for the JCC to continue and allows parents to feel valued • Create and manage a web-based presence to build and maintain a strong virtual community(blogging, social media, emailing) •Plan and implement regular, consistent Parent Committee Meetings( Parenting Advisory Committee, teacher-staff socials and other opportunities to encourage parental involvement) •Engage in community outreach, develop community liaisons, partner with community organizations, and create community wide parenting events. •Facilitate connections between families that create parenting networks to reduce isolation, provide support, and engage parents in community building •Oversee volunteer opportunities for parents

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity F/T
Location Greenvale, NY
Field of Study Human Development, Social Work, Education or other related field
Degree Wanted Bachelor
Special Skills & Requirements • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development, Social Work, Education or other related field. • Experience with program development, planning and organizing activities • Supervisory Experience • Self-motivated leader who can work independently as well as with a team • Flexibility in your schedule is a must, as you will be working 1 weekend day a week or as needed • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal • Excellent technical skills • Prior experience leading a parent group a plus
Company Name Sid Jacobson JCC
Contact: Marie Day
Address: 300 Forest Dr 300 Forest Dr, Greenvale, NY 11548
Email: mday@sjjcc.org
Phone:
Website: www.sjjcc.org
About the Company: Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center, the only full-service JCC on Long Island’s North Shore, is dedicated to serving every aspect of community wellness, regardless of age or ability. We promote physical health through our cutting edge health and wellness center, while also providing for emotional and spiritual health through a variety of divorce, bereavement, and cancer support groups, as well as Jewish programming with our own staff rabbi. We broaden the horizons of our members of every age, from the youngest in infant and toddler day care to adult cultural programs to current events discussions for seniors. Sid Jacobson JCC also believes that everyone deserves to live a dignified existence, no matter what his or her condition. With this in mind, we offer programs for those with Alzheimer’s disease and other chronic conditions, as well as programming for children and teens living with special needs. The Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center promotes Jewish identity. We provide a comprehensive program based on Jewish values, traditions, heritage and culture and are committed to enriching the lives of all the individuals and families in our community.
How To Apply: For more information please email at: mday@sjjcc.org
Expiration Date:
(YYYY-MM-DD)
2016-12-30

 

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