Fatherhood Coordinator

Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Posted
May 09, 2019
Closes
Jun 08, 2019
Job Function
Health / Medical
Focus Areas
Healthcare, Human Services
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors

Fatherhood Coordinator 

                           

PROGRAM:  Atlanta Healthy Start

The Center for Black Women’s Wellness is a community-based nonprofit organization that is committed to enhancing the health and well-being of Black women and their families. The organization provides several comprehensive programs that are designed to educate, empower and inspire participants to make positive changes in their lives and the lives of their families.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Atlanta Healthy Start Initiative (AHSI) is a case management program designed to improve maternal and child health outcomes in high-risk communities. The Fatherhood Coordinator manages outreach and programming directed towards fathers/male partners affiliated with Healthy Start women/infant participants. This is a full-time position reporting directly to the Program Manager for AHSI.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversees outreach strategies to effectively attract and engage at least 100 fathers associated with mother/infant participants into program activities and services annually.
  • Coordinates activities and events intended to improve the health and resilience of fathers/male partners, promote healthy relationships, and strengthen life skills. Identifies fatherhood curricula and training opportunities; and coordinates training provided by external consultants and partners.
  • Develops collaborative relationships with a wide range of health, community and social service organizations to support participants’ goals, including workforce development.
  • Serves as organizational representative on fatherhood coalitions and other related groups to coordinate activities and ensure integration and alignment within the project area.
  • Manages and coaches one male community outreach worker. Manages volunteers/interns identified to support program (as necessary).
  • Monitors and tracks program objectives and assists with reports and proposal preparation.
  • Conducts presentations; develops written communications; and attends local, regional and national meetings to disseminate information about the program.

Performs other duties as assigned and necessary for successful program administration and delivery.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's degree in Health Education, Public Administration, Public Policy, or Social Work; two years of related experience; Bachelor’s degree in Social Work is highly preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ work experience coordinating activities in an active office environment
  • Management skills to include prior supervision, with two years of supervisory experience strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with Atlanta’s metro area and surrounding Fulton County (e.g., East Point and College Park)
  • Knowledge of Metro Atlanta community resources
  • Command of Microsoft Office software
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills

BENEFITS

  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • Paid holidays (to include office closed with pay December 24th – January 1st each year)
  • 401K Plan
  • 35-hour work week
  • Generous vacation and sick time

Salary is commensurate with experience.  Interested applicants please submit resume and cover letter by clicking on the "Apply" button.