Project Manager, CWS & PATH
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The Child Welfare System Improvement program enrolls AmeriCorps members to provide family stabilization support and parenting education to at-risk families in California counties. Through servicing families, AmeriCorps members increase participants parenting skills, reduce referrals to County child welfare services, decrease risk for child abuse and neglect, provide access to health programs and increase food security. AmeriCorps members also leverage volunteers to support family stabilization and parenting education services.
The Preventing Abuse Through Home-visitation (PATH) program enrolls AmeriCorps members to provide parenting education and case management of families in a Home-visiting setting. AmeriCorps members increase participants parenting skills, reduce referrals to County child welfare services, decrease risk for child abuse and neglect, and provide access to other resources in the community.
The CWS/PATH/PATH Project Manager is responsible for providing training and technical assistance to CWS/PATH/PATH program partners on all AmeriCorps activities, including but not limited to, member recruitment, enrollment, retention, training, policies and procedures, and terms of service. The CWS/PATH/PATH Project Manager is responsible for successful program operations, including but not limited to, partner recruitment and development, monitoring and maintaining all applicable CWS/PATH/PATH AmeriCorps contracts, overseeing CWS/PATH/PATH AmeriCorps program implementation, ensuring grant/program compliance, tracking, monitoring and reporting data to ensure contracted Performance Measures are met, and coordinating CWS/PATH Continuation and Re-Compete proposals so that the CWS/PATH/PATH AmeriCorps program continues.
Education and Experience
• At least 5 years’ experience in communications, public relations, community organizing, or a related field, or the equivalent combination of related work experience and education.
• Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
• Experience with and/or knowledge of the child abuse prevention field, social services
cross-sector collaboration, collective impact, family strengthening, and/or the child
welfare system preferred
• Experience with developing and maintaining partnerships with public/private
community and collaborative partners required.
• Experience working with social services programs preferred.