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Human Resources
440 Shatto Place
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Los Angeles, CA 90020 
hr@elnidofamilycenters.org

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El Nido Family Centers is currently recruiting for the following positions:

Regional Network Director - San Fernando Valley

Position: Regional Network Director
Program: Regional Support Network (RSN)
Location: San Fernando Valley
Annual Salary: $75,000

Program Summary: El Nido is contracted by First 5 LA as the lead organization in a regional
support network designed to support and maximize the impact and sustainability of the Best
Start Community Partnerships in the San Fernando Valley. The purpose of Best Start is to
cultivate strong collaborative efforts with parents, residents, organizations, and key leaders
(i.e. community partnerships) so that, together, they are a powerful catalyst for change to
achieve and sustain positive outcomes for children and families in their communities. The
long-term outcome for Best Start is that community partnerships build, use, and maintain the
ability to influence policies and systems that affect the safety, healthy development and wellbeing
of children prenatal to age 5 and their families in their community. El Nido and the
partner organizations in the regional support network work together with the community
partnerships to help achieve this outcome by providing support in areas including grant
management, fiscal and sub-contractor oversight, capacity building, collective advocacy and
resource mobilization.

Major Responsibilities: The Director is responsible for ensuring the Regional Network
provides support to the Community Partnerships within Region 3; Contract administration
(fiscal management, reporting, invoicing and subcontract administration and monitoring);
Coordination of organizational capacity building to provide the Local Networks with the
support they need to perform their roles; Regional Learning across Community Partnerships;
Multi-Level Coordination; Collective Advocacy to engage the Community Partnerships which
could involve multiple communities within the region; Resource mobilization to ensure fund
development to help Community Partnership work towards sustainability; and oversees and
supervises 4 staff.

Position Requirements: BA degree in related field with five years experience overseeing,
coordinating and managing social service program(s) strongly preferred; strong
organizational skills; familiar with community team building; strong collaboration, facilitation,
conflict resolution, and public speaking skills; ability to lead and facilitate regional community
meetings; and bilingual/Spanish required.

How to Apply:
Employees: Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates: Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Local Network Coordinator - San Fernando Valley

Position: Local Network Coordinator
Program: Regional Support Network (RSN)
Location: San Fernando Valley
Annual Salary: $55,000

Program Summary: El Nido is contracted by First 5 LA as the lead organization in a regional support network designed to support and maximize the impact and sustainability of the Best Start Community Partnerships in the San Fernando Valley. The purpose of Best Start is to cultivate strong collaborative efforts with parents, residents, organizations, and key leaders (i.e. community partnerships) so that, together, they are a powerful catalyst for change to achieve and sustain positive outcomes for children and families in their communities. The long-term outcome for Best Start is that community partnerships build, use, and maintain the ability to influence policies and systems that affect the safety, healthy development and well-being of children prenatal to age 5 and their families in their community. El Nido and the partner organizations in the regional support network work together with the community partnerships to help achieve this outcome by providing support in areas including grant management, fiscal and sub-contractor oversight, capacity building, collective advocacy and resource mobilization.  

Major Responsibilities: The Coordinator is responsible for the logistical support of the program, facilitates community partnership meetings and other sub-committees, serves as liaison for the Regional Support Network and provides additional support to the Local Network and the other Best Start Community; provides regional advocacy support to the Local Networks; assists the Director with program and contract compliance and program reporting; works directly with the evaluation team and sub-contractors to provide support to the Local Networks; and supervises the Project Assistant at the Local Network level.

Position Requirements: BA degree in related field with two years experience in program implementation and/or program coordination is strongly preferred; experience working with local Best Start community and familiar with First 5 funding preferred; excellent oral and public speaking skills, experience working with members of different cultures; meeting facilitation and conflict resolution skills; bilingual/Spanish required.

How to Apply:
Employees: Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates: Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Administrative Assistant - San Fernando Valley

Position: Administrative Assistant
Program: Regional Support Network
Location: San Fernando Valley
Annual Salary: $28,000 – $30,000

Program Summary: El Nido is contracted by First 5 LA as the lead organization in a regional
support network designed to support and maximize the impact and sustainability of the Best
Start Community Partnerships in the San Fernando Valley. The purpose of Best Start is to
cultivate strong collaborative efforts with parents, residents, organizations, and key leaders
(i.e. community partnerships) so that, together, they are a powerful catalyst for change to
achieve and sustain positive outcomes for children and families in their communities. The
long-term outcome for Best Start is that community partnerships build, use, and maintain the
ability to influence policies and systems that affect the safety, healthy development and wellbeing
of children prenatal to age 5 and their families in their community. El Nido and the
partner organizations in the regional support network work together with the community
partnerships to help achieve this outcome by providing support in areas including grant
management, fiscal and sub-contractor oversight, capacity building, collective advocacy and
resource mobilization.

Major Responsibilities: The Administrative Assistant’s responsibilities include
clerical/administrative work; prepares and types a variety of non-routine/complex
correspondence, forms, reports and similar items using a personal computer and MS
Word software; answers phones and greets clients; responds to questions about
program services; connects prospective clients with appropriate staff member; refers
callers to appropriate resources and other community agencies; and ensures office
is opened and closed in a timely manner.

Position Requirements: Excellent oral and written communication skills in
English/Spanish; knowledge/experience of personal computer operation including
word processing and/or data entry, Excel, desk top publishing, and/or as required by
specific job assignment; type 45-50 wpm; working knowledge of standard office
practices and equipment; and office organization skills to ensure smooth running of
office. Minimum of two years general office experience including standard office
practices and office organization skills to ensure office runs smoothly.

How to Apply:
Employees: Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates: Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Youth Academic Program Manager - South Los Angeles FamilySource Center

Position: Youth Academic Program Manager
Program: Family Source Center
Location: South Los Angeles
Annual Salary: $45,000 – $53,000

Major Responsibilities: Oversees and executes all center based Youth Academic and Technology Center programs and executes the CSULA Pathways Academic and Post-Secondary Mentorship Program. Maintains and manage identified strategies and documented scopes of work for referrals for academic tutoring program and post-secondary mentorship targeting Grades K-12 students with emphasis on middle and high school students; works in collaboration with Youth Academic Assistant and Quality Assurance Manager to identify and gather Youth Outcomes for Academic Achievement over course of the program year; oversee and implement Technology Center programming held at FSC in collaboration with Technology Center Instructors and other identified satellite locations; engage and empower youth in Tech Center programming to support programming results and outcomes; assists in development of planning and execution of Youth outreach events with Program Director; facilitate presentations for parents to aide and support Youth’s progress in tutoring program activities; collaborate and meet weekly with identified LAUSD PSA and Academic Counselors for outreach purposes and to streamline referrals to the FSC; supervises Youth Academic Assistant and Academic Guides for tutoring services programming; oversee the execution of the college corner; assists in the development and coordination of special programs, events and projects; maintain relationship with CSULA Pathways Liaison and executes local community college and university field trips during the academic year; and completes all required documentation.

Position Requirements: BA degree in related field; experience overseeing post-secondary mentorship and academic services; knowledge of high school A-G requirements, CAHSEE, SAT/ACT, FAFSA, college applications, EOP and community college transfer requirements; two years experience working with at-risk youth required; experience working with students, families and educational institutions; strong written and verbal skills; proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); bilingual Spanish strongly preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees: Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates: Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Program Director - South Los Angeles

Position: Program Director
Program: Family Source Center
Location: South Los Angeles
Salary: $75,000

Major Responsibilities: Responsible for overseeing the Family Source Center and for providing administrative, management and case work supervision for the program; ensures attainment of program goals and contract performance objectives; oversees the administrative work of case managers and may supervise graduate interns; creates a supportive, productive work environment for staff and partners located at the FSC; identifies problems impeding services and provides solutions; provides direct service to clients as needed; performs managerial duties; and oversees development of routine and special statistical and written reports.

Position Requirements: Master’s degree in related field required from an accredited college or university program required; 3 years of managerial/supervisory experience and related experience with youth or families; excellent written and verbal communication skills; excellent organizational and project management skills; ability to team build and motivate staff.

How to Apply:
Employees: Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates: Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Parent Coach - Panorama City

Position: Parent Coach
Location: Panorama City
Program: Welcome Baby
Annual Salary: $40,000

Position Summary: The Parent Coach will provide supportive services to families including prenatal and postpartum home visits, parent education in the areas of prenatal and postnatal care, breastfeeding, parent-infant attachment, child development and other related topics. The Parent Coach will also identify client strengths, needs, barriers, and risks, and facilitates linkages to community services and resources as needed.

Essential Duties
* Works closely with the Welcome Baby Nurses, other Parent Coaches, Supervisors, and other staff to provide a continuum of services.
* Works, as part of an interdisciplinary team, with families to ensure the health, safety and security of the new mother and baby.
* Develops trust and rapport with clients and provides support using an empathic and client centered approach.
* Adheres to all program guidelines, policies, and protocols and actively works toward achieving the goals of the program.
* Conducts prenatal and post partum visits in the home or over the phone with fidelity to the Welcome Baby Program Model.
* Effectively conducts required client assessments using standardized tools for maternal depression, parent-infant attachment, social support, developmental milestones, and home safety, as well as other non-standardized client assessments.
* Identifies client strengths, needs, barriers, and risks; and links families to community services and resources.
* Provides education to parents on maternal and infant health, breastfeeding, parenting, attachment, home safety, family planning, child development and other related topics using a client-centered approach.
* Distributes and review with families the First Five Kit for New Parents.
* Observes and evaluates feeding and provides consultation on breastfeeding.
* Observes parent-infant attachment and infant behavior.
* Assists families in establishing a medical home, following-up on well-child visits, and identifying health insurance coverage, if necessary.
* Refers families to intensive home visitation services, as needed.
* Attends and participates in all staff meetings, bi-monthly group reflective supervision, and weekly individual reflective supervision with Clinical or Team Supervisor.
* Attends and completes all trainings, including successful completion of CLE training.
* Completes all needed paperwork for each client in a timely, complete, and organized manner, including clear and well written progress notes.
* Completes required data entry for each client in a timely manner.
* Other duties as assigned.

Education/ Experience/ Skills
* Bachelor’s Degree preferred in child development, social work, psychology, human development, public health education or related field with at least one year of experience in maternal and child home visitation, or Child Development Associate (CDA) or AA degree with maternal and child health experience and at least two years of experience in maternal and child home visitation.
* At least one year of experience in maternal and child home visitation.
* Must complete Certification Lactation Educator (CLE) training within six months of hire, or Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC) or International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC/RLC).
* Must complete 100% of Welcome Baby training within one year of hire.
* Ability to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team with the ability to assess families across a broad spectrum of areas, recognizing professional boundaries and the need for consultation from other disciplines.
* Ability to adhere to all program guidelines, policies and protocols and actively work toward achieving the goals of the program.
* Ability to conduct strength based family assessment across a broad spectrum of areas using a validated, standardized tool administered in the prescribed manner.
* Empathy, warmth, and the ability to establish ongoing supportive relationships with families from diverse backgrounds.
* Experience working with families from diverse age, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
* Knowledgeable about local community resources.
* Familiarity with the effects of depression, perinatal depression, domestic violence and parental alcohol and/other substance abuse on family health, child development, parenting, and general functioning.
* Knowledge of normal fetal, infant, and toddler development; prenatal and child health requirements; and early childhood education best practices.
* Very effective verbal communication and engagement skills to build trusting relationships with families of young children.
* Effective written skills to articulate concepts/ideas in notes and reports.
* Effective organization and time management skills and the ability to maintain accurate and complete records in a timely manner.
* Culturally sensitive and knowledgeable of the community that will be served.
* General computer skills including MS Word.

Special Requirements
* Bilingual English/Spanish required; must have a reliable automobile for use on the job (mileage to be reimbursed); valid driver’s license, satisfactory driving record and proof of insurance; TB clearance, to be renewed every two years.

How to Apply:
Employees: Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates: Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Administrative Assistant - Panorama City - Select Home Visitation

Position: Administrative Assistant
Program: Select Home Visitation
Location: Panorama City
Annual Salary: $28,000 – $30,000

Position Summary:
The Administrative Assistant will be part of a team dedicated to provide home-based intervention for families
parenting young children. Administrative Assistant will provide a variety of administrative and skilled clerical support
to program staff and ensures office runs smoothly and efficiently.

Responsibilities:
Assists with office receptionist duties; answers telephone calls, greets visitors, screens and returns calls as directed
with requested information; assists callers with proper referrals; takes accurate, complete messages and forwards
calls to staff members as appropriate; assists members of management with the implementation of systems to run a
smooth office environment and meet the clerical and data entry needs of staff and program.
Prepares and types a variety of routine correspondence and reports including standardized forms, letters, minutes,
spreadsheets, graphs, reports using a desktop computer and MicroSoft Software; may develop outreach and other
promotional materials using desktop publishing types of software; performs routine clerical duties such as copying,
sorting, faxing, mailing, and filing documents; maintains inventory of office supplies and orders and distributes
supplies as needed.
Plans, schedules and arranges meetings including scheduling space, arranging for/serving refreshments, sending
notices and receiving responses; assists with client activities including set up, clean up, registration of clients,
distribution of client items and collection of client surveys; attends and participates in staff meetings and required
trainings.
Attends to office-related tasks outside of the office such as banking, and other job-related errands.

Requirements:
High school diploma or GED, AA or certificate of completion in a secretarial field preferred; minimum 1-2 years of
work experience in closely related position; working knowledge of standard office practices and equipment; office
organization skills to ensure smooth running of office; detail oriented; type 40-45 wpm; accurate, basic math skills to
calculate and maintain routine numerical assignment; proficient using desktop computer and word processing
and/or data entry, Excel, desk top publishing; effective oral and written communication skills; bilingual/Spanish
preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Family and Community Engagement Specialist - South Los Angeles

Position: Family & Community Engagement Specialist
Location: South Los Angeles
Program: Early Head Start
Annual Salary: BA $40,000 – $45,000; MA $46,000 – $50,000

Position Summary: The Family & Community Engagement Specialist will provide services to families in the Early Head Start Home Based Program. In partnership with parents, and as a support to Child and Family Home Visitors, the Family & Community Engagement Specialist develops mutually trusting relationships, acts as an advocate for families, and provides support services as needed. Also will support Child and Family Home Visitors in assisting families in determining their needs and in identifying and developing goals to meet those needs.

Major Responsibilities: Provides case management services to families in the Early Head Start program, including direct services to families by assisting them in meeting their goals; provides resource and referral information to support Child and Family Home Visitors’ client needs and confirms follow-up to ensure access to services; reviews and ensures the design and progress of family goals through the Family Partnership Agreement and suggests interventions and/or resources to Child and Family Home Visitors; facilitates Parent Committee and Policy Council meetings and activities, including Sub-Committee meetings, and prepares all necessary documents; models appropriate advocacy skills for parents in working with community agencies, professionals, and schools; provides support for families when needed to access necessary resources; works collaboratively with staff to provide comprehensive, integrated services for EHS families; compiles and maintains documentation of services provided; responsible for creating, updating and distributing parent communications, reports, and memos; works collaboratively with families and other community agencies to provide a full system of care to meet the service needs of the family; and builds partnerships with other community agencies that will ensure cooperation, coordination and information sharing.

Position Requirements: B.A Degree in social work, psychology, child development or related field required; MSW preferred. Bilingual/Spanish required; minimum of one year experience working with at-risk families; knowledge of local community resources and how to access services for children and families strongly preferred; effective verbal and written communication skills; knowledge of Early Head Start federal regulations, performance standards and services, particularly within the content areas of family services and parent involvement preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees: Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates: Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Data Entry Technician / Program Assistant - Pacoima FamilySource Center

Position: Data Entry Technician / Program Assistant
Location: Pacoima Community Center
Programs: Family Source Center
Salary: $30,000

Major Responsibilities: Enters, maintains, and updates program and individual client data with accuracy and completeness in the ISIS (integrated Services Information System) City of LA data system for an average of 2,500 to 3,000 clients per year. Performs data entry to open, transfer, update and close cases; runs and distributes reports as required. Updates and tracks FSC program outcome report on a monthly basis. Prepares and submits the HCIDLA FSC monthly report to the City of LA. Reviews, follows up with staff, and completes quality control on all FSC individual files prior to be entered in to the ISIS data system. Oversees FSC distribution and tracking of supportive services. Collaborates with IILA representative, attends quarter review visits and distributes and reports on a monthly basis the transportation tokens from the SF Valley staff. Answers general data inquiries, follow up with staff and supports front desk reception by answering phones and covering the front desk area as needed. Tracks monthly submission of Cross Program Client Surveys and reports them in a timely manner to the administrative office.

Position Requirements: Minimum of a High School Diploma and one-year experience of data entry. Proficient in Excel to create spreadsheets and reports; detail oriented for reconciliation of data base and referral systems; speed and accuracy on ten-key; basic math skills; type 55 wpm; advanced knowledge of personal computer skills including Microsoft Office; professional phone skills and working knowledge of standard office practices and equipment. Some driving required during business hours. Bilingual in Spanish and English required.

How to Apply:
Employees: Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates: Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Program Assistant - San Fernando Valley

Position: Program Assistant I
Program: Panorama City and Neighbors Local Network (PCNLN)
Location: San Fernando Valley
Annual Salary: $39,000

Program Summary: El Nido is contracted by First 5 LA as the lead organization in a regional
support network designed to support and maximize the impact and sustainability of the Best
Start Community Partnerships in the San Fernando Valley. The purpose of Best Start is to
cultivate strong collaborative efforts with parents, residents, organizations, and key leaders
(i.e. community partnerships) so that, together, they are a powerful catalyst for change to
achieve and sustain positive outcomes for children and families in their communities. The
long-term outcome for Best Start is that community partnerships build, use, and maintain the
ability to influence policies and systems that affect the safety, healthy development and wellbeing
of children prenatal to age 5 and their families in their community. El Nido and the
partner organizations in the regional support network work together with the community
partnerships to help achieve this outcome by providing support in areas including grant
management, fiscal and sub-contractor oversight, capacity building, collective advocacy and
resource mobilization.

Major Responsibilities: The Program Assistant I will be part of a team dedicated to
providing a community-wide support network that empowers Panorama City & Neighbors
parents, residents and stakeholders to increase their capacity in leadership, advocacy, public
speaking, group facilitation, and outreach and engagement within Region 3 Best Start
partnerships and communities. This position is responsible for providing administrative and
general clerical support to the project including communicating to the Panorama City and
Neighbors partnership members about partnership, committee, work group meetings,
trainings, activities and events. This position will create the meeting agendas and packets,
provide note taking, administer collecting and tracking of project surveys, and copies
educational, outreach and engagement materials as well as assisting with coordination of
logistics for Community Partnership meetings, trainings and other events.

Position Requirements: Minimum of 2-3 years administrative office experience, proficient in
MS Word and Excel, ability to create flyers, type 45-50 wpm, and ability to take meeting
minutes. Experience with organizing of large community events is preferred. Must possess
excellent oral and written communication skills in English/Spanish.

How to Apply:
Employees: Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates: Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org