Jobs

Job Openings at the Relationship Skills Center

 

Resource Specialist

Currently accepting applications.

Resource Specialist works with the Flourishing Families Program that provides relationship to income-eligible individuals and couples.

Our team of resource specialists works with participants and handles program logistics from enrollment to case management after graduation. Individual case managers will be responsible for some of the following areas:

  • Recruitment of participants at other organizations: one-on-one recruitment, presenting in front of classes/workshops, hosting booths at events and fairs, referring ineligible individuals to other services where appropriate.
  • Enroll participants and facilitate class attendance: Coach participants through enrollment process and discuss roadblocks to coming to class and potential solutions. Communicate with potential and current participants via phone, e-mail, snail mail and text.
  • Host class: set-up and clean-up after class, deliver class materials and forms to instructors, collect forms and materials at the end of class, confirm food order, supervise play care providers, assist instructors, call participants who are late, pass out incentives and stipends.
  • Community resource referral: connect participants with community resources and support individual goals.
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings, and work as a team to develop strategies for improving program and reaching more people in community.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Personal Characteristics:    

  • Ability to maintain positive, upbeat attitude
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in person and on the phone
  • Experience working with disadvantaged populations
  • Strong work ethic, including consistent, punctual attendance and a get things done attitude
  • Excited about learning new skills
  • Ability to appropriately represent our organization to the public
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Basic computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Word
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Reliable transportation, driver’s license, and auto insurance are required.

Hours: This is a full time job. Evenings and Saturdays are required.

Pay Rate: DOE

To Apply: Please submit your cover letter with salary requirements and resume to jobs@skillscenter.org. In the subject of the email, please label as “Resource Specialist: Your Name”No phone inquiries please.

Flourishing Families Program Instructor 

Currently accepting applications

Flourishing Families Program Instructors teach income-eligible parents relationship and family formation skills. Positions are available to teach classes of unmarried parents, married parents, and single parents. Topics include a variety of family formation skills, including communication, goal setting, problem solving together, and the importance of dads. Most classes are co-led by a male and female instructor.

Necessary Skills and Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to engage participants and create a fun, exciting atmosphere
  • Thoroughly understands challenges faced by the low income parents we serve
  • Positive and upbeat attitude, and ability to respond appropriately to unexpected challenges on class day
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Strong work ethic, including consistent, reliable job performance
  • Ability to appropriately model good relationship skills, and to bring own experience to teaching in an effective way
  • Ability to maintain accurate records, and communicate regularly with staff
  • Couples encouraged to apply to teach together
  • Some positions available teaching in Spanish

Typical duties could include the following:

  • Work with staff to provide a welcoming environment for families
  • Teach groups of 10 to 40 adults relationship skills through presentation, discussion, activities, and demonstrations.
  • Follow the designed curriculum, and stays within the scope of the curriculum in advice to participants and direction of class discussions
  • Provide safe and fun environment for couples to learn
  • Foster a culture of respect, understanding, and support in the classroom
  • Maintain accurate records of attendance, and participate fully in evaluation activities
  • Assist staff in set up and clean up of classroom
  • Participate in ongoing training as provided
  • Other duties as assigned

Training will be provided in curricula and procedures, and in child abuse and domestic violence prevention.

Schedule: This is a part time job, and hours vary. Typical hours are 5 hours three Saturdays per month or 2.5 hours one night a week.

Pay Rate: $25 per hour teaching, $15 per hour training

To Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@skillscenter.org. In the subject of the email, please label as “Flourishing Families Program Instructor: Your Name”No phone inquiries please.

 

Playcare Provider

Continually accepting applications

A Playcare Provider cares for children while parents attend class on site. She/he tends to the needs of infants and toddlers and engages them in developmentally appropriate play. For older children, she/he leads activities that teach basic relationship skills.

Necessary Skills and Personal Qualities:

  • Possesses positive and upbeat attitude
  • Ability to be creative in selecting age appropriate activities for kids
  • Skills and knowledge of effective disciplinary practices with children
  • Experience caring for infants and toddlers
  • Experience with elementary school age children
  • Ability to work with children from diverse backgrounds, including children with special needs
  • Ability to maintain accurate records
  • Strong work ethic, including consistent, reliable attendance and job performance
  • ECE Units preferred
  • Some positions require Spanish

Typical duties could include the following:

  • Work with staff and instructors to provide a welcoming environment for families
  • Provide safe and fun environment for young children
  • Set age appropriate boundaries and use effective disciplinary practices
  • Care for infants and toddlers and engage them in age appropriate play
  • Carry out activities that teach school age children basic relationship skills (activities and training will be provided)
  • Maintain accurate records of attendance
  • Keep space clean, and tidy up after class
  • Other duties as assigned

Hours: This is a part time job, and hours vary. Typical hours are 6 hours three Saturdays per month or 3 hours one night a week. Trainings will be held in December, and classes begin in January.

Pay Rate: $10.50 per hour

To Apply: Please submit your resume to jobs@skillscenter.org.