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Job Openings at the Relationship Skills Center

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.