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Human Resources Recruitment Bulletin #1960
July 21, 2014


PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Housing

Support the daily operations of the department and its housing programs. Greet guests and direct incoming calls as appropriate. Enter client intake/assessment information into the database system. Organize contracts, budgets and files by programs. Assist with coordinating and conducting housing workshops, scheduling appointments, and following up with clients regarding incomplete documentation. Order and distribute office supplies and ensure the maintenance of office equipment. Oversee the accurate completion of employee timecards, travel forms and check disbursements. Work with volunteers, interns and temporary employees in completing tasks. Act as a liaison with the public and with staff from other departments. Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum of a high school diploma/GED, with up to twelve months of experience working in an office setting required. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint highly preferred. Bilingual skills a plus. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.


TRAINING SPECIALIST
Health Services- Family Planning

Provide individualized training and support for family planning counselors at clinical sites throughout Boston that offer comprehensive family planning services and prevention education/counseling. Assist in carrying out needs assessment, developing a training calendar, locating consultant trainers, and providing training on sexuality, reproductive health and family planning, and STD/HIV/AIDS prevention for those subcontracted and community agency staff. Assist in providing evidence-based updates to training curricula and develop new educational materials as appropriate. Support family planning counselors in ongoing certification by reviewing/correcting family planning exams, observing on-site family planning sessions, monitoring training attendance, and developing corrective action plans as needed based on program guidelines. Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Psychology, Health Education, or a related field required. Must have at least three to five years of related work experience in reproductive health, sexuality and/or community education and training programs. Excellent organizational, communication, and writing skills required. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Must have knowledge in using electronic database and spreadsheet, including Microsoft Excel, Access and Word. Bilingual/bicultural preferred. Flexibility to work some early and evening hours required. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.


REGION VI PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Head Start and Children's Services - Citywide

Coordinate training and coursework between early education programs in the region and Educator Provider Support (EPS) grantees to ensure quality of services. Develop lines of communication between the communities served and the EPS grantees. Work with service providers that implement EPS courses and monitor activities to ensure timely submission of monthly reports and invoices. Conduct outreach to the EPS Region VI communities in Boston’s metro west. Document and provide technical support for trainings and coursework offered by service providers. Work with the Region VI EPS team to meet the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) requirements. Respond to requests from the field for support and information about available professional development, coaching and mentoring opportunities. Manage up-to-date and accurate data entry in the Region VI database. Analyze data and generate relevant reports for ongoing monitoring. Perform other related duties as required.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, School Age Education or a related field required. Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, School Age Education or a related field preferred. Must have at least one to three years of relevant experience as an administrator, professional development specialist or consultant in the early education and care or out-of-school field required. Must be able to work with non-traditional early childhood educators. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and other relevant software required. Experience using Google documents and performing data entry preferred. Bilingual skills preferred. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.


INFANT TODDLER COORDINATOR
Head Start and Children's Services - Citywide

Provide technical assistance and training to staff to ensure that all Early Head Start programs are implementing Performance Standards objectives and delivering content area services which meet the developmental needs of infants and toddlers. Assist with administering and scoring ITERS, Arnett or other observation tools to support curriculum and program planning. Collaborate with early intervention providers to ensure that services are conducted within the children’s natural routines and planned classroom activities. Gather current research on best practices in family-centered practice, screening and assessment, program development and evaluation for infants, toddlers and families being served in center-based and home-based settings. Collaborate with the Professional Development and Career Advancement Coordinator to facilitate relevant trainings for direct service staff. Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field with coursework focused on infants and toddlers required. Must have at least one year of experience working with infants and toddlers in a community-based setting such as Early Head Start, early intervention or family support programs. Bilingual in a language spoken by families served by ABCD preferred. Thorough knowledge of infant and toddler development, screening, assessment and curriculum. Ability to develop and/or implement training activities for early childhood teachers. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.


How to Apply

Email: hr@bostonabcd.org (Please indicate the job title you’re interested in the subject line! Attachments in Microsoft Word ONLY, please.)

Please direct resumes and inquiries to:
Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.
Human Resources
Department 161
178 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02111 

PHONE 617-357-6000
TTY 617-423-9215
FAX 617-423-7693


ABCD, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer actively seeking applications under its affirmative action programs.

     
 

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