EPIC – Every Person Influences Children is a non-profit agency that provides parenting, youth services, family engagement and professional development to families, schools and communities in an effort to help them raise children to be responsible and successful adults.
We are looking for a full-time (40 hours) Program Coordinator who will be responsible for performing program related tasks for EPIC’s Family Engagement, Parenting and Youth Services departments. This position will coordinate with partners to schedule and coordinate workshops and trainings; assist with reporting requirements, evaluation forms, and other contract requirements; workshop setup and outreach, including purchase and transport of supplies and consumables. The coordinator will become an EPIC trained facilitator and will facilitate parenting and family engagement workshops.
The ideal candidate must be competent working with diverse cultural and ethnic populations; work well in a team and independently; have excellent communication skills; be able to multi-task, set priorities and be highly organized; as well as be comfortable speaking to small groups. Job Requirements include a flexible schedule to include occasional evenings if needed, must have own transportation and a background check required. Position requires travel throughout Erie and Niagara Counties.
Education/Experience: Associates Degree and/or 5 years of relevant experience. Preferred: Prior group facilitation, Salesforce experience, comfortable working with at risk participants, including those with mental health diagnoses.
EPIC offers competitive wages, benefits and paid time off, in addition to a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. If you want to work hard, be a part of team that feels like family, and make a positive impact on our community, this might be a good fit for you.
Please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected] Any submissions without a cover letter will not be reviewed.
No phone calls please.
EPIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $34,000.00 to $37,000.00 /year
EPIC is currently working both from home remotely and at the office. We have implemented all required safety standards. EPIC's highest priority is the safety and health of all employees, partners and community members.
EPIC is not currently hiring for Facilitators but we will keep resumes on file for these as-needed, per diem positions as the need arises. Thank you for your interest in working for EPIC.
EPIC - Every Person Influences Children is seeking organized and flexible Facilitators who can help us to carry out our vision, a world where every child has a strong start and a promising future.
At EPIC, workshops and trainings carry out the organization’s mission by involving the entire community in helping children make responsible decisions, understand and respect authority, develop positive self-esteem, plan for the future, and succeed in life.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
-Conducting Parenting Workshops at off-site locations in Erie County and Niagara County
-Following a facilitator agenda and manual
-Demonstrating the ability to be non-judgmental
-Managing challenging participants using suggested techniques
-Displaying the characteristics of cooperation and flexibility while facilitating
-Completing the Facilitator Certification Processes and ongoing trainings and certification as necessary
-Complete evaluations and recommend updates as appropriate
-1-3 years’ experience in Human Services, Education or other related field
-Ability to disseminate and deliver EPIC programming and complete EPIC Paperwork
-Desire to facilitate EPIC Parenting Workshops
-Good listening and communication skills
-Non-judgmental and sensitive to participants
-Ability to occasionally lift up to 25 lbs
Degree in Human Services, Education or other related field
This is a casual (as-needed) position and the need for facilitators is determined by funding and availability of facilitators. The Facilitator will report to the Facilitator Manager and maintain contact with them for information, guidance and feedback. Qualified applicants with flexibility, especially those available during the day, are encouraged to apply through Indeed or send your resume and cover letter directly to [email protected]. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls please. EPIC is an equal opportunity employer.