Employment Opportunities

MFN Employment Opportunities

Position:  Early Head Start Child Development Specialist

Maryland Family Network is seeking applicants for an Early Head Start Child Development Specialist.  The ideal candidate will provide training, technical assistance and monitoring to Maryland Family Network’s EHS Delegate programs.  The successful candidate must have:

  • A Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.
  • At least 5 years of work related experience providing services to families with children ages 0 – 3.
  • Three years of management related experience in early childhood development, early childhood mental health or human services.
  • Knowledge of the philosophy and principles of Early Head Start or Family Support.
  • Statewide travel required and access to dependable transportation.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to EHS, Maryland Family Network, Inc. 1001 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD 21202.  cdsjobs@marylandfamilynetwork.org Deadline: July 26, 2019. No phone calls.

Position:  Early Head Start Mentor/Coach

Maryland Family Network is seeking applicants for two (2) Early Head Start Mentor/Coaches.  The ideal candidate will provide training, technical assistance and monitoring to Maryland Family Network’s EHS Delegate programs.  The successful candidate must have:

  • A Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.
  • At least 5 years of work related experience in early care and education working in classrooms with children ages 0 – 3 and their families.
  • Experience building relationships with staff toward a unified goal of high quality early education/understanding of adult learning styles.
  • Experience working with culturally diverse communities and families with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Understanding and use of the principles and practices of the ECE field, including reflective practice and practice-based coaching.
  • Statewide travel required and access to dependable transportation.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to EHS, Maryland Family Network, Inc. 1001 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD 21202. mcjobs@marylandfamilynetwork.org Deadline: July 26, 2019. No phone calls.

Position: Executive Director, Maryland Family Network

Position Summary
Maryland Family Network (MFN) is seeking a strategic and visionary leader to serve as the next Executive Director. Building on a strong foundation, the Executive Director will serve as the public face of MFN and will be responsible for leading the organization’s strategic direction, ensuring its long-term financial sustainability and operational efficiency, and overseeing the organization’s programs and staff.

The Executive Director will have the overall responsibility of carrying out MFN’s vision and mission by reporting to an active and engaged Board of Directors and leading a dedicated and talented team of more than 50 full and part-time staff. Additionally, s/he will lead fundraising strategy, oversee effective programs, and build strong partnerships with a diverse group of key stakeholders across the state of Maryland and beyond.

The ideal candidate will bring a deep passion for children and families, a proven ability to serve as a credible voice on issues related to MFN’s constituencies, and a successful record of executive and strategic leadership. S/he will be a proven strategist, fundraiser, program leader, and team builder. Finally, the ideal candidate must bring experience developing strong relationships with diverse audiences, including the government and community partners, to build a healthy and informed coalition supporting the children and families of Maryland.

For full description, responsibilities, qualifications, and to apply, click here.


Position: Assistant Deputy Director Family Support

Maryland Family Network located in Harbor East, in Baltimore, Maryland seeks an experienced, senior manager to coordinate and manage the delivery of technical assistance, training, monitoring, and evaluation services to a statewide network of two-generation, community-based programs serving families with infants and toddlers. From planning and implementing community-based programming, to motivating and supporting a team of professional program specialists who provide technical assistance and direction to programs such as Family Support Centers, Early Head Start, and Strengthening Families, to working closely with federal, state, and local governments, and nonprofits, this job is filled with exciting opportunities and major responsibilities.

Skills and qualifications include:
• A customer focus with proven performance in delivering high quality service;
• A strong desire and track record for excellence;
• Demonstrated team building and management skills;
• Proven grant-writing and grant administration experience;
• Prior responsibility for budget development, and financial management;
• Familiarity with government and funder regulations that govern nonprofit finance and programmatic operations and decision-making;
• Effective problem solving abilities;
• Excellent written and oral communication skills;
• Working knowledge of community-based programming, family support, child development and child care, parenting education, Head Start/Early Head Start, principles of counseling, and the family support approach;
• Master’s degree in social work, early childhood education, psychology, related human services field, or public administration;
• Minimum of five years’ work experience in administration or management of programs that included supervision of managers and professional staff.

Competitive compensation package, including comprehensive benefits, will be offered. Salary dependent on experience.

By June 7, 2019, send resume with cover letter to HumanResources@marylandfamilynetwork.org. EOE.


Position: Early Head Start Program Family & Community Partnership Specialist

Maryland Family Network is seeking applicants for an Early Head Start Family & Community Partnership Specialist. The ideal candidate will provide technical assistance, training, and monitoring to Maryland Family Network’s EHS Delegate programs.

The successful candidate must have:

*A Master’s degree in Social Work or Human Services; LCSW preferred;

*At least 5 year’s professional experience managing and supporting EHS/HS programs, delivering services to young families with children 0-3, developing family & community partnerships, supervising staff;

*Provide group and individual training;

*Statewide travel and access to dependable transportation required.

To apply please send cover letter & resume to: EHS, Maryland Family Network, Inc. 1001 Eastern Ave., 2nd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202.
fcpjobs@Marylandfamilynetwork.org.

Deadline: Open until filled. EOE. No phone calls.

Position: Bilingual LOCATE: Child Care Community Line Specialist

The Maryland Family Network helps parents find and evaluate child care, provides training for child care professionals and parents, works with employers to develop supportive work/family programs, and collects and disseminates child care information for trend analysis and planning.

The Bilingual LOCATE: Child Care Community Line Specialist is responsible for providing resource and referral counseling service to parents within the general community.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood, primary education, child development, social work, counseling or other related field
• Fluent in Spanish
• Minimum of two years’ experience working in an early childhood program, such as a child care center, school-age program, Head Start, or nursery school or as a family provider.
• Working knowledge and understanding of child development, child care regulations and quality child care
• Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
• Knowledge of local community resources
• Ability to establish rapport with parents, caregivers and the general public
• Demonstrated ability to solve problems
• Excellent customer service skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provide resource and referral counseling service to parents within the
• general community
• Perform data entry, computer searches and “follow ups”
• Provide enhanced services to Spanish clients
• Survey new providers
• Completes “Exit surveys” for former providers
• Performs to established standards to achieve department goals
• Work with child care community by completing surveys and record updates, answering general questions about child care issues and referring providers/centers to local resource centers for training and technical assistance
• Share information related to parental/provider concerns and issues concerning child care
• Attend inter-agency meetings, trainings or conferences as required
• Represent Maryland Family Network at events as required
• Performs any task necessary to assist with the smooth and orderly functioning of Maryland Child Care Resource Network and the Maryland Family Network.

Pay rate: $20.33 per hour
We have a 35 hour work week and offer excellent benefits
To apply please send resume and cover letter to locatejobs@marylandfamilynetwork.org.

family support network Opportunities

Position: Early Head Start Teacher 1
Organization: Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake
Department: Waverly Family Center
Job Summary: Provide comprehensive services to children in the areas of cognition, physical, social and emotional development in a clean, safe classroom or home setting promoting family engagement. Adhere to federal Head Start Performance Standards, state licensing regulations, local agencies policies and core values.

For Duties & Responsibilities, Education & Experience, and to apply click here.

Network job opportunities are included as a courtesy. Contact the sponsoring agency for more information. No phone calls or requests of information about these positions will be accepted by MFN.

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