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About This Position

Position Title:
SMILE Coordinator
Publish Date:
08/29/2023
Brief Overview:
Organization’s Mission: Pocono Mountains United Way engages and mobilizes resources to improve lives through accelerated community change.

Job Title: SMILE Coordinator – Early Childhood Professional

Reporting to: Manager, Community Impact

Department: Community Impact

Salary: $20/hour, 40 hours a week, Non-Exempt

Work Schedule: Full Time. Must be able to work a flexible schedule with the possibility of some morning, evening, and weekend work.
Listing Expiration Date:
10/13/2023
Job Responsibilities:
Position Description: The SMILE Coordinator will:

SUPPORT children and their families for long term school success,

MENTOR essential skills and strengthen positive parent-child interactions,

INCLUDE families, early learning programs and schools in the transition process,

LEARN to understand family dynamics to create a nurturing home environment,

ENGAGE the community to support early learning.

Key Accountabilities: Develop relationships with children and their families to promote positive child and family relationships, development and decision making. Provide a model for healthy, trusting relationships through clear communication and setting appropriate boundaries. Conduct virtual/home visits for each assigned child (minimum 3 hours/month), schedule can be customized to meet individual family needs. Provide encouragement, emotional support and connection to community resources for families. Maintain confidentiality. Create an individualized child/family plan. Attend meetings and trainings as required.

Education, Skills, Experience, and Training Required:

Minimum Child Development Associate (CDA) Associate’s/Bachelors’ Degree in a related field preferred, plus three year’s experience working with young children and families

Valid driver’s license

Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearances

Pennsylvania Access to Criminal History complete and clear

FBI fingerprinting complete and clear

Ability to utilize a variety of communication modes, including videoconferencing, telephone, text and email applications

Ability to manage schedule to meet needs of assigned families

Ability to work independently

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Ability to exercise sound professional judgement and maintain appropriate professional boundaries

Understanding of and commitment to the mission, vision, and goals of United Way.

Physical Demands:

Frequently required to walk, sit, talk, and hear. Occasionally required to stand, reach, stoop, and handle and/or lift and up to 25 pounds. Ability to safely enter, exit, and navigate a variety of home environments.

Pocono Mountains United Way is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, use, handling, or training of support/service animals for a disability, or veteran status.
Job Type:
Full-Time
Number of Jobs Available:
2
Required Experience
2-5 years
Required Studies:
CDA
Salary Option:
Hourly
Required Languages:
English
Salary Requirements:
$20.00/hour
Preferred Start Date (use calendar button):
10/02/2023
Benefits:
Flexible Schedule
Paid Time Off
Paid Holidays
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Allowance
Expected Start/End Time:
8:30 am-4:30 pm
Keystone STAR Level:
Not in STARs
Age Group Position:
Preschool
Minimum Number of ECE Credits Required:
0
Minimum Career Lattice Level:
Not Applicable
Required Experience:
2-5 years
PA Teacher Certification Required?:
No
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About This Employer

POCONO MOUNTAINS UNITED WAY
301 McConnell Street

Stroudsburg
, PA 
18360



 
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