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Early Childhood Engagement Specialist

John Boner Neighborhood Centers has following full time position available:

Early Childhood Engagement Specialist The Early Childhood Engagement Specialist develops and implements successful community engagement strategies to optimize program impact. The position coordinates and inspires stakeholders, residents and community partners to help create neighborhoods where communities thrive and babies are healthy. The Specialist is responsible for engaging, individuals, families, organizations with in the early childhood development system within target communities. Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and references to djohns@jbncenters.org, No phone calls, please.

Position Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree or work experience equivalent. Home visitation program management experience preferred.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively work with diverse Staff;
• Experience with desktop operating systems including: Microsoft Windows 7 &8, Mac OS X, Linux;
• Experience in relating to diverse age and demographic backgrounds. Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others’ perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one’s approach, successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself.
• Demonstrate an independent work initiative, sound judgment, and professional demeanor.
• Flexibility with day to day work activities; ability to adjust to new or changing situations and unexpected events; altering one’s approach to tasks and projects with minimal loss of efficiency. Capable of working independently performing non routine functions and problem solving.
• Reliable transportation.

Early Childhood Engagement Specialist