Parent, Family and Community Engagement Coordinator

Job Title:

Parent, Family and Community Engagement Coordinator

Position Type:


Reports To:

Director of Health and Family Support Services

Post Date:

July 26, 2013

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Applications are only accepted online.  No hard copy applications, emails or telephone calls please. 


Qualified candidates must submit applications via under the job opportunities tab for Grace Hill Settlement House. 


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Job Description

Purpose of Position

Manage the duties required to design, organize and implement parent, family and community engagement activities for Head Start families. Perform the duties required to oversee Head Start volunteer services and community partnership development, which include developing tools and systems for managing, tracking, monitoring, analyzing, and reporting family engagement outcomes.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Prepare preliminary service area budgets and monitor budgets regularly.
  • Oversee development and implementation of annual service area work plans.
  • Coordinate or assist in grant writing and other special reports or projects.
  • Attend Head Start Staff meetings & Contract Management Meetings
  • Provide administrative oversight for parent/family involvement activities including program governance, policy council formation and training at all Head Start sites.
  • Provide proactive guidance which ensures that the case management staff works collaboratively with parents and community agencies to identify services available, services needed, and gaps in available services.
  • Generate and analyze information for inclusion in reports requested by the Director of Health and Social Services and use this information to implement changes as needed to contribute to continuous quality improvements.
  • Oversee and monitor the development and outcomes of Family Partnership Agreements (FPA) in cooperation with the Director of Health and Social Services.
  • Ensure that parent and family engagement activities are systematic and integrated across program foundations and program impact areas and family engagement outcomes are achieved, resulting in children who are healthy and ready for school.
  • Conduct needs assessments with parents and families in Head Start.
  • Lead in the development of formal and informal community partnerships for all components of Head Start that meet the specific needs of target children and families served and advance program outcomes.
  • Act as liaison for the Head Start program with service organizations, local business, and donors who wish to support the program in achieving family engagement outcomes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Education Requirements

Requires Master’s Degree in Social Work, Community Development, or related field.  



Requires 3-4 years working in social service management position in a Head Start Program, 3-4 years of budget development, 3-5 years of community relations and/or volunteer services. 


An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


Services Provided On A Non-Discriminatory Basis


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