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Program Coordinator –Stockton

Stockton, United States

Position Title

Program Coordinator –Stockton

Job Type

Full-Time

Classification

Non-Exempt

Grade

NE9 (17.06 - 23.88)

Department

TANF Sites

Supervisor

Position Summary

Under direct supervision the Program Coordinator is responsible for leveraging community resources as well as other Washoe Native TANF Program (WNTP) resources to provide family focused employment, education, job training, wellness and prevention services to local TANF participants, TANF Families, and other eligible families. Programs may include, but are not limited to: life skills; employability, job search and job readiness skills; orientation to TANF, financial awareness, cultural activities, substance abuse prevention, out-of-wedlock pregnancy prevention, parenting, youth events/activities, and maintenance and formation of healthy two parent families. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Associate’s Degree in education, business, psychology, social services or related field and one year experience in project and activity coordination, conducting training programs, counseling, education or coordinating employment and job search activities; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must possess a valid California or Nevada driver’s license at time of employment.

  • Must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy.

  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

  • Preference given to qualified Indians

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assists in community collaboration efforts in providing these program services to WNTP customers.

  • Plans, develops, implements and participates in media programs or campaigns designed to keep potential customers and the public informed of program services in conjunction with the Site Manager and Program Coordinators from each WNTP office.

  • Communicates to participants regarding available resources.

  • Collaborates with community partners to provide culturally relevant client activities.

  • Incorporates the four TANF principles in addressing issues related to job readiness, employment counseling, life skills development, family formation and early pregnancy prevention in activities.

  • Arranges activities including workshops, classes, presentations and other collaborative community efforts.

  • Works closely with the Case Manager and other WNTP staff to focus program services toward identified customer needs based on Family self-sufficiency plans, educational plans, vocational plans and home visits.

  • Assists with identifying referral services available to WNTP customers within the local community.

  • Maintains records and is responsible for entering client data into case files and electronic database.

  • Maintains good working relationships with partnership agency representatives.

  • Interacts directly with the public and targeted populations as a spokesperson for the WNTP.

  • Attends case staffing meetings with case managers and site manager.

  • Assists with participant eligibility as needed.

  • At the direction of the Site Manager, assists in collaborative efforts with other staff members to recruit clientele, develop targeted strategies and disseminate program information.

  • Develops, manages, implements and evaluates budgets for projects.

  • Write, implement, evaluate and close out project proposals for participant or community partnership activities/events.

  • Transports participants to agencies as needed.

  • Performs other duties as required.

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills, and Certifications
  • Associate’s Degree in education, business, psychology, social services or related field and one year experience in project and activity coordination, conducting training programs, counseling, education or coordinating employment and job search activities; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must possess a valid California or Nevada driver’s license at time of employment.

  • Must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy.

  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

  • Preference given to qualified Indians

Physical Demands
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee occasionally is required to stand; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment
  • Work is generally performed in an office setting with a moderate noise level.