Parenting Coach

  • 1301 W State St, Trenton, NJ 08618, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

LifeTies, Inc. is a person-centered agency.  We value listening to, informing and involving youth, young adults and families in their care.

LifeTies, Inc. is an EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) employer.  LifeTies, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Job Description

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Engagement, monitoring, and supervision of all facets of Mommy and Me program with the exception of state mandated reports.

SUPERVISED BY: Coordinator of Residential Services

Core Competencies:

  • Trauma-Informed
  • Professionalism and Ethics
  • Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Time Management
  • Detailed Oriented
  • Ability to Empower
     

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES and DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Responsible for learning and carrying out the mission, policies and procedures of LIFETIES, INC.
  • Responsible for being a positive representative of LIFETIES, INC in your appearance, actions and demeanor at all times
  • Responsible for appropriate attire and professional behavior at all times
  • Responsible for being a role model and provide appropriate guidance when needed
  • Responsible to participate in all scheduled staff meetings, trainings and workshops
  • Knowledge of Nurturing Families (Bavolek) is a plus
  • Knowledge of child and adolescent development
  • Knowledge of community resources for adolescent parents
  • Responsible for a minimum of 1 (1-hour) group per week and 3 hours of direct parent support per person served
  • Responsible to completing Mommy and Me education assessments and learning activities
  • Responsible to complete weekly progress notes in Apricot
  • Responsible to coordinate with GH admin team
  • Must participate in Case Management meetings- alternating Mondays
  • Responsible to report any incident, behavior or accident reports to the Program Director or Coordinator of Residential Services
  • Responsible for Mommy and Me youth and babies supervision and monitoring 
  • Responsible for supporting Mommy and Me youth and babies
  • Responsible for providing child care to children/infants
  • Responsible for creating recreational activities with Mommy and Me youth and babies
  • Responsible for Mommy and Me youth and babies transportation to any medical or WIC appointments
  • Responsible for collaborating with the medical department for all medical appointments for Mommy and Me person served and babies
  • Responsible for ensuring that all appointments is in the calendar
  • Responsible for documenting all incidents into Apricot prior to the end of shift
  • Respond to all crisis situations on shift
  • Responsible for supervising infant/child daily stimulation sessions and feeding charts
  • Responsible to ensure that direct care staff is completing all stimulation and feeding charts daily
  • Responsible to coordinate supports for Mommy and Me person served
  • Responsible for assigning task to direct care staff; ensure that all assigned tasks has been completed prior to the end of shift or deadline
  • Responsible for teaching life skills to residents which include creating a balance menu, meal preparation, nutrition; collaborate with Medical Liaison regarding meal planning
  • Responsible for ensuring that Mommy and Me person served bedrooms is cleaned daily
  • Responsible for petty cash – ensuring that all receipts are turned in daily/weekly
  • Other duties as assigned
  • All positions are awake, active and alert*

 

Qualifications

The Parenting Coach must have a high school diploma or GED; a bachelor’s degree is preferred. Must have three years’ experience working with youth and families is required along with experience working with the population served.  The worker must have experience working in a day care or program serving mothers and children ages 0-2.  Must have a valid driver’s license and pass a criminal background check and all other agency requirement.

Additional Information

    * Please attach a cover letter and resume when applying for this position *