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The Family Nurturing Center offers medical, vision, and dental plans, paid time off, sick pay, paid holidays, professional development opportunities, and employee assistance program.

TO APPLY, please send the following information:

  • A cover letter detailing your interest in the position and why you are qualified
  • A current resume including dates and descriptions of educational background and positions you have held
  • Names and phone numbers of three professional references (2 must be from current or former employers)

 

EMAIL TO: [email protected]

or MAIL TO:
The Family Nurturing Center
212 North Oakdale Ave
Medford, Oregon 97501

Current Open Positions

POSITION: Program Aide (Bus Driver/Classroom)
WAGE STEP: $13.07-$16.68 an hour
DEPARTMENT: Relief Nursery and Preschool Promise
LOCATION: Medford, Grants Pass
REPORTS TO:
Program Manager
STATUS:
Exempt
TRAVEL: Daily
SCHEDULE: Mon-Fri, up to 40 hours

POSITION SUMMARY: This position provides safe and efficient transportation to and from the Family Nurturing Center (FNC) and serves as a community liaison to parents and families. This position also provides support across all FNC Relief Nursery and Preschool Promise classrooms as the third staff member or as a teacher substitute. This position is responsible for daily inspections of the FNC vehicle and is responsible for food pick-up and preparations in accordance with USDA standards. FNC programs strengthen families through the development of protective factors, which reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect and support effective parenting in at-risk populations.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide transportation for our classrooms
  • Prepare and serve food according to the USDA guidelines
  • Maintain accurate record keeping
  • Support teaching staff in the classroom
  • Attend mandatory trainings throughout the year
  • Other Duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Step Level 7 or higher on the Oregon Registry OR minimum 1-year experience as lead teacher in an infant/toddler or preschool classroom
  • Current clearance in Central Background Check Registry
  • Valid Oregon and unrestricted driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and a safe driving record
  • Reliable personal transportation
  • Bi-lingual Preferred
  • The following trainings within 30 days of employment:
  • Current First Aid/CPR Card
  • Current Food Handler’s Card
  • Current Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Current Health and Safety training through ODE ELD
  • Current Safe Sleep training through ODE ELD

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Building Trust
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Delivering Results
  • Problem solving
  • Taking Initiative
  • Functional knowledge and skills
  • Service to Others/Customer Focus

 

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to physically interact with children ages birth through five years, including bending, getting down and up off the floor
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Sitting, standing, driving
  • Vision and hearing within normal range (with or without corrections)
  • Able to effectively handle crisis situations

 

HAZARDS:

  • May come into contact with children who are ill and/or contagious
  • Entering potentially unsafe, unstable, or unsanitary living conditions
  • Driving in potentially hazardous weather or road conditions

 

BENEFITS:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

To apply:
Send your resume and cover letter to: [email protected],
or call (541) 779-5242. Or click the link below:

POSITION: Program Aide (Bus Driver/Classroom)
WAGE STEP: $13.07-$16.68 an hour
Expected Starting Range: $13.07 – $14.41
DEPARTMENT: Parenting Education
LOCATION: Medford, Phoenix, Grants Pass
REPORTS TO: Program Manager
STATUS: Non-Exempt
TRAVEL: will require travel to class sites
SCHEDULE: Seasonal, 4-12 hours per week during class schedules

 

POSITION SUMMARY: This position provides supervision and care for an average of 3-7 children for 2-4 hour shifts at a time during parenting education classes. Each shift is made up of two Program Aides working collaboratively. Children range in age from 0-17 and parent/guardian will be on-site. Childcare is provided at the time of the KEEP Program classes. Childcare is held onsite or at other community locations and is provided to clients, siblings of clients, and children of FNC foster parents. Toys, snacks, and activities are provided.  Family Nurturing Center programs strengthen families through the development of Protective Factors, which reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect and support effective parenting in at-risk populations.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Set up childcare space for activities/snacks and clean up at the end.
  • Alert child’s caregiver when needed (i.e. diaper change).
  • Actively participate in and role model engagement in activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to establish a strong connection with a child or adolescent that combines warmth and humor with effective skills.
  • Creativity, energy, and a fun, positive, open-minded attitude.
  • Ability to respond within 24-hrs to coordinate schedule.
  • Ability to demonstrate reliability and give adequate notice for absences.
  • Ability to remain regulated in potentially stressful circumstances and to respond to behavioral issues in a calm, neutral manner.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma
  • Current clearance in Central Background Check Registry
  • Current Food Handler’s Card (within 30 days of employment)
  • Current Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Current Health and Safety training through ODE ELD
  • Current First Aid/CPR Card (within 30 days of employment)

CORE COMPETENCIES: (See attached for definitions)

  • Building Trust
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Delivering Results
  • Problem solving
  • Taking Initiative
  • Functional knowledge and skills
  • Service to Others/Customer Focus

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Sitting, standing, driving
  • Vision and hearing within normal range (with or without corrections)

HAZARDS:

  • May come into contact with children who are ill and/or contagious
  • Driving in potentially hazardous weather or road conditions

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Set up childcare space for activities/snacks and clean up at the end.
  • Alert child’s caregiver when needed (i.e. diaper change).
  • Actively participate in and role model engagement in activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

To apply:

Send your resume and cover letter to: [email protected],
or call (541) 779-5242. Or click the link below:

POSITION: Preschool Promise Teacher Care
WAGE STEP: $20.27-$27.16
DEPARTMENT: Preschool Promise
LOCATION: Medford
REPORTS TO: Program Manager
STATUS: Exempt
TRAVEL: Home visits, trainings and between sites
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 40 hours

 

Position Summary: Preschool Promise teacher/Care Coordinators provide a safe and supervised educational setting for children that promote their social, emotional, physical and cognitive development. Teachers develop partnerships with parents and encourage their involvement. FNC programs strengthen families through the development of Protective Factors, which reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect and support effective parenting in at-risk populations.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Classroom Management
  • Communication with families and community members
  • Understand and follow Licensing requirements
  • Record Keeping and Documentation
  • Attending trainings, group meetings and supervision
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Adhere to Oregon Child Care licensing, health, safety and sanitation standards in the classroom.
  • Maintain an inclusive, culturally specific, trauma-informed, safe, inclusionary, nurturing, well organized and developmentally appropriate classroom that promotes social and emotional regulation and support, in addition to school readiness
  • Establish stable routines and consistent boundaries, imposing limits that are responsive to the individual needs and developmental levels of the children
  • Plan and facilitate a developmentally appropriate early childhood program that promotes development in all 7 domains: gross motor, fine motor, language, cognitive, social emotional, independence/adaptive and morals/values
  • Demonstrate a cultural awareness of and sensitivity to the unique needs and conditions of children and families; relate to children and parents with respect in a trauma-informed, non-judgmental manner
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation as required. Completes Assessment and Screening for each child
  • Energetically play and work with children (see physical requirements below)
  • Care coordinate for classroom families, including monthly home visits and twice a year conferences, parenting support, crisis intervention and advocacy for family needs, including referrals to community partners
  • Participates in regular reflective supervision with supervisor
  • Complete 25 hours of qualified training and professional development annually (per licensing year). Some hours may be provided by FNC and the ELD however employees are responsible to ensure they meet training hour requirements.
  • Attend mandatory trainings
  • Supervise Assistant/Aide/floater

 

Qualifications, Education, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Education, Psychology or related field.
  • Minimum attainment of Level 9, or higher, on the Oregon Registry
  • Minimum of one-year experience in an early childhood classroom
  • A minimum of one-year experience in an early childhood classroom
  • Current Clearance in Central Background Check Registry
  • Valid Oregon and unrestricted driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and safe driving record
  • Reliable transportation
  • Current First Aid/CPR Card (within 30 days of employment)
  • Current Food Handler’s Card (within 30 days of employment)
  • Current Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Current Health and Safety training through ODE ELD

 

Core Competencies:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect. Considers and responds appropriately to the needs and feelings of different people in different situations.
  • Problem Solving: Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes recommendations.
  • Team Building: Inspires and fosters team commitment, spirit, pride and trust. Facilitates cooperation and motivates team members to accomplish group goals.
  • Continual Learning: Assesses and recognizes own strengths and weaknesses; pursues self-development.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to physically interact with children ages birth through five years, including bending getting down and up off the floor, lifting up to 40 lbs, and managing sudden movements
  • Sitting, standing and driving
  • Vision and hearing within normal range (with or without corrections)

 

Hazards:

  • May come into contact with children who are ill and/or contagious
  • Entering potentially unsafe, unstable, or unsanitary living conditions
  • Driving in potentially hazardous weather or road conditions

 

Desired:

  • Bi-lingual/multi-lingual, Bi-Cultural
  • Awareness of children’s mental health (QMHA/QMHP)

Specific Responsibilities: 

Classroom Management

  • Maintaining an inclusive, safe, inviting, nurturing, well organized, and developmentally appropriate classroom that promotes social and emotional regulation and support
  • Establishing stable routines and consistent boundaries and limits that are responsive to the needs and developmental levels of the children
  • Supports Teacher in planning and facilitating a developmentally appropriate early childhood program that promotes development in alldomains
  • Energetically planning and work with children (bend, get down and up off the floor, and lift 40 lbs)

 

Communication with families and community agencies

  • Communicates with families in home language both written and spoken
  • Communicates with families in multiple ways, including text, email, phone call
  • Communicates with families and community agencies in a professional manner
  • Demonstrating a cultural awareness of and sensitivity to the unique needs and conditions of children and families, and relates to children and parents with respect in a non-judgemental manner.

 

Understand and follow Licensing requirements

  • Adhering to Oregon Child Care licensing, health, safety and sanitation standards in the classroom.
  • Maintain a regular cleaning schedule and toy sanitizing schedule

 

Record Keeping and Documentation

  • Maintaining accurate records and documentation as required. Completes Assessment and Screening on children.
  • Helps to enter meal counts into brightwheel, checks brightwheel regularly for accuracy.

 

Attending trainings, group meetings and supervision

  • Participates in regular reflective supervision with supervisor
  • Completes 20 hours of qualified training and professional development annually (per licensing year). Some hours may be provided by FNC and the ELD however employees are responsible to ensure they meet training hour requirements.
  • Attend mandatory trainings.

 

Other duties as assigned 

 

 

To apply:

Send your resume and cover letter to: [email protected],
or call (541) 779-5242. Or click the link below:

POSITION: Grants Administrator
WAGE STEP: $46,797.48 – $58,443.63 per year
DEPARTMENT: Development
LOCATION: Medford, Phoenix, Grants Pass
REPORTS TO: COO
STATUS: Exempt
TRAVEL: Minimal
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 40 hours, flexible, remote work approved position

 

POSITION SUMMARY: This position directly reports to the COO and works closely with the Executive Director to coordinate and secure grant funding to support general operations, programs, projects, and the mission of The Family Nurturing Center.  The position will provide information and written reports to stay current and comply with the rules and regulations of funding sources. Family Nurturing Center programs strengthen families through the development of Protective Factors, which reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect and support effective parenting in at-risk populations.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Work closely with the Executive Director to identify appropriate sources that match our funding needs; work to develop strong proposals with goals and objectives, work plans, timelines, and budgets.
  • Make sure that all staff involved with project funds understand the rules, regulations, and compliance items listed in Grant Agreements and Guidelines
  • Schedule report reminders for staff and/ or submit reports as required in grant agreements.
  • Resource planning, coordination, and grant management/ compliance (grant funds may be needed for general operation, capital projects, specific programs/projects).
  • Other tasks as needed to maintain current resources (financial, informational, staff capacity).

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: (List minimum educational, licensure, and certification requirements – example)

  • Bachelor’s degree; or
  • Six to 10 years related experience and/or training; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

 

CORE COMPETENCIES: (See attached for definitions)

  • Building Trust
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Delivering Results
  • Problem solving
  • Taking Initiative
  • Functional knowledge and skills
  • Service to Others/Customer Focus

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include those required for reading, writing, and typing. This position will be working primarily indoors and some of the time in an outdoor environment for events or clean up. From this movement, the employee will encounter varying temperatures. The noise level is low in the office environment.

 

HAZARDS:

  • No adverse environmental conditions expected.

Note

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

Specific Responsibilities:

Work closely with the Executive Director to Identify appropriate sources that match our funding needs; work to develop strong proposals with goals and objectives, work plans, timelines, and budgets

  • Conduct Research and assess organization’s ability to manage funding source (federal, capital)
  • Work with Senior Leadership to assess fit
  • Have COO sign off on all budgets prior to submission, ensuring they fit within agency goals

Make sure that all staff involved with project funds understand the rules, regulations and compliance items listed in Grant Agreements and Guidelines

  • Communicate tracking needs to both the business office and program staff
  • Works with Data Administrator to makes sure metrics can be/are set up to measure at appropriate intervals to match proposal
  • Monitor spend down plans

 

To apply:

Send your resume and cover letter to: [email protected],
or call (541) 779-5242. Or click the link below:

POSITION: Teacher- Care Coordinator
WAGE STEP: $17.15-$18.47 an hour
DEPARTMENT: Relief Nursery
LOCATION: Medford
REPORTS TO: Relief Nursery Supervisor
Status: Non-Exempt
TRAVEL: frequently within Jackson County for home visits
SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday, 40 hours

 

POSITION SUMMARY: Teacher Care Coordinators work in a teaching dyad to provide a comprehensive, therapeutic and developmentally appropriate early childhood classroom experience, and family support through home visitation, for a group of children and their parents. FNC programs strengthen families through the development of Protective Factors, which reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect and support effective parenting in at-risk populations.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adhering to Oregon Child Care licensing, health, safety and sanitation standards in the classroom.
  • Maintaining an inclusive, safe, inviting, nurturing, well organized, and developmentally appropriate classroom that promotes social and emotional regulation and support
  • Establishing stable routines and consistent boundaries and limits that are responsive to the needs and developmental levels of the children
  • Planning and facilitating a developmentally appropriate early childhood program that promotes development in all domains
  • Demonstrating a cultural awareness of and sensitivity to the unique needs and conditions of children and families, and relates to children and parents with respect in a non-judgmental manner.
  • Maintaining accurate records and documentation as required. Completes Assessment and Screening on children.
  • Energetically playing and work with children (bend, get down and up off the floor, and lift 40 pounds)
  • Care Coordinates for classroom families, including monthly home visitation, parenting support, crisis intervention and advocacy for family needs, including referrals to community partners.
  • Participates in regular reflective supervision with supervisor
  • Completes 20 hours of qualified training and professional development annually (per licensing year). Some hours may be provided by FNC and the ELD however employees are responsible to ensure they meet training hour requirements.
  • Attend mandatory trainings.
  • Team teachers and work collaboratively in an early childhood therapeutic classroom Monday through Thursday.

Qualifications & Educational Requirements:

  • Associate or Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education, Psychology or related field
  • Minimum attainment of Level 9 on Oregon Registry
  • Minimum of one year experience in early childhood classroom
  • Current clearance in Central Background Check Registry
  • Valid Oregon and unrestricted driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and a safe driving record
  • Reliable personal reliable transportation
  • Current First Aid/CPR Card (within 30 days of employment)
  • Current Food Handler’s Card (within 30 days of employment)
  • Current Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Current Health and Safety training through ODE ELD
  • Current Safe Sleep training through ODE ELD

Core Competencies:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect. Considers and responds appropriately to the needs and feelings of different people in different situations.
  • Problem Solving: Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes recommendations.
  • Team Building: Inspires and fosters team commitment, spirit, pride and trust. Facilitates cooperation and motivates team members to accomplish group goals.
  • Continual Learning: Assesses and recognizes own strengths and weaknesses; pursues self-development.

PHSYICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to physically interact with children ages birth through five years, including bending, getting down and up off the floor, lifting up to 40 pounds, and managing sudden movements
  • Sitting, standing, driving
  • Vision and hearing within normal range (with or without corrections)

HAZARDS:

  • May come into contact with children who are ill and/or contagious
  • Entering potentially unsafe, unstable, or unsanitary living conditions
  • Driving in potentially hazardous weather or road conditions

 

 

To apply: Send your resume and cover letter to: [email protected], or call (541) 779-5242. Or click the link below:

POSITION: ISRS Provider
WAGE STEP: $16.67 – $21.28 an hour
DEPARTMENT: DHS Contract
LOCATION: Medford, Phoenix, Grants Pass
REPORTS TO: Program Manager
STATUS: NonExempt
TRAVEL: Daily
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 40 hours

 

POSITION SUMMARY: In-home Safety and Reunification Services (ISRS) Providers offer families an array of in-home services designed to control a safety threat identified by DHS to help support a reunification plan. This service is provided through in-home observations, supervision and specific intervention. Family Nurturing Center programs strengthen families through the development of Protective Factors, which reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect and support effective parenting in at-risk populations.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supporting families through ISRS services
  • Maintaining compliance with FNC/DHS contract
  • Monitor for Safety Threats
  • Complete accurate records and documentation

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, mental health, psychology, education or related field
  • At least 2 years of experience working with high risk families within the last five years
  • Current clearance in DHS Background Check
  • Current Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (within 30 days of employment)

 

CORE COMPETENCIES: (see attached for definitions)

  • Building trust
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Delivering Results
  • Problem Solving
  • Taking initiative
  • Functional knowledge and skills
  • Service to others/customer focus

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to physically interact with children ages birth through five years, including bending, getting down and up off the floor
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Sitting, standing, driving
  • Vision and hearing within normal range (with or without corrections)

 

HAZARDS: (List – example)

  • May come into contact with children who are ill and/or contagious
  • Entering potentially unsafe, unstable, or unsanitary living conditions
  • Driving in potentially hazardous weather or road conditions

 

Supporting families through ISRS services

  • Assist families in understanding what changes the agency has identified as critical in meeting the safety and well-being needs of the children
  • Engage with children, families, relative providers, foster parents and community partners to promote reunification and safe case closure.
  • Supervise family interaction between parents and children, provide interventions where needed to promote healthy and safe interactions.
  • Use a strength based and trauma informed approach in working with families
  • Support parents in building additional problem-solving skills and parenting strategies.

 

Maintaining compliance with FNC/DHS contract

  • Execute safety plan requirements established by DHS
  • Report to DHS as needed in accordance with the safety plan
  • Attend weekly staffing’s and DHS meetings as required
  • Attend court hearings as needed, may be required to testify in court
  • Participate in weekly reflective supervision
  • Participate in trainings, workshops and seminars

 

Monitor for Safety threats

  • Ensure safety for all children in the household using observation, supervision and intervention
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled home visits ranging from 1-5 days a week
  • Provide crisis intervention, including referrals to community partners, accessing services and advocating in order to meet family’s needs.

 

Complete Accurate records and documentation

  • Complete Monthly reporting to DHS
  • Complete documentation in accordance with state standards and maintain confidential client information.
  • Completing Child assessments and make referrals as needed
  • Ensure protections of confidentiality when information is collected, entered into systems, discussed, translated, transmitted and stored.

 

To apply:
Send your resume and cover letter to: [email protected],
or call (541) 779-5242. Or click the link below: