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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: Teacher 1/Home Visitor, Full Time        SALARY: $15.12-$19.30 an hour
DEPARTMENT: Relief Nursery
LOCATION: Medford
REPORTS TO:
Program Manager
STATUS:
Non-exempt
TRAVEL: Frequently within Jackson County for home visits
SCHEDULE: Mon-Fri, 40 hours

POSITION SUMMARY: Teacher I works 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.

 

COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS:
Due to COVID-19 this position may combine remote learning and soft start classroom learning with some in-person home visits.

 

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 an 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:

  • 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, 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

 

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: Teacher 1/Home Visitor, Full Time        SALARY: $15.12-$19.30 an hour
DEPARTMENT: Relief Nursery
LOCATION: Medford
REPORTS TO:
Program Manager
STATUS:
Non-exempt
TRAVEL: Frequently within Josephine County for home visits
SCHEDULE: Mon-Fri, 40 hours

POSITION SUMMARY: Teacher I works 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.

 

COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS:
Due to COVID-19 this position may combine remote learning and soft start classroom learning with some in-person home visits.

 

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 an 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:

  • 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, 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

 

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
DEPARTMENT: Relief Nursery and Preschool Promise
LOCATION: Medford
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: ISRS Provider

WAGE STEP: 18.02 per hour

DEPARTMENT: DHS contract

LOCATION: Grants Pass

REPORTS TO: Program Manager

STATUS: Non-exempt

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

Effective Date of Position Description: 2/6/2020

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