Career Opportunities

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES - SIX

UPDATED: May 16, 2022

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

It is Families Forward’s policy to provide an equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, disability or genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. Families Forward hires only U.S. citizens and Non-citizens who are legally authorized to work in the United States.

We recognize and appreciate the importance of creating an environment in which all employees feel valued, included, and empowered to do their best work and bring great ideas to the table. We recognize that each employee’s unique experiences, perspectives, and viewpoints add value to our ability to create and deliver the best possible services to our affiliates, partners and other stakeholders. Given that our individual social, economic, and cultural identities shape and influence our experiences and perspectives, we want a workforce that reflects the people and communities serve. We must continue to address systemic racism and social injustices to truly disrupt cycles of child abuse, neglect and poverty. 

 

EIV Workforce Development Opportunities - Two

Are you passionate about supporting excellence in service to others? Do you want to be an agent of change, to lead projects with the potential for tremendous impact? 

 

Come join Early Impact Virginia, a private non-profit organization, dedicated to building strong, high quality early childhood home visiting services throughout Virginia.  A statewide and national leader in home visiting professional development, Early Impact Virginia is a part of Families Forward Virginia and works together with partners across Virginia and the nation to fulfill our mission.   Become a part of our team where we operate with the core values of Respect, Integrity, Champion, Collaboration, and Excellence.

 

We are seeking two (2) experienced and outstanding individuals to lead our Workforce Development efforts.  As a highly dynamic organization, Early Impact Virginia (EIV) continues to grow to meet the increasing needs of our partners by leading multiple high profile activities, including two new innovative projects designed to enhance workforce development through peer support, reflective supervision and the development of equitable career pathways in home visiting.  These projects will complement and build upon the existing EIV competency-based professional development system that includes more than 80 e-learning modules and advanced classroom trainings.  

 

The Workforce Development Manager: Training/Coaching is responsible for developing and directing all EIV synchronous professional development activities including live training development and delivery, learning communities and structured coaching activities. 

 

The Workforce Development Manager: E-Learning is responsible for developing and directing all EIV asynchronous professional development activities and leading the Building Equitable Career Pathways in Home Visiting project through the nationally recognized Institute for the Advancement of Family Support Professionals

 

Ideally, successful candidates will have a Master’s degree in human services, education or instructional design, 3-5 years of relevant experience, knowledge of early childhood home visiting, maternal/child health and/or child and family welfare services.  This work requires strong organizational skills, creativity, a commitment to excellence and a highly collaborative mindset.  Must be ready to hit the ground running. 

 

We are offering a competitive salary range of $58,500--$74,500 and a VERY generous benefits package.  Opportunity to work remotely with some travel required. These positions will remain open until filled.

 

It is Early Impact Virginia and Families Forward’s policy to provide an equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, disability or genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. Families Forward hires only U.S. citizens and non-citizens who are legally authorized to work in the United States.

 

Candidates should send resume and cover letter indicating the primary position of interest to Laurel Aparicio.

Senior Support Specialist

The Senior Support Specialist is a highly visible position at Families Forward Virginia and an integral part of the Families Forward team, supporting the Chief Executive Officer, Board of Directors, Leadership Team and Program Directors.  With a blend of autonomy and interconnectedness, the Senior Support Specialist serves on the Leadership Team and maintains the organization’s high professional standards and attention to detail in all aspects of the role in support of our culture and mission.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Administration and Office Management:

Provides executive support to the CEO, assisting with scheduling, travel arrangements, and preparation of correspondence, reports and proposals.  Provides support for Leadership Team including scheduling, agenda preparation, sending reminders, preparing notes and/or arranging catering.  Interfaces with building agent and maintenance staff on office space issues; coordinates equipment maintenance.

Support for Board of Directors:

Establishes excellent working relationships with the Board Chair and members of the Board of Directors through verbal, written and electronic correspondence.  Coordinates meeting logistics.  Attends meetings of the full Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Governance Committee, taking notes and preparing minutes.  Maintains contact information/list and official board records.

Finance and Human Resources:

Records and deposits funds received.  Assists Development Counsel with donor recordkeeping.  Assists staff with preparation, tracking and execution of contracts.  Coordinates completion and submission of background check forms.  Participates in New Employee Orientation and Onboarding process, orienting new staff to office procedures. 

Other duties as assigned

 

A more detailed job description may be found here.

Required Qualifications:

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an associate degree and 5-7 years administrative experience.  Possession of a valid driver’s license.

Job Benefits:                     

Full package of health and dental insurance.  Generous sick and annual leave.

Job Type/Classification:  Full-time

Salary: Likely starting salary range is $42,000 to $53,000 per year.

Please send cover letter and resume to Laura Darling, COO, by May 20, 2022

Community Engagement Manager

Are you passionate about supporting and strengthening families? Are you looking for an opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills to build and coordinate statewide initiatives that enhance protective factors for Virginia’s families?   

 

Come join Families Forward Virginia, a private non-profit organization, whose mission is to disrupt the cycles of child abuse, neglect and poverty by strengthening Virginia’s families and communities. Become a part of our team where we operate in the core values of Respect, Integrity, Champion, Collaborative, and Excellence. 

 

We are seeking an exceptional and experienced person to become our new Community Engagement Manager to champion Families Forward Virginia’s statewide Thriving Families Safer Children initiative. The purpose of this initiative is to help five to seven jurisdictions, localities, and/or communities move from traditional, reactive child protection systems to community designed systems that proactively support child and family well-being and prevent child maltreatment. The position will focus on grass root engagement, implementation and ongoing technical assistance to Family Resource Centers who will provide multifaceted services to both children and families to increase family support and reduce the likelihood of involvement in child protective services, and unnecessary family separation.

This position requires someone who is energetic, can bring fresh ideas to the agency, has an ability to problem solve, work across diverse groups, embraces an “all hands on deck” work environment, and is not afraid to take calculated risks.  Must be ready to hit the ground running. 

 

We are offering a competitive salary $73,500 and a generous benefits package. Opportunity to work remotely with travel required when necessary. The position will remain open until filled. A detailed job description may be found here.

 

Interested candidates should send their cover letters and resumes to Michele Powell.

EIV Professional Development Opportunities - Two

Are you passionate about supporting excellence in service to others? Do you want to be an agent of change, to lead projects with the potential for tremendous impact? 

 

Come join Early Impact Virginia, a private non-profit organization, dedicated to building strong, high quality early childhood home visiting services throughout Virginia.  A statewide and national leader in home visiting professional development, Early Impact Virginia is a part of Families Forward Virginia and works together with partners across Virginia and the nation to fulfill our mission.   Become a part of our team where we operate with the core values of Respect, Integrity, Champion, Collaboration, and Excellence.

 

We are seeking two (2) experienced and outstanding individuals to support our Professional Development efforts.  As a highly dynamic organization, Early Impact Virginia (EIV) continues to grow to meet the increasing needs of our partners by leading multiple high profile activities, including two new innovative projects designed to enhance workforce development through peer support, reflective supervision and the development of equitable career pathways in home visiting.  These projects will complement and build upon the existing EIV competency-based professional development system that includes more than 80 e-learning modules and advanced classroom trainings.  

 

The Training Coordinator is responsible for coordinating EIV classroom and virtual professional development activities including live training development and delivery, learning communities and structured coaching activities. 

 

The Professional Development Specialist is responsible for supporting the development of EIV competency-based e-learning work activities through the nationally recognized Institute for the Advancement of Family Support Professionals, including leading workgroups designed to include home visitor and parent input into our workforce development efforts.

 

Ideally, successful candidates will have a degree in human services, education or instructional design, 3-5 years of relevant experience, and knowledge of early childhood home visiting.  This work requires strong organizational skills, creativity, a commitment to excellence and a highly collaborative mindset.  Must be ready to hit the ground running. 

 

We are offering a competitive salary range of $39,500--$59,500 and a VERY generous benefits package.  Opportunity to work remotely with some travel required. These positions will remain open until filled.

 

It is Early Impact Virginia and Families Forward’s policy to provide an equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, disability or genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. Families Forward hires only U.S. citizens and non-citizens who are legally authorized to work in the United States.

 

Candidates should send resume and cover letter indicating the primary position of interest to Kristen Ondishko.

No additional open positions at this time