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Area Coordinator

Company: Safe Families for Children
Location: Rockford
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition:--------------------------Area CoordinatorSupervisor:------------------Regional Director/DirectorClassification:--------ExemptPosition Summary: --------------We are seeking a dynamic and proven leader with the vision and skill required to establish and grow a Safe Families Chapter. This involves the recruitment and development of Safe Family churches and building a base of volunteers. It also involves developing a network of referral sources. The appropriate individual will create a dynamic and socially contagious enthusiasm to engage stakeholders, to involve church partners, and propel the mission of Safe Families. The role requires a combination of leadership and management, as duties involve oversight of personnel and systems. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------Core Responsibilities: Leadership & StrategyServe as part of the agency leadership team, working collaboratively with other directors to implement the mission and philosophy of Safe Families.Responsible for quality of Safe Families implementation. Professional standards must be met as defined by Safe Families for Children.Inspire high levels of motivation among volunteers, fostering a 'can do' culture and environment of 'going the extra mile'.Promote creativity and continuous improvement and to innovate new solutions on an action learning cycle.Identify and develop a volunteer leadership team that helps to lead Safe Families in the location.Church Engagement and Base BuildingEngage a growing network of Faith communities, build ministry leads and leadership teams who intern recruits and supports volunteers, the base of Safe Families. Participate in developing, implementing, and facilitating recruitment strategies for Safe Family volunteers (host families, family coaches, and family friends) alongside church partners.Maintain strong communication with SFFC Church ministry leads in order to assist with resource development for volunteers and encourage post-hosting connections between family/volunteers.Ensure there are sufficient ministry leads and family coaches to maintain the base of volunteers and services to families. Service Delivery and Monitoring ChildrenAchieve the best possible outcomes for a growing number of families and their children. Intake and Family Coach Supervision until others are hired.Ensure all children are hosted in appropriate homes, monitored according to policies, and host families/volunteers receive the support needed. Facilitate the connection between volunteers and placing parents and facilitate reunification. Lead from the front by being involved as a Host Family or Family Friend. Volunteer Management and VettingDirect, manage and maintain an effective model for recruiting, training and engaging volunteers, reporting progress against key performance indicators. Model an ethos of valuing volunteers highly and ensuring that they know how much they are appreciated for the contribution that they make.Oversee the end-to-end recruitment process, vetting and training process, with responsibility for making yes/no decisions. Troubleshoot difficulties with volunteers as they may arise.Stakeholder RelationshipsPromote community relations, provide program publicity, seek necessary funding, and attend trainings as needed.Network and foster good relationships with other agencies, promoting the Safe Families service to potential referrers within targeted communities to create a referral base and resource network. --Initiate and develop relationships with staff at the local child welfare system level. Financial ManagementOversee chapter budget and expand the financial resources of the program by working with development staff to expand foundation and private support.Develop other fundraising activities and other events to promote the Safe Families for Children movement.To manage the chapter's budget, ensuring that it operates within its resources. General DutiesParticipate in all Safe Family staff functions, weekly meetings, and supervision.Ensure that the data base, website, etc are appropriately and thoroughly used. Maintain tracking/reporting of information pertinent to recruitment, training, clearing/certifying volunteers, and .Participate in quality assurance/quality improvement activities as requested. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications:----------------------------------------Bachelor's degree required, master's degree preferred.----------------------Demonstrated skill in the following areas:--public relations/public speaking, networking, recruitment and training, and administration /organization.--------------------This individual must be a self-starter, organized, autonomous, and assertive. ------------------Must provide own transportation.------------------Must be willing and able to support the mission of Safe Families for Children.------------------Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds------------------Must be able to climb stairsAdditional Desired QualificationsExperience working with at-risk youth and familiesExperience recruiting, training, and mobilizing large groups of volunteersExperience collaborating with local faith communitiesScreenings: --------The applicant must submit a criminal background check, a child abuse and neglect screening, submit fingerprints and maintain a cleared status throughout employment. The applicant must have a clear the motor vehicle report in order to transport children or families. If interested please submit a resume and cover letter to Joyce Moffitt at

Keywords: Safe Families for Children, Rockford , Area Coordinator, Other , Rockford, Illinois

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