Position Information

Job Title:
SFP Parent Group Leader
Location:
Association Offices
Job Type:
Part Time
Pay Rate:
Dependent on experience
Work Dates/Times:
Thursday: 5:45-8:30pm
Job Application Deadline:
2017-08-21
Contact:
mollieroe@columbiaymca.org

YMCA Competencies of a Leader

Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Ys values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fundraising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Job Description:

Seeking part time staff to provide components of the evidence-based Strengthening Families Program (SFP). Strengthening Families Program is designed to reduce family stressors, improve communication, and enhance family functioning. The SFP consists of 14 weekly family dinners and workshops for 10-12 families per cycle.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

The SFP Parent Group Leaders will lead an evidence-based curriculum (provided) with a group of parents representing 10-12 diverse families. Team Leaders must be familiar with group dynamics and must be willing to honor parents’ belief systems regardless of their own personal beliefs.

Required Qualifications:

Must hold a Strengthening Families Facilitator certificate and work the following dates to apply:
Sept 14th, 21st, 28th
Oct 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
Nov 2nd, 9th, 16th, 30th
Dec 4th, 7th, 14th, 21st

Preferred Qualifications:

Group Leaders should be organized, approachable, empowering, and genuine. Experience teaching a structured curriculum is a plus.

Physical Demands:

N/A


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