Framing Fatherhood - Part Time Workshop Facilitator - Camden, NJ

With a history dating back to 1920, Center for Family Services is an innovative non-profit organization committed to uplifting individuals and families through an innovative continuum of care. Headquartered in Camden City, New Jersey, Center For Family Services offers specialized services in the following key areas: early childhood, supportive housing, homeless prevention, family support, workforce development, grief and traumatic loss, and several crisis hotlines.

In 2020, Center For Family Services was awarded a 5-year implementation grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services to implement the Fatherhood Family-Focused, Interconnected, Resilient, and Essential demonstration grant to establish the Framing Fatherhood program in Camden City. The target population for this initiative is adult fathers (ages 18 and older) with children ages 24 and younger. Through Framing Fatherhood, fathers in Camden will have access to an array of services designed to promote or sustain healthy marriage and relationships, strengthen positive father-child engagement, and improve employment and economic stability. Center For Family Services will build on existing partnerships to support the design, implementation, and evaluation of Framing Fatherhood.

Position Summary:

Location: Camden, New Jersey

The Framing Fatherhood Workshop Facilitator will promote responsible fatherhood through the provision of workshops, groups, and other direct services, using an evidence-based curriculum. The Facilitator should be well versed in workshop topics such as parenting skills, community resources, healthy relationships, life skills, and various other social equity topics. Individuals in this position will educate, inspire and guide fathers towards an awareness of their worth as involved males within their families and communities while helping them identify and address their barriers to being involved and effective fathers and male role models.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate evidence-based fatherhood workshops at multiple sites and/or on virtual platforms.
  • Support planning and implementation of program-wide events and activities for enrolled participants.
  • Support scheduling and management of workshop calendar with team.
  • Create and maintain up-to-date paper and electronic client records to include case notes, group notes, sign-in sheets, pre-/post-tests, evaluations, Certificates of Completion.
  • Assist in recruitment of participants to enroll and complete program.
  • Support formation, recruitment and implementation of the Fatherhood Advisory Council.
  • Maintain strong relationships and communication with sites and partners.
  • Participate in training related to delivery of evidence-based fatherhood workshop curriculum, as well as continuing education opportunities.
  • Attend meetings, training and conferences that contribute to personal development and the growth and improvement of the Framing Fatherhood initiative.
  • Engages in regular supervision with Program Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma required. Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services, Education or related field preferred.
  • Minimum one year of work experience in a case management, human service, health care, group facilitation - especially related to male involvement and/or fatherhood, community or educational setting or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Ability to multi-task, possession of excellent time management/organizational skills and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Bilingual candidates preferred.  
  • Ability to work with and relate well to people and organizations.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Driver's License in the state of his/her residence.
  • Must have and maintain automobile insurance if driving a personal vehicle.

All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center for Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.