Enhanced Parenting Facilitator, Congreso

Posted by Congreso de Latinos Unidos on September 12, 2016

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is currently seeking a part-time Enhanced Parenting Facilitator within the Family and Housing Services division at Congreso. The Enhanced Parenting Facilitator works up to 25 hours a week and is responsible for facilitation of parenting classes using the set program curriculum throughout all designated sites. The Facilitator will work closely with the
Parenting Program Coordinator in adjusting the curriculum as needed. The Facilitator will provide comprehensive education and support services for parents and be primarily responsible for the
coordination of parent-led initiatives. He/she will educate and build trust among parents, based on family support principals establishing an atmosphere of trust and mutual support where parents feel safe. The Facilitator will also assist the Coordinator with the administrative aspects of the program as well as the evaluation system for the outcomes.

About Congreso
Congreso is a multi-service nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen Latino communities through social, economic, education, and health services; leadership development and advocacy. Founded in Philadelphia in 1977, Congreso has grown into a national thought leader on nonprofit performance management with an expert focus on the Latino community. Congreso is anchored by its innovative Primary Client Model (PCM™), and provides direct services to residents of the Philadelphia region while providing consult to other nonprofits and government systems nationally.

Essential Responsibilities
 Responsible for quality for Enhanced Parenting Program
 Assist in developing proper evaluation system to measure outcomes for parenting workshops
 Facilitate and supervise educational parenting workshops and support groups for parents on a flexible schedule (including evening and possibly weekend hours) in English & Spanish
 Provide and develop culturally-appropriate curriculum for workshops
 Participate in trauma courses and incorporate content in curriculum
 Continue collaborative efforts with the fatherhood initiative and creating a more father friendly agency through collaborative efforts throughout the programs.
 Work to develop integration of parenting services across all case management programs in the division
 Regularly meet with Data & Evaluation team in order to ensure program staff compliance with quality assurance standards
 Identify, build and maintain collaborative relationships with funder, referral sources and community resources that can be brought into the program.

Minimum Qualifications
 Bachelor’s degree in Social work or related field required. Master’s preferred.
 Bi-lingual (English/Spanish)
 Experience providing educational and supportive services in a community setting. Experience working in an urban community setting.

A Career with Congreso: Your talent and passion + our mission = outcomes
Come grow our reputation. Employees come to Congreso because they hear the positive things our clients, employees, and supporters say about us. Congreso has served the neighborhoods of eastern North Philadelphia since 1977. We have built our reputation on trust and high-quality human service delivery. And now our expertise in client-centered, outcomes-informed service delivery is extending our reputation beyond local borders to regional and national renown.

Come serve the community. Employees come to Congreso because of their passion to work directly with members of a vibrant and diverse community towards greater self-sufficiency. We have grassroots in Philadelphia’s Puerto Rican community and a commitment to strengthen all who live in the communities we serve. Our campus is located in the heart of the Eastern North Philadelphia neighborhoods we serve and includes a charter school that houses college courses at night.

Come celebrate culture. Employees come to Congreso because of the diversity of our employees, clients, and community we serve. We seek to serve all clients through practices that show inclusion, empathy and understanding regardless of cultural identities.

Come be part of our “familia.” Employees come to Congreso for a working culture that reflects our family-centered service approach and our commitment to balance work and family. Our “mi casa es su casa” welcome extends to employees and all who seek services from us. Our employees value the feeling of being “like family” and the close and supportive relationships they have with co-workers.

Come grow professionally. Employees come to Congreso to gain experience, learn new skills, and grow professionally. Our Primary Client Model™ provides employees with continuous education and professional development in client-centered, data-informed, and culturally appreciative service delivery. We recognize supervisors as leaders and an essential link between retention and service quality. All supervisors engage in regular professional development and organizational strategy conversations with Congreso’s President/CEO. Congreso has a reputation for leadership development, with many former employees now in leadership positions at the local, regional and national level.

To Apply
To apply for this position please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements here.


For more information about Congreso and other career opportunities pleas go to http://www.congreso.net.


Congreso is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Congreso is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and all applicants for employment. All employment decisions at Congreso are made without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability or military/veteran status, or any other protected class as set forth under applicable State, Local and Federal Civil Rights Laws.

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