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The Finance and Administration Director will maintain all the daily fiscal and administrative aspects of PRC programs. This includes all grants, fund-raising activities, special programs and any other financial activities undertaken by PRC. The Finance and Administration Director also monitors the status of all revenues and expenses, monitors PRC’s fiscal health and makes recommendations when appropriate.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

These examples are illustrative and not all inclusive:

  • Maintain all daily fiscal aspects of PRC programs, including all grants, fund-raising activities, special programs and any other financial activities undertaken by PRC.
  • Maintain accurate records of all fiscal aspects of PRC.
  • Prepare monthly fiscal reports for funding sources and for the Board of Directors.
  • Perform forecasting reports to assist Executive Director with strategic planning, and analysis of PRC’s fiscal health.
  • Work with the Treasurer of the Board of Directors and with Executive Director to ensure fiscal accountability.
  • Manage all Payroll records, including timesheets, bi-weekly payroll submission, and payroll reconciliation to budget.
  • Coordinate annual external audit, including preparation of audit worksheets, schedules and materials.
  • Manage HR policies and implementation, including the time-keeping system, PTO tracking, employee benefits management, organizational insurance management and ensure compliance with HR related laws.
  • Ensure that agency is in compliance with all administrative and fiscal laws and regulations and has filed all necessary tax and informational returns on a timely basis.
  • Manage leases and service contracts to make sure they are current, and amendments are processed as required.
  • Supervise the Administrative Staff, including the Office Coordinator and Development and Communications Coordinator.
  • Assist Executive Director with budget and grants analysis.
  • Monitor IT services and communicate with Managed Services Provider regarding computer or networking issues.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in financial and accounting field.
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office software and QuickBooks.
  • Nonprofit and grant experience preferred.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to organize and maintain a diversified workload.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 – $60,000.00 per year

Benefits:

Dental Insurance
Disability insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance
Experience level: 5 years

Physical setting: Office
Schedule: Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

How many years of nonprofit experience do you have?
Have you ever been convicted of a felony? If so, please explain.
Education: Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Experience:
Accounting: 3 years (Preferred)
QuickBooks: 3 years (Preferred)
Ability to Relocate:

Hughesville, MD 20637: Relocate before starting work (Required)
Work Location: In person

The Early Childhood Mental Health Behavioral Specialist II provides behavioral assistance and training to child care providers and parents through observations, individualized techniques, and behavior plans. The Behavioral Specialist may provide mini-training sessions for providers as well as longer workshops for professionals, providers, or parents when needed. The Behavioral Specialist provides referrals to the appropriate professionals when needed. Occasional evenings and weekends are required.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

These examples are illustrative and not all-inclusive:

  • Provides behavior management assistance for child care providers and children who have been identified as having significantly challenging behaviors.
  • When appropriate, participates with other agencies in the implementation of an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or Individualized Family Service Plan for children who challenging behaviors.
  • Provides child-specific and general training on topics of related interest.
  • Maintains current files on all referrals.
  • Maintains professionalism and confidentiality at all times.
  • Collects data necessary for evaluation of the program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by PRC.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in social work, mental health, early childhoood education, child development, or related field is required.
  • At least two years of experience in providing direct behavioral intervention to children 0-5 years old with challenging behaviors.
  • Knowledge of early childhood mental health, developmental milestones, early childhood classroom set up and management, and experience working with children 0-5 years.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply the Pyramid Model (formerly Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning) is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability in working with parents, child care, and early childhood care and education personnel.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with a broad variety of individuals and agencies, both orally and in writing.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $22.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

Benefits:

Dental Insurance
Employee assistance program
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance
Schedule:

8 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday
Application Question(s):

How many years of experience do you have working in an early childhood care and education setting such as a licensed child care center, licensed family child care, Head Start, or public pre-K?
Have you ever been convicted of a felony? If so, please explain.
Education:

Bachelor’s (Required)
Experience:

Early Childhood: 2 years (Required)
License/Certification:

Driver’s License (Required)
Work Location: In person

Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Child Development or related field accepted. Must have experience working with young children from birth to three years old. Minimum of 1-year supervisory experience required. 45-hour Infant Toddler Certification preferred.

General Qualifications

The successful staff person must:

  • Understand and be committed to the overall philosophy of Family Support.
  • Maintain respect for confidentiality of information divulged by or on behalf of participants.
  • Possess the ability to relate to people of diverse educational, cultural, and economic backgrounds.
  • Be willing and able to do aggressive outreach and recruitment.
  • Model appropriate interaction with young children and parents.
  • Have the ability to work independently and as a team member and leader.
  • Be willing to submit to a criminal background investigation.
  • Have current medical evaluation, including a tuberculosis screen within 6 months before the individual begins work in the Center.
  • Have a current Maryland Driver’s License.

This staff person must:

  • Have a thorough knowledge of child growth and development of the first years of life from birth to three years of age.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of community resources related to the needs of young children and willingness to help families access them.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity and understanding when relating to parents’ situation and feelings.
  • Possess basic management skills to include:
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge and ability to design and maintain an appropriate environment for infants and toddlers.
  • Ability to plan and implement activities for children individually and as a group.
  • Ability to maintain records and reports on young children.
  • Ability to reinforce health and safety standards in the child development room.
  • Possess supervisory skills related to child care management which include:
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and evaluate child development personnel and volunteers.
  • Ability to make sound decisions related to interactions between staff, parents and children.
  • Ability to provide guidance and direction to staff in curriculum planning and implementation and planning children’s activities.
  • Ability to model team leadership skills on issues of child development.
  • Ability to model/teach parents and staff how to nurture and interact with babies and young children.

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversees the health, safety, and well-being of all the children.
  • Plans and implements a developmentally appropriate program for infants and toddlers, including screenings, assessments, and development of children’s individual classroom plans.
  • Demonstrates a sound knowledge of good teaching practices and of child growth and development.
  • Participates in program staff meetings and trainings provided by Maryland Family Network and The Promise Resource Center.
  • Reports directly to Family Support Center Director concerning Child Development Program and other job responsibilities.
  • Functions as member of the Family Support Center program management team.
  • Provides parents with information and support in their parenting role.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to get up and down off of a floor.
  • Complete all required paperwork.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $19.00 per hour
Expected hours: 40 per week

Benefits:
Dental insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

Associate degree in Early Childhood Education preferred. Associate degree in related field or High School Diploma with 90-hour Child Care Certificate or Infant-Toddler CDA acceptable. Minimum of one year supervised classroom experience with children age zero through three years.

General Qualifications

The successful person must:

  • Understand and be committed to the overall philosophy of Family Support.
  • Maintain respect for confidentiality of information divulged by or on behalf of participants.
  • Possess the ability to relate to people of diverse educational, cultural, and economic backgrounds.
  • Be willing and able to do aggressive outreach and recruitment.
  • Model appropriate interaction with young children and parents.
  • Have the ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Be willing to submit to a criminal background investigation.
  • Have current medical evaluation, including a tuberculosis screen within 6 months before the individual begins work in the Center.
  • Have a valid Maryland Driver’s License.

Specific Qualifications

This staff person must:

Have ability to participate in training classes pertaining to child development, children at risk, special needs, etc.
Have ability and desire to work with infants and toddlers, and be willing to work with preschoolers.
Have ability to accept supervision.
Have ability to communicate effectively with parents.
Have ability to provide support and education to parents in a positive, non-judgmental manner.
Have ability to respect participants’ communications as confidential and discuss pertinent information with Child Development Specialist.
Have ability to involve the parent in working with his/her child.
Have ability to follow through on instructions as they pertain to nursery management.
Have ability to implement the activity plans for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Have ability to model/teach to parents how to nurture and interact with their babies.
Have ability to effectively enhance the development of children.
Have ability to write observations of children.
Have ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Have ability to get up and down off of a floor.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assists with the care, safety, and well-being of all of the children.
  • Assists with the implementation of a developmentally appropriate program for infants and toddlers.
  • Provides informal parenting education to participants in the Center.
  • Attends trainings required by The Promise Resource Center and Maryland Family Network.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $16.00 per hour