Child Development Specialist II

Child Care Resource Center Chatsworth , CA 91311

Posted 3 months ago

Work where your work matters. Work at CCRC.

CCRC prides itself as a workplace of choice for passionate talent, driven by our mission to cultivate child, family and community well-being. Whether the positon works directly with the public or supports our programs, every position is vital to our mission's success and reputation as a leader. We are not your typical non-profit. We are 800 people strong and growing!

CCRC is a one of the largest and widely respected non-profits in California. We cultivate child, family and community well-being through our creative, informative and supportive programs and services. We have doubled in size over the past 10 years. We provide child development and early education, workforce development opportunities, child care financial assistance, Head Start preschool and Early Head Start services and more for close to 50,000 parents, children, and child care providers each month in Northern Los Angeles County, including Antelope Valley, and the entirety of San Bernardino County, including an office in Victorville, serving a total geographic area of 22,500 square miles.

To join our team: visit our website at www.ccrcca.org/careers or click on Work at CCRC!

You could play a key role supporting the Resource & Referral Division!

Key areas of responsibility include the ability to:

  • Provide support and staffing for the Lending library; plan & implement activities, such as story time; support other ongoing library programs. (40%)

  • Provide child care plan, consumer education, and technical assistance to child care providers, parents and the community. (20%)

  • Build connections with and maintain resources within the community. (15%)

  • Plan and facilitate child development trainings for parents and other community members; collaborate with other team members on planning and implementing trainings/workshops & conferences throughout the year. (10%)

  • Represent the Agency, and conduct presentations as needed, at community outreach events and activities, including resource fairs, meetings, and all agency-sponsored events. (10%)

  • Maintain and ensure data integrity and accuracy for required databases. (5%)

To be successful, you will need:

  • BA minimum or equivalent college semester units in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or a related field such as Human Development or equivalent experience or any combination of education and experience which would enable the candidate to successful perform the functions of the position, preferred.

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience working with families and/or in child development preferred.

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Child Development and Developmentally Appropriate Practices.

  • Working knowledge of the Strengthening Families Framework Protective Factors and experience implementing family engagement programs with a strength-based approach strongly desired.

  • Experience implementing family engagement programs with a strength-based approach.

  • Experience and comfort working with diverse client populations and facilitating conversations with adults (bi-lingual preferred).

  • Experience facilitating groups independently and/or co-facilitating groups.

  • Knowledge of community resources.

  • Ability to use effective problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.

  • Familiarity with child care provider population.

  • Ability to complete projects under tight deadlines even when there are competing requirement and changes in assignments.

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills; ability to successfully interface with others.

  • Ability to maintain cooperative, diplomatic working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agency staff, and the public.

  • Ability to be flexible and innovative, as the needs of the program evolve (including flexibility to work a non-traditional work schedule - i.e. evenings and weekends), to support departmental and agency programs.

  • Ability to complete projects under tight deadlines even when there are competing requirements and changes in assignments.

  • Proficiency in Windows based programs and data entry experience required.

  • Valid California Driver's License, reliable vehicle, automobile insurance and a clean driving record required.

  • Provide documentation of required TB and fingerprint clearance.

At CCRC, passion and meaningful work is rewarded! We offer employees:

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Robust benefit offerings -Medical, Dental, Vision, and Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Basic Life Insurance and Long Term Disability paid for by CCRC

  • Employer Contribution and Employer Match in the 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with 100% vesting

  • Generous Time Off Policy-Vacation and Sick Time, Holidays, and Paid Winter Break

  • Opportunities for learning and professional development, including education reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs

  • 501(c) (3) Designation-You can apply for Public Service Loan Forgiveness!

Click here to learn more about CCRC!

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer and encourage Minorities, Women, Disabled and Veterans to apply.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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