Provide site program governance and parent involvement leadership, direction and implementation within written program plan.

JOB FUNCTIONS: (include but not limited to the following)

  • Implement a formal parent center committee structure of shared governance through which parents can participate in policy making or other decisions about the program.
  • Assist in the implementation of written training plan for parent policy groups to enable them to carry out their program governance responsibility effectively.
  • Implement a site/program volunteer recruitment system for parents, community residents, and community organizations and assist in the mobilization of community resources to meet identified program needs.
  • Serves as a site/program advocate for parents by working with management staff to address identified concerns and needs.
  • Participate in the site outreach, recruitment, and enrollment for children and families, and in partnership with social service staff.
  • Link site/program parents with internal and external economic/education development activities, and other community resources and benefits in cooperation with case management staff.
  • Implement site program governance and parent involvement monitoring system, including issues identified as part of the annual PIR, self assessment process and parent surveys.
  • Implement site/program process of reporting and record keeping in all areas of program governance and parent involvement.
  • Implement a site/ program level male involvement.
  • Participates in site/program transition planning for children and families into pre-school and from pre-school to elementary school, including the coordination of parent training dealing with transition planning.
  • Supervise and mentor site/program interns.
  • Participates in cross component planning with other site/program staff in support of interdisciplinary services to children and families, including parent group orientations and trainings.
  • Collaborates with Social Services to receive Family Goals with calendar workshops.


  • Bachelors’ degree in human services, family services, social services and/or family services credential required;
  • Three to five years of job-related prior experience required
  • Current, valid Illinois driver’s license and proof of insurance may be required;
  • Reliable means of transportation may be required;
  • Successful completion of First Aid/CPR certification required;
  • Proof of physical examination, tuberculosis and measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) screening within the last six months required;
  • Fluent verbal and written English and Spanish communication preferred.


  • Full-Time


  • 2434 S Kildare Ave, Chicago, IL 60623


  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Employee assistance program
  • 401k with employer matching
  • Company-paid basic life insurance and AD&D coverage
  • Company-paid short term disability coverage
  • Tuition Reimbursement


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday (some weekends and evenings may apply as needed for recruitment events)

To apply please submit resume and cover letter to regarding interest in this open position.