healthy families training coordinator

healthy families training coordinator

The Children’s Trust is on a mission to stop child abuse in Massachusetts. We give parents the tools and resources to build self-confidence and gain lifelong skills to ensure children grow up safe and healthy. Our proven programs reflect a fierce commitment to empowering families at the earliest stages and prove the vicious cycle of reoccurring abuse can be stopped. We are seeking an individual for the Healthy Families Massachusetts Training Coordinator position to join our team and help make a difference for children in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

The Healthy Families Massachusetts Training Coordinator manages all aspects of the Healthy Families Massachusetts (HFM) training program that provides approximately two to three trainings each week for over 300 staff annually, including managing the budget, planning and procuring trainings, and providing reports on the progress of the program. The Healthy Families Massachusetts Training Coordinator is also responsible for developing and delivering competency-based training to adult learners.

DETAILED STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Manages the Healthy Families Training program:
    • Develop outlines of required elements for training sessions as needed
    • Recruit and oversee selection process for qualified trainers
    • Recruit and manage contracts for all trainers including all communication with trainers
    • Manage quality assurance of the HFM Training program including review of evaluations, observation of trainings, design and implementation of changes, and development of new trainings as needed
    • Develop and maintain relations in the field of training, home visiting, family support, and infant mental health
    • Develop training calendar and provide management and oversight of all training logistical needs, including space, equipment, materials, etc.
    • Monitor HFM training budget
    • Ensure HFM training meets Healthy Families America (HFA) credentialing requirements for quality assurance
    • Prepare and distribute reports on progress of training program for HFM and Children’s Trust staff
    • Provide project management supervision for administrative personnel and interns who are assisting in the coordination of the HFM training program
    • Maintain the centralized training database of trainees and trainings and oversee changes and updates to the database
    • Develop training competencies, indicators, and measures for the HFM training program
    • Provide supervision to program staff who support HFM training work
    • Support and coordinate ongoing professional development opportunities for home visiting staff
  2. Develops and delivers training:
    • Develop competency-based training curriculum based on principles of family support and adult learning
    • Develop integration materials to support the transfer of learning from training into practice
    • Deliver training with fidelity to family support professionals with a wide range of experience and education
  3. Provides support to programs, as needed, including:
    • Provide technical assistance and support to HFM programs to ensure Healthy Families America accreditation requirements are being met
    • Plan, develop and deliver training for program sites
    • Provide technical assistance to programs who are implementing special projects including the current Massachusetts Home Visiting Initiative
  4. Participates as a member of the HFM Implementation Team (HFMIT) including:
    • Provide information on training issues and effects on program implementation to ensure all issues are considered in program planning
    • Develop and administer multilevel training and implementation strategies to integrate new practices into a statewide system
    • Attend weekly HFMIT meetings to identify technical assistance needs and program challenges
    • Participate in development and review of policies and strategies for HFM programs
    • Plan, develop, and participate in Statewide Coordinator meetings and other forums and meetings
    • Conduct quality data analysis and prepare written reports for quarterly and annual reports
    • Review analysis of data for review of program implementation statewide
  5. Provides outreach and support to HFM program sites regarding training
  6. Performs other duties as assigned

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Educational experience in the fields of human services, management, teaching, home visiting, public health, public policy, mental health, nursing, education, child development, social work or administration
  • A minimum of 2 years-experience in community based, family support services; and/or 2 years-experience in long-term home visiting services
  • One year of supervision within human services
  • Experience planning trainings, conferences, and/or special events
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including experience in public speaking and/or training. Bilingual a plus
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Ability to and experience working independently
  • Experience working within the Healthy Families America-model home visiting program
  • Experience working with young parents

How to apply:

Please apply at the MassCareers Job Opportunities website.