Careers

The Family League of Baltimore currently has the following job opportunities:

Program Director of Attendance & Related Strategies

Family League has a unique opportunity for a full-time Program Director of Attendance & Related Strategies position will manage the Baltimore Attendance Campaign. The position will work with internal and external stakeholders to identify, advocate and support the implementation of attendance and attendance related policies and practices that decrease absenteeism for children in Pre-K through High School. The position will also work to support the Baltimore’s Community School and Out of School Time Programs.

Responsibilities:

• Direct and facilitate the Baltimore Attendance Campaign.
• Develop a technical assistance, coaching and professional development framework to support the implementation school level attendance strategies in Community Schools and Out of School (OST) Time program.
• Manage the implementation of an attendance coaching program in partnership with City Schools and other external partners; including providing support to pilot sites and coordinating data collecting and reporting.
• Work in partnership with the Program Director for ELO Strategies to develop strategic plans to improve recruitment and retention in OST programs.
• Participate as a member of the School Health Work Group and the Grade Level Reading Project Management Team.
• Work in partnership with Family League Initiative and Information Management teams to develop dashboards and actionable data reports for funded partners and other stakeholders
• Work cooperatively with the Policy and Communications teams on attendance related policy and communications.
• Develop and maintain strong working relationships with school level and central office staff at Baltimore City Public Schools, education related stakeholders, local elected leaders, staff and others related to the work.
• Support the work in other education related strategies affecting children from Pre-K through High School.
• Assist in other advocacy efforts as deemed appropriate by the Senior Director of Initiatives and/or President & CEO.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s in education, social work or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in education related systems change, and managing to achieve an initiative or policy agenda.
• Substantial knowledge of education and attendance related issues research; experience developing and executing strategies that lead to successful achievement of goals.
• Priority will be given to applicants with experience working with Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore City agencies, public officials and state organizations and agencies.
• Strong track record in leading broad-based, multicultural coalitions.
• Able to work independently, within a team environment and lead collaborative efforts to accomplish goals and objectives.
• Excellent project management skills (attention to detail, creating and monitoring project budgets and time lines) and multi-tasking skills (prioritizing work effectively).
• Superior interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Proven ability to establish and maintain high priority relationships.

For more information and to apply: Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirement for consideration here. 

Part-time Program Monitor

Family League has an exciting Part-time Program Monitor position that will be responsible for monitoring and supporting sites enrolled in the Child and Adult Food Care (CACFP) and Summer Food Services Programs (SFSP). The person will work directly with Sites to facilitate their understanding of the benefits and expectations of the meals reimbursement program and to ensure full compliance with rules and regulations associated with participation. The person will also conduct site visits, participate in trainings, and provide technical assistance to a caseload of sites.

Responsibilities:

• Review and develop a thorough understanding of the Child and Adult Food Care and Summer Food Service programs.
• Develop and maintain professional working relationships with Sites. Provide education and technical assistance as needed to support their participation in the CACFP and SFSP.
• Conduct site visits to monitor and assess compliance with rules and regulations of the meals reimbursement program.
• Partner with Nutrition Program Coordinator to conduct annual training sessions with Site Supervisors.
• Provide outreach and education to Sites on the benefits of participating in CACFP.
• Attend and participate in staff meeting and agency committees as required.
• Update Nutrition Program Coordinator on site visit activity; submit monthly internal reports of activity.
• Provide technical assistance to Family League staff and partner agencies on the benefits and regulations of the CACFP and SFSP.
• Other duties as assigned by the Nutrition Program Coordinator.

Qualifications:

• High school diploma required.
• 1-3 years’ experience in youth development, family services, nutrition, food services or related work.
• Proficiency in Word and Excel. Strong aptitude for learn new software programs.
• Focused, detailed, deadline driven, and ability to handle multiple tasks.
• Excellent written and oral communications.
• Ability to work in a team environment yet be self-directed

For more information and to apply: please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirement here.

Director of Partnership Management

The Family League has an exciting full-time Director of Partnership Management position that will be responsible for managing all administrative functions related to funds awarded to the Family League as well as the contractual administration with its funded partners. The Director will be responsible for funder compliance, procurement, contract administration, and partner relationships. The Director will also establish and implement standard operating procedures, lead an interdisciplinary approach to building and maintaining strong partnerships with funders and funded partner organizations, and will work cooperatively with other members of the Funded Partnerships team and key Family League staff.

Responsibilities:

• Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of all programs and partnerships related to its funders and funded partner organizations.
• Manage timely development and processing of contracts with funded partner organizations.
• Maintain quality control of all contracts to ensure they adhere to standard terms, conditions, and applicable regulations as well as the requirements of specific funders and initiative expectations.
• In partnership with other team members: manage the due diligence monitoring activities of the funding organizations, develop and manage the procurement / RFP processes resulting from funds granted to the Family League., manage contract renewal and close-out procedures as applicable with all funded partners.
• Develop and maintain proficiency with the grants management software, with the primary purpose of ensuring the administration of contracts and funder compliance is done with high efficiency.
• Develop professional working relationships with key administration staff of funders and funded partner organizations.
• Attend and participate in staff meetings and agency committees as required.
• Keep Senior Director of Funded Partnerships informed of contract administration, compliance, and procurement activity; submit monthly internal reports of activity.

For more information and to apply: Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirement for consideration here. 

Hunger Strategies VISTA

AmeriCorps is accepting applications for the Baltimore Partnership to End Childhood Hunger’s Hunger Strategies VISTA. The Hunger Strategies VISTA will work with afterschool providers, Family Child Care Program providers and other community partners to increase the penetration of the federal Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program, boosting the number of meals being served to children and youth who need them most, increasing training and support to child care program staff, and analyzing the impact of nutrition programs in Baltimore.

The Baltimore City Youth Hunger VISTA will:
• Provide support to the Baltimore City Partnership to End Childhood Hunger
• Organize outreach to support expansion of Afterschool and Summer Meals in Baltimore City
• Work with summer meals Community Champions
• Coordinate with partners to identify afterschool program sites and populate CLF map and MOST database
• Recruit and train mobile meals volunteers
• Collaborate on Food Stamp outreach.

For more information and to apply: Please submit your application through the AmeriCorps website.

Outside Agency Job Opportunities

There are no outside agency job opportunities available. Please check periodically for updates to this section.