Catholic Charities of Omaha - Omaha
Submitted ByName: Kelly Bolte
Principal Duties and ResponsibilitiesPosition Summary: The Mentoring Moms Coordinator is responsible for working with families in the Family Strengthening Program to develop and complete service/goal plans, locate and obtain local resources, and teach families the skills to gain self-sufficiency, improve family functioning, and live healthy productive lives. This position also provides programming coordination and client/volunteer support to the Family Strengthening Program.
Essential Job Functions:
Recruit and train volunteer mentors, revise training material as necessary, conduct interviews with prospective volunteers and participating clients and match mentees with mentors.
Assist mentees in establishing goals, developing and implementing an individualized service plan, and evaluating progress.
Facilitate quarterly mentor meetings and mentee activities and maintain on-going communication with volunteer mentors and mentees, and ensure satisfaction with program.
Schedule educational in-services for mentors and mentees.
Collaborate with other community providers and conduct parish and community outreach activities to ensure effective communication, coordination, and referral.
In collaboration with Director, voice an awareness of gaps in service array of community providers and identify unmet needs to generate ideas for additional programming. Discuss implementation of new programming.
Recruit donations and distribute to those in need for essential pregnancy material and practical assistance.
Collect, analyze, and report relevant program data as an active participant in PQI activities.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Reliable attendance is an expectation.
RequirementsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills
Ability to analyze and summarize historical information and develop comprehensive written reports
Understanding of adult learning and ability to effectively teach individuals and groups
Working knowledge of child development and developmental theory
Ability to understand and adhere to policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI)/Personally Identifiable Information (PII); (This position has access to PHI/PII and is limited under the minimum necessary rule to the amount of information necessary to perform assigned duties.)
Computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, knowledge of social media outlets, and skill in operating office equipment (fax, copier, etc.)
Required of All Positions:
Knowledge and support of Catholic Charities’ purpose, mission, vision, values, and ethical standards.
Knowledge and support of the Catholic Charities Compliance Program requirements including – but not limited to – the Code of Ethics, the Compliance Policy, and all relevant compliance procedures.
Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
Education and Experience
Experience working with families and community resources/human service organization preferred
4-Year College Degree
Licensure, Certifications, and other Designations:
CPR and First Aid certification, or the ability to obtain within 60 days of employment
Valid Nebraska Driver’s License and insurability
Standard office environment and working conditions
Home visits in the community
Occasional evening and weekend hours
Travel in the Omaha metro area and occasional travel outside the metro, within the state, required