• Full Time
  • Lansing, MI
  • Employer Type: Nonprofit

MPHI is a Michigan-based and nationally engaged, non-profit public health institute.  We are a team of teams, process and content experts, dedicated to building A world where tomorrow is healthier than today!

 

Title:                            Project Coordinator – Family Resource Center  

                                      $25.00 – $28.00 / Posted Thru 9-29-22                                  

 

Location:                    Hybrid – Lansing, MI Office

 

Purpose:  Under the direction of the MDHHS Children Trust Michigan’s Executive Director and working closely with the Direct Services Coordinator, this position serves as the project coordinator for the Michigan Family Resource Centers. The Family Resource Center Coordinator will utilize project management skills to coordinate, manage and support Michigan’s local Family Resource Centers (FRCs). This position will facilitate FRC Network meetings, maintain communication with key stakeholders, oversee and implement all aspects of the evaluation efforts, including data collection and analysis.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Functions as the project coordinator for the Michigan Family Resource Centers across the state.
  • Act as the main contact for technical assistance and training to members of the Michigan Family Resource Center Network. 
  • Oversee the needs of the family resource centers, identify best practices and support local FRCs in providing high-quality services, referral coordination, planning and coordination, evaluate and monitor program components.
  • Develop relationships with the local FRCs and their staff will be critical in this work.  
  • Work cooperatively and in conjunction with MDHHS, CTM, program stakeholders and others supporting the FRCs needs.
  • Participate in national meetings, trainings and conferences and support the National Family Support Network’s mission and goals.
  • Responsible for improving the quality and effectiveness of family resource centers across the state.
  • Work to engage and build relationships with the Family Resource Centers across the state.
  • Provide support and effective leadership to the FRCs that support families with young children.
  • Always represent the best interest of MDHHS and MPHI.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

 

Education:  Bachelor’s degree required.  Degree in social sciences, human development and family studies, public health, or related field preferred.

 

Experience:  One to three years of related and progressively more responsible work experience in project coordination; experience in planning, implementation of initiatives including experience in cross system planning.

 

Important Skills and Characteristics:

  • Project management and leadership skills.
  • Provide training, technical assistance and support to agencies that are members of the Michigan Family Resource Center Network.
  • Facilitate and coordinate meetings, both virtually and in person.
  • Grant coordination and monitoring.
  • Assist in data collection as needed.
  • Knowledge of the best practices for Family Resource Centers, including the Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support.
  • Ability to organize, evaluate, and present information in an effective and timely manner.
  • Ability to maintain records, prepare reports, and correspondence related to the work.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and ever-evolving field.
  • Strong customer service and communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • High level of personal integrity, dedication, creativity, flexibility, and initiative.

 

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:  Standard office environment with the possibility of some work done remotely. Will require valid vehicle operator’s license where needed to perform duties of the position (e.g., off-site meetings and site visits).

 

RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE WORK OF OTHERS:  No assigned responsibility.

 

IMPACT ON PROJECTS, SERVICES AND OPERATIONS:  This person is a key member of the MDHHS Children Trust Michigan that will improve the quality of Family Resource Centers across the state. The FRC Coordinator will be responsible for implementing best practices, and provide training, and technical assistance.  In addition, this person will interact with FRCs in local communities across the State of Michigan, potential funders, state agencies and partners.

 

REQUIRED COMMUNICATION

Contact Person/Group

Frequency

Purpose

Children Trust Michigan Direct Services Coordinator

Weekly

Coordination of Services

Children Trust Michigan Executive Director

As Needed

Monthly Check-in and Updates

CTM Funded Programs

As Needed

Collaboration, Leadership and Support

 

 

“For purposes of employment standards, this classification is “Non-Exempt” from overtime provisions of the fair Labor Standards Act.”

 

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