Teen Parent Connection

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Staff Positions 

Doula

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Doula is responsible for initiating and maintaining regular (weekly) contact and support with participant families. The Doula builds trusting relationships with program participants that offer strength-based services for the families in their caseload. The Doula provides community outreach, facilitates prenatal education activities, assists the family in preparing for childbirth through both home visiting and group based services, and advocates for participant families throughout their pregnancy, including during labor/delivery. As a member of the Doula Team, the Doula will co-facilitate weekly Childbirth Education Classes. These activities will take place primarily within DuPage County in participants’ homes, doctor’s office, and hospitals. This position is full time (40 hours per week with some overtime hours for attending participant births) and non-exempt. The Doula is required to be on-call for participant families during the work week, with a rotating weekend on-call schedule for all Doula team members.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Teen Parent Connection is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Position is non-exempt hourly with a range of $20.43 to $21.27 per hour depending on experience and qualifications.

To apply, please email letter of interest and resume to missyc@teenparentconnection.org

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Director of Development

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Director of Development creates and oversees the implementation of a strategic approach to fundraising which may include major gifts, corporate donations, grant solicitation,
friend/fundraising events and in-kind resources. The Director of Development is part of the organization’s management and development teams. This position reports directly to the Executive Director, and supervises the volunteers and interns assigned to them.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Teen Parent Connection is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Position is salaried exempt with a range of $58,000 – $62,500 annually depending on experience and qualifications.

To apply, please email letter of interest and resume to missyc@teenparentconnection.org

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Office Administrative Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY

Working within a cross-functional team, the Office Administrative Coordinator is responsible for providing administrative support to the executive director and board of directors, coordinating all office services, including but not limited to: office technology and equipment, phone system, record retention, facilities management, organizational calendars, in-office meetings, maintenance services, utility services, supplies ordering and inventory, preparation and processing mailings, providing program administrative support, assist in special projects as assigned. This position is 32-40 hours per week.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Teen Parent Connection is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Position is non-exempt hourly with a range of $18.50 to $19 per hour depending on experience and qualifications.

To apply, please email letter of interest and resume to missyc@teenparentconnection.org

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Parents’ Pantry Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY

The Parents’ Pantry Coordinator is responsible for overseeing all functions and operations of the Teen Parent Connection Parents’ Pantry. This role will provide leadership, vision, and guidance to our pantry. The Parents’ Pantry Coordinator engages in community outreach, manages and tracks pantry inventory, supervises program volunteers, provides stewardship to donors, participates in setting pantry goals and objectives, assists in developing annual pantry budget, manages pantry data systems, and prepares monthly reports of supply distribution and participant data.
This is a grant funded position, and is part-time (up to 20 hours per week).

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Teen Parent Connection is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Position is non-exempt hourly with a range of $16.50-18.00/hour depending on experience and qualifications.

To apply, please email letter of interest and resume to missyc@teenparentconnection.org

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Bilingual Family Support Specialist

POSITION SUMMARY

Working within a cross-functional team, the Office Manager is responsible for providing administrative support to the executive director and board of directors, coordinating all office services, including but not limited This is a full time (40 hours per week), non-exempt, and grant funded position. Following the Healthy Families home visiting program model, the Family Support Specialist is responsible for initiating and maintaining regular (weekly), long-term (up to 5 yrs.) contact and support with participant families. The FSS is responsible for building a trusting relationship and offering strength based services to all families assigned to the FSS’s caseload. The FSS provides community outreach, engages in parenting education activities, assists the family in establishing and achieving goals, and advocates for the family as appropriate. These activities take place primarily within the family’s home or in the community.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Teen Parent Connection is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Position is hourly with an hourly range of $20.19 to $21.03, depending on experience and qualifications.
To apply, please email letter of interest and resume to missyc@teenparentconnection.org

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Internships

Resource Development Internship – Communication

Part-time and Full-time opportunities

Position Summary:

Teen Parent Connection, a community-based non-profit located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, is seeking an intern, who is an enthusiastic, team-oriented individual to develop, implement and maintain a range of communication tools in support of the agency’s Mission and Vision. Working under the leadership of the Director of Development, and in collaboration with development staff colleagues, the Communications Intern will help to develop, implement and maintain a communications strategy aimed at advancing organizational growth and fundraising efforts.

Job Relationships: Resource Development Interns report directly to the Director of Development, and work within the Resource Development Team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help to develop, implement and evaluate Teen Parent Connection’s communications plan among our diverse audiences: board, current donors and partners, community partners, media, and others.
  • Create, edit and manage content that promotes the agency’s mission across media channels, including print, online, multimedia and social media.
  • Manage website development and maintenance.
  • Help to develop and execute a well-defined social media strategy to include weekly postings and expansion of the agency’s social media reach.
  • Coordinate media alerts and develop compelling content for press releases, publications, and e-newsletters and print newsletters.
  • Cultivate and expand relationships with media contacts and other communication-related partners to expand awareness of the agency’s work.
  • Regularly partner with development staff to support the communication strategy and marketing activities.
  • Coordinate the creation of promotional materials, including brochures and informational materials.
  • Proactively research and recommend content and strategies to support and advance the agency’s mission.
  • Prospect and attend community outreach opportunities where Teen Parent Connection can have a presence: fairs, markets, Chamber of Commerce events
    Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Development.

Required Qualifications: Must possess strong writing and communications skills, must be comfortable with public speaking and solicitations. Bachelor’s student 21+ or Masters-level student preferred.

Resource Development Internship – Special Events

Part-time and Full-time opportunities

Position Summary: Teen Parent Connection, a community-based non-profit located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, is seeking an intern, who is an enthusiastic, team-oriented individual to assist in the planning and execution of agency fundraising events, and help in prospecting of in-kind, and corporate sponsors to build support and audience for each event. Working under the leadership of the Director of Development, and in collaboration with development staff colleagues, the Development Intern will help to execute events aimed at advancing organizational growth and fundraising efforts, as well as partner in developing and implementing a range of communication tools in support of the agency’s Mission and Vision.

Job Relationships: Resource Development Interns report directly to the Director of Development, and work within the Resource Development Team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in all aspects of event planning & logistics for the fall fundraising event, Festival of Friends, on October 25, 2015, and spring event, Vine, date TBD, including creating & distributing marketing materials and community outreach, securing in-kind donations and in-kind sponsorships.
  • Assist in day-of execution of Festival of Friends and Vine, as well as additional receptions and community events to be determined.
  • Event Follow up with all raffle and silent auction item solicitations and coordinate gift acknowledgement.
  • Maintain correspondence and day-of communications with high-level donors, event guests, and sponsors.
  • Assist with coordination of all organizational marketing materials including e-newsletters, newsletters, brochures, and website updates.
  • Assist in the coordination of mailed campaigns, including: Annual Direct Mail Campaign, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day Campaigns.
  • Help to develop, implement and evaluate communications plan among our diverse audiences: board, current donors and partners, community partners, media, and others.
  • Create, edit and manage content that promotes the agency’s mission across media channels, including print, online, multimedia and social media.
  • Help to develop and execute a well-defined social media strategy to include weekly postings to build support and audience for events.
  • Regularly partner with development staff to support development strategy and fundraising activities as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Development.

Required Qualifications: Must possess strong writing and communications skills, must be comfortable with public speaking and solicitations. Prior event experience a plus, but not required. Bachelor’s student 21+ or Masters-level student preferred. Contact Sydney Pacha – missyc@teenparentconnection.org with any questions or with application submission materials.