Family & Community Partnership Manager

Come join a dynamic, well-established non-profit built in the heart of San Francisco and now expanding in order to reach all regions! 

 

Who We are:

Wu Yee delivers comprehensive services throughout the City of San Francisco. We serve over 4,000 children, families and child care providers each year.

 

We provide Early Head Start, Head Start, and State Preschool programs, Child Care Resources and Referrals, Child Care Subsidies and the Family Child Care Quality Network (FCCQN). The phrase “wu yee” means “protector of children” in Cantonese, and truly, children are at the heart of everything we do. If you’d like to learn more about who we are, please visit wuyee.org

 

WhY WORK FOR WU YEE:

Wu Yee is committed to the professional development and ongoing support for all staff.  Wu Yee offers competitive wages and benefit plans which include medical, dental, vision and acupuncture/chiropractic care for employees and their families.  In addition, Wu Yee offers an employer-sponsored shared-contribution 403 (b) retirement plan, pre-tax benefits and flexible spending accounts for health, dependent care, and commuting.   

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Child Development Associate Program Director, the Family Community Partnership (FCP) Manager monitors and oversees a variety of family-community partnerships, including relationships with social service agencies, parent committees, the agency’s disability services programs, Wu Yee’s Family Advocates, and volunteers for the Child Development Program.  S/he supervises the Family Advocates; and also helps place and supervise the volunteers.   The FCP Manager assists in establishing and participates in Parent Committees.  S/he also maintains a database of social services and outreaches to social service agencies to build formal and informal partnerships. Partnering with Center Managers, the FCP Manager monitor’s the centers’ family and community partnerships, to ensure compliance with Head Start/Early Head Start performance standards.

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Three years supervisory experience required
  • Minimum five years work experience in Child Development, including experience working with children and families with special needs
  • Demonstrated knowledge of infant and child development
  • Proven ability to work with and coordinate services with other community and government agencies
  • A team builder with strong skills in management and leadership; must understand the subtleties of motivating and directing a diverse group of personalities
  • Strategic planner who is adept at prioritizing, organizing and following through; able to balance multiple competing priorities
  • Resourceful and flexible, with the ability to anticipate and act on events and opportunities quickly
  • Ability to work with and understand unique issues of low-income families with infants and pregnant women
  • Able to bend and lift up to 50 pounds as needed

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Child Development, Social Work, Psychology or related field required; Masters in one of these fields preferred

 

HOW TO APPLY: