Employment

JFCS/East Bay currently has the following positions open:

 

Early Childhood Grants & Contracts Coordinator

Our Agency
Jewish Family & Children’s Services of the East Bay (JFCS/East Bay) is an innovative social service agency that has served individuals and families throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties since 1877. We are proud to provide multilingual services to older adults and their families, Holocaust survivors, children and their parents, refugees and immigrants, people with disabilities, and an array of adults and children who come to us for high-quality affordable mental health services. Our staff of 62 employees is characterized by its dedication, teamwork, warmth, humor, and high professional standards. JFCS/East Bay actively seeks to hire qualified professionals who reflect the cultural and linguistic diversity of the East Bay and of our clients. Agency offices are located in Berkeley, Walnut Creek, and Oakland.

Job Summary
The Early Childhood Grants & Contracts Coordinator is responsible for monitoring, documenting, and reporting on the implementation of early childhood mental health grant and contracted-funded programs. This position is 3 days per week.

Job Duties

  • Develop and update tracking forms to monitor program activities, program goals, and progress.
  • Ability to interpret grant & contract agreements and translate goals into measurable formats.
  • Ensure that all program activities, client tracking procedures, and program evaluation procedures are carried out in accordance with grant regulations.
  • Collect all data from clinicians and school sites related to clients and services and input into databases required by funders.
  • Train new clinicians in relevant reporting formats and process.
  • Work closely with clinical and accounting staff to ensure that expenses are correctly allocated and billed to appropriate grants and contracts.
  • Ensure that evaluation surveys and reports are collected, compiled, developed when needed, and submitted to funders.
  • Write and submit quarterly, semi-annual, and annual narrative progress reports and statistical reports to funders by established deadlines.
  • Maintain grant and contract files with all relevant information, including proposals, contracts, budgets, invoices, payments, reports, and communications.
  • Collect narrative reports from partner organizations, check for accuracy, and compile into master reports for funding agencies.
  • Work with partner organizations to ensure that statistical reports are accurate and compile statistics into master reports.
  • Attend early childhood team meetings when necessary.
  • Attend meetings with funders and collaborative partners as necessary.
  • Perform additional administrative support work for Parenting & Youth staff as needed.

Qualifications

  • B.A. degree, preferably in social work, psychology, or related field.
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills; computer proficiency.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to work respectfully and effectively with diverse spectrum of clients, co-workers, and community members.
  • Familiarity with basic accounting principles and ability to review financial reports to ensure expenditures match funder guidelines and program budgets.
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently.
  • Interest in early childhood issues preferred.        
  • Commitment to agency mission.

Compensation is competitive, depending on experience. Benefits include pro-rated medical, dental, 401(k), generous holiday and vacation, great colleagues, and a friendly work environment.

To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to lgranett@jfcs-eastbay.org.

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