Part Time Parent Education Assistacne – Kansas City, KS

Part Time Parent Education Assistacne

The Family Conservancy

Kansas City, KS


Summary of Position

Perform recruitment activities for our parent education classes and assist the Parent Education Coordinator with training events, records management and gathering resources for families.  



Hourly Rate: 




Essential Job Results

  • Performs data entry into network and web-based programs as needed.

  • Performs recruitment activities and assistance with learning activities for weekly group classes virtually and in person.

  • Completes room set-up to prepare for trainings and meetings.

  • Prepares snacks for events according to agency Policy 57 and other best practices as needed.

  • Make client contact, follow-up and reminder calls as needed.

  • Operate the Emergency Supplies and Baby Store, ensuring accurate records of distribution are kept, and guidelines for distribution are followed.

  • Assists clients with completion of assessment tools.

  • Effectively utilize agency technology to accomplish tasks. (Microsoft Office Suite; Google Mail, Calendar & Drive; program specific software; printers/scanners/fax/phone).

  • Maintains confidentiality of all agency information, consumer nonpublic personal information (NPI) and personal health information (PHI), as well as records directly or indirectly identifying any person currently or formerly receiving services from The Family Conservancy.

  • Carries out The Family Conservancy’s Mission: Championing the healthy development of children by supporting parents and families and promoting quality early education.

  • Supports The Family Conservancy’s Strategic Plan and ensures accountability through successful implementation of assigned objectives where applicable. 

  • As part of our Performance and Quality Improvement (PQI) process, attends assigned meetings and contributes in a meaningful way.

  • Maintains professional standards and technical knowledge by a minimum 12 clock hours of annual attendance at educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, informs staff and colleagues of the results of these activities.

  • Attends diversity training yearly.  

  • Application of knowledge will demonstrate awareness of the wide spectrum of socioeconomic, ethnic, racial and personal lifestyles/cultures found within the service populations.  

  • Employees are expected to apply knowledge gained from diversity training and to act in a sensitive, nondiscriminatory, professional manner.  

  • Accepts, uses supervision, direction, consultation to maximize available resources in the completion of work duties.

  • Additional responsibilities will be assigned as needed to maintain and improve effective functioning of the department and to advance the mission of the organization.

All job responsibilities will be carried out under the direction of agency policies and procedures. 


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Associates degree in child development, social work or related field required.   

1 year of experience in customer service, non profit or work with refugee populations required.      


Individual must:

  • Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft office applications including Word, Access and Excel.  

  • Effectively carry out The Family Conservancy mission.

  • Speak, read, write and hear English to communicate with community members, consumers, co-workers and others.    

  • Maintain successful clearance on Criminal, Sex Offender, Medical and Missouri and Kansas Child Abuse/Neglect Background Screenings.  

  • As an employee providing direct services, must be free from tuberculosis.       



Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

Bilingual fluency in written and oral English/Spanish, English/Nepali, English/Somali or English/Hmong preferred.   


Reporting Relationships and Principal Contacts

Works closely with and takes direction from the Parent Education Coordinator and directly reports to the Manager of Community Programs. Frequently contacts clients and community partners.      



Supervisory Responsibility




Americans with Disability Specifications

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.      

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk and hear. 

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move materials that may weigh up to 40 pounds.      

Work Environment:  Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential   functions.  

  • Employment is contingent upon successful clearance of Criminal, Kansas and Missouri Child/Elder Abuse and Neglect and Sex Offender background investigations.  

  • Travel throughout the Healthy Parents, Healthy Kids service delivery area is required. 

  • Use of hands and fingers involved in work which is performed through the extensive use of computer systems, email, phone and fax machines. 

  • Must have manual dexterity and experience to perform handwritten paperwork, recordkeeping and filing. 

  • Employee is required to sit for extended periods with prolonged exposure to computer monitors.

  • Must operate various input/output devices including keyboard and computer  “mouse”. 

  • Must have sustained concentration, attention to detail, significant problem solving and analytical skills. 

  • Work space is defined as office space, home work space and current class sites. 

  • Required occasional evening and weekend hours.    


The Family Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.    



Job Type: Part Time

Salary Range: Up to $29,999